Amy Poehler

Short Description Of Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler is an American actress, comedian, director, producer, voice artist, and writer. She is best remembered for performing as Leslie Knope in the NBC’s sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which she earned a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2012 and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Musical or Comedy Series in 2014. Poehler was a cast candidate on the NBC television series Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008.

She is also prized for voicing Sally O’Malley from the Horton Hears a Who! movie adaption, Joy from Inside Out, Homily Clock from the American-English dub of The Secret World of Arrietty, and Bessie Higgenbottom in the 2008–2011 Nickelodeon series, The Mighty B!. An 18-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee Amy earned 2016 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live. Amy has German, Irish, English, and Portuguese ancestry on her father’s side, while she is of Irish descent on her mother’s side. She belongs to the white ethnical background.

She is the follower of Roman Catholic religion. She is the holder of American nationality. Amy is now 45 years old. She celebrates her birthday every September 16. Her sun sign is Virgo. She is the daughter of William Grinstead Poehler and Eileen Frances (née Milmore).

Fact of Amy Poehler

Full Name  Amy Meredith Poehler
Date of birth  September 16, 1971
Age  45
Nickname  Cool Cat Amy, Crazy Amy, Poehlercoaster
Marital Status Married
Birthplace  Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Ethnicity White
Religion Roman Catholic
Profession  Actress, comedian, producer, writer, voice artist
Active Year 1996- Present
Eye colour Blue
Hair colour Blonde
Build Slim
Nationality  American
Father  William Grinstead Poehler
Mother  Eileen Frances (née Milmore) 
Siblings  Greg Poehler
Spouse  Will ArnettNick Kroll
Height 5feet 2 inches
Weight 52 Kg
Education  Burlington High School, Boston College, ImprovOlympic
Online Presence  N/A
Children  Archie (born October 2008) and Abel (born August 2010)
Sun Sign  Virgo
Body Measurement  33-25-34 in or 84-63.5-87 cm
Net Worth $ 18 million

Early Life and Education

Recalling her early life, the comedian first entered into this world to entertain the audience on September 16, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, the USA as Amy Meredith Poehler. Her father and mother worked as high school teacher. Her brother,  Greg Poehler, is a producer and actor. She grew up in nearby Burlington. She certified from Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts in 1989. In 1993, Amy received a degree in media and communications from Boston College. She has also studied at ImprovOlympic.


Poehler’s big break arrived when she was selected as a featured performer on Saturday Night Live. Poehler acted as Leslie Knope in the sitcom Parks and Recreation from 2009 to 2015. After 18 nominations, Poehler conclusively earned her first Emmy in September 2016. In December 2015, Poehler earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her participation in television.

Personal Life

Throwing some lights on her personal life, Amy has experienced married life. Poehler married actor Will Arnett on August 29, 2003. Together, Poehler and Arnett have two sons: Archie (born in October 2008) and Abel (born in August 2010). Poehler and Arnett declared on September 6, 2012, that they were departing. Arnett filed for divorce on April 8, 2014. The divorce was concluded on July 29, 2016. Poehler was doing a romance with actor Nick Kroll from 2013 to 2015. Poehler has a straight sexual orientation.


Reviewing her body statistics, Poehler has the Wide smile and Full of energy as her distinctive features. She stands at the height of 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm. Amy is blessed with slim body figure with weight 52 kg or 115 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.Her body measurements:33-25-34 in or 84-63.5-87 cm.She has performed in Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial. Amy has acted in Old Navy’s Pixie Pant commercial. She is not on social media.

Net Worth

She has a net worth $18 million.

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