Amy ‘Meredith’ Poehler is a popular American actress, comedian, writer, producer as well as a director. She is best known for being featured as a regular in the popular TV show Saturday Night Live. She is also known for her role in the comedy series named Parks and Recreation. She has been a receiver of many honorary awards and nominations for her brilliant works in the field of comedy. Amy Poehler has also starred in movies and shows like Mean Girls (2004) as Mrs. June George, The Simpsons (2005,2014) as Jenda, Sesame Street (2010) as herself, Shrek the Third (2007) as Snow White, and 30 Rock (2012) as Young Liz Lemon.
|Full Name||Amy Poehler|
|Date of Birth||September 16, 1971|
|Birth Place||Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Parent(s)||William Poehler and Eileen Poehler|
|Occupation||Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer, and Director|
|Height||5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m)|
|Spouse(s)/Partner(s)||Will Arnett (m.2003 ; sep 2012)
Nick Kroll (2013-2015)
|Children||2 (Archibald William 'Archie' Emerson Arnett and Abel James Arnett)|
|Net worth||US $25 million|
Early Life and Bio
Amy Poehler was born on the 16th of September, 1971 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA). Her father’s name was William Poehler and her mother’s name was Eileen Poehler. Both of her parents worked as high school teachers. She grew up with a younger brother named Greg Poehler. She grew a love for acting after she played Dorothy in her school’s production of The Wizard of Oz when she was 10 years old.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Amy Poehler is currently 49 years old. She has a slim build with a height of 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 m and weight 54 kg or 119 lbs. The size of her chest is 33 inches, her waist is 25 inches and her hips is 34 inches. She wears a size 4 (US) dress and 6 (US) shoes.
She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed as she is of English, German, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry on her father’s side and Irish on her mother’s side. She was raised as a Catholic.
She has blonde hair and has a beautiful set of blue eyes. She has a wide smile and full of energy.
Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Amy Poehler studied at the Burlington High School where she continued to act in school plays as she was really interested in acting because of school plays in her former school. Apart from acting, she was really into soccer, softball and was also a member of the student council.
She graduated from high school in 1989. After completing high school, she enrolled at Boston College. In 1993, she graduated from her college earning a degree in media and communications.
Similarly, she has also studied at the ImprovOlympic with actor and writer, Del P. Close.
Amy Poehler made her movie debut in the 1988 American absurdist comedy Tomorrow Night as Woman Sprayed with Hose. She has done some really good movies so far like Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) as Ruth, Wet Hot American Summer (2001) as Susie, Mean Girls (2004) as Mrs. June George, Shrek the Third (2007) as Snow White, 30 Rock (2012) as Young Liz Lemon, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004) as Bank Teller, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006) as Truck Stop Waitress, Horton Hears a Who! (2008) as Sally O’Malley, Baby Mama (2008) as Angie Ostrowski, Alvin, and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) as Eleanor Miller, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) as Entertainment News Reporter, Inside Out (2015) as Joy, Wine Country (2019) as Abby and many more.
In this 2004 American teen comedy movie, Amy has portrayed the character of Mrs. June George. The movie was directed by Mark Waters and starred Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey. The movie did well at the box office and was a commercial hit. The movie grossed $130 million. The movie was rated 7 by IMDb.
Amy Poehler first appeared on television in 1996’s Escape from It’s a Wonderful Life as Mary Hatch. She has done some pretty amazing television shows like Saturday Night Live (2001-2008) as various characters, Arrested Development (2004-2005) as the wife of Gob, SpongeBob SquarePants (2005) as Gramma, The Simpsons (2005,2014) as Jenda, Parks, and Recreation (2009-2015,2020) as Leslie Knope, Sesame Street (2010) as herself, 30 Rock (2012) as Young Liz Lemon, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (2017) as Susie and many others.
Awards and Achievements
Amy Poehler has been nominated several times so far and has won 11 of those prestigious awards. She has been honored with awards like Teen Choice Awards, Prism Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, MTV Movie Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Satellite Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, American Comedy Awards, Gracie Awards, Grammy Awards, and many other prestigious awards.
Personal Life: Relationships
Amy Poehler got in a relationship with a Canadian actor named Will Arnett in 2000 and they both got married to each other on August 29, 2003. They have also worked together as a couple in Arrested Development. However, the couple separated in September 2012.
Any and Will were blessed with two children named Archibald William ‘Archie’ Emerson Arnett and Abel James Arnett on October 25, 2008, and August 6, 2010, respectively.
Amy Poehler dated John Stamos for a short while in 2013.
She got into a relationship with Nick Kroll in May 2013. Nick is 7 years younger than Amy. Sadly, the pair separated in September 2015.
What is Amy’s Net Worth?
Amy has been working really hard in the entertainment industry since 1996 to the present has earned a huge amount of money. She has a net worth of $25 million.
Social Media Presence
Amy Poehler has an Instagram account with her best friend Meredith Walker. She has 1 million followers on Instagram (@amypoehlersmartgirls). She doesn’t seem to be active on any other social media platforms.
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