Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer, whose birth name is Amy Beth Schumer was given birth to in the year 1981 on the 1st of June. The stand up comedian was given birth to in the town of Manhattan which is located in the city of New York, United States of America. Her father who founded a baby furniture company goes by the name Gordon Schumer while her mother’s name was Sandra. She grew up with her younger sister Kimberly who is currently a producer and comedy writer as well as her musician brother Jason Stein. Her mother was a Protestant while her father was Jewish. Her parents got divorced after her father went bankrupt and developed multiple sclerosis.

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She attended her high school in the city of New York by the name South Side High School which is located in the Rockville Centre. When she finished high school in the year 1999, she was voted as teacher’s worst nightmare and class clown. Subsequently, she was enrolled in the Central Synagogue’s Hebrew School which is located in the County of Nassau. She proceeded to read theater arts in Towson University, where she graduated in the year 2003. She also learned for 2 years in Esper Studio while working as a waitress and bartender.


In the comedy movie keeping abreash, she acted as a young woman who had cancer of the breast. In the year 2004, on the 1st of June, she began to do stand-up comedy. Her first performance was in the Gotham Comedy Club. She also did a Live at Gotham episode recording. Her big break, in her words, actually came from her appearance in Last Comic Standing where came fourth in the talent show. In the year 2008, she was featured in the Reality Bites Back as a co-star. She was subsequently featured in the Butterfinger advertising campaign in the year 2009. From 2007 to 2012, she was a regular guest on Red Eye w/Greg Guffeld. On the 2nd of April 2010, she premiered her Comedy Central presents.

In the year 2015, she was mentioned among the list of Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People and 100 most influential people by Time magazine. She is appreciated for the way she talks about social issues in a clever and funny way as well as her comedy’s subversive feminism.

She started to advocate for stricter control laws for gun and increasing funding for mental health after the Louisiana shooting.

She has featured in a number of tv shows and movies. The tv shows include Amy Schumer: Live from the Apollo, Saturday Night Live, BoJack Horseman, 2015 MTV Movie Awards, Inside Amy Schumer, Girls, Dave’s Old Porn, Amy Schumer, Most Sex Stuff, Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr, Louie, Delocated, Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, Curb Your Enthisiasm, Comedy Central Presents, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, 30 Rock, Cupid, Reality Bites Back, Last Comic Standing and Live at Gotham. The movies she has featured in include Thank You for Your Service, Trainwreck, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Price Check, Sleepwalk and Sense Memory.

Awards and Nominations

She has been nominated for about 26 awards of which she won 9.

Personal Life

Amy Schumer was reportedly dating Dolph Ziggler whose real name Nick Nemeth, a professional wrestler. In the year 2016, she however indicated Ben Hanisch, who is a furniture designer in Chicago as her boyfriend. She is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 1 Jun, 1981
Age: 38 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Manhattan
residence: Manhattan
Long Island
Education: William Esper Studio
Towson University
Gender: Female
Description: American comedian and actor
Twitter Id: Amyschumer
Spouse: Chris Fischer
Net Worth 2021: 25 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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