Kym Whitley
Kym Whitley
Celebrated Name: Kym Whitley
Real Name/Full Name: Kym Elizabeth Whitley
Gender: Female
Age: 62 years old
Birth Date: 21 July 1961
Birth Place: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.58 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: Yes (Joshua Kaleb Whitley)
Profession: American comedian and actress
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Kym Whitley is an American actress and comedian. It is her roles performed on television sitcoms like ‘Animal Practice’, ‘Young & Hungry’, ‘The Boondocks’, and ‘The Parkers’, for which she is best recognised. Whitley was praised for her role as Ormandy in ‘Deliver Us From Eva’, a comedy film in 2003, and was nominated for a BET Comedy Award in 2004 for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

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Early Life

Kym Elizabeth Whitley was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio on June 7, 1961, to her parents Kaysonia Whitley (1936-2011) and William Whitley, an architect. She has two brothers older than her.

She went to Shaker Heights High School and graduated in 1979 from Frisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a member of the Alpha Beta chapter from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

In 2011, Kym Whitley adopted a child named Joshua Kaleb. Kym designed the ‘Don’t Feed Me’ T-Shirt for babies. Since her son suffers due to allergy, she designed the product for her son and similar children to safeguard them from different reactions to allergens.

About her personal life, the actress doesn’t disclose much.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 July 1961, Kym Whitley is 62 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. Her height is 1.58 m tall, and her weight is 65 kg.


Kym Whitley started her acting career in 1989 in the famous play ‘Beauty Shop’, before carrying on her career performing on television. Whitley appeared in episodes of the series like ‘Vinnie & Bobby’ (1992), ‘The Parent Hood’ (1995), ‘Martin’ (1995), ‘Married… with Children’ (1996) among numerous others. Later, she secured the principal role in the UPN TV show ‘Sparks’ (1996 – 1998) made by Ed Weinberger.

Afterwards, Kym obtained recurring roles in the TV series ‘The Catch’ (2005), ‘The Boondocks’ (2005 – 2010), and then she acquired the significant roles in the television series ‘Black Dynamite’ (2011 – 2015) made by Michael Jai White, Byron Minns and Scott Sanders.

Whitley also acted in ‘Animal Practice’ (2012) made by Alessandro Tanaka and Brian Gatewood, and ‘Young & Hungry’ (2014 – present) created by David Holden. Besides, she was the chief star of the reality TV series ‘Raising Whitley’ (2013).

She started including film roles to her credit list in the late 90s playing supporting roles in the projects ‘Next Friday’, ‘Deliver Us From Eva’, ‘Fun with Dick and Jane’ and ‘Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon’.

Awards & Achievements

In 2004, Kym Whitley got a nomination for a BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a film ‘Deliver Us From Eva’ (2003), which was directed by Gary Hardwick. With an aggregate of 1.2 million viewers, the docu-series of Kym entitled ‘Raising Whitley’ on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) was the fifth biggest premiere in the network’s history.

Net Worth & Salary of Kym Whitley in 2024

Kym Whitley Net Worth
Kym Whitley Net Worth

As of April 2024, The net worth of Kym Whitley is $4 million. Kym Whitley amassed her net worth as she has been active in the industry of show business since 1992.

As can be understood from her continuous appearances, Kym is sought-after for numerous roles, and by and large, television is the major source of her net worth. Nevertheless, cinema is another source of Kym Whitley’s net worth. She has acted in over 30 feature films that have supplemented substantial amounts to the absolute magnitude of Kym Whitley’s net worth.

Kym Whitley is a comedian and actress, and commonly known for the roles she acquired in different television series like ‘Animal Practice’, ‘The Boondocks’, ‘Young & Hungry’ and others. She got a nomination for a BET Comedy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the film ‘Deliver Us From Eva’.


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