Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer

Date of Birth

Birthday: June 1
Birthplace: New York, New York

Writer, actress, and standup comedian Amy Schumer currently stars in Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central. The show, which debuted in 2013 and has spawned many viral videos, is a combination of sketches, stand up, and interviews. Schumer earned the Critic's Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for the show in 2015.

Writer, actress, and standup comedian Amy Schumer currently stars in Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central. The show, which debuted in 2013 and has spawned many viral videos, is a combination of sketches, stand up, and interviews. Schumer earned the Critic's Choice Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for the show in 2015.

Schumer first started doing stand up comedy in 2004. In 2007, she appeared on the fifth season of Last Comic Standing and came in fourth. Schumer had her first Comedy Central Presents special in 2010, and appeared on the channel in 2011 and 2012 for roasts of Charlie Sheen and Roseanne Barr, respectively. Also in 2012, her standup comedy special aired on Comedy Central, and she began working on a sketch show for the channel. The following year, Inside Amy Schumer premiered.

Schumer has since returned to Last Comic Standing as a mentor. She's also made appearances on Jerry Seinfeld's show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Night of Too Many Stars, and The Bachelor. She hosted her first awards show, the MTV Movie Awards, in 2015.

Schumer has also made guest appearances on comedies including 30 Rock and Curb Your Enthusiasm. In July 2015 came Trainwreck, a film she wrote and co-stars in with Bill Hader.

Show more

Awards & Nominations

13 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program - 2020
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special - 2019
Outstanding Variety Special - 2016
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Amy Schumer, Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2016
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2016
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special - 2016
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2016
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2015
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2015
Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Amy Schumer, Directed by
  • Inside Amy Schumer
  • "12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer"
  • Comedy Central
  • Jax Media
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2015
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2014
Amy Schumer on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Amy Schumer and Kim Caramele at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Amy Schumer and the team from "Inside Amy Schumer" backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Louis C.K. and Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Amy Schumer and Kim Caramele at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Amy Schumer on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer present Allison Janney an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer present at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Allison Janney and Amy Schumer at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Amy Schumer presents an award at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Amy Schumer of Inside Amy Schumer arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Fill 1
Fill 1
Amy Schumer on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Camera

Amy Schumer on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Camera

Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball. 

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Camera

Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer and Kim Caramele at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Amy Schumer and Kim Caramele at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer and the team from "Inside Amy Schumer" backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Amy Schumer and the team from "Inside Amy Schumer" backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Louis C.K. and Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Louis C.K. and Amy Schumer at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer and Kim Caramele at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Amy Schumer and Kim Caramele at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Amy Schumer on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer present Allison Janney an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer present Allison Janney an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer present at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Camera

Amy Poehler and Amy Schumer present at the 67th Emmy Awards.

Invision/AP
Allison Janney and Amy Schumer at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Camera

Allison Janney and Amy Schumer at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer presents an award at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Camera

Presenter Amy Schumer at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

Invision/AP
Amy Schumer of Inside Amy Schumer arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Camera

Amy Schumer of Inside Amy Schumer arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

Invision/AP
Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:

Chrome
Firefox
Safari


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window