Amy Poehler Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Husband, Children, Career, Baking It, Net worth

Amy Poehler Biography

Amy Poehler is an American actress, comedian, television personality, and writer.  She is best known for her role as Leslie Knope on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation and her appearance on the Comedy series Saturday Night Live (SNL).

Amy Poehler Age | Birthday

Born on September 16, 1971, Poehler is 51 years old  (age as of 2022). She celebrates her birthday on the 16th of September each year.

Amy Poehler Parents

Poehler was born in Newton, Massachusetts to parents; Eileen Poehler (mother) and William Poehler (father). Her father, William Poehler was a high school vice principal while her mother, Eileen Poehler was a school teacher. Moreover, Poehler has two siblings; older brothers named Greg and Adam.

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Amy Poehler Height

Poehler stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 6 inches (approximately).

Amy Poehler Husband

Poehler married actor Will Arnett in 2003 and the couple has two sons, Archie and Abel. However, the couple separated in 2012 and later divorced in 2016. Besides, Poehler dated actor and comedian Nick Kroll from 2013 to 2015.

Amy Poehler Children

Poehler, together with her Will Arnett, has two sons; Archie Arnett (born on October 25, 2008) and Abel  Arnett (born on August 6, 2010).

Amy Poehler Education

Poehler attended Boston College where she earned a degree in media and communications. She then moved to Chicago and joined the improvisational comedy group Second City.

Amy Poehler Career

Poehler’s first big break came in 2001 when she joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live” as a featured player. She quickly became a regular on the show and remained on the cast until 2008.

After her time on SNL, Poehler starred in the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation.” She played the lead role of Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation department of Pawnee, Indiana. The show was a hit and ran for seven seasons.

In addition to her acting career, Poehler is also a successful author. She wrote the bestselling book “Yes Please” in 2014 and followed it up with the children’s book “I’m a Little More Awesome” in 2017.

Amy Poehler Baking It

Poehler is a host of the Food Network show Baking It. In the show, she teams up with celebrity friends to create delicious desserts. Baking It premiered on Food Network in January 2021, and Poehler and Nick Offerman appeared as judges as amateur bakers  competed in various challenges.

Season 2 of Baking It premieres on December 12, 2022, on Peacock, and Poehler will host alongside Maya Rudolph as “bakers compete in a series of thrilling and hilarious challenges” judged by the grandmas.

Amy Poehler Net worth

Poehler has an estimated net worth of $ 25 million. She is an actress, comedian, and writer. Poehler is also a TV personality.


Amy has a fan page Instagram under the username @amypoehler with over 14K followers.