In addition to several Hollywood
celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Lena Dunham, comedians
Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis
CK are part of inner circle.
are people who are my best
friends she told Howard Stern.
the word is out.
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Standup fans at
Comedy Cellar got way
more than they paid for
in January when Chris
Rock, Dave Chapelle,
Aziz Ansari and Schumer
unexpectedly took the
stage. guys saw
a billion worth
told the crowd.
The standup comic made
history last year as the rst
woman to be ranked on
list of highest-paid comedians,
coming in at No. with
$17 million in earnings.
Last August, Schumer
published the bare-all
The Girl with the Lower Back
Tattoo, for which she earned
a reported $9 million advance.
It landed at the top of The
New York Times bestsellers
list two weeks
Inside Amy Schumer
Trainwreck, written by Schumer,
propelled the comedian onto the
Hollywood A-list. Next up: the
mother-daughter comedy Snatched
with Goldie Hawn, out next month.
This Comedy Central sketch
show has won Schumer
Emmy and Peabody awards,
garnered raves for its sketches and attracted big-name
guest stars, including Tina
Fey, Lin-Manuel Miranda
and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
A raffl promoting the NYC premiere of Trainwreck raised
more than $176,000 for the MS Society. The grand prize
included, in part, two tickets to the premiere, airfare and
hotel and a lap by Schumer.
Schumer is the second child of
Gordon and Sandra Schumer. Older
brother Jason Stein is a musician;
younger sister Kim Caramele is a
comedy producer who frequently
performs with Amy.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is
second cousin once removed. The two have
worked to advance gun control legislation and
draw awareness to gun violence.
Schumer and Lena Dunham met
when the comedian unsuccessfully
auditioned for the part of Shoshanna
on Girls. was clear Amy
meant to play an innocent Juicy
Couture lover obsessed with
Dunham wrote in the intro to a Lenny
Letter interview with Schumer.
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In addition to her Emmy,
Choice and Peabody
awards, Schumer received
(2015) and Woman of the
Year Award (2016) and made
the Time 100 in 2015.
takes time out from her
own show to pop up
on others, adding her
comedic touch to Girls, The
Simpsons, Family Guy,
Burgers, Comedians in Cars
Getting Coff ee and Louie.
Schumer has been a supporter
of this charity since her father
was diagnosed with the
disease in 1993.
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Comedian and actress Amy
career has been filled with firsts. She won
the first-ever Emmy in the sketch comedy
category. She was the first woman to
make it onto list of highest-paid
comedians. And she was the first female
comic to sell out New Madison
Square done twice.
no small feat for someone as
adept at generating controversy as she
is laughs. Schumer uses her comedy to
tackle serious social issues and afraid
to take a stand. like what she said?
expect an apology. As she once told
a Hollywood Reporter roundtable of fellow
comedy actresses, never apologize