Milana Vayntrub

Milana Vayntrub

Date Of BirthMarch 8, 1987
Age37 years 1 months 16 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthTashkent, Uzbekistan, Russia
Zodiac SignPisces
ProfessionsComedian , Actress , Model
Nickname Milana
Full Name Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub
Name(Native Language) Милана Александровна Вайнтруб

Personal Information
ReligionJudaism (ashkenazi jew)
Languages Uzbek , English , Russian
Star SignPisces
Nationalities American , Uzbek
EthnicitiesUzbek American , Caucasian , Jewish
Complexion White
Trademark Curvy body
Body Features & Measurements
Height160 CM
5 Feet 3 Inches
Eye colorlight brown
Hair colorlight brown
Weight56 KG
123 lbs
Shoe Size7
Dress Size4
Figure Measurements 32-25-36
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Average
Bra Size 32C
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Education (High School) Beverly Hills High School
Alma MaterUniversity of California (San Diego)
Love, Romance, Marriage
Boyfriend John Mayer (Ex)
Career Information
Years Active 1995-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbyGymnastics
Favorite DrinkBloody Rosemary
Favorite CountryItaly
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileMilana Vayntrub Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileMilana Vayntrub Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileMilana Vayntrub Instagram Profile
YouTube ChannelMilana Vayntrub YouTube Channel
Contact
Contact (Email)Milana@cantdonothing.org
More Information
Friend Sandeep Parekh
Net worth$500,000

Biography

Milana Vayntrub is an Uzbek American actress & comedian. She is known for the roles- Sloane Sandburg in This Is Us, Natalie in Love(2016), Tara in Silicon Valley, Ellie in Dallas & Robo, Jill in That Moment When, Tina Shukshin in Other Space, Milana in College Humor videos, Anna in The Clandestine.

Milana Vayntrub

Image: Milana Vayntrub

 

Family- Childhood

Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub was born on 8th March 1987 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Soviet Union. Her family moved to West Hollywood (where they had family) as refugees when she was 2 and half years old. Jewish organizations like HIAS helped with the fmaily resettlement.

Her father lives in Moscow now.

Milana with her Mom in childhood

[ Milana with her Mom in childhood ]

Milana Vaynturb Father

[Milana Vaynturb Father]

 

Video: Milana Vayntrub & family coming to United States when she was 2 years old

Education

  • Beverly Hills High School: She studied from the public high school- BHHS, located in Beverly Hills, California. She dropped out of it in her sophomore year, but got a GED (tests with certificates)
  • University of California, San Diego: she has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California in Communication.
  • Upright Citizens Brigade: She got trained with the UCB improv comedy group from Chicago

 

Marriage- Children

She is married and has a son from the marriage, she has kept her family life very personal.

Milana Vayntrub Pregnancy

Milana has been pro choice ever since her college days, she had an abortion when she was in college, she felt it was the right thing to do because of economic reasons. She was doing random jobs like baby sitting, working at smoothie shop, working improv.

When she was pregnant with her child, she published a note in support of her pro-choice stand. [6]

Nothing has made me more pro-choice than pregnancy and motherhood. Read about both my abortion and, a decade later, the birth of my boo bear. [4]

 

Career

She was doing commercials by the age of five, she was also doing Mattel Barbie commercials.

Milana Vayntrub in AT & T commercials: She has appeared in various AT & T commercials over the years as store manager Lily Adams. Various versions of the commercial she has appeared in are: 

  • I Don't Compromise (2014)
  • Closer... Yup, Yup, Yup, Yup, Yup (2014)
  • Slam Dunk (2014)
  • There's No Catch (2014)
  • Food Court (2014)
  • Sleeping Baby (2014)

 

Squirrel Girl

She was cast in the lead role of the TV pilot of Marvel Comics superheroine- Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl). Unfortunately the Series was cancelled, it did not go beyond the development stage. She has voiced the Squirrel girl character in the 'Marvel Rising' franchise TV moive 'Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire'.

