Whitney Cummings

Comedian and Actress
Born Sep 4, 1990

Whitney Cummings is an American comedian and actress. She was formerly a cast member of the MTV television show Punk'd and is the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls.

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1982 Birth Born on September 4, 1982.


2000 17 Years Old She went to high school at St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Potomac, Maryland, graduating in 2000. … Read More


Cummings graduated from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude in 2004 with a degree in Communications.
2007 24 Years Old In 2007, Variety named Cummings one of 10 Comics to Watch in 2007.
In 2008, Cummings appeared in the San Francisco audition for Last Comic Standing, although she didn't pass the showcase. … Read More
2010 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2010, her first one-hour special, titled Whitney Cummings: Money Shot, premiered on Comedy Central.
2011 28 Years Old In 2011, two multi-camera, live-audience sitcoms Cummings created were picked up by broadcast networks: 2 Broke Girls (which Cummings co-created and executive produced with Michael Patrick King) and Whitney (which Cummings starred in, executive produced, and created).
2012 29 Years Old Cummings had a talk show, Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings on E! in 2012, which was cancelled after 11 episodes. … Read More


2014 31 Years Old In June 2014, Cummings did her second hour-long special, I Love You, on Comedy Central.
2016 33 Years Old Whitney was not received well by critics, and Cummings acknowledges it was a learning curve for her. 2 Broke Girls was continued, and in March 2016 was renewed for a sixth season; Whitney lasted only two seasons, and was cancelled in May 2013.
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