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Amy Schumer Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Amy Schumer worth? $16 Million

How Amy Schumer earn her money and wealth?

Amy Beth Schumer is born on June 1, 1981. She is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actress, and producer from New York. She started trying her luck in comedy in 2000 and finally got a chance to feature in a Comedy Central’s comedy series Inside Schumer. She also received the Peabody award for this comedy series. In 2003, she made her debut with a black comedy film, Keeping Abreast where she portrayed the role of a young woman who is diagnosed with breast cancer. Amy began doing stand-up comedy in 2004, by performing at Gotham Comedy Club.

Amy also gave auditions for the NBC reality television talent show Last Comic Standing. She failed to clear the auditions during the earlier seasons, but eventually reached the finals of the 5th season of The Last Comic Standing. In 2008, Schumer again acted in a comedy show called Reality Bites. Besides doing comedy shows, Schumer also acted in three movies 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.

Schumer also released her standup comedy album, Cutting, in 2011. In 2012, her stand-up comedy Mostly Sex Stuff was telecasted on comedy central on August 18, 2012. In the same year, Schumer started working on a sketch comedy series for Comedy Central. Four seasons of her show Inside Schumer were premiered in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2015, she hosted the MTV Movie Awards, which took place on April 11. In the same year, Amy wrote and released her first leading role movie, Trainwreck, starring opposite Bill Hader. 2015 proved to be the successful year for Amy Schumer. She won many awards that year. She was listed in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people; Schumer was also listed in 10 Most Fascinating People list of  Barbara Walters’.

In 2016, she was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for her comedy special show Amy Schumer: Live premiered in 2015. She was nominated for her outstanding performance and script. On June 23, 2016, during her concert at Madison Square Garden, Schumer announced her first ever world tour beginning on August 26 in Dublin. In the same year, Schumer wrote a book, entitled The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. In 2017, Schumer made her debut with Steve Martin’s comedy play Meteor Shower. The show is about the two couples in 1993 who spend an evening with each other.

Schumer has been seen advocating for stricter gun control laws and speaking for an increase in mental health funding after the shooting incident in Louisiana during the screening of Trainwreck. Schumer has posed nude for photographer Annie Leibovitz in her 2016 edition of the Pirelli Calendar. Her tweet read, “Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting, flawless, woman. Thank you.” and was accompanied by her photo.

What are the highest grossing movies of Amy Schumer?

  1.    Trainwreck (2015): $110,212,700
  2.    Thank You for Your Service (2017): $9,536,300
  3.    Sleepwalk with Me (2012): $2,266,067

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