Vayntrub has acted in more than 60 movies and T.V. shows, such as “Life Happens” (2011) and “Ghostbusters” (2016), as well as “E.R.” (1995), “Other Space” (2015), and “This Is Us” (2016–2017). She is listed as a writer on several “CollegeHumor Originals” and “Robot Chicken” episodes, as well as the 2019 movie “Mother's Little Helpers.”
Milana directed “Let's Talk About Something More Interesting” in 2011 and “Molly Made Me (Episode 2)” on “CollegeHumor Originals.” She also produced “Mother's Little Helpers” and the shorts “I Dunno” (2012) and “Brief” (2017).
Vayntrub also did the voice of Squirrel Girl in the 2018 T.V. movie “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors” and the 2018 and 2019 T.V. shorts “Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors,” “Marvel Rising: Initiation,” “Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts,” “Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron,” and “Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands” (2019).
Milana is best known today for playing Lily Adams in a series of T.V. ads for AT&T. In 2013; she started speaking for the company. She kept the job until 2016 and then returned in 2020. When Milana returned to the role in 2020, she started directing many of the spots she was in.
Milana Vayntrub Activism
In January 2016, Milana went to Greece to meet Syrian refugees who had fled their country. As a result, she helped start a movement on social media called “Can't Do Nothing” to help refugees.
Milana Vayntrub Early Years
Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub was born on March 8, 1987, in Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR. Her full name is Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub. When Milana was 2 years old, her family fled to the U.S. as refugees because anti-Semitism was worsening in their home country.
After the family spent three months in Vienna and nine months in Italy, they were given the right to be considered refugees. In August of 1989, they moved to California. They live in the West Hollywood neighbourhood of Los Angeles.
Vayntrub Said This About the Family's Move to the United States
“My mom worked in a factory that made aeroplane parts and cleaned medical buildings at night. She also went to school through the Jewish Federation to become a registered nurse at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. And my dad delivered donuts for a living.”Since Milana's family had money problems, so she started acting in commercials when she was 5 years old.
At that time, she was in Mattel Barbie commercials. She went to Beverly Hills High School until her sophomore year. Then she dropped out, got her GED, and went to the University of California, San Diego, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Vayntrub also got training with the improv comedy group Upright Citizens Brigade.
Milana played Sloane Sandburg in eight episodes of the NBC show “This Is Us” from 2016 to 2017. In 2017, she was in the award-winning Eko streaming series “That Moment When,” the go90 series “Threads,” and the movies “All Nighter” and “The Mad Ones.”
The following year, she had a central role in the YouTube Premium series “Dallas & Robo” and was in Sarah Silverman's “I Love You, America.” In 2019, she was in the movie “Mother's Little Helpers,” which she also co-wrote and co-produced, and in the T.V. shows “Kingpin Katie” and “You're Not a Monster.
” In 2020, Vayntrub starred with Akilah Hughes in the Comedy Central YouTube series “Making Fun With Akilah and Milana.” She also appeared in the short film “The Shabbos Goy” and the Quibi series “Die Hart.” She did the voices for three episodes of “Robot Chicken” on Adult Swim from 2018 to 2021.
In 2021, she played Cecily Moore in the comedy horror film “Werewolves Within.” Milana has also been in the music videos for “Can't Be Saved” (2007) by Senses Fail, “Teenage Tide” (2011) by Letting Up Despite Great Faults, and “Hungry Child” (2019) by Hot Chip. She has also been in several short films, like “6 Women” (2010), “Give Up the Ghost” (2012), “CosmoNots” (2013), and “Moving Violation” (2018).
Milana Vayntrub Personal Life
Milana started the social media movement, and website Can't Do Nothing in 2016. This was after she went on vacation to Greece and met Syrian refugee families who fled to Greece to escape the Syrian Civil War. The Can't Do Nothing campaign is “made to help regular people make a real difference and help refugees around the world.”
Milana Vayntrub Getting Awards and Nominated
Vayntrub won three Telly Awards in 2018 for “That Moment When”: a Gold Telly for Series-Web series: 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. At the 2018 Webby Awards, “That Moment When” also won the People's Voice award for Video – Best Use of Interactive Video.
In 2020, “Making Fun with Akilah and Milana,” a video Milana made with Akilah, was nominated for a Streamy Award for Best Writing.
Net Worth of Milana Vayntrub
Milana Vayntrub is an actress, comedian, writer, director, and producer from the United States born in the Soviet Union. Milana is best known for playing Lily Adams in a long series of AT&T commercials, some of which she has also directed. She has a net worth of $3 million.