- Real nameAmy Meredith Poehler
- Date of birthSeptember 16, 1971
- Age50 years
- Zodiac signVirgo
- BirthplaceNewton, Massachusetts, USA
Parents and family
- Father William Grinstead
- Mother Eileen Frances Poehler
- Brother Greg Poehler
Amy Poehler husband
Amy Poehler started her professional comedian career by performing with various improvisational troupes as well as founding The Upright Citizens Brigade. Though she made a TV debut in television series Apartment 2F, she gained prominence after becoming a star of Saturday Night Live in 2001 and consolidated her success by starring in Parks and Recreation.
Amy obtained her first movie part in Tomorrow Night in 1998. Now, she is famed for her parts in Baby Mama, Spring Breakdown, Are You Here, They Came Together, Sisters and The House plus for lending her voice for Shrek the Third, Inside Out, Alvin and the Chipmunks.
However, Amy Poehler has much more talents. She is a creator of The Mighty B! animated TV show plus The UCB Show along with co-creating Russian Doll and Duncanville. She was an executive producer of these projects and some other ones, comprising Broad City and Difficult People. In 2001, Amy established Paper Kite Productions.
Poehler also wrote and directed some episodes of Parks and Recreation. In 2014, she published her memoir Yes Please and in 2019, Amy directed her first movie titled Wine Country.
Among the accolades earned by this multi-talented personality are Golden Globe, American Comedy Awards, Primetime Emmy, MTV Movie Awards plus Critics Choice Awards.
In 2003, Amy tied knots with Arrested Development star Will Arnett. In 2008, they welcomed their firstborn, son Archie. And in 2010, the family expanded by another boy named Abel. In 2016, the couple’s marriage was dissolved though they broke up 4 years earlier. In 2013-2015, Poehler was romantically linked to Nick Kroll.
A curious fact: Amy loves collecting things which look like real food. She revealed that she adores tiny crocheted cupcakes and little carved pieces of sushi. The performer even has a sleeping bag resembling a slice of pizza.