Who is Amy Schumer?
Amy Beth Schumer is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, and writer. She started off her career as a comedian in the year 2000 just before her appearance as the contestant in the NBC reality competition series in 2007.
The multi-talented Amy Beth Schumer was born on June 1, 1981, in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. She dated professional wrestler Nick Nemeth (ring name – Dolph Ziggler) and Anthony Jeselnik (comedian). In 2016, she made her relationship with Ben Hanisch (Chicago furniture designer) public. Soon in 2017, they broke up. Later, she married Chris Fischer- a chef, on February 13, 2018, in Malibu, California.
Amy started off her career as a stand-up comedian on June 1, 2004. Her first ever performance was at Gotham Comedy Club. In the year 2009, she was seen at an advertising campaign for Butterfinger. Thereafter her first comedy central presents aired on television in 2010. She also worked as a co-host of Hoppus on Music and has written for Cosmopolitan.
Talking of her career as an actress, she did an episode of WTF with Marc Maron in 2011. She was also seen in various roles in her series on NBC and HBO. Besides this, she also acted in 3 films in the year 2012. In 2013 she was the creator, co-writer, co-producer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch series Inside Amy Schumer.The following years witnessed her growth as an actor, writer, and producer. Recent by 2017, Schumer made her debut with Steve Martin in the comedian play Meteor Shower. She has been really active in her television appearances starting from the year 2007 to now.
Be it acting, producing, directing- Amy has been such an enthusiast and it eventually paid her in the form of her earnings. A few of her roles include- Stylist in 30 Rock in 2009; creator, executive producer, director of Inside Amy Schumer (2013 to now), Factory crew leader in Family Guy in 2016.
After struggling as a stand-up comedian, Schumer finally won Peabody Award for Comedy Central sketch series Inside Amy Schumer (2013). Amy was named amongst the Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. In 2015, Schumer was also named in Barbara Walters’ list of 10 Most Fascinating People.
She has won American Comedy Award, People’s Choice Award, Teen Choice Award, Golden Globe Award, Billboard Touring Awards and many more in the previous years.
Apart from the tangible accolades, Schumer has been praised for addressing numerous social issues through her comedy.
Net Worth of Amy Schumer:
The multi-talented and beautiful Amy Schumer’s Net Worth until May 2017 was calculated to be $16 million by the Celebrity Net Worth. Previously, in the year the amount stood at $ 17 million in 2015 and 2016. All accredited to her movies, books, TV shows and other appearances.
It is noteworthy that Amy was the only female comedian to have made it to the top 10 list of Forbe’s list of Top-paid comedians.