"Dead Tech": In the season 1 Episode 9 of the comedy horror series, "You're Not a Monster" she plays the ghost girl from 'the Ring' who is struggling to adapt to the new age, now that VHS age is gone

Let's Talk About Something More Interesting: A comedy video directed by Milana with Amir Blumenfeld, Beck Bennett, Burnie Burns in the cast.

Music videos

  • "Hungry Child": A Music video with artist "Hot Chip" in 2019
  • Teenage Tide: She has appeared in the music video by Christopher Ewing for the musical band 'Letting Up Despite Great Faults'
  • "Can't Be Saved": A Music video with Senses Fail

 

Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • She is originally from Uzbekistan, her family moved from Soviet Union to United State when she was just 2 years old.
  • Rise to fame: She became popular after playing Lily Adams in an AT & T commercial
  • Religion: She is of Jewish background, in the 1990s her family came to the United States following religious persecution in the Soviet Union.
  • How to Pronounce Vaynturb?
    • Her last name is pronounced VYNE-troob.
    • Vayntrub is a cognate of the Jewish surname 'Weintraub'. It translates to "wine-grape", it German it means "Grape" [2]
  • Political view: She has been critical of Donald Trump (safe to assume she is a Democratic Party Voter)
  • Loves Donuts: She likes Donuts, her Dad used to work at a Donut shop, he would bring donuts home for kids
  • Funny incident: She competed in a beauty pageant when she was 5 years old, she had won the competition, since they had called her name last on to the stage, she thought she had lost and was crying while carrying the giant award.
  • Comedian: She took improv classes in comedy
  • Little Chores beofre the big jump: She worked as a waitress making smoothies before her career as comedian took off
  • She has a pet dog named Paisley
  • She likes Music concerts & Travelling, she spends most of her money on travelling.
  • Can't Love cats: She is allergic to cats
  • She likes to explore the creative side of the entertainment industry, she wants to write and direct couple of projects in the next 10 years.
  • Youtube channel: She started a comedy youtube channel- "Live Prude Girls" with the friend Stevie Nelson, the channel has had good number of visitors. Her channel was ranked 93 among the New Media Rockstars' Top 100 Channels countdown
  • Believes in Reincarnation: She likes the idea of reincarnation & likes to explore further
  • Gifted with curves: She is a naturally curvy woman.
  • Online sexual harassment: In the summer of 2020, internet posts of Milana were flooded a vicious section of the internet, they started referring to her by the name "Mommy Milkers", reference to her breasts. AT&T social media posts were especially attacked with lewd comments and suggestive emojis, AT & T deleted those posts and made a public condemnation of the harassment. The harassment continued on her own social media profile.

 

Philanthropy- Activism

  • Refugees
    • Syrian Refugee Crisis: Milana was on vacation in Greece with her father, she saw the suffering of the immigrants and decided to help them, she made a mini documentary on the refugee crisis.
    • #CantDoNothing: She started the campaign with the hashtag on social media to inspire people to help the incoming refugees. She helped the refugees herself personally, she helped them move to safe locations, she helped change diapers of babies.
    • Lifting Hands International, HIAS: In March 2022, she requested her fans to suppor the refugee resettlement programs through Lifting Hands International, HIAS, she matched every dollar supported by the public from her own pocket.
  • Politics:
    • She attended the Women's march of the United States in 2017 & 2018.
  • Children:
    • She is involved with organizations working for betterment of children with Autism
  • Animal Lover
    • She works with animal rescue organizations.

Filmography

Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2022 Give Me an A Vasectopia Saleswoman  
2021 Werewolves Within Cecily  
2019 Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire Doreen Green/ Squirrel Girl (voice) TV Movie; Marvel Rising Franchise
2019 Mother's Little Helpers Lucy Pride She is also the co-writer & co-producer
2018 Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors Doreen Green/ Squirrel Girl (voice) Marvel Rising Franchise
2017 The Mad Ones a Groupie  
2017 All Nighter Terri Sadler  
2016 [Laura Steinel Project] Alex TV Movie
2016 Ghostbusters Rat Woman in the subway  
2014 This Is Why You're Single New Maria TV Movie
2013 Assassins Run Nanny   
2012 Junk Natasha  
2011 L!fe Happens Tanya (Jayde's Friend)  
2008 Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita) Anya (voice) English version

