Milana Vayntrub Net Worth
What Is Milana Vayntrub's Net Worth and Salary?
Milana Vayntrub is a Soviet-born American actress, comedian, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $3 million. Milana is best-known for portraying Lily Adams in a long-running series of AT&T commercials, and she has also directed some of the ads.
Vayntrub has more than 60 acting credits to her name, including the films "Life Happens" (2011) and "Ghostbusters" (2016) and the television series "ER" (1995), "Other Space" (2015), and "This Is Us" (2016–2017). She is credited as a writer on several "CollegeHumor Originals" and "Robot Chicken" episodes as well as the 2019 film "Mother's Little Helpers."
Milana directed the 2011 video "Let's Talk About Something More Interesting" and the "CollegeHumor Originals" episode "Molly Made Me (Episode 2)," and she produced "Mother's Little Helpers" and the shorts "I Dunno" (2012) and "Brief" (2017). Vayntrub also voiced Squirrel Girl in the 2018 TV movie "Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors" and the television shorts "Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors" (2018), "Marvel Rising: Initiation" (2018), "Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts" (2019), "Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron" (2019), and "Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands" (2019).
Today Milana is best known for her role as Lily Adams in a series of AT&T television commercials. She began appearing as the company's spokeswoman in 2013. She continued in the role until 2016, returning in 2020.
When she returned to the role in 2020 Milana began directing many of the spots in which she appeared.
In January 2016 Milana traveled to Greece to visit with refugees fleeing Syria. In reaction she co-founded a social media movement called Can't Do Nothing to help refugees.
Milana Vayntrub was born Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub on March 8, 1987, in Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR. When Milana was 2 years old, her family immigrated to the U.S. as refugees to escape rising anti-Semitism. After spending three months in Vienna and nine months in Italy, the family was granted refugee status. They settled in California in August 1989, living in the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles.
Vayntrub said of the family's arrival in America:
"My mom worked in a factory that manufactured airplane parts and cleaned medical buildings at night, all while completing a program offered by the Jewish Federation to become a registered nurse at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. And my dad, he worked as a donut deliveryman."
Since the family had financial problems, Milana began acting in commercials as a child, appearing in Mattel Barbie commercials at just 5 years old. She attended Beverly Hills High School through her sophomore year, then she dropped out, got her GED, and enrolled at the University of California, San Diego, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Vayntrub also trained with the improv comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade.
Milana guest-starred in three episodes of "ER" in 1995, followed by a three-episode stint as Young Kristen Blake on "Days of Our Lives" in 1996. From 2001 to 2002, she appeared in three episodes of "Lizzie McGuire," and she guest-starred on "The Division" in 2004. Vayntrub made her big screen debut in 2011's "Life Happens" alongside Krysten Ritter, Kate Bosworth, and Rachel Bilson, and in 2012, she guest-starred on "The League" and appeared in the film "Junk." From 2013 to 2016, she starred as Lily Adams in several AT&T commercials, and she began playing the role again in 2020. Milana and Stevie Nelson launched the YouTube channel "Live Prude Girls," which was ranked #93 on the "NewMediaRockstars" list of the top 100 YouTube channels in 2014, and she appeared in 15 "CollegeHumor Originals" between 2011 and 2014. Vayntrub guest-starred on "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" (2013), "Key & Peele" (2013), "House of Lies" (2014), "Californication" (2014), and "Silicon Valley" (2014), then she starred as Tina Shukshin on the 2015 Yahoo! Screen series "Other Space," which was created by Paul Feig. She reunited with Feig when he cast her as Subway Rat Woman in 2016's "Ghostbusters."
From 2016 to 2017, Milana played Sloane Sandburg on eight episodes on NBC's "This Is Us." In 2017, she starred in the award-winning Eko streaming series "That Moment When" and the go90 series "Threads" as well as the films "All Nighter" and "The Mad Ones." The following year, she had a main role on the YouTube Premium series "Dallas & Robo" and appeared on Sarah Silverman's "I Love You, America." In 2019, she starred in the film "Mother's Little Helpers," which she also co-wrote and co-produced, and appeared in the TV series "Kingpin Katie" and "You're Not a Monster." In 2020, Vayntrub co-starred with Akilah Hughes on the series "Making Fun With Akilah and Milana," which was featured on the Comedy Central YouTube channel, and she appeared in the short film "The Shabbos Goy" and the Quibi series "Die Hart." From 2018 to 2021, she lent her voice to three episodes of the Adult Swim series "Robot Chicken," and in 2021, she played Cecily Moore in the comedy horror film "Werewolves Within." Milana has also appeared in Senses Fail's "Can't Be Saved" (2007) music video, Letting Up Despite Great Faults' "Teenage Tide" (2011) music video, and Hot Chip's "Hungry Child" (2019) music video as well as several shorts, such as "6 Women" (2010), "Give Up the Ghost" (2012), "CosmoNots" (2013), and "Moving Violation" (2018).
In 2016, Milana co-founded the social media movement and website Can't Do Nothing after she visited Greece on vacation and met refugee families who had fled to the country to escape the Syrian Civil War. The Can't Do Nothing campaign is "designed to help everyday individuals have a real positive impact and assist refugees worldwide."
Awards and Nominations
In 2018, Vayntrub won three Telly Awards for "That Moment When": a Gold Telly for Series-Webseries: Scripted for Online, a Silver Telly for Craft-Interactive Video for Online, and a Bronze Telly for Series-Comedy: Long Form or Series for Online. "That Moment When" also earned her a People's Voice award for Video – Best Use of Interactive Video at the 2018 Webby Awards. In 2020, Milana received a Streamy Award nomination for Best Writing for "Making Fun with Akilah and Milana."
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 8, 1987 (35 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Tashkent, Uzbekistan|