How can we forget the 2015, Time 100 Gala when the hilarious, Amy Schumer photo-bombed Kim Kardashian by falling face down on the red carpet in her path, making the whole scene unapologetically funny?! Well, that’s classic Amy. From acting to stand-up comedy, it’s tough to deny that Amy Schumer is immensely talented. She’s also just generally awesome, and we love her!
Amy Beth Schumer is a famous Stand-up comedian in America and also one of the well-known comic actresses. She has been active in the industry since 2004 and followed a steady rise to fame. Her show ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ debuted on Comedy Central, winning an Emmy two years later. She wrote and starred in the 2015 summer comedy hit ‘Trainwreck.’ Want to know more about the effortlessly cool Amy Schumer? Curious to know why Jennifer Lawrence thinks she’s in love with Amy? Keep on reading to know more about Amy Schumer, her hardships before success, her well-earned recognition, her hilarious antics and her net worth as of 2019!
Biography & Wiki
Amy Schumer was born on the 1st of June, 1981 & hails from Manhattan, New York. She lived with her parents until the age of 12 and later on, she shifted with her to Long Island after they called for divorce. Her sister, Kim, is also a comedy writer and producer. Also, she has a stepbrother, named Jason Stein who works as a musician in Chicago.
Amy has graduated from South Side High School and went on to pursue a degree in theatre from Towson University in the year 2003. She has also learned acting from the renowned William Esper Studio.
Amy Schumer Personal Life: Affair, Boyfriend, Married, Husband, Children & Family
Apart from gaining much attention through her works, she managed to be in the limelight for her affairs with celebrities like Nick Nemeth and Anthony Jeselnik. Also, she disclosed to the media that she dated Ben Hanisch, a furniture designer from Chicago until 2017. At present, Amy is hitched to Chris Fischer, who is a chef and a farmer, residing in California. The two were often spotted hanging out together but never revealed it publicly. The two tied the knot in 2018 in February.
She stepped into the world of comedy in the mid-2000s. During her struggling period, she worked as a stand-up comedian at various comedy clubs in Chicago. She made her television debut in 2006 with a short film ‘Sense Memory’ though it did not bring any fortune to her. In 2007, she bagged the fourth rank on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, rising to fame. She embarked on a great career with her exceptional talent and bold personality. Presently she is a famous writer, actress & stand-up comedian with experience in various genres. Some of her most celebrated works include Trainwreck, Inside Amy Schumer, Girls and many more.
‘Inside Amy Schumer’ has won the Emmy Award for a stupendous script, making Amy’s way to more stardom. The show is written and directed by Amy herself.
Amy Schumer released her autobiography with the title ‘The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo’ in 2016. Full of humor and fun, the book received great response from the readers. Also, it consequently became the bestselling book by The New York Times.
Awards & Achievements
Having gained much popularity with her great sense of humor, Amy Schumer has been nominated many times for the most important awards. She has bagged many trophies for her talent and creativity. She received the Peabody Award in the year 2014 for Inside Amy Schumer. She received Critics’ Choice Television Award for the ‘Best Actress in a comedy series’ in the year 2015.
She received Television Critics Association Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Comedy’ & Individual Achievement in Comedy’ in 2015. She bagged the Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Variety Sketch Series’ in 2015. She also received Britannia Awards in the category ‘Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy’ in 2015.
In 2016, Amy won the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for the Best Actress in Comedy. She received the Writers Guild of America Award in the category ‘Best Comedy/Variety – Sketch Series’ in 2016. Again in 2016, she won the GALECA Dorian Award for Wilde Wit of the Year.
Apart from the awards, Amy Schumer was also listed under the 100 Most Influential People by the Times Magazine in 2015. What’s more, in the same year she was there in the Barbara Walters 10 Most Fascinating People’s record.
Amy Schumer Salary, Net Worth & Earning
As of 2019, Amy Schumer has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Amy Schumer was listed under the ‘Forbes Highest Paid Comedians’ list of 2017 becoming the only woman to make it to the list. Wait! Not only this year. She is the only woman to have EVER made it to the Forbes highest paid comedians list! She stood at number 5 on a list of 10 well-paid comedians flaunting a yearly income of $37.5 million. The most interesting fact however, remains the same. She was the only female in a list of 9 other male comedians. She marked her presence on the prestigious list even in 2016, when she was ranked 4th and reportedly had an annual income of $17 million at that time. See what she did in one year? Yes! She increased her income threefold!
Five Interesting Facts About Amy Schumer
Many of us know quite a lot about Amy as she is quite expressive about her life experiences, though in a comical manner. So, we’ve dug out some interesting off-the-record facts about the quirky comedian for you to read!
1. She was tagged as the ‘Class Clown’ and ‘Teacher’s Worst Nightmare’ during her schooldays.
2. She has worked as a bartender as well as a waitress after graduation.
3. She speaks highly of Goldie Hawn and terms her as her role-model.
4. She went naked for a photo shoot for the Pirelli Calendar.
5. She was considered to be a part of the famous film Ghostbusters.
With her unapologetic and fearless comedy, Amy Schumer’s name will surely go down in history. We hope she remains as impressive as she is and keeps on entertaining us with her quirky works!
Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе: Amy Beth Schumer
Аgе: 37 Years, Born on 1 June 1981
Неіght: 170 cm (5 ft 7)
Husband: Chris Fischer (m. 2018)
Nеt Wоrth: $20 Million
Ѕоurсе оf Wеаlth: American stand-up comedian and actress