 

TV Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2022 Out of Office Eliza Television film
2020 Die Hart Leah 2 episodes
2019 You're Not a Monster Ring Girl "Dead Tech" (season 1 Episode 9)
2018-19 Robot Chicken Helen Henny/ Natasha Fatale/ Peppa Pig/ Dino daughter/ Teen girl "He's Not Even Aiming the at the Toilet" (season 0 Episode 17), "Bugs Keith in: I Can't Call Heaven, Doug" (season 10 Episode 2); She is also the writer on the show with 4 Episodes to her credit
2019 Dad Diane "Diane" (season 2 Episode 17), "Is Sniffing Cheating?" (season 2 Episode 21)
2019 Kingpin Katie Newscaster "The Breakup" (season 1 episode 6), "Who Is Katie Marovitch?" (season 1 Episode 7)
2018 Marvel's New Warriors Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl) Lead Role; Unaired
2018 I Love You, America Brambi Streeter "Steve Schmidt" (season 1 Episode 16)
2018 Marvel Rising: Initiation Squirrel Girl (voice) "BFHF", "Two on One", "The Stories They Tell"(season 1 Episode 3-5)
2018 Dallas & Robo Ellie (voice) 8 Episodes; Main role (season 1 Episodes 1-8)
2017 Threads   Main role; All 20 Episodes (season 1)
2016-2017 This Is Us Sloane Sandburg Recurring; 8 Episodes; 
2017 Drive Share Passenger "Backbiting Besties"(season1 Episode 1)
2014-16 Silicon Valley Tara  
2016 Love Natalie "It Begins", "One Long Day" ( season 1 Episodes 1-2)
2015 Other Space Tina Shukshin 8 Episodes
2014 Californication Bad Actress "Like Father Like Son" (season 7 Episode 3)
2014 House of Lies Christy "Wreckage", "Power(less)" (Season 3 Episode 1-2)
2013 Key and Peele Vampire season 3 episode 7
2013 Klaus Girlie Girl's Friend "Puzzled" , "Blueberries"(season 1 Episode 6-7)
2013 Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous Felcia "Zach Stone Is Gonna Get Wild" (season 1 Episode 5)
2013 The Clandestine Anna 10 episodes
2013 Jake and Amir Julia  
2013 Roommates Enemies Denise Season 1 Episodes 1-3
2013 Above Average Presents The Girlfriend "Magic Hugs: Running Lines"
2012 The League girl in bar "The Hoodie" (season 4 Episode 2)
2010 The Legend of Neil   as post-production assistant in 7 episodes
2004 The Division Katerina Ominsky "Acts of Desperation" (Season 4 Episode 15)
2001-2002 Lizzie McGuire (various minor)  
1997 Days of Our Lives (young) Kristen  
1995 ER Tatiana "Make of Two Hearts", "The Birthday Party", "Sleepless in Chicago"(season 1 Episode 16-18)

 

Web Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2023  Dirty Laundry   Season 2, Episode 10
2022 Marvel's Squirrel Girl: The Unbeatable Radio Show Doreen Green / Squirrel Girl 6 Episodes
2020 Making Fun With Akilah and Milana   3 Episodes
2019 Marvel Rising: Ultimate Comics Doreen Green / Squirrel Girl Episode 3: "Squirrel Girl"
2017 That Moment When  Jill Lead Role; 7 Episodes (Season1 Episodes 1-7)
2016 Jake and Amir Present: Lonely and Horny Elana "E=mc2" (season 1 Episode 1)
2015 Wrestling Isn't Wrestling Ultimate Warrior Video documentary 
2011-2014 CollegeHumor Originals Milana / Molly 15 Episodes; She wrote 4 Episodes on the show; directed one episode
2013 BowserVids Comedy Sketches   4 Episodes
2012 Daddy Knows Best Nancy "Game Night" (season 1 Episode 3)

 

