When it comes to popular American actresses in Hollywood, Amy Poehler is always mentioned among them. The 49-year-old actress has made a successful career out of all her years in the industry. Although Amy did a lot of hard work at the starting of her career to get to the place where she is at today. She used to work as a waitress during her education so that she could pay her bills. Taking inspiration from her mother, who herself was a strong feminist, Amy became a confident and independent young woman.
Although her love for acting started when she performed in her school at a very young age, she played the character of Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz, which gave her a memorable experience. After this, she decided to pursue acting as a career and continued to take part in more and more plays. Other than acting, she also participated in various other activities during the time of her high school. In her long career as an actress in Hollywood, Amy Poehler has made contributions to the industry in numerous ways. And a successful career such as hers brings a lot of earnings with it too. So let us take a look at how much Amy Poehler is worth as of now.
Amy Poehler Net Worth
From working as a waitress to becoming a well-known celebrity in Hollywood, she has made quite a name for herself. And with that popularity, Amy Poehler’s net worth has also grown significantly over the course, which currently is around $30 million. Amy has been a part of various television shows, which has brought in a fair amount of earnings for her. This beautiful American actress is majorly known for her comedic roles. She starred in the popular tv show “Parks and Recreation” which garnered her a lot of fans and success too. The show had very good ratings and ran for seven seasons.
Other than this tv show, Amy has worked in many more famous tv shows. But the one who had the most significant impact on her career and also the reason for her rise to fame was “Saturday Night Live”. She joined the show after several requests from her long her time friend Tina Fey during the year 2001-2002. Amy worked on the show for several years and made various guest appearances on the show even after leaving it.
Amy did not just limit herself to the television industry but has also starred in many films in her acting career. Some of the well-known works in the film industry including the famous hit of 2004, “Mean Girls”. She also worked major roles in movies like “Wine Country”, “Sisters” and “Baby Mama”. Her numerous performances in all her tv shows and movies and her various other ventures have generated a very high net worth for her over the years.
More About Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler was born to parents William Poehler and Eileen Poehler on the 16th of September, 1971, in Massachusetts, United States. She finished her high school in the year 1989 from Burlington High School and then went to college at Boston College. There she took education in communications and media and attained a bachelor’s degree in it. Amy became quite fond of comedy during her time in college which inspired her to add comedy to her professional career. This marked the beginning of her towards becoming a comedy actress. She first made her movie debut in a comedy movie named “Tomorrow Night”.
Apart from being a successful actress and comedian, she has worked as a producer, director, and writer too. She is currently working on her ongoing reality competition tv show “Making It” which has been successful. Poehler co-hosts the show with her long-time friend Nick Offerman. As for her personal life, Amy Poehler had been married to her husband and actor Will Arnett for a pretty long time. However, they finally got divorced in the year 2016. After that, Amy has had a relationship with comedian Nick Kroll. There have been rumors about her dating other celebrities, too, from time to time. Amy currently lives with her two sons, Archie and Abel Arnett.