Kym Elizabeth Whitney is an American comedian and an actress. She was born in the year 1961, 7th June which makes her age 54 at present. She is known across the globe for her roles in the television sitcoms like The Boondocks, Animal Practice, The Parkers and so on. She has been nominated for a 2004 BET comedy Award for the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie for her role of Ormandy in the comedy movie which was produced in the year 2003, with the name, Deliver Us From Eva. Her bio includes the following details.
She was born in Sudan and was raised in the Shaker Heights, Ohio and her father’s name is William, mother’s name is Kaysonia Whitney. She also has two older brothers. She went to Shaker Heights High School and graduated in the year 1979 and went to Fisk University situated at Nashville, Tennessee. She adopted a baby in the month of January in the year 2011 and named him Joshua Kaleb Whitley.
She received her biggest break starring in a popular play named Beauty which was being produced by Shelly Garrett which started in Los Angeles and then traveled across the states. Her major acting roles include My Brother and Me and Sparks. She also has made guest appearances in some television series including The ParentHood, Married…with Children etc. She also had the chance to host a show named Oh Drama in the year 2000 which did not last much too long. She had a small role in Next Friday as Craig’s aunt Suga and she was one of the Adults in the earlier seasons of All That.
The adults, as in the series were grown-up featuring cast members who appeared in sketches along with the regular cast. In the early spring of 2010, she was a co-host with Brian McKnight who is popular as an R&B musician in a small talk show for a short time period and the name of the show was “The Brian McKnight Show”. Starting from the year 2012, she has had a recurring role in the BET comedy named Let’s stay Together as Charmaine Wax.
Her docu-series entitled as Raising Whitney which was aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network on April 20th, 2013 and astonishingly, it earned 1.2 million views making it as one of the biggest premier in the history of the network and because of that success, the network ordered a second season which was first aired on 4th January, 2014.
She even created a “Don’t Feed Me” T-shirt wither her friend whose name is Rodney Van Johnson. The t-shirt alerts caretakers to the allergies of the child wearing them. She has earned nominations at the BET Comedy Awards in the category of Outstanding Supporting actress in a Box Office movie.
She has a market net worth of 2.5 million USD and is famous in social network sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. She is not married but has adopted a son and has been brought into controversies with Rodney Van Johnson. She once had dated one of the most talented rappers, Nas. She has appeared in the role of Wanda in the series named “My wife and Kids” but only for three episodes.