Amy Poehler Bio, Age, Husband, Sons, Comedy, Net Worth, Shows

Amy Poehler Biography

Amy Poehler is an American comedian known for her several appearances in the Saturday Night Live sketch series. She is also an actress known for portraying the character of Fairchild Van Waldenberg in Blades of Glory. Likewise, she is a writer, producer, and director.

How old is Amy Poehler? – Age

The Spin City actress is 51 years old as of 2023. She was born on September 16, 1971, in Newton, Massachusetts, United States, and grew up in Burlington, Massachusetts.

How tall is Amy Poehler? – Height

Poehler stands at a height stature of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m).

Amy Poehler Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Amy was born to her parents in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. She is the daughter of Eileen Poehler and William Poehler. It is known that both her parents were school teachers. She was brought up in Burlington, Massachusetts, along with her brother Greg. He is also a producer and actor.

Amy Poehler Education

The Harvest of Fire star enrolled at a high school in 1989. Afterward, he joined Boston College where he received a bachelor’s degree in media and communications in 1993.

Is Amy Poehler Married? – Husband

Garner was previously married to her ex-husband Will Arnett. He is an actor known for portrayals such as Twisted Metal, The LEGO Batman Movie, and Arrested Development. The couple tied the knot in 2003 but divorced and separated in 2016. Presently, she resides with her children in Los Angeles.

Comedian and Actress Amy Poehler Photo
Comedian and Actress Amy Poehler Photo

Amy Poehler Children

The Pretender actress and her ex-husband Will share two sons; Archie Arnett and Abel Arnett. It is known that they welcomed Archie on October 2008 while Abel was born on August 2010.

Amy Poehler Comedy

Amy is a professional comedian known for her performances on impressions of personalities such as Michael Jackson. Likewise, she was featured in several Comedy Central sketch comedies. In addition, she appeared in the two episodes of Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday.

On the other hand, it is known that she served as a writer for The Debate comedy TV series. As a result, she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series nomination. Likewise, she was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Comedy.

Furthermore, she is a producer known for her work in films such as Moxie, Wine Country, and Wild Girls Gone. She is also set to produce the upcoming First Time Female Director.

Acting Career

Poehler is a vastly recognized actress known for the role of Bank Teller in Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie. She also portrayed the role of Veronica Mung/Dream in Southland Tales. Afterward, she landed on the role of Truck Stop Waitress in Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.

She voiced the role of Eleanor Miller in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. Later, she reprised the role in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. She was then featured in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as an Entertainment News Reporter.

In addition, she starred as Mary Hatch in Escape from It’s a Wonderful Life. She also appeared in the voice of Bessie Higgenbottom in the 40 episodes of The Mighty B! Some of her other popular films include The House, Inside Out, and Free Birds.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Making It
  • Duncanville
  • Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
  • Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
  • The Mighty B!
  • Weekend Update
  • Russian Doll
  • Inside Out 2
  • The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
  • They Came Together
  • Baking It
  • Upright Citizens Brigade
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  • Horton Hears a Who!
  • Arrietty
  • Lucy And Desi
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
  • Are You Here
  • Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
  • Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday
  • Welcome to Sweden
  • A Parks and Recreation Special
  • Spring Breakdown
  • Envy


  • Peabody Award
  • Golden Globe Award
  • MTV Movie Award
  • Kids’ Choice Awards
  • Goodreads Choice Awards
  • Writers Guild of America Award
  • Critics’ Choice Television Award
  • Glamour Award
  • MTV Movie Award
  • Shorty Award

Amy Poehler Net Worth

Citing her acting career, Amy has an estimated net worth of $25 Million.

Amy Poehler Instagram

You can find and follow Poehler on Instagram using the account name: @amypohler

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