Amy Poehler Biography

Updated On Feb 11, 2019 Published On Oct 23, 2015
Facts of Amy Poehler
Date of Birth: 1971 , September-16
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Amy Poehler
Birth Name Amy Meredith Poehler
Nick Name Amy Poehler
Father William Grinstead Poehler
Mother Eileen Frances Milmore
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Profession Acting, Modeling
Net Worth $18 Million USD
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 36C-27-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 36C in
Waist size 27 in
Hip Size 34 in
Neck Size 9.8
Shoe Size 9
Weight in KG 59 kg
Famous for Actress, comedian, writer, producer, voice artist
Married Yes
Married to Will Arnett (m. 2003)
Children Abel James Arnett, Archibald William Emerson Arnett
Divorce Will Arnett (2012)
Education BA Communications, Boston College (1993)
Online Presence Wikipedia
Movies They Came Together
TV Show Welcome to Sweden
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Amy Poehler, also recognized as Amy Meredith Poehler, is a renowned actress from the United States. She is also a comedian and also a writer. She has also established herself as a producer and director. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the television series Saturday Night Live.

Childhood, Family Background, & Education

Amy Poehler was born in an upper-middle-class family on September 16, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, the United States of America, to Eileen Frances and William Grinstead Poehler. Both of her parents are high school teachers. She is an American and is of diverse descent.

She finished her graduation in 1989, from Burlington High School, and attended Boston College afterward, earning himself a bachelor's degree in media and communications in 1993. 

Age & Height

Born on September 16, 1971, she is 47 years of age, as of 2019. Likewise, her height is a 1.57m, ie. 5ft 1 inch.

Amy Poehler Marriage and Husband

Amy Poehler was married to her husband named Will Arnett, an American-Canadian actor. They got married on August 29, 2003, but almost after a decade of marriage, they got a divorce in 2016.

As per the report, they announced their separation on September 6, 2012. However, they filed for divorce only on April 8, 2014, which was finalized on July 29, 2016.

Well, when they were still a married couple, they appeared in many movies and series like Arrested Development, Blades of Glory, and many others.

Following her separation from her husband, Poehler dated Nick Kroll, her fellow comedian.

Do they have kids together?

Although Amy and Well are no more together, they did welcome children together as a married couple. Their first child, a son Archie Arnett, was born in October 2008, whereas her second son Abel Arnett was born on August 2010.

Net Worth

She is also one of the richest celebrities in the United States, and her net worth is around $18 million. She began her acting career in 1996 and during those days, she used to appear in television series. 

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Amy Poehler facts on timeline

Born in Newton, Massachusetts

September 16 , 1971

Amy Poehler was from the upper middle class family born in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America to Eileen Frances and William Grinstead Poehler. Both of her parents are high school teachers. She is an American and is of diverse descent.

Won Golden Globes, USA


She has been nominated in Golden Globes, USA for three different times in her life and that was from the same category Best Performance by an Actress and also from her role in Parks and Recreation. She won this award in 2014. 

Won Critics Choice Television Awards


Amy Poehler has also been honored with Critics Choice Television Awards once in her life and that was in 2012 for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Till now she has been nominated in this award for four different times.

Won MTV Movie Awards


Out of her four different nominations in MTV Movie Awards, she has been honored only once. In 2009, she was nominated in this award from two different nominations and that was in Best Comedic Performance and Best WTF Moment. She won this award from her later nominations. 

Won Online Film & Television Association


Online Film & Television Association is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world. She has been nominated in this award a dozen of time but she has been honored only once and that was for Best Host or Performer. 

Began dating Matt Besser


It is revealed that she was first involved in love affairs with Matt Besser. He is one of the famous actors from United States and he is also a comedian. They were romantically linked with each other during 1990s.

Married to Will Arnett

August 29 , 2003

At the start of 2000 she was romantically linked with Will Arnett. His full name is William Emerson "Will" Arnett and is one of the great actors from Canada. After seeing each other for few years, they decided to get married and they married on 29th of August 2003. 

Filed for divorce

September 6 , 2012

Amy Poehler married Will Arnett in 2003 and she also had two children with him. But something went wrong in their married life, they decided to dissolve their married life in 2012 and they finally got divorced in 2014. 

Began dating Nick Kroll


After she filed for divorce with her husband Will Arnett, she became linked with Nick Kroll. It seems like the reason for their separation was also extra marital affairs. Nick Kroll is also multi talented person like her; he is an actor, writer and also a producer. 

Broke up with Nick Kroll


Recently in September, news came out that she is not seeing actor Nick Kroll any more. It is reveled that she has ended her two years her love affairs with him but the reason for their separation is not conformed. 

First child, Archie Arnett

October 25 , 2008

She became mother for the first time in 2008. She gave birth to her first child a son, Archie Arnett on 25th of October. The father of her child was her husband, Will Arnett. He was in good health when he was born. 

Second child, Abel Arnett

August 6 , 2010

After being married with Will Arnett she became mother of her two children with him. She gave birth to her second child in 2010 and that time it was also son and she named him Abel Arnett. He was of average weight and was also in good health. 

Joined Boston College


She received her formal education from Burlington High School, she was also able to complete her education from there and she graduated from there in 1989. Soon after her graduation, she went to Boston College to pursue her bachelor’s degree. 

Began her acting career


Amy Poehler dreamed of acting since her childhood days. While she was in her high school days she also took several acting classes. She began her acting career since 1996 and during those days, she used to appear in television series.