Alex Barnes is a veterinarian whose love for animals united him with the Jokes star, Whitney Cummings. Yes! This charming vet is the comedian’s new boyfriend.
Let’s get to know him better as this Alex Barnes Bio proceeds.
Meet Whitney Cummings Boyfriend, Alex Barnes
Alex Barnes met the love of his life, Whitney Cummings, at his job.
It was early 2020 when Whitney’s foster dog attacked one of her other dogs. So, she rushed to a veterinarian (Alex’s office) only to have the staff stop her from entering the clinic because she looked like “Courtney Love having a break down” and also it was right at the beginning of the COVID pandemic.
“I’m crying, I’m screaming, I’m banning on the door. And they’re not letting me in,” the comedian recalled.
Thankful, Alex recognized her and came to her rescue. And the rest is history!
Prior to Alex, Whitney was dating Miles Skinner, the executive creative director of special projects at VICE who has worked with several reputable brands like Nike, Adidas, and Rolls Royce.
The two even got engaged in Sept 2018. After which, the comedian shared that the key to success in their relationship was that they kept their personal and professional lives very separate. “I am not allowing him to see my stand-up comedy. Some things are better kept secret. I don’t look at his porn, he doesn’t look at my stand-up. It’s a very good balance,” she explained.
Guess, Whitney had a lot more to learn and understand.
For those who are here as a fan of Alex, and don’t know who his girlfriend Whitney is — She is a comedian and actress who gained fame as a cast member on Punk’d. In 2007, she was even named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch.
Alex Barnes Age
Alex Barnes was 33 years of age in 2022.
He is six years younger than Whitney.
Their age difference was also one of the first things the comedian noticed when she saw Alex.
Alex Barnes Job
Alex Barnes is a veterinarian who worked as an Emergency and Critical Care Resident at Advanced Critical Care in Culver City, California.
Prior to that, Alex completed an Emergency and Critical Care internship a WVRC in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and an ECC residency at ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital in Culver City.
His expertise includes sepsis, nephrology, and diagnostic imaging.
Surprisingly, while others dream of becoming a firefighter, doctor, or musician, Alex was interested in veterinary medicine from a younger age, all thanks to his dad who was a small animal veterinarian as well. So, spending a significant amount of time at his dad’s veterinary hospital, Alex ultimately began to enjoy the process and thought of pursuing a career in veterinary medicine as he got older.
But how did Alex get into critical care? Well, early in his third year of veterinary school, he met one of the “criticalist” who showed him all the aspects of critical care, and “it seemed to fit very well with multiple aspects of Alex’s personality.” Thus, he decided to build a career in it.
For him, a good criticalist needs to be able to think fast on their feet and need to be able to perform multiple tasks at once. Also, they need to have a good knowledge base and be someone who can do tasks on the floor — whether it’s the placement of tubes or other procedures in the ER.
When he’s not in the ICU, Alex spends most of his time rock climbing. He has rock climbed on multiple continents and has worked as a professional route setter for indoor climbing gyms all around the country.
Besides that, Alex is also interested in movies and TV shows.
Fun Fact: Alex’s favorite animal is a Pangolin.
Alex Barnes Net Worth
Alex Barnes garnered a net worth of under $500 thousand by 2022.
In case you want to know, an average veterinarian in CA made around $122 thousand per annum.
Is Alex Barnes On Instagram?
Yes, as of July 2022, Alex was on Instagram @alex___barnes with 1.4K followers.
Also, here’s his Facebook @alex.barnes.52.
Alex Barnes Height
Alex Barnes stands tall at a height above 6 feet (183 cm).
Mentioning his distinct features, Alex has long face, brown eyes, and dark hair.
Did you know?: Alex’s full name is Alexander J. Barnes.
Alex Barnes Family
Alex Barnes comes from a family of four — his parents, Franklin and Connie Barnes, himself, and his sibling.
His father, Franklin was a veterinarian. Sadly, we don’t know much about his mother Connie. But we do know that she turned 61 in Dec 2021.
Talking about Alex’s a-year-older brother, Matt Barnes is a Horizon High School, Tokyo International University, and The University of Arizona graduate. As of 2022, he resided in Nasushiobara, Japan, with his wife Kumiko Nakaoka.
Also, Alex has a cousin named Tamra Varebrook.
When Is Alex Barnes Birthday?
Alex celebrates his birthday in January.
Where Is Alex Barnes From?
Alex hails from Scottsdale, Arizona.
But as of 2022, he resided in Culver City, California.
Where Did Alex Barnes Recieve His Education?
Alex completed his BS in Veterinary Science at the University of Arizona. He then moved to Fort Collins, Colorado, to earn his DVM from Colorado State University in 2015.