Amy Meredith Poehler
Cool Cat Amy, Crazy Amy, Poehlercoaster
Newton, Massachusetts, USA
She graduated from Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts in 1989. In 1993, Amy earned a degree in media and communications from Boston College. She has also studied at ImprovOlympic with actor and writer, Del P. Close.
Actress, comedian, producer, writer, voice artist
- Father – William Grinstead Poehler (High School Teacher)
- Mother – Eileen Frances (née Milmore) (High School Teacher)
- Siblings – Greg Poehler (Brother)
3 Arts Entertainment
5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
52 kg or 115 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Amy Poehler dated –
- Will Arnett (2000-2012) – Amy started dating Canadian actor, Will Arnett in 2000. Arnett, who is 1 feet taller than Amy married her on August 29, 2003. From 2004 to 2005, she also played the reel life wife of Will Arnett in Arrested Development. The couple separated in September 2012. She gave birth to couple’s first child, a son named, Archibald William “Archie” Emerson Arnett on October 25, 2008. On August 6, 2010, she gave birth to the couple’s second child, a son named, Abel James Arnett.
- Nick Kroll (2013-2015) – In April 2013, Amy started dating actor Nick Kroll. He is about 7 years her junior. In September 2015, the couple separated.
Race / Ethnicity
White Amy has English, German, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry on her father’s side, while she is of Irish descent on her mother’s side.
- Wide smile
- Full of energy
33-25-34 in or 84-63.5-87 cm
4 (US) or 34 (EU)
6 (US) or 36.5 (EU)
She has appeared in Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial.
Amy has starred in Old Navy’s Pixie Pant commercial.
Best Known For
Playing Leslie Knope in NBC’s comedy series Parks and Recreation since 2009. She did 142 episodes in Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008.
She made her film debut with 1998 American absurdist comedy Tomorrow Night for her role as “Woman Sprayed with Hose”.
First TV Show
In 1996, she appeared in an episode of late-night talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien as Stacy.
She goes to the gym and takes care of her fitness. In an interview with Ladies’ Home Journal, Amy revealed about her dream exercise class in which she spoke about personal trainers.
Amy Poehler Favorite Things
- Baseball Team – Boston Red Sox
- Book – I Like You (By Amy Sedaris)
Amy Poehler Facts
- She has frequently worked with Tina Fey in the past and is best friends with her.
- Poehler is a staunch liberal Democrat.
- She is a fan of hip hop group, Bone Thugs n Harmony.
- She is the co-founder of New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
- She is the first woman to be promoted from bit player to full cast member in her first season in Saturday Night Live.
- She co-hosted Golden Globes 2014 and 2013 with her best friend Tina Fey.
- Tina and Amy together raised $72,000 in the past for a charity. An auction to spend an evening with the pair was held, which raised so much money.
- In 2007 movie, Blades of Glory, she played the role of a sister to her former real life husband, Will Arnett.
- She has also written Parks and Recreation‘s second season episode “Telethon”.
- She is not on social media.