Amy Poehler Biography
A native of Newton, Massachusetts, Amy Poehler is an American Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress, voice artist, comedian, writer, director, and producer.
Amy Poehler Age
Poehler was born on September 16, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, U.S. She is 52 years old as of 2023.
Amy Poehler Height
Poehler stands at a height of 1.57 m.
Amy Poehler Family
Poehler was born to her parents William Poehler and Eileen both school teachers. She grew up alongside her younger brother, Greg, who is a producer and actor.
Amy Poehler Spouse
Poehler was married to actor Will Arnett from 29 August 2003 to 29 July 2016 when they divorced. They have two sons Archie (born in October 2008) and Abel James (born August 2010). She dated fellow comedian Nick Kroll from 2013 to 2015.
Amy Poehler Education
Poehler attended Burlington High School and later graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications in 1993.
Amy Poehler Career
Poehler studied improv at Second City and ImprovOlympic in Chicago. In 1996, she and other founders co-founded the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade.
She joined the cast of NBC’s sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live in 2001. Later she joined Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update as a co-anchor in 2004 and left in 2008 to play Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.
Also, she has done voice work for Shrek 3, Horton Hears a Who!, Inside Out, and the animated series The Mighty B!, which she also produced. Welcome to Sweden, Wide City, Difficult People, Duncanville, Three Busy Debras, and Russian Doll all have Poehler as an executive producer. She played Eleanor in the live-action/CGI Alvin and the Chipmunks movie franchise until 2015 when Kaley Cuoco took her place.
Poehler was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in December 2015 for her contributions to television. In 2014, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series, and in 2012, she was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. For co-hosting Saturday Night Live, she and Tina Fey both received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2016.
Amy Poehler’s Net Worth
Poehler has an estimated net worth of $25 million.