Amy Schumer Age, Husband, Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is a well-known stand-up comedian and actress who made her mark as a contestant on NBC’s reality competition series Last Comic Standing in 2007. She is best known for her sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, which earned her a Peabody Award and was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, winning Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015. She has been featured in both films and TV shows and her notable works include Train Wreck, I Feel Pretty, Reality Bites Back, Delocated, and Girls. Schumer released a memoir in 2016, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. She earned two Grammy Award nominations for her works, Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo and The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. She is one of the most influential stand-up comedians of our generation in the United States. So, who is Amy Schumer? Here’s everything we know about her.

Amy Schumer Biography

Amy Schumer was born on the 1st of June 1981, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America. She is currently 43 years old.

Birth NameAmy Beth Schumer
Date of BirthJune 1, 1981
Place of BirthManhattan, New York, U.S.
Age43 years old
Sun SignGemini
ProfessionStand-up Comedian, Actress, Writer
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseChris Fischer

Family and Education

Amy Schumer is the daughter of Sandra Jane (née Jones) and Gordon David Schumer, who owned a baby furniture company. She has two siblings, one younger sister, Kimberly Schumer, a comedy writer and producer, and a half-brother, Jason Stein, a musician based in Chicago.

Schumer attended South Side High School in Rockville Centre, New York, where she was voted “Class Clown” and “Teacher’s Worst Nightmare” upon graduation in 1999. She then attended the Hebrew school of the Central Synagogue of Nassau County, a Reform synagogue in Rockville Centre.

She later enrolled at Towson University where she studied theater, graduating in 2003. Later, she studied at the William Esper Studio in New York for two years.

Amy Schumer Husband

Schumer has been married to chef and farmer Chris Fischer since February 13, 2018. They had a lavish wedding ceremony in Malibu, California. In October 2018, the couple announced they were expecting their first child. They welcomed their son, Gene, on May 5, 2019.

Before her marriage with Fischer, Schumer had dated many stars like professional wrestler Nick Nemeth, comedian Anthony Jeselnik, and Chicago furniture designer Ben Hanisch.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 7 inches
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
WeightKilograms – 163 cm
Pounds – 1.63 m
Body BuildAverage
Body Measurements38-30-39
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Shoe Size8.5 (US) / 39 (EU)
Dress Size12 (US) / 44 (EU) / 16 (UK)
Distinctive Features Blue eyed blonde beauty

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Amy Schumer made her acting debut as Amy in the comedy movie “Sleepwalk” with Me in 2012. However, it was an uncredited role.

That same year, she landed in a comedy film, Price Check. The film is about the increasing price of middle-class life, in which she plays the role of Lila.

Television Debut

In 2007, she appeared as herself in a stand-up comedy TV show, Live at Gotham. She has since performed in a number of TV shows, including “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Delocated”, 30 Rock”, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, “The Ellen Degeneres Show”, and “Inside Amy Schumer”.

Famous For

Known for her stint on the sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer which she launched in 2013.

Favorite Things

  • Comedians – Ellen DeGeneres, Judy Gold, Jessica Kirson, Margaret Cho, Sarah Silverman, Wendy Liebman
  • Live Performer – Bridget Everett

Amy Schumer Net Worth

As of 2024, Amy Schumer has a net worth of $45 million.

Amy Schumer Facts

Amy was raised Jewish. Her father is a first cousin of U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer.

Schumer enjoyed an affluent upbringing as her father ran a successful furniture company. However, when she was nine, her father’s business collapsed, leading to her family’s bankruptcy. Her parents eventually divorced and she moved with her mother to Long Island.

After college, she moved to New York City where she worked as a bartender and a waitress during her years at the William Esper Studio.

Her first acting job was the role of a young lady diagnosed with breast cancer in the stage production of Keeping Abreast, an Off-Broadway black comedy.

She began her professional career when she landed a stand-up comedy at the New York-based comedy club Gotham Comedy Club.

Her comedy special Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, which premiered on HBO in October 2015 was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special, Writing, and Directing and also received a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.

Amy is good friends with Jennifer Lawrence, Brie Larson, and David Letterman.

Her comedic influences include Wendy Liebman, Carol Burnett, Lucille Ball, and Joan Rivers.

In 2015 she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series for Inside Amy Schumer.

In 2015, Time magazine included Schumer in their “100 most influential people” list.

Schumer posed nude for a photo by photographer Annie Leibovitz for the 2016 edition of the Pirelli Calendar.

In April 2016, Schumer accused Glamour Magazine of including her in a plus size-only issue.

She hosted the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.

Schumer was arrested at the US Capitol while protesting the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court on October 4, 2018.

In 2022, Schumer wrote, directed, produced, and starred in the TV series, Life & Birth.