Amy Schumer Bio, Family, Career, Net Worth, Films and Comedy Central

This article will answer every question you have about Amy Schumer. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Amy Schumer do for a living?
  2. Who are Amy Schumer’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Amy Schumer’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Amy Schumer married or does she have a boyfriend/girlfriend?
  5. Does Amy Schumer have any children?
  6. Where is Amy Schumer now?
  7. How tall is Amy Schumer?
  8. How much money does Amy Schumer earn?
  9. What is Amy Schumer’s net worth?

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Who is Amy Schumer?

Amy Schumer is an American actress and stand-up comedian. She joined comedy in the early 2000s before making an appearance as a contestant on the 5th season of the 2007 reality show series on NBC known as Last Comic Standing. Then from 2013 to 2016, she was the creator, co-writer, co-producer as well as star of Inside Amy Schumer which was a Comedy Central sketch comedy series.

She received a Peabody Award for the series as well as a nomination for a total of five Primetime Emmy Awards. In addition, she also won an Outstanding Variety Sketch Series award in 2015. Schumer also wrote a film named Trainwreck that was released in 2015. This was her first film debut for which she received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. Additionally, she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in the Motion picture comedy or Musical category.

Amy Schumer’s Career

Schumer started her career after graduating from Towson University in 2003 and moving to New York City. In the Off-Off-Broadway, she played the role of a woman diagnosed with breast cancer which was titled black comedy Keeping Abreast. Schumer began doing stand-up comedy when she initially performed at Gotham Comedy Club on June 1, 2004. Later in 2007, she recorded a Live at Gotham episode for Comedy Central which was before she started appearing on Last Comic Standing.

A Photo of Amy Schumer
A Photo of Amy Schumer

Schumer advanced to the finals of the 5th season on the reality television talent season on NBC known as Last Comic Standing. This was her rebound after failing her auditions during the previous season of the show. She emerged the fourth position in the finals. In 2008, Schumer served as the co-star of Reality Bites Back which was a Comedy Central reality show. In 2009, she also made an appearance in the advertising campaign for Butterfinger. Between 2007 and 2012, Schumer was a recurring guest on the Red Eye w, a Fox News Late Night program hosted by Greg Gutfeld.

Comedy Central

On April 2, 2010, Schumer’s first Comedy Central Presents special was aired. In 2011, she also served as a co-host of A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus that was eventually renamed Hoppus on Music. Schumer has also written articles for Cosmopolitan. On March 3, 2011, Schumer did an episode of WTF with Marc Maron podcast where she talked about her early life in detail. She appeared playing roles on 30 Rock, the Adult Swim Mockumentary series Delocated which was an NBC comedy series. She also appeared in two HBO series titled Girls and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

In 2012, she acted in a total of three films the independent comedy Sleepwalk with Me, the comedy-drama Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and the independent comedy Price Check. In September 2011, she made an appearance in the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen as well as the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr in August 2012. Schumer released a stand-up comedy album titled Cutting in 2011. Also, on August 18, 2012, her stand-up comedy special known as Mostly Sexy Stuff premiered on Comedy Central accompanied by several positive reviews.

Later in June 2012, Schumer started a sketch comedy series for Comedy Central titled Inside Amy Schumer that involved single-camera vignettes of her playing different heightened versions of herself. In 2014, she began her back door tour so as to promote the 2nd season of her show. Also, in 2014, she made an appearance as a guest on Jerry Seinfeld’s internet comedy series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. In 2015, Schumer served as the host of the MTV Movie Awards held on April 11.


Schumer wrote as well as played her first leading role in the film titled Trainwreck that co-starred Bill Hader. The film was released on July 17, 2015. On October 17, 2015, her comedy special titled Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo launched its premieres on HBO. Later in 2016, the comedy special received three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special, Writing, and Directing category. In addition, Schumer also won a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.

On August 26, Schumer commenced her first world tour in Dublin. She also wrote a memoir titled The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. It held the top position for two weeks on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list in September 2016. She also earned a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. In 2017, Schumer her Broadway debut with the comedy play by Steven Martin, Meteor Shower which was about two couples who spend an evening with each other in 1993.

How Old is Amy Schumer?

Schumer was born on June 1, 1981, in Manhattan, New York. She is currently 39 years old.

Amy Schumer‘s Family

Who are Amy Schumer‘s parents?

Schumer’s parents are named Gordon David Schumer who was the owner of a baby furniture company and Sandra Jane.

Does Amy Schumer have siblings?

Schumer has a younger sister named Kim Caramele who works as a comedy writer and producer as well as a half-brother named Jason Stein who is a musician and lives in Chicago. Illinois.

Amy Schumer‘s Education

Schumer attended South Side High School after moving with her mother to Long Island. She later attended the Hebrew School of the Central Synagogue of Nassau County which was a reform center in Rockville Centre, New York that her mother served as a board member. Schumer then attended Towson University where she graduated in 2003 with a degree in Theatre.

Amy Schumer‘s Husband

Schumer married chef and farmer Chris Fischer on February 13, 2018, where they held the ceremony in Malibu, California.

Amy Schumer‘s Children – Kids

Schumer has one child, a son named Gene Attell in honor of comedian Dave Attell. He was born on May 5, 2019. However, they changed it to Gene David after realizing that it sounded like genital.

 Amy Schumer’s Net Worth

Schumer has an estimated net worth of $25 million.


Schumer is 5 ft 7 in tall and weighs around 73 kg. Her waist size is 28 inches while her hip size is 29 in.

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