Amy Sedaris is a popular actress from America. People love her for her appearance in the comedy series “Strangers with Candy.” It was a super successful series, and everyone loved her character, “Jerri Blank.” She is famous for her writing and comedy timing.

Quick Info 
Full NameAmy Louise Sedaris
Date of Birth March 29, 1961
Birth Place Endicott, New York, US
ParentsLou Sedaris
Sharon Sedaris
ProfessionActress, Comedian, Writer
PartnerPaul Dinello
Age59 years
Height5 ft 1 in
Weight57 kg
Net WorthUS $12 million

Moreover, Amy has also composed plenty of plays. She had collaborated with her brother for the games. “One Woman Shoe,” ” Stump the Host,” and “Stitches” are some of her theatres. Among all the characters, her hippie characters are the most appreciated ones. “Sex and the City,” ” Just Shoot Me,” and “Monk” are some of her prominent appearances. Amy also performed very well with her movies “Shrek The Third” and “School of Rock.” Amy also runs a small business of cupcakes and cheese balls.

Amy Sedaris

Where was Amy born and Raised?

The birthplace of Amy is Endicott, New York. She came into the world on 29th March 1961. Her mother’s name is Sharon Sedaris, and her father’s name is Lou Sedaris. Amy grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Amy Sedaris has a total of five siblings, viz. Lisa, Paul, Tiffany, David, and Gretchen.

Amy used to work in the “Winn-Dixie” supermarket as a cashier. She also used to work in a comedy club in Chicago as a waitress. But she was not for the jobs. That’s why both of the workplaces fired her.

The nationality of Amy is American. Her current age is 59 years and belongs to the Anglo-American ethnicity.



Amy Sedaris received get academic qualifications from the “Sanderson High School.” There are not many articles accessible concerning her educational background.


How did Sedaris start her Career?

Amy got her debut from the television movie “Big Deals” in 1991. She was also part of the improvisational enterprise “Annoyance Theatre” and “The Second City” in Chicago and debuted with “Exit 57” in 1995, which was a Comedy Central show. This series ran for three seasons. She started appearing in movies like “Commandments” and “Nad Bosses Go to Hell” in 1997.

Amy Sedaris

Television Shows

Amy also started co-writing many shows, including her sibling, in 1997. “The Little Frieda Mysteries,” ” One Woman Show,” and “Incident at Cobbler’s Knob” are some of their co-written play projects. She became part of the movie projects like “Six Days Seven Nights,” “Strangers with Candy Retardation, a Celebration, “and ” Wheels of Fury” were some of her movie projects in 1998. Amy also became part of the successful Comedy Central Show “Strangers with Candy” during 1999 and 2000. Amy got starred in the 30 episodes of the show. Amy became part of the TV series “Just Shoot Me” and “Fling” in 2001.



Moreover, Amy also co-wrote the novel “Wigfield” in 2003. Paul Dinello and Steven Colbert were the co-authors of the book. Amy Sedaris also appeared in the movies “Elf” and “School of Rock” in the same year. Similarly, she appeared in the film like “Bewitched,” ” Neurotica,” “Strangers with Candy,” ” Romance & Cigarettes,” ” My Baby’s Daddy,” “I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With,” ” Chicken Little” and ” Full Grown Men” in between 2004 and 2006. She was also a monthly columnist during the same time for “The Believer.”



Amy was part of the movies like “Space Buddies,” ” Tanner Hall,” “Gym Teacher: The Movie,” ” Puss in Boots,” “The Best and The Brightest,” and  ” Jennifer’s Body” were some of her movies during 2008 and 2011. Amy Sedaris also launched her book “Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People!” Amy was also part of the shows like “The Middle,” ” Bob’s Burgers,” “Hot in Cleveland,” and ” Sponge Bob SquarePants ” during the same time. Amy Sedaris also appeared in television shows like “The Heart, She Holler” and “30 Rocks” between 2012 and 2013.

Likewise, Amy has been actively participating in the industry. She has been part of the movies like “Observatory Blues,” Handsome,” and “The Parable of the Disappearing Recliner” in 2017, “The Lion King” in 2019, and “Save Yourselves!” in 2020. Amy Sedaris also appeared in the TV series like “The National Lampoon Radio Hour,” “Bubble Guppies,” ” F is for Family,” and “Duck Tales” in 2020.

Personal Life

Amy was in a relationship with actor Paul Dinello. Couples were in a bond for eight years. Despite their breakup, they remained close friends. Amy is also the godmother of Paul’s son. She is not interested in starting married life and doesn’t have my children.

Amy Sedaris

Social Media

Amy is quite active on social media platforms. Amy has the name “@amysedaris” on Instagram with 708K followers. Amy is not quite busy with a personal Twitter account. But she is on Twitter with “AtHomeWithAmySedaris” and has 13.9K followers. Her Facebook page, “Amy Sedaris,” has 118K followers.


Net Worth

Amy has actively contributed to movies, plays, writing, and television. Withstanding the valuation of her schemes and, Amy has a relative net worth of $12 million.