Monday 21 September 2020

Amy Schumer

Amy Beth Schumer, the American stand-up comedian and actress was born on 1st June 1981, at Manhattan, New York City. She is the daughter of Sandra Jane, and Gordon David Schumer, owner of a baby-furniture company. 

She was a participant in the finals of the fifth season of the NBC reality television talent show Last Comic Standing in 2007 and placed fourth. Later, she co-stared in several television programs including those in the Comedy Central and Fox News. She has been the creator, co-producer, co-writer, and star of the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer since 2013.

She made her film debut as a writer and actor through Trainwreck (2015). She released her stand-up comedy album Cutting in the year 2011. Her memoir named The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, was released in 2016, which remained in The New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list for two weeks. 

Schumer has received nominations for the Writers Guild of America, Golden Globe, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards, and so on. 

Amy Schumer Religion

Schumer was raised Jewish. She once revealed that she faced anti-Semitism during her childhood. Her ancestry includes English, other than Jewish. She has not stated anything much related to her religion or religious views. It is not known if she still practices the customs and traditions of her religion. 

She found out through the help of an agency that her ancestors have moved from Ukraine to the United States. She has expressed her wish to visit her great-great grandfather’s grave and said that she believes that the discovery will bring change to her. 

Amy Schumer Political Views

As most of the Hollywood celebrities, Amy Schumer is also a great supporter of the Democratic Party. She has taken part in several campaigns of the Party Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and has talked openly in support of her many times too.

There was an incident in which the audience of her show in Tampa Bay did walk out as a protest on her anti-Trump comment. She said that Trump is an “orange, sexual-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster”.

Who is she dating?

Schumer was in a relationship with wrestler Dolph Ziggler, whose original name is Nick Nemeth, and also with the comedian Anthony Jeselnik.

In February 2018, Schumer revealed that she is getting married to chef and farmer Chris Fischer at Malibu, California. The couple announced in October 2018 that they’re expecting their first child, and Schumer gave birth to their son, named Gene in May 2019. 

Amy Schumer Hobbies

The American stand-up comedian is a great fan of sporty activities including horse riding, and also she likes to work out a lot. She always takes care of herself by eating healthy food and working out as required. 

Schumer is not only a comedian, but also a writer, producer and director. She had once stated that these processes require a lot of reading and working on it. Therefore, it can be assumed that she likes to read a lot too.

Interesting Facts

    • During her graduation time, she was voted as “Class Clown” and “Teacher’s Worst Nightmare”.

    • Schumer changed her son’s middle name from Attell to David, after realising that “Gene Attell” sounded like “genital”. Attell was made into second name in honour of comedian Dave Attell.