Milana Vayntrub is an American actress and comedian who is known for playing the character Lily Adams in a series of AT&T television commercials.
Let’s find out fun facts about her!
1. Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub was born March 8, 1987 in Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.
2. She is Jewish.
3. She moved to West Hollywood with her parents at the age of three, fleeing religious persecution.
4. She started acting in Mattel Barbie commercials at the age of five, due in part to her family’s financial problems.
5. Vayntrub briefly attended Beverly Hills High School, but dropped out after her sophomore year, got a GED, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from University of California, San Diego.
6. She received training with the improvisational comedy group Upright Citizens Brigade.
7. Vayntrub and Stevie Nelson teamed up to start the YouTube comedy channel Live Prude Girls where they produced a number of shorts and the hit web series Let’s Talk About Something More Interesting.
8. Live Prude Girls went on to be featured on NewMediaRockstars’ Top 100 Channels countdown, ranked at No. 93.
9. Vayntrub has had small roles in film and television, including Life Happens. She has also starred in several CollegeHumor videos.
10. In 2011, Vayntrub was the lead in the music video for “Teenage Tide” by Letting Up Despite Great Faults.
11. She appeared as Tara in two episodes of the sitcom Silicon Valley.
12. Since November 2013, she has portrayed a saleswoman named “Lily Adams” in a series of TV commercials for AT&T.
13. She also portrayed Tina Shukshin on the Yahoo! Screen original series Other Space.
14. In January 2016, after visiting Greece and meeting with refugee families fleeing the Syrian Civil War, Vayntrub co-founded a website and social media movement called #CantDoNothing to spotlight the European migrant crisis.
15. She currently appears in the television series This Is Us as Sloane Sandburg, author and co-star of the play in which Kevin Pearson is currently appearing in New York.
16. In July 2017, Vayntrub was cast as the Marvel superheroine Doreen Green / Squirrel Girl in Freeform’s New Warriors.