Amy Schumer - Biography

Last Modified: Jun 7, 2020

Amy Schumer
Profession: Comedian, Actress
Best Known For: Inside Amy Schumer
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $25 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 1, 1981 (age 39)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Amy Beth Schumer
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Gordon David Schumer
Mother's Name: Sandra Jane Schumer
Siblings: 2

Kim Caramele (sister)
Jason Stein (half-brother)

High School: South Side High School
University: Towson University, William Esper Studio
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Ukrainian, Polish, English, German)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: February 13, 2018
Husband's Name: Chris Fischer
Children: 1

Gene David Fischer (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 74 kg (163.14 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 8.5 US
Dress Size: 12 US
Breast Size: 38 inch
Waist Size: 30 inch
Hip Size: 39 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: B

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Who is Amy Schumer?

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Amy Schumer: Age, family

Amy Schumer was born on June 1, 1981, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the U.S. as Amy Beth Schumer. Her mother’s name is Sandra Jane and father’s name is Gordon David Schumer. His father owned a baby-furniture company. 

She has a younger sister named Kim Caramele, now a comedy writer and a producer. She has a half-brother too, named Jason Stein, who is now a musician. 

Her father’s furniture business boomed. But after some years, the business failed and the family went bankrupt. The unfortunate events added when her father was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Eventually, her parents divorced.

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Education, Ethnicity

She was raised by her mother on Long Island where she attended South Side High School, graduating in 1999. She then moved to Baltimore, Maryland, attended Towson University and graduated from the same in 2003 with a degree in theater.

Schumer then moved back to New York and studied at William Esper Studio for two years, working as a bartender as well as a waitress.

Her ethnicity is Ukrainian, Polish, English, German.

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Amy Schumer: Boyfriend, Marriage, Husband, Children

Schumer has been in a few high profile relationships. She had dated comedian Anthony Jeselnik from 2009 to 2011 and wrestler Nick Nemeth, better known by his ring name Dolph Ziggler in 2012.

From 2015 to 2017, she shared girlfriend/ boyfriend status with Ben Hanisch, a Chicago-based furniture designer.

Amy Schumer began a relationship with Chris Fischer, a chef, and author in late 2017. After dating around three months, the lovebirds got engaged. They tied the knot on February 13, 2018, in Malibu, California.

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On October 22, 2018, she announced that she was pregnant and is expecting her first child with her husband Fischer! The couple welcomed their son Gene David Fischer on May , 2019.

Amy Schumer reveals her husband Chris Fischer has autism spectrum!

Amy Schumer: Career

Early Days

Amy Schumer’s first performance was in Keeping Abreast, where she played a young woman diagnosed with breast cancer. From June 1, 2004, she started to perform stand-up comedy, her first performances being at Gotham Comedy Club. Her big break was in NBC’s reality television talent show Last Comic Standing, where she was placed in the fourth position.

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Films, TV Shows, Memoirs

Since then, Schumer has starred in shows such as Reality Bites Back (2008), Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld (2007-2012), Inside Amy Schumer, Behind Amy Schumer, The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011), The Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr (2012).

She has also released a comedy album such as Cutting (2011), Live at the Apollo (2016), The Leather Special (2017). Her Comedy Central special includes Mostly Sex Stuff (2012), Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (2015) and she started her world tour in August 2016.

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Schumer has tried her hands in acting as well. Over the years she has appeared in movies including Price Check (2012), Seeking a friend for the end of the world (2012), Trainwreck (2015), Snatched (2017), I Feel Pretty (2018).

Amy Schumer has also written a  memoir, entitled The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. She has also done several podcasts and is best known for podcast Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith (June 21, 2018).

Co-stars

On the set of I Feel Pretty, Schumer  has starred alongside Tom Hopper, Rory Scovel, Camille Kostek, Adrian Martinez, Sasheer Zamata

Amy Schumer: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Schumer is estimated to be around $25 million while the figure on her annual salary is unknown.

Amy Schumer: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Amy Schumer is followed by millions of followers. She also has an offficial website - amyschumer.com.

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