Amy Beth Schumer
|Current Location::||New York, Kings County, New York, United States|
|Birthplace:||New York, New York County, New York, United States|
Daughter of <private> Schumer and <private> Schumer (Jones)
|Occupation:||Comedian, actress, writer|
|Managed by:||Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton|
About Amy Schumer
Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She is the star of the comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, which premiered on Comedy Central on April 30, 2013.
She is the daughter of Sandra (née Jones) and Gordon Schumer. Her father is of Ashkenazi Jewish background. Her mother's ancestry includes English and German, as well as some Scottish and Welsh. Schumer and her sister were raised Jewish.
"(on Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer) He's my dad's cousin. I definitely grew up knowing him - not knowing that it mattered that he was in politics, and not really dealing with it at all. The first time it came up was when my sister and I were arrested for shoplifting. We were arrested for grand larceny, and [the cops] were like, 'You're lucky you have this last name.' And they pleaded it down, to like disturbing the peace or something. ... "
- Wikipedia, official website,imdb, In Memory of Betty Jane Jones November 9, 1923 - January 24, 2013, From "Interview: Amy Schumer calls Comedy Central show a dream come true". Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2013