Amy Poehler Biography
Amy Poehler is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director. She is a co-founder of the improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade.
She became co-anchor of SNL’s Weekend Update in 2004 until she left the series in 2008 to star as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.
Amy Poehler Age and Birthday
Amy was born September 16, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, U.S. She is 50 years old as of 2021. She celebrates all of her birthdays every 16 of September every year.
Amy Poehler Height and Weight
She stands at a height of 1.57 meters tall and weighs 54 kilograms. She has a slim body. Her body measurements are 33-25-34 inches. She has blue hair and blonde eyes.
Amy Poehler Parents and Siblings
She was born in Newton, Massachusetts, and grew up in Burlington, Massachusetts to a mother named Eileen who is a school teacher, and a father named William Poehler. She has one younger brother, Greg, who is a producer and actor.
Amy Poehler Education
She went to Burlington High School. After graduating from high school in 1989, she enrolled at Boston College. During college, Poehler became a member of the improv comedy troupe My Mother’s Fleabag. She graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications in 1993.
Amy Poehler Wife
Poehler was married to actor Will Arnett. The two tied the knot on August 29, 2003. They met in 1996 when he saw one of her performances and they started dating four years later. She is blessed to have two sons: Archie, born in October 2008, and Abel James, born August 2010. Poehler lives with her children in Los Angeles.
Amy Poehler Career
Amy is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director. After studying improv at Chicago’s Second City and ImprovOlympic in the early 1990s, she co-founded the improvisational-comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade. The group moved to New York City in 1996 where their act became a half-hour sketch-comedy series on Comedy Central in 1998. Along with other members of the comedy group, Poehler is a founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
In 2001 she joined the cast of the NBC sketch-comedy series Saturday Night Live. She became co-anchor of SNL’s Weekend Update in 2004 until she left the series in 2008 to star as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. She has also performed voice acting roles for the films Shrek the Third, Horton Hears a Who!, Inside Out, and the series The Mighty B!, which she also created. Poehler is an executive producer on the television series Welcome to Sweden, Broad City, Difficult People, Duncanville, Three Busy Debras, and Russian Doll. She was the voice of Eleanor in the live-action/CGI Alvin and the Chipmunks film franchise until 2015 when she was replaced by Kaley Cuoco.
In December 2015, Poehler received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to television. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series in 2014 and a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012. She and Tina Fey both won the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for co-hosting Saturday Night Live.
Amy Poehler Net Worth and Instagram
The American-born actress, Poehler, has made a great fortune over the years from her acting career. Her annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review and will soon be updated.
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