Amy Schumer is famous in the entertainment industry. She is a stand-up comedian and actress by profession. Particularly, she is known as the creator and star of the hit show ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ and the Trainwreck (2015).
Birth Name: Amy Beth Schumer
Birthday: June 1, 1981
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Residency: New York City, New York, U.S.
Profession: Stand up Comedian, Actress
Years active: 2004–present
Education: Towson University (BA)
Marital Status: Married
Husband: Chris Fischer
Ex-Boyfriend(s): Dolph Ziggler, Anthony Jeselnik
Father: Gordon David Schumer
Mother: Sandra Jane (née Jones)
Siblings: Kim Caramele, Jason Stein (half-brother)
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
Body Measurements: N/A
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Brown
Net worth: $16 Million (approx)
Amy Schumer was born on June 1, 1981. She was half-raised in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Besides, her folks are Sandra Jane (née Jones) and Gordon David Schumer. Her father was Jewish and her mother was from Judaism ethnicity. So, Schumer is of mixed ethnicity. Besides, her sister Kim is also a comedian. Further, her half brother is musician Jason Stein.
In her early teens, her parents were divorced. Later, she moved to Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Towson University and later graduated with a BA degree. Afterward, she came to NYC and joined the William Esper Studio. She studied and worked there for two years.
Schumer started off appearing in the black comedy Keeping Abreast. She debuted in stand-up comedy performing in Gotham Comedy Club in 2004. Later, she placed fourth in the NBC reality show Last Comic Standing in 2011. Since 2013, she has been creator, co-producer, and co-writer of the comedy show, Inside Amy Schumer. Schumer’s comedy special Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo premiered on HBO on October 17, 2015.
Besides, her other notable credits are Trainwreck (2015), I Feel Pretty (2018), and Snatched (2017). Further, Schumer published a memoir in 2016, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. Importantly, it held the top position on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list. In 2017, she made her Broadway debut in Meteor Shower.
Further, she hosts the podcast Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith on Spotify. The show features Schumer and the best comedians Rachel Feinstein, Bridget Everett, and Keith Robinson.
Awards and Nominations:
Schumer received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. The two were for her film debut in Trainwreck.
Likewise, she was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2016.
In 2018, she was a nominee for Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.
Past Relationships, Married Life, Husband, and Family of Amy
Earlier, Amy was in a relationship with the wrestler-cum-comedian Dolph Ziggler. Also, she dated Anthony Jeselnik. Unluckily, both the bonds couldn’t last forever. Later, she married her boyfriend Chris Fischer on February 13, 2018. Fischer is a farmer and chef by profession.
Besides, the couple is the parents of a baby boy named David. At this instant, they are living a happy family life.
Schumer’s Net Worth and Salary:
Schumer’s income is a total of her stand-up comedies, plays, movies, and books. However, it is hard to tell about her exact income.
Besides, her net worth is roughly $16 Million as of 2020.
Amy Schumer on Social Media:
The comedian is active on Instagram. Apparently, she is interested in politics. Also, she is an activist. Besides, her self-titled account has 10.2M followers.
On Twitter alone, Schumer has 4.5M followers.
Moreover, her official Facebook page has 3.4M followers.
In 2015, Amy was named one of 100 most influential people in Time magazine.
What’s more, she demonstrates support for Black Lives Matter.
Amy named her baby Gene Attell. The middle name Attell in honor of comedian Dave Attell. Later, it was changed to David as they realized “Gene Attell” sounded like “genital.”