Whitney Wegman-Wood was born in Columbia, Mo to Fred Wegman, an aeronautics engineer, and Sharon (Hubenthal), a pediatric RN. She has a sister, Hannah Boyer, from her mother’s second marriage. She is of mixed heritage; German, Polish, Czechoslovakia, Scotch-Irish, and English. Wegman began acting in grade school and in church plays around the age of eight. She attended Washington High School where she continued to pursue acting in many of the theater department's plays.
After graduating Wegman continued her theater education at Avila University in Kansas City, MO. From there she migrated to Atlanta, GA where she found work primarily in film and television. There she appeared in multiple independent films and series, including “Thesis,” “Meet the Browns,” and “The Vampire Diaries.”
Taking a break from working Wegman returned to school at the University of Virginia to pursue an MFA in Acting. After completing her Masters Wegman relocated to California where she continues to work in film, television, commercials, and stage.