Amy Sedaris is an actress, writer, and comedian of American nationality. She is the most famous for her part in the series ‘Strangers With Candy’ airing on Comedy Central. She is a well-read writer and has appeared in many movies. Some of her roles are in films like Maid in Manhattan, Shrek the Third, and Puss in Boots. She is an excellent comedian and does hippie versions of well-known stage and TV characters. She also owns a cupcake business.
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Biography and Early Life
Amy Louise Sedaris was born on 29 March 1961 in Endicott, New York, US. Her parents were Louis Harry “Lou” Sedaris and Sharon Elizabeth. The family was raised as Greek Orthodox. Her childhood home was in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was raised with five siblings. One of her brothers is the author David Sedaris.
While a teenager, she had a job at a Winn-Dixie supermarket. She used to cause trouble by making false announcements on the loudspeaker. She also egged the cashier’s car when threatened with losing the job. After that, she got a job at Zanies Comedy Club as a waitress. But she was five minutes late and was fired. As revenge, she threw the manager’s keys in the snow.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Amy Sedaris in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Amy Sedaris’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 March 1961. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 155cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Light Brown.
Amy attended Jesse O. Sanderson High School to complete her high school education. She graduated in 1980, but the name of the college/university is unknown.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Currently, Amy Sedaris is unmarried and is not in any relationship. Previously she was in a relationship with actor Paul Dinello which lasted eight years. Despite breaking up, they are close friends. In many interviews, Amy has said that she is not interested in marrying and having kids.
Amy used to own a cupcake and cheeseball business called “Dusty Food Cupcakes,”; named after her rabbit.
Is Amy Sedaris Lesbian?
We have not come across any reports stating that Amy Sedaris might be lesbian. She has worked with many female colleagues but has not shown any interest in lesbian relationships. She previously used to date a male, which proves that her sexual orientation is straight.
Amy started her acting career in the show ‘Exit 57’ airing on Comedy Central. She is famous for portraying Jerri Blank in ‘Strangers with Candy.’ She has co-written the show with Colbert and Dinello, and it ran for three seasons. It later acquired a cult following. She has appeared as a guest in many TV shows like ‘Sex and the City, ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘Rescue Me’ and ‘The Good Wife.’
Sedaris appeared on many talk shows like ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’. She has also appeared on the music video of ‘Better Get to Livin’. In 2015, she was a cast member of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ and played Mimi Kanasis.
She lent her voice to the original ‘Bojack Horseman’ show in 2014. Other famous movies she has voiced are ‘Shrek the Third’ and ‘The Lion King.’ Her 1st movie lead role was in the film adaptation of ‘Strangers with Candy.’ Amy has co-authored the 2003 text and picture book, Wigfield. She released ‘I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence’ in 2006, which became a New York Times bestseller. In 2010 she published a book on crafting called ‘Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People!
Amy Sedaris is an excellent actress and comedian and has received her fair share of recognition. She is a Primetime Emmy Awards nominee twice in 2018 and 2019. For her contributions with her voice, she was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award in 2012. In 2020, she was nominated for the Writers Guild of America award for ‘At Home with Amy Sedaris.’
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Amy Sedaris in 2021
The current net worth of Amy Sedaris is $15 million as of the year 2021. Most of her fortune is through her career in acting and as her work as a comedian. She has also written a New York Times bestseller book.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She was in a relationship with Paul E. Dinello, another American comedian, for eight long years.
60-year-old Amy Sedaris is a talented American actress. She has entertained the people with her performance and made them laugh with her comic timing. She deserves everything she has earned to date, starting from several nominations such as the Gold Derby Awards and the Writers Guild of America Awards.
Facts of Amy Louise Sedaris
- Gender Female
- full nameAmy Louise Sedaris
- birthplaceEndicott, New York, United States
- Date of Birth March 29, 1961
- Age 61 years 4 months
- Horoscope Aries
- Lucky Number 4
- Lucky Stone Diamond
- Lucky Color Red
- Best Match for Marriage Leo
- religionGreek Orthodox
- net worth$15 million
- professionActress, comedian, writer
- weightIn Kilograms – 60 Kg, In Pounds – 132 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 155 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
- hair colorLight Brown
- eye colorBrown
- high schoolJesse O. Sanderson High School