- Full name: Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub
- Date of birth: 8th March 1987
- Place of birth: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Actress / Comedian
- Height: 5 ft 3 inches
- Weight: 123 pounds
- Dress size: 4
- Years active: 1995 to present
- Hair color: Light brown
- Eye color: Light brown
- First TV Show: ER (1995)
- First Film: Life Happens (2011)
- First Music Video: Can’t be saved (Senses Fail) in 2007
Who is Milana Vayntrub?
Milana Vayntrub is an American actress, from an Uzbek background. She is a significant part of the American television industry as she has done it all, from TV commercials, series, comedy skits, music videos, films to YouTube videos as well. She is best known for her role in the series of TV commercials as Lily Adams by AT&T. She started when she was only five years of age and is just getting better and more popular with time. She was cast as Doreen Green / Squirrel Girl in 2017 in the New Warriors series. Her other TV credits include Other Space, Silicon Valley and This is Us.
Origin and Personal life
She was born in Tashkent in Uzbekistan and moved to the US in West Hollywood, California to avoid religious persecution when she was just three years old. She went to study at Beverly Hills High School but she didn’t last long in school. She dropped out in the second year and instead she was made to do GED. After completion, she enrolled in the University of California where she completed her Bachelors of Arts and Communications. She also got her acting training and improvisational comedy training from Upright Citizens Training.
From a young age, she has been financially supporting her family. She was only about five or six when she did her first Mattel Barbie Commercial. She has talked about her family several times during interviews about how they had to work hard so that she can have a good education and a successful life. There is no information about her parents’ names. She currently resides in Los Angeles in California. In addition to her Uzbek background, she is of Jewish descent.
Family and Siblings
She is known to be a family person and talks a lot about her sister on her social media account. She has one younger sister who looks a lot like her. Recently she posted a picture of her sister congratulating her on her graduation. She always puts her family first and talks about the struggles they had to put up with when they came to the USA as refugees.
Her Love Life
Milana Vayntrub used to be romantically involved with the famous singer, songwriter, and producer, John Mayer. Just like her, he also belonged to the entertainment industry, and so they had a spark for some time. In 2006, they started dating each other but the affair did not last for long. They broke up soon after and John Mayer then started going out with Katy Perry. Other than this romantic involvement, there is not much information available about Milana Vayntrub. It is, however, known that she is still unmarried and does not have any children of her own as of yet.
Career and Professional Life
Milana Vayntrub came into the media spotlight at a very young age when she did her first Barbie commercial at the age of five. She made her small screen debut with an episode of ER in 1995. She also did other TV appearances in series such as Days of Our Lives, The Division and Lizzie McGuire. She also starred in a movie, where she did a small role as Tanya in a 2011 film called Life Happens. She was also in the Ghostbusters movie in 2016, landing a small part yet again with Melissa McCarthy. From 2011 to 2014, she has had many roles in CollegeHumor web videos. She also appeared in different TV series over time, such as Other space, Silicon Valley and Love. She also made appearances as a guest on the panel game show called @Midnight that was hosted by Chris Hardwick.
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Her Own YouTube Channel
Milana Vayntrub, having an acting and art background and training, decided to try her luck and explore the opportunities on the internet for her comic creations. She launched a YouTube channel called “Live Prude Girls” with Stevie Nelson as a partner. This channel proved to be extremely successful as it made it to the Top 100 countdown of NewMediaRockstars’. From this platform, she also started featuring in short films. She started her own web series Let’s Talk about Something More Interesting. Her web series have frequent guests like Mystery Guitar Man, Kassem G, Matt Damon and Burnie Burns amongst many. Her YouTube channel now has more than 100k+ subscribers and more than ten million views.
What is Milana Vayntrub’s Net Worth?
According to different reports and information, the total net worth of Milana Vayntrub stands at about $500,000. This is because only recently she has started getting bigger and better roles on television shows. As compared to many other actors and actresses in Hollywood, this figure is quite low. There is, however, quite a lot of expectations from her to make a lot more money in the future.
She is a Dog Lover
Milana Vayntrub is known to be an animal lover. Her motto is “All animals all the time.” She is seen quite often sharing pictures of animals, especially cute dogs and cats on her social media accounts. Those animals are either her own that she is bragging about, or needs a home that she is looking for.
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She is Hilarious
She is known to be a joker. Since she is an actress and a comedian, she is excellent at making jokes. She is always making jokes about others as well as about herself. She uses her humor productively to get through to people, and it surely works well! Her role as Lily also proved that she could be charmingly funny.
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Happy Birthday @thejademovie! She’s the funniest, fastest, realest, there-for-you, friend who can somehow cook breakfast for 15 people and make sure it’s all ready and hot at the same time. I guess I’m proposing to her…? I’d be an idiot not to. Jade, will… will you marry me?
Is Milana Vayntrub a Lesbian?
Since she broke up with John Mayer in 2007, there has been no news about her relationship status. There were some rumors about her secretly dating someone in 2018 but there was no further information. There has been no news about her hanging out or being seen with any particular guy. She was, however, seen with her lady friend, with whom she was caught sharing some intimate and personal moments. This led to the rumors of her being a lesbian. Milana Vayntrub has never really spoken about her sexual orientation, and so there is no confirmation whether she likes to have girlfriends or boyfriends. She has neither denied these rumors and nor has she confirmed them.
She is Politically Inclined
Milana Vayntrub, since she came to the US as a political refugee, understands the plight of those who are suffering in other regions. She had also made a documentary titled “Milana Can’t Do Nothing” This was when she traveled to Greece for a holiday and got to know about the refugee crisis. She then went to Lesbos Island and started making the documentary. She claimed that she wants to make a difference and cannot just sit and watch like a “passive citizen” anymore. After that, she has started her organization to help other organizations such as the Boat Refugee, The Syria Fund and Off Track Health. This way, her mission is to help others spend their time, voice and money for the benefit of the refugees.