47 Facts About Amy Schumer


Amy Beth Schumer was born on June 1,1981 and is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer, producer, and director.


Amy Schumer published a memoir in 2016, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, which held the top position on The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list for two weeks.


Amy Schumer was born on June 1,1981, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, New York, to Sandra Jane and Gordon David Amy Schumer, who owned a baby-furniture company.


Amy Schumer's father was born to a Jewish family from Ukraine.


Amy Schumer is a second cousin of US Senator and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.


Amy Schumer was raised Jewish and says she had to deal with antisemitism as a child.


Amy Schumer was voted both "Class Clown" and "Teacher's Worst Nightmare" upon graduation in 1999.


Amy Schumer attended the Hebrew school of the Central Synagogue of Nassau County, a Reform synagogue in Rockville Centre, on whose board her mother served.


Amy Schumer moved near Baltimore, Maryland, after high school when she attended Towson University; she graduated with a degree in theater in 2003.


Amy Schumer returned to New York City after college, where she studied at the William Esper Studio for two years and worked as a bartender and a waitress.


Amy Schumer has a younger sister, Kim Caramele, who is a comedy writer and a producer, and a half-brother, Jason Stein, who is a musician in Chicago, Illinois.


Amy Schumer started doing stand-up comedy on June 1,2004, when she first performed at Gotham Comedy Club.


Amy Schumer co-starred in the Comedy Central reality show Reality Bites Back in 2008.


Amy Schumer served as a co-host of A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus in 2011, later titled Hoppus on Music.


Amy Schumer did an episode of WTF with Marc Maron podcast on March 3,2011, in which she discusses her early life in more detail.


Amy Schumer has appeared in roles on the NBC comedy series 30 Rock, the Adult Swim mockumentary series Delocated, and the two HBO series, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Girls.


Amy Schumer was a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show and the Opie and Anthony radio show.


Amy Schumer acted in three films in 2012: the independent comedy Price Check, the comedy-drama Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and the independent comedy Sleepwalk with Me.


Amy Schumer appeared on The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen in September 2011, and The Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne Barr in August 2012.


In June 2012, Amy Schumer began work on a sketch comedy series for Comedy Central.


Inside Amy Schumer was picked up for a second season that began in 2014.


In 2014, Amy Schumer embarked on her Back Door Tour to promote the second season of her show.


Amy Schumer appeared as a guest on an episode of comedian Jerry Seinfeld's Internet series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee in 2014.


Amy Schumer hosted the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, which took place on April 11.


Amy Schumer wrote and played her first leading film role in Trainwreck, co-starring Bill Hader, which was released on July 17,2015.


However, Amy Schumer later revealed the project was on the "back burner".


Amy Schumer performed as opening act for Madonna on three New York City dates of the singer's Rebel Heart Tour in September 2015.


Also that year, Amy Schumer wrote a memoir, entitled The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo.


Amy Schumer made her Broadway debut in 2017 with Steve Martin's comedy play Meteor Shower, about two couples in 1993 who spend an evening with each other.


Amy Schumer's performance received acclaim and garnered her a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.


In May 2020, Schumer alongside her husband Chris Fischer starred in an eight-episode cooking show Amy Schumer Learns to Cook, for Food Network which followed Schumer and Fischer cooking while quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The series was self-shot and featured Amy Schumer donating to The Coalition of Immokalee Workers Fair Food Program and domestic violence organizations.


Amy Schumer next appeared in a documentary series Expecting Amy, which she executive produced, following Schumer preparing for a stand-up special while going through a difficult pregnancy for HBO Max, which premiered on July 9,2020.


Amy Schumer appeared in the 2021 film The Humans, based upon play of the same name directed by Stephen Karam.


The revival of her sketch series Inside Amy Schumer, which had been on hiatus since 2016, was announced in February 2021, with five additional specials to be released through Paramount+.


Amy Schumer co-hosted the 94th Academy Awards with Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes on March 27,2022.


In 2015, Amy Schumer was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.


In 2015, Amy Schumer was named to Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People list for 2015.


Amy Schumer has received praise for addressing various social issues through comedy.


In November 2015, Amy Schumer posed nude for a photo by photographer Annie Leibovitz for 2016 edition of the Pirelli Calendar.


In January 2016, Amy Schumer was accused of stealing jokes from comedians Tammy Pescatelli, Kathleen Madigan, Wendy Liebman, and Patrice O'Neal.


On October 4,2018, Amy Schumer was arrested at the US Capitol while protesting the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.


Amy Schumer has used her role as a comedian to encourage higher voter turnout and spread awareness about voter ID laws.


Amy Schumer has dated professional wrestler Nick Nemeth, better known by his ring name Dolph Ziggler, and comedian Anthony Jeselnik.


Amy Schumer married chef and farmer Chris Fischer on February 13,2018, in Malibu, California.


Amy Schumer's son was born by caesarean section because of her endometriosis.


In September 2021, Amy Schumer had her uterus removed to alleviate symptoms related to the condition.