Amy Poehler Biography

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Facts of Amy Poehler
Date of Birth: 1971 , September-16
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Amy Poehler
Birth Name Amy Meredith Poehler
Nick Name Amy Poehler
Father William Grinstead Poehler
Mother Eileen Frances Milmore
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Profession Acting, Modeling
Net Worth $18 Million USD
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 36C-27-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 36C in
Waist size 27 in
Hip Size 34 in
Neck Size 9.8
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 59 kg
Famous for Actress, comedian, writer, producer, voice artist
Married Yes
Married to Will Arnett (m. 2003)
Children Abel James Arnett, Archibald William Emerson Arnett
Divorce Will Arnett (2012)
Education BA Communications, Boston College (1993)
Online Presence Wikipedia
Movies They Came Together
TV Show Welcome to Sweden
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American actress, Amy Poehler is best known for starring as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. She is an American actress, comedian, director, producer, and writer who became part of the Chicago-based improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade.

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, for her works in Parks and Recreation.

She was married to Canadian-American actor, Will Arnett from 2003-2016. They have two children. 

Early Life And Education Of Amy Poehler

Amy Meredith Poehler was born on September 16, 1971, in Burlington, Massachusetts, USA. Amy was born to high school teachers Eileen Frances and William Grinstead Poehler. Her father is of German, Irish, Portuguese, and English ancestry, and her mother is of Irish descent.

Poehler was raised in the Catholic faith. She graduated from Burlington High School in 1989. Then she attended Boston College where she joined the sketch comedy the group My Mother's Flea Bag. Poehler graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in media and communications in 1993 and moved to Chicago, where she studied improvisational theatre at Second City.

Amy Poehler's Career

Amy an American actress, comedian, voice artist, producer, and writer. In 1996, she moved to New York City after becoming part of the improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, which was her first major TV show.

Poehler has appeared in the films Wet Hot American Summer, Mean Girls, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Blades of Glory, Envy, Shrek the Third, Mr. Woodcock, and Hamlet 2.

In 2008, she began producing a digital series with two of her friends, Meredith Walker and Amy Miles, Smart Girls at the Party, available through ON Networks.

In 2011, Poehler was included on Times magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.

Amy Poehler's Net Worth, Awards, And Achievements

Amy Poehler's net worth is $25 million at present. She earns $200 thousand per episode, which has added up to her such an incredible net worth.

Poehler's work on SNL earned her two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Since 2009, she has starred as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which she has been nominated for four Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, three Golden Globe Awards, and one Screen Actors Guild Award. She kissed her fellow award winner Bono at Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy honor at the Golden Globes Awards.

Amy Poehler raps on "Saturday Night Live's" Weekend Update, alongside a dancing Sarah Palin. The song was a comedy parody which was a sarcastic blogger for all politicians. 

Amy Poehler's Personal Life

Poehler married actor Will Arnett on August 29, 2003. On October 25, 2008, Poehler gave birth to her first child, Archibald William "Archie" Emerson Arnett. 

Then on August 6, 2010, she gave birth to their second child. But in September 2012, Poehler and Arnett announced that they were ending their 9-year marriage and getting divorced.