Amy Poehler Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Upright Citizens Brigade and Salary

By | September 1, 2021

Amy Poehler Biography

Amy Poehler an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director known as is a co-founder of the improvisational comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade.

She began working as a co-anchor of SNL’s Weekend Update back in 2004 until and later left the series in 2008 to star as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation.

Amy Poehler Age

Amy was born on September 16, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.

Amy Poehler Career

Amy co-founded the improvisational-comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade and the group relocated to New York City in 1996 where their act became a half-hour sketch-comedy series on Comedy Central back in 1998. Together with other members of the comedy group. She is as well a founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

Back in 2001 she featured on the NBC sketch-comedy series Saturday Night Live. She later became co-anchor of SNL’s Weekend Update back in 2004 until and left the series back in 2008 to star as Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. She as well voiced for the films Shrek the Third, Horton Hears a Who!, Inside Out, and the series The Mighty B!, that she also created.

She served as an executive producer on the television series Welcome to Sweden, Broad City, Difficult People, Duncanville, Three Busy Debras, and Russian Doll. She as well voiced Eleanor in the live-action/CGI Alvin and the Chipmunks film franchise until 2015 when she was replaced by Kaley Cuoco.

Back in December 2015, she earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to television. She earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series back in 2014 and a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012. She along with 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

Poehler estimated net worth is under review.

Amy Poehler Height and Weight

She stands tall at a height of 1.57 meters and weighs 54 kilograms.

Amy Poehler Family

Poehler was born to her mother Eileen who is a school teacher, and her father named William Poehler. She was raised up along with younger brother, Greg, who is a producer and actor.

Amy Poehler Education

Poehler joined Burlington High School and later in 1989, she enrolled at Boston College. While in college, she served as a member of the improv comedy troupe My Mother’s Fleabag. She later graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications back in 1993.

Amy Poehler Wife

Poehler was married to actor Will Arnett. The duo wedded on August 29, 2003. The pair first met back in 1996 when he saw one of her performances and they began dating for four years later. The duo have have two sons named Archie, born in October 2008, and Abel James, born August 2010. Poehler resied with her children in Los Angeles.

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