Amy Poehler is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, as well as a director. Amy’s birthday came on September 16, 1971. She still looks young at the age of 49. She stands tall at the height of 5 feet and 2 inches, and she weighs 54 kg. She was born in Newton, Massachusetts, United States, and currently resides with her children in Los Angeles, California, United States. Amy Poehler was her birth name. Amy was raised as a Catholic. She is American in terms of nationality and also an American citizen.
As of 2021, Amy Poehler’s net worth is estimated at $25 million.
Amy Poehler early life
Amy was born in the year 1971 on September 16, in Newton, Massachusetts. Her parents, both father, and mother were teachers, Eileen and William Poehler. She grew in Burlington, Massachusetts, described as a blue-collar town.
She graduated her high school from Burlington High School in 1989. After that, she was enrolled in Boston College and graduated college in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications.
Amy Poehler career
During her college, she became a member of the improv comedy troupe My Mother’s Fleabag. After graduating from college, she moved to Chicago and took an improv class from Charna Halpren at ImprovOlympic. After that, she joined a Second City touring company. Then she replaced McKay after he left the UCB (Upright Citizens Brigade) in 1991.
Amy Poehler husband
On August 29, 2003, Amy married the actor Will Arnett. In 1996, the couple met after Will saw her one of the performances and then dated after a period of four years.
Will is best known for his role in the series Arrested Development. He has a net worth of USD 20 million. Things between the couple didn’t go well, and they announced their separation in September 2012, and then in April 2014, Will Arnett filed for the divorce.
Amy Poehler kids
Amy and Will have two sons, Archie, born in October 2008, and Abel James, born in August 2010.
Amy Poehler parents
Amy was born to Eileen and William Poehler. Her parents were school teachers. Whereas in the 1970s, her mother, Eileen, was also active in feminism, which inspired Amy for her own sense of confidence. Her father encouraged her to break social protocols and take the risk in her life.
Amy Poehler siblings
Amy also has a younger brother, Greg Poehler, an actor, producer, writer, comedian, and part of them, he is a lawyer. He has a net worth of $5 million.
Amy Poehler filmography
Amy has a long list in her filmography. She has worked as an actress, voice artist, comedian, writer, director, and producer. She has also won Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award as an actress.
She started her movie career with Tomorrow Night in 1998 and still working in the industry. She has worked in various movies; some are Alvin and the Chipmunks (2009, 2011), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), and many more.