Who is Milana Vayntrub?
Milana Vayntrub is a popular American television and film actress. She is particularly known for her role in a series of AT&T television commercials as a saleswoman, ‘Lily Adams’. Her appearance in the commercial series in 2013 led to incredible popularity for Milana who turned many of the viewers into her die-hard fans. Ever since the AT&T commercials became hits, she has been a popular face in American television. She has appeared in several mainstream television shows, short films, screen series, web series, music videos, documentaries, and plays since then. She enjoys a massive fan following on ‘Twitter’ and ‘Instagram’, where so many of her fans are regularly updated on her life. Something that is lesser known about her, is the fact that she is also a comedian and a budding commercial director. Having directed some music videos too, Vayntrub claims to be very comfortable standing on both sides of the camera. Her ongoing NBC series, ‘This is Us,’ which premiered in 2016, is gaining Milana even more popularity with each passing minute.
Milana stepped into the reel world when she was merely five years old, to star in the Mattel Barbie commercials. She has come a long way since her humble beginning, by becoming one of the most popular faces of American television today. Having received training from an improvisational comedy group ‘Upright Citizens Brigade’, Milana is hilariously funny, as she is charming. She is known for her presence in the YouTube channel ‘LivePrudeGirls’ and for her role in the web series ‘CollegeHumor’. Over the years, she has featured in various feature films, such as ‘Life Happens’, ‘Junk’, and ‘Ghostbusters’. She has also done roles in many popular television shows, such as ‘Days of our lives’, ‘House of lies’, ‘Californication’, ‘Silicon Valley’, ‘ER’, and ‘Lizzie McGuire’, to name a few. But her most popular work till today remains the AT&T’s commercial series that she starred in. Currently, her work in NBC’s series ‘This is Us’, is also bringing her considerable fame. She is multi-talented and versatile, and is known for her acting, producing, directing, and comedic skills. In 2016, she directed her first ad commercial for Cracker Barrel Macaroni & Cheese, which was deemed ‘worth award winning’. She has reached tremendous heights at such a young age, and is on her way to soaring to even greater heights.
Milana Vayntrub's versatility and experimentation have placed her among the top television personalities of today. Not only is she an actress and a comedian, but has also played a huge role behind the camera as well. From being a music video director to an advertising director to a producer, Milana has proved that she can conquer and flourish in various capacities in the showbiz.
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Milana Vayntrub was born on 8 March 1987 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She moved to the United States (West Hollywood) along with her family, when she was three years old. Her family’s dire financial condition was the reason she started acting in commercials when she was just five years old. She briefly attended Beverly Hills High School, but dropped out of it before graduating. She later got a GED and pursued a degree in communications from University of California, San Diego.