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Amy Poehler Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Amy Poehler Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 54 kg
Date of Birth September 16, 1971
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Blue

Amy Poehler is an American actress, voiceover artist, comedian, writer, producer, and director who became a cast member of the NBC sketch-comedy series Saturday Night Live in 2001 and was then appointed as the co-anchor of SNL‘s Weekend Update in 2004. Over the years, she has been cast in films and shows like Shortcut to HappinessSpring BreakdownFight for Your Right RevisitedArrested DevelopmentMaking ItWelcome to SwedenWet Hot American Summer: Ten Years LaterParks and RecreationWonder ShowzenThey Came TogetherA Very Murray ChristmasThe HouseThe Secret World of ArriettyFreek DanceBaby MamaAre You Here, A.C.O.D., and Southland Tales. Amy’s voiceover credits include projects like Shrek the ThirdHorton Hears a Who!Alvin and the Chipmunks: ChipwreckedAlvin and the Chipmunks: The SqueakquelInside OutSpongeBob SquarePantsThe Awesomes, The Mighty B!, and Napoleon Dynamite.

Born Name

Amy Meredith Poehler

Nick Name

Cool Cat Amy, Crazy Amy, Poehlercoaster

Amy Poehler 2014 headshot

Sun Sign


Born Place

Newton, Massachusetts, United States





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, Director


  • Father – William Grinstead Poehler (High School Teacher)
  • Mother – Eileen Frances (née Milmore) (High School Teacher)
  • Siblings – Greg Poehler (Brother)
  • Others – Carl Poehler, Jr. (Paternal Grandfather), Anna Marie Andrews (Paternal Grandmother), Stephen M. Milmore (Maternal Grandfather), Helen Marie MacDonald (Maternal Grandmother)


She has been signed with –

  • 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Paper Kite Productions, Inc., Production Company, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States




5 ft 2 in or 157 cm


54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Amy Poehler has dated –

  1. Will Arnett (2000-2012) – Amy started dating Canadian actor, Will Arnett in 2000. Arnett, who is 1 foot 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 the 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.
  2. John Stamos (2013) – After meeting on the set of the movie, They Came Together (2014), actors Amy and John Stamos went on a single date.
  3. Nick Kroll (2013-2015) – In May 2013, Amy started dating actor Nick Kroll. He is about 7 years her junior. In September 2015, the couple separated.
Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll
Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll

Race / Ethnicity


Amy has English, German, Irish, and Portuguese ancestry on her father’s side while she is of Irish descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Wide smile
  • Full of energy


33-25-34 in or 84-63.5-86 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU)

Amy Poehler during 2014 Oscars
Amy Poehler during 2014 Oscars

Shoe Size

6 (US) or 36.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in Best Buy’s Super Bowl commercial.

Amy has starred in Old Navy’s Pixie Pant commercial.


Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

Playing Leslie Knope in NBC’s comedy series Parks and Recreation since 2009. She did 142 episodes on Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2008.

First Film

She made her film debut with the 1998 American absurdist comedy Tomorrow Night for her role as “Woman Sprayed with Hose”.

As a voiceover artist, she made her theatrical film debut by providing vocals to the character of Snow White in the 2007 computer-animated comedy film, Shrek the Third.

First TV Show

In 1996, she appeared in an episode of late-night talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien as Stacy.

Personal Trainer

She goes to the gym and takes care of her fitness. In an interview with Ladies’ Home Journal, Amy revealed 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)

SourceIMDb, Oprah

Amy Poehler during 2014 Golden Globes
Amy Poehler during 2014 Golden Globes

Amy Poehler Facts

  1. She has frequently worked with Tina Fey in the past and is best friends with her.
  2. Poehler is a staunch liberal Democrat.
  3. She is a fan of the hip hop group, Bone Thugs n Harmony.
  4. She is the co-founder of New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
  5. She is the first woman to be promoted from bit player to full cast member in her first season on Saturday Night Live.
  6. She co-hosted Golden Globes 2014 and 2013 with her best friend Tina Fey.
  7. 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.
  8. In the 2007 movie, Blades of Glory, she played the role of a sister to her former real-life husband, Will Arnett.
  9. She co-starred as Abby in the comedy film, Wine Country, in 2019.
  10. She has also written Parks and Recreation‘s second season episode “Telethon”.

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