• Erinn Westbrook was born in Long Island, New York in 1991 and is an actress
• She has a net worth estimated to be over $800,000
• She attended the John Burroughs School in Missouri and went on to study at Harvard University
• Erinn has worked on series such as “Awkward”, “Glee”, “Insatiable”, and “Mr. Box Office”
• She is an advocate for black actors in Hollywood and is also an enthusiastic traveler and sports fan
Who is Erinn Westbrook?
Erinn Westbrook was born on 12 January 1991, in Long Island, New York, USA, and is an actress, best known for her roles in television shows such as “Awkward” and “Insatiable”. She also portrayed the captain of the Cheerios team Bree in the series “Glee”, and hosted the television show “Movers & Changers”.
The Riches of Erinn Westbrook
Erinn Westbrook has a net worth estimated to be over $800,000, earned through a successful career in acting since 2011. Her work with “Insatiable” has helped her earn at least $300,000 per year.
Early Life and Education
While Erinn was born in Long Island, her family later moved to Missouri, Town & Country where she would grow up. She attended the preparatory school called John Burroughs School (JBS) in nearby Ladue, Missouri, where she joined the cheerleading squad, and made her way up to become the captain of their team. After matriculating from high school, she followed in her family’s footsteps and enrolled at Harvard University. The Ivy League university is known to be the oldest institution of higher education in the US, and is also one of the top universities in the world.
Some of their prominent alumni would go on to make significant achievements in their respective fields, including Academy Award winners.
She studied for a degree in English, American Literature and Language, while also getting a certification in Spanish as well as a second degree in Dramatic Arts. During her time there, she wrote for the school paper – the “Harvard Crimson” – and also became the leader of the student organization called Students Taking on Poverty. She had her first experience in the field, working as an intern for CNBC, Oxygen, and NBC.
Television Career and Shift to Acting
After completing her studies at Harvard, Westbrook began working for MTV as one of their on-air personalities. Some of the projects she had during this period include hosting the shows “SXSW” and “MTV Spring Break”. She also became a part of the New York Stock Exchange collaboration called “Movers & Changers”, from 2009 to 2011. She also gained her first acting project while with the network, landing a role in “Awkward” – the series ran for five seasons, and follows the story of a teenager played by Ashley Rickards, who is on a journey to discover her identity.
Around the same time, she gained a recurring role in the television series “Mr. Box Office”, alongside Bill Bellamy. The sitcom follows the story of an actor turned teacher due to community service, and must now deal with this new chapter in his life. As her career progressed, she was noticed by modeling agencies, and signed a deal with Ford Models in Los Angeles. This led her to work as a model for several popular brands, including Nike and Vineyard Vines.
Erinn was also featured in several popular publications, such as “Cosmopolitan Magazine” and “Seventeen Magazine”. Over the next few years, she had guest roles in popular shows such as “Supernatural”, “NCIS”, “Jane the Virgin”, and “Bones”. During the fifth season of “Glee”, she was cast as the character Bree in the series, which follows the journey of a high school glee club called the New Directions, who compete in a choir circuit. It deals with the group’s struggle with competing as well as many other personal issues they have to handle, while going through their lives as students.
Some of the other cast members of the show include Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch and Lea Michele.
The show was highly successful, gaining a lot of favorable reviews and awards. While working on the show, she became an emissary of Culture and the Arts representing the US, which led her to travel to several countries in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia. One of her latest projects is playing Magnolia Barnard in the show “Insatiable”.
— Erinn V. Westbrook (@EriVeronica) March 31, 2017
Inspired by the “New York Times” article called “The Pageant King of Alabama”, the series follows the story of a previously overweight teenager, who in several months becomes slim, leading to a life of pageantry.
It is known that Erinn married in 2019 though little is known about her partner save for the photos she posts of him on social media, and his first name Andrew. During her free time, she enjoys traveling to various countries, and has recently been to Japan as well as Australia.
She loves to stay up to date with the latest fashion trends while continuing to work as a model. She is also very keen on sports and is a big follower of the professional tennis circuit. In recent months, she’s been active and vocal about her position as a black actress in Hollywood, stating that the differences black actors have, should not hold them back from making it in the entertainment industry.