- Tina Fey is a multiple Emmy Award-winning actress, comedian, playwright, and producer best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. She is also famous for creating the comedy series 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Tina Fey is a multiple Emmy Award-winning actress, comedian, playwright, and producer best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. She is also famous for creating the comedy series 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Originally from upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania, Tina Fey was born on 18 May 1970 under the star sign Taurus. The 50-year-old actress is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as she has German, Northern Irish, English, Scottish, and Greek ancestry. She attended Upper Darby High School and then enrolled at the University of Virginia, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama in 1992.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Fey started working as a writer on Saturday Night Live in 1995. Four years later, she was promoted to head writer, becoming SNL’s first female head writer. In 2000, she began performing in sketches and started co-anchoring SNL’s Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon. She departed from the show in 2006 to develop 30 Rock for Broadway Video.
Fey penned the hit movie Mean Girls before thriving as the star of one of the most popular shows, 30 Rock. She also co-created the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. In 2011, she released her autobiography called Bossypants. Besides, she has starred in films like Admission, Muppets Most Wanted, and This is Where I Leave You.
The comedian also produced Great News for NBC and took on a recurring role in the show. She was featured in Poehler’s directorial debut Wine Country in 2019. She then appeared in the anthology series Modern Love.
Along with winning multiple awards, Fey has earned a colossal fortune and lives an elegant lifestyle. As of December 2020, her net worth is estimated at $75 million.
Married, Husband, and Children
Fey is happily married to her long-time husband, Jeff Richmond. Her husband is a pianist who later became a composer on 30 Rock and musical director on Second City.
The Saturday night Live co-host began dating Richmond in 1994. After dating for almost seven years, the couple married in a Greek Orthodox ceremony on 03 June 2001. The lovely pair shares two children, daughters Alice (b. 2005) and Penelope Athena (b. 2011). The family of four lives together in a US $3.4 million apartments on the Upper West Side in New York City.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The actress was born to parents Donald Henry Fey and Zenobia “Jeanne.” Her father was a Korean War veteran and university administrator for the Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, her Greek mother is a retired brokerage employee. After losing her father in 2015, Fey established a scholarship fund in his name at the Temple University to support veterans studying journalism. She has an older brother named Peter.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Fey stands tall at the height of 5 feet 5 inches. She was a size 12 at the start of her career. Despite being in her 50s, she continues to maintain her body that weighs around 54 kg.