Amy Poehler: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : Comedian, actress
  • Real name : Amy Meredith Poehler
  • Sign : Virgo
  • Date of birth : Thursday 16 September 1971 (age: 49)
  • Country: United States

American actress, comedian, producer and screenwriter, Amy Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts on September 16, 1971. Sister of actor and producer Greg Poehler, Amy Poehler graduated in 1993 with a degree in media and communications, before deciding to study improvisation.

In 2001, the American joined the teams of the show Saturday Night Live, and launched her career in cinema. Three years later, she starred in the film Lolita Despite Myself, and in 2006 she was cast in the film Man of the Year. On television, Amy Poehler joined her friend Tina Fey to present the show Weekend Update in 2004. The two companions were selected to host the 70th, 71st and 72nd editions of the Golden Globes.

On the sentimental side, Amy Poehler has a relationship with Matt Besser in the 1990s. She then married the Canadian actor Will Arnett in 2003 to whom she gave two boys, Archibald William Emerson and Abel James. Divorced after nine years of marriage, Amy Poehler found love again in 2013 in the arms of comedian Nick Kroll.

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