Kym Elizabeth Whitley was born on the 7th June 1961, in Khartoum, Sudan, where her father was working. She is a comedian and actress usually recognized for her roles landed in various sitcoms, to give example, “The Boondocks” (2005–2014), “Animal Practice” (2012), “Young & Hungry” (2014–present) and others. Whitley is a nominee for the BET Comedy Award as the Outstanding Supporting Actress. Kym Whitley has been accumulating her net worth being active in the show business industry since 1992.
How much has the actress accumulated over her long spanned career? According to the latest estimations, the net worth of Kym Whitley is as much as $2.5 million.
Kym Whitley Net Worth $2.5 Million
To begin with, the girl was raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio USA by her parents William Whitley, an architect, and Kaysonia Whitley, and was educated at Shaker Heights High School before graduating from Fisk University; she is known to be one of the members from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. As an actress she debuted in the play “Beauty Shop” (1989), before continuing her career appearing on television. She acted in episodes of such series as “Vinnie & Bobby” (1992), “The Parent Hood” (1995), “Martin” (1995), “Married… with Children” (1996) among many others. Afterwards, Kym landed the main role in the UPN sitcom “Sparks” (1996–1998) created by Ed Weinberger. Later, she had recurring roles in the television series “The Catch” (2005), “The Boondocks” (2005–2010)., and more recently, she landed the main roles in the sitcom series “Black Dynamite” (2011–2015) created by Michael Jai White, Byron Minns and Scott Sanders; “Animal Practice” (2012) created by Alessandro Tanaka and Brian Gatewood; and “Young & Hungry” (2014–present) created by David Holden. Moreover, she was the main star of the reality television series “Raising Whitley” (2013). As can be seen from her constant appearances, she is in demand for many roles, and on the whole, television is the significant source of Kym Whitley’s net worth.
However, another source of her wealth is cinema. Kym has appeared in more than 30 feature films which have added considerable sums to the outright size of Kym Whitley’s net worth. She has starred in the comedy film “House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute” (2001) directed by Chris Stokes, the comedy/drama film “The Salon” (2005) directed by Mark Brown, the comedy films “Cuttin’ da Mustard” (2008) directed and written by actor Reed R. McCants, and “Group Sex” (2010) directed by Lawrence Trilling. The actress was nominated for a BET Comedy Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting actress in the film “Deliver Us from Eva” (2003) directed by Gary Hardwick.
In addition to acting, Kym Whitley is also known for launching Don’t Feed T-shirts for babies, as her son suffers from allergy, and she created the product for him and similar babies in order to protect them from various reactions to the allergens.
Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she doesn’t reveal much about her life. though it is known that she adopted a baby named Joshua Kaleb in 2011.