Amy Poehler is a multi-talented lady who is particularly good at everything she does, whether it be as an actress, director, producer, or the other one who makes people laugh. She is an American actress, comedian, director, producer, voice-over artist, and author. She portrayed Leslie Knope in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009-2015), which earned her the 2012 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and the 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Musical or Comedy Series.
Amy was a cast member in the NBC television series Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008 and became co-host of the SNL’s weekend update with her friend and colleague Tina Fey in 2004. After 18 nominations, she won her first Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for Saturday Night Live in September 2016.
As a voice actress, she is known for singing Joy from Inside Out, Sally O’Malley from the film adaptation of Horton Hears a Who!, Bessie Higgenbottom in the Nickelodeon series 2008-2011, The Mighty B! and Homily Clock from the American-English dubbing of The Secret World of Arrietty.
Her other films include Blades of Glory, Mean Girls, Baby Mama, Inside Out, and Sisters. Amy published her memoir Yes Please in 2014 and her participation and television contributions earned her a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in December 2015.
Amy Poehler Bio (Age, Ethnicity)
Amy Poehler was born on 16 September 1971 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA, as Amy Meredith Poehler, but grew up in Burlington. Her parents, Eileen Frances (née Milmore) and William Grinstead Poehler were high school teachers. She has a younger brother, Greg Poehler, who also works in show business as a producer, comedian, and actor. The two were executive producers on the Swedish-American sitcom Welcome to Sweden.
She has a mixed pedigree of German, Irish, English, and Portuguese on her father’s side, while on her mother’s side she is of Irish descent. Amy belongs to the white ethnic group and has American citizenship. She was raised Catholic and graduated from Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts in 1989 and Boston College in 1993 with a degree in Media and Communications.
During her studies, she was a member of the improvisational comedy troupe My Mother’s Fleabag, studied improvisation in Second City in Chicago with her friend Tina Fey and also at ImprovOlympic. She is co-founder of the New York Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Being a talented and excellent act has its advantages, apart from the fact that it attracts fans to you in large numbers and receives a deserved prize, it pays off. Amy has amassed an estimated net worth of $18 million through her various works and support.
Amy Poehler Husband, Kids
Amy was married only once in her life, and that was on August 29, 2003, with Canadian-American actor and comedian Will Arnett. The duo appeared together in a number of films, including four episodes of Arrested Development, one episode of Parks and Recreation, and in films such as Spring Breakdown, On Broadway, Blades of Glory, Monster vs.
It is a pity that their marriage was not meant to last a lifetime. The duo announced their separation on September 6, 2012. Arnett filed for divorce two years later on April 8, 2014, which finally dissolved the marriage on July 29, 2016.
However, their marriage produced two sons: Archibald William Emerson Arnett “Archie”, born in October 2008, and Abel James Arnett, born in August 2010.
After Amy was separated from her husband, she is said to have dated John Stamos until the end of 2012. Nick Kroll came forward afterward in September 2013. Amy said they had been friends for a long time before they started dating because she likes to build and maintain a friendship with the men she dates or will date.
Throughout the time they were together, they worked closely with Kroll, who was a guest in Parks and Recreation, the sitcom in which Amy also starred.
In her memoirs, Amy mentioned Nick as her boyfriend who knows how to calm her down and usually tells her boring stories to calm her down. They must have had a great time together, even though they were not a couple for long. In May 2015, they went their separate ways because they couldn’t keep up with their conflicting schedules.
Amy found a nest outside the entertainment circle with Benjamin Graf where she could rest. There was a lot of speculation that they would meet up after being seen hiking in May 2016. However, at the beginning of 2017, it was confirmed that they were a couple. Benjamin Graf is an NYC-based attorney at Merchant & Gould, and his practice, according to his corporate profile, focuses on intellectual property law, patent prosecution and litigation.
Elegant Amy may not be that tall, but her curvaceous and sexy body certainly makes up for the loss of height. She stands at the height of 5′ 2″ (1.57 m) and weighs 115 pounds (52 kg). With these statistics, she has a well-proportioned body: 33-25-34 centimeters. Her blonde hair and blue eyes further accentuate her figure.