Whitney Rose Pynn grew up in the little town of Sayville, NY on the South shore of Long Island. The daughter of Ray Pynn, a sign maker, and Lydia Pynn, a registered nurse; Whitney is the middle of three sisters, Vanessa (older) and Taylor (younger). She spent the majority of her adolescence focused on becoming a professional ballet dancer. Whitney attended The School of American Ballet for six years starting at the age of 10. While at SAB, she performed The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Coppelia, & Harlequinade with New York City Ballet, as well as, Le Corsaire and Mozartiana with American Ballet Theater.
After leaving the School of American Ballet, at the age of 16, Whitney started taking acting classes, and quickly realized she wanted to make it her career. She went on to study at The University of Maryland where she double majored in Theatre and Psychology, allowing her the opportunity to play a variety of roles from Lady Caroline Bramble in "Enchanted April" to the Little Jesus in Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman."
Immediately after graduating, Whitney moved to Los Angeles and has worked diligently to break into the entertainment industry. Whitney's first leading role in a feature film came in 2013 as Shauna Roberts in Kathleen Behun's award winning, '21 Days'. Whitney's first recurring role on television was on the NBC drama, 'Aquarius' as Minnie, a member of the infamous Manson family.