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Whitney Cummings        

Comedian, Actress, Writer, Producer

Whitney Cummings is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, writer, and director. Her credits include one comedy album, four stand-up specials, three Comedy Central Roasts, and numerous television series in which she has served various roles including producer, director, and actress.

A native of Washington, D.C., Cummings pursued a comedy career in Los Angeles after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, where she had studied with the intention of becoming a journalist. After beginning standup in 2004, she secured regular appearances as a roundtable guest on Chelsea Lately. She subsequently created, produced, and starred in NBC's Whitney, a sitcom in which she portrayed a semi-fictionalized version of herself. The series ran for two seasons before being cancelled in 2011. Simultaneously, Cummings created the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, which also began in 2011, and concluded in 2017.

Cummings released her first hour-long standup special, Money Shot, in 2010 on Comedy Central. She followed this with a second standup special for the network, entitled I Love You (2014). Her third special, I'm Your Girlfriend, was released on HBO in 2016. Beginning in 2018, Cummings served as a producer and writer for the ABC revival of Roseanne, but left the project prior to its cancellation. Cummings' fourth special, Can I Touch It?, premiered on Netflix in July 2019. She guest co-hosted Ellen with Beth Behrs in September 2019.


Whitney Cummings talks about decision to freeze her eggs: 'The pressure's off!'
Whitney Cummings Reveals She Gained 25 Pounds, Was "Way Too ...

Whitney Cummings revealed in a new interview on the Today show on Monday, July 27, that she gained 25 pounds and said that she was "way too skinny"

Whitney Cummings Talks Her HBO Special, John Stamos and More on Howard Stern

After her hilarious appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Whitney Cummings stopped by her friend Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show to talk about her upcoming I'm Your Girlfriend HBO special, John Stamos, relationships and more.

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