Short Movies

Year Short movie Character Comments
2023 Pickled Herring    
2020 The Shabbos Goy Hannah  
2020      
2019 Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron Squirrel Girl(voice) TV Short
2019 Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts Squirrel Girl(voice) TV Short
2019 Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands Doreen Green(voice) TV Short
2019 Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri Doreen Green(voice) TV Short
2019 Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire Doreen Green(voice) TV Short
2018 Moving Violation Tara  
2017 Brief   as associate producer
2016 Tight Spot Danielle  
2015 Let's Do It    
2015 Normal Doors Rory  
2014 Avicii: You Make Me    
2013 CosmoNots Annie  
2013 Sperm Bank    
2013 Bitchy Resting Face Bitch on the Swing  
2012 Feather Weights Milana V - 'Rookie'  
2012 I Dunno Janice also as producer
2012 Give Up the Ghost Margot  
2010 6 Women Natalie Stone  
2008 Life's Better with Baseball Alyssa   
2007 Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Earth Sue  
       

 

Stage

Year Stage Character Comments
  Good Breeding Aphrodite  Written & directed by Robert O'Hara
  La Ninita La Ninita wrote and directed
  Second Sites: Tales of Alternate Routes Librarian  directed by Nadine George-Graves

 

Video Game

Year Game Character Comments
2022 God of War Ragnarök Lúnda  

 

Quotes

  • Refugees are just people, there are lot of things we can do to help them
  • Sometimes we feel litle helpless not being able to help people suffering so far away, refugee crisis is something we can help with.
  • If we begin to call all sexual assault what it is, we will have to voluntarily admit more pain into our lives
  • I have really got the best of both the worlds.
  • I think I'm a very dark person (sexually speaking)
  • This (Harvey) Weinstein shit(sexual misconduct) should have surfaced sooner but good people stayed quiet. Where in your life are you trying to appease a** holes out of fear?
  • My refugee experience was very different than a lot of people coming to this country now
  • I think I always thought I was better than most people.
  • You can just call me Milana. Or Beyoncee.
  • My favorite thing to do when I'm in a bad mood is ask my boyfriend if he's okay and what's wrong with us.
  • I think I'm gonna be a really good mother, I love kids, I love animals.
  • I think Vegas is gross
  • I just never want to be sober.
  • I really don't like alcohol, it is not fun for me anymore.
  • I'd rather spend my money on experience on things, or in buying gifts
  • I like being a little bit of Gypsy
  • Being happy is way more important to me than being successful
  • I have never been in a parking lot and not looked over my shoulder.
  • If my plane crashes I want to be awake to see it.
  • Dying is a guaranteed thing every being is going to go throw it.
  • I'm a real nerd for science. I love Neil deGrasse Tyson and 'Cosmos' and all that. [2]
  • I want to be able to enjoy my life to the fullest so I can add something to the lives of people around me.
  • Nobody is powerless.
  • We're so lucky to take being alive for granted. [2]
  • [On Her Jewish identity] My Judaism is the ancient people I come from and the ones I eat with on Fridays. I come from people who don’t budge. Those tortured, imprisoned, killed, forced to relocate and made to forget their own traditions. But actually coming to America, for my family, made us more Jewish. Here we met other Jewish families and re-adopted traditions the USSR literally outlawed. I freaking love knowing I’m a part of a people who exist because of our will, love, generosity, dry-ass cookies, and a few miracles. [3]
  •  It’s scary to be vulnerable on the internet because there’s no room for nuance and the very vocal, very mean minority has really hurt me before. But I loved working on this. And I’m hoping in sharing my humanity, I can see more of yours. [5]
  • You can't change people, You know this but you try anyway, and you try and you try, and you try but you can't. Then one day you see that you can change yourself. [5]
  • [On marriage and Parenthood] We’re better parents when our couple needs are being met. [7]

 

Sources

  1. Milana Vaynturb Wiki
  2. IMDB Bio
  3. On her Jewish heritage
  4. Milana on pro-choice view
  5. Milana on internet harassment
  6. Milana on her abortion
  7. On parenthood and marriage
  8.  

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