What is Amy Schumer's net worth in 2021? The complete breakdown here!
Known for playing the beat-up, hilariously alcoholic, and over-sexed Amy Townsend in the 2015 romantic comedy, Trainwreck, which she also wrote, Amy Schumer is perhaps one of the best-known female comics in the industry right now. Schumer rose to fame as a comedian in 2014 when she bagged an Emmy for her sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer.
Amy Beth Schumer was born 41 years ago in New York City to wealthy baby furniture-owning parents. Schumer graduated from Towson University with a degree in theatre and kicked off her career in Off-off-Broadway productions. While venturing into the acting circle, Schumer also forayed into stand-up comedy. Amy competed and was placed fourth in the fifth season of NBC's reality talent show Last Comic Standing, which Schumer cites as her big break.
Amy Schumer's net worth revealed!
Besides stellar acting and comic portfolio, Schumer is also cementing her repertoire as a writer, director, and producer. Amy is well-noted for her fast climb to fame. Thanks to Schumer's starring debut breakout role in Trainwreck, the New York-born starred in some high-profile projects and continues to nab coveted roles. As per Celebrity Net Worth, Amy has an estimated net worth of $45 million.
Schumer won an Emmy for her sketch series 'Inside Amy Schumer.' Photo Source: Instagram
A staggering amount considering the Trainwreck actress is in the 18th year of her career. After garnering significant exposure with Last Comic Standing, Schumer starred in the 2008 reality show Reality Bites Back. The then-aspiring comic had a few more credits in television, including in The Howard Stern Show, Delocated, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and more, before breaking through as the most promising female comedian with her sketch series Inside Amy Schumer in 2013.
Since its premiere on Comedy Central on April 30, 2013, Inside Amy Schumer has maintained its raving reviews from critics and audience alike and has been ordered for the fifth season. Fervent fans know how Schumer once voiced the pay gap in the industry and negotiated her way up for millions more. In 2017, the comedian signed an $11 million deal with Netflix for her Amy Schumer: The Leather Special. Amy later earned $13 million after expressing her dismay over Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle making $20 million for their special.
The comedian was paid $13 million for Netflix's 'Amy Schumer: The Leather Special.' Photo Source: Instagram
Looking at Amy's hefty paycheck from Netflix for her special, the comedian-turned-actress has done specials for other channels that may have contributed a relative amount to her bank balance. In 2015, Schumer's Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo for HBO garnered three Emmy nominations and one Grammy nomination. In 2020, Schumer co-starred with her husband, Chris Fischer, in Amy Schumer Learns to Cook; the husband-wife duo also served as the executive producer on the show.
Amy reportedly earned an estimated $21 million from her stand-up tour in 2019 alone. Photo Source: Instagram
The I Feel Pretty star's recent credit includes the hit documentary miniseries, Expecting Amy, which showed Amy going through her pregnancy. The Golden Globe-nominated actress has raked a hefty dough from touring. Schumer's first world tour commenced in 2016 in Dublin; the same year, she bagged an advance book deal of $9 million for her memoir, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, a New York Times bestseller. Amy reportedly earned an estimated $21 million from her stand-up tour in 2019.
Amy Schumer buys the Brooklyn townhouse for $16.2 million!
The Emmy winner boasts an impressive real estate portfolio, and Schumer has added another expensive gem to her collection. The I Feel Pretty actress recently purchased the iconic Brooklyn Heights townhouse, featured in Nicolas Cage and Cher's 1987 movie Moonstruck, for a whopping AUD 16.2 million. Built in 1892, the home spans over a 4,500-square-foot area and consists of two parlors, five-plus bedrooms, a rustic kitchen, a living room and three guest rooms across four stories.
Amy bought the iconic 'Moonstruck' home in Brooklyn. Photo Source: Instagram
The bombshell purchase comes over a month after the comedian and her husband listed their Manhattan penthouse for $15 million. Schumer originally bought the lavish penthouse for $12.15 million in November 2016. The home features five bedrooms and 5.5 baths spanning over a 4,500 square foot area. After listing the penthouse on the market, the comedian hinted at relocating to Brooklyn.
Amy and her husband Fischer have been married since 2018. Source: US Weekly
"It's pretty obvious where we are going. If you leave this borough, what borough do people usually move to? It's not rocket science," Schumer quipped. The Expecting Amy star previously owned a 1-bedroom Manhattan apartment, which she sold for $1.62 million in 2016. Amy and her chef husband, Chris Fischer, have been married since 2018, and the pair share a son.