Amy Meredith Poehler Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Amy Poehler
Nick Name Cool Cat Amy, Crazy Amy, Poehlercoaster
Real Name Amy Meredith Poehler
Profession Actress, Comedian, Director, Producer and Writer
Known for Playing Leslie Knope in NBC’s comedy series Parks and Recreation since 2009.
Nationality American
Age 50 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth September 16, 1971
Birthplace Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Hobbies Playing football, Watching Movies, Video games Watching TV series Swimming
Religion Catholic
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Type Hourglass

Amy Poehler (birth name Amy Meredith Poehler) was born in born September 16, 1971 (age 42 year ) and Raised in Burlington, Massachusetts  she was born in the Boston to high school teachers Eileen Frances and William Grinstead Poehle. Her father is of German, Irish, Portuguese, and English ancestry, and her mother is of Irish descent. Amy graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications in 1993 and moved to Chicago. In Chicago, she studied improvisational theatre at Second City.  She is an American actress, comedian, voice artist, producer and writer.

She frequently works with tina fey .She was first involved with sketch comedy when she joined the group My Mother’s Flea Bag during her stay at Boston College. In 1996, she joined the Upright Citizen’s Brigade with Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. Later on, the group moved to New York and became a Comedy Central show.

Poehler joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2001. During this period she earned her two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She has also seen in the movies Wet hot American Summer, Mean Girls, and Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Blades of Glory, Envy, Shrek the Third, Mr. Woodcock, and Hamlet 2.

On August 29, 2003, Amy married actor Will Arnett. The comedy couple first began dating in 2000.  A year before Poehler landed a spot on “Saturday Night Live” and Arnett’s “Arrested Development” role kept him across the country. She also had a recurring role on the series Arrested Development as the wife of Arnett’s character Gob Bluth. This real life couple also a quasi-incestuous brother-sister ice skating team in film Blades of Glory (2007). Both were also seen together in Horton Hears a Who!, On Broadway, Spring Breakdown, and Monsters vs. Aliens, along with Arnett having a guest appearance on Parks and Recreation. Also, couple did voice acting in The Secret World of Arrietty. Amy and Will are blessed with two children. Amy gave birth to her first child, Archibald William “Archie” Emerson Arnett in October 25, 2008. On August 6, 2010, she gave birth to her second son, Abel James Arnett. Meanwhile after completion of the second series of Parks and Recreation in 2009 she was four month pregnant with her son Abel.

In September 2012, Poehler and Arnett announced that they were ending their marriage. This husband and wife confirmed they were filing for divorce after nine years of marriage. The comedic pair, who parted ways amicably, lost their spark and the happiness was drained out of their relationship, a source said.  However, despite the break-up, Amy and Will, are looking forward to raising their two kids Archie, and Abel, , and still have the utmost respect for one another. Since June 2013, Poehler has been dating actor Nick Kroll

This gorgeous hot lady height is 5 feet 2 inch (1.57 m) tall. Amy Poehler and tina fey’s recently announced comedy “The Nest” has secured a Dec. 18, 2015, release — the same day “Star Wars: Episode VII” barrels into theaters. Her fans can follow her in social networking sites such as twitter, Facebook etc.

Personal quotes of Amy:

  • No one looks stupid when they’re having fun!
  •  [At the 2013 Golden Globes] Meryl Streep is not here tonight. She has the flu and I hear she’s amazing in it.
  • Be yourself. No one else can be you.
Amy Meredith Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts, United States . Amy Meredith Poehler is Actress, Comedian, Director, Producer and Writer by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


School Name Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Collage / Uni Boston College.
Qualification Degree in Media and Communications.


Salary US$ 16K-20K Per Episode
Net Worth USD $25 million approx.


Father William Poehler
Mother Eileen Poehler
Mirtial Status Divorced

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Escalope Milanese, Salad
Favorite Actress Charlize Theron
Favorite Actor Kevin Spacey
Favorite Colour Red