Amy Poehler Biography

Amy Poehler

Quick Facts Of Amy Poehler

Celebrated Name Amy Poehler
Age 48 Years
Nick Name Cool Cat Amy, Crazy Amy, Poehlercoaster
Birth Name Amy Meredith Poehler
Birth Date 1971-09-16
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Place Of Birth Newton, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Spouse Will Arnett [M. 2003; Div. 2016]
Marital Status Divorced
Children Two
Horoscope Virgo
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 feet 2 inches
Weight 52 Kg
Body Measurement 33-25-34 inches
Ethnicity Mixed
Net Worth $ 25 million
Father William Poehler
Mother Eileen Poehler
Siblings Greg Poehler
High School Burlington High School
College / University Boston College
Educational Qualification Degree in Media and Communications
Source of Wealth Acting Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
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Amy Poehler is a multi-talented lady who is especially good at whatever she does, be it acting, directing producing or making others roll in laughter. She is an American actress, comedienne, director, producer, voice artist, and writer. She portrayed Leslie Knope in the NBC’s sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009-2015) which earned her a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012 and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series in 2014. Today, let's discover the facts related to Amy Poehler wiki, bio, career, and net worth.

What is Amy Poehler known for?

  • An American actress, comedian, director, producer, and writer.
  • Performing as Leslie Knope in the NBC’s sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009-2015).
  • Voicing Joy from Inside Out, Sally O’Malley from the Horton Hears a Who! the movie adaptation, Bessie Higgenbottom in the 2008–2011 Nickelodeon series, The Mighty B! and Homily Clock from the American-English dub of The Secret World of Arrietty.

Where was Amy Poehler born?

Recalling her early life, the comedian first entered into this world to entertain the audience in Newton, Massachusetts, the USA as Amy Meredith Poehler. She is the follower of the Roman Catholic religion. She is the holder of American nationality and she is of German, Irish, Portuguese Azorean and English ethnicity. Amy is now 45 years old. She celebrates her birthday every September 16. Her sun sign is Virgo.

She is the daughter of Eileen and William Poehler. Both of her parents are teachers. Her brother, Greg Poehler is a producer and actor. She grew up in nearby Burlington. She certified from Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts in 1989. In 1993, Amy received a degree in media and communications from Boston College. She has also studied at ImprovOlympic.

When did Amy Poehler pursue her acting career?

  • Amy began her career as a comedian with the group, Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB). The group performed sketch and improv around Chicago before moving to New York City in 1996. Amy became popular in 2001 when she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live.
  • She worked with Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008. She then began working as an actress and director. Amy played the role of Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. (2009-2015). For her role in the series, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical in 2014. In addition, she won a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012. Previously in 2005, she won a Teen Choice Awards- Choice Comedian for her work on Saturday Night Live. In 2011, TIME magazine listed her on “100 most influential people in the world”.
  • Amy became co-anchor of SNL’s Weekend Update in 2004 alongside friend and colleague Tina Fey. She is also known for voicing Joy in Inside Out and Sally O’Malley in the Horton Hears a Who!. In addition, she has voiced the character Bessie Higgenbottom in the 2008–2011 Nickelodeon series, The Mighty B! Moreover, Poehler served as an executive producer on the Swedish-American sitcom Welcome to Sweden, along with her brother Greg Poehler.
  • Since August 2015, she has served as an executive producer on the Hulu original series Difficult People. In 2016, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live. She has been nominated for Primetime Emmy Award 18 times in her career.

Does Amy Poehler have a boyfriend?

Throwing some lights on her personal life, Amy has experienced married life. Poehler married actor Will Arnett on August 29, 2003. Together, Poehler and Arnett have two sons: Archie (born in October 2008) and Abel (born in August 2010).

Poehler and Arnett declared on September 6, 2012, that they were departing. Arnett filed for divorce on April 8, 2014. The divorce was concluded on July 29, 2016. Poehler was doing a romance with actor Nick Kroll from 2013 to 2015. Poehler has a straight sexual orientation. According to the records, she is possibly single at the present time.

What is Amy Poehler net worth?

Being a talented and excellent act has its benefits apart from drawing fans in their numbers to you and fetching one deserved awards, it pays. Amy through her various works and endorsement has amassed an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars. However, her salary is yet to be revealed. In the case of revealed, we will let you know.

How tall is Amy Poehler?

Reviewing her body statistics, Poehler has the Wide smile and Full of energy as her distinctive features. She stands at the height of 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm. Amy is blessed with a slim body figure with a weight of 52 kg or 115 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Her body measurements are 33-25-34 in or 84-63.5-87 cm.

Further, She has performed in Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial. Amy has acted in Old Navy’s Pixie Pant commercial. She is not on social media.

Did You Know?

  • Is a huge fan of the rap group Bone Thugs n Harmony.
  • Is a staunch liberal Democrat.
  • Has the rare distinction of being in two movies that opened on the same day in the United States: Mean Girls (2004) and Envy (2004) (April 30, 2004).

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