Tina Fey is an American actress, writer, comedian as well as a producer who has an estimated net worth of million dollars. Her fame has been attributed to the various excellent works that she has done. One of them is her appearance on Saturday Night Live. She also created both 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Fey has starred in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Sisters and Date Night among others.
Biography & Wiki
Tina Fey was born in 1970 on 18th May as Elizabeth Stamatina Fey. Her birthplace was Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. She was born to Donald Henry Fey who succumbed to his death in 2015 and Zenobia. Her father served as a university administrator of not only the University of Pennsylvania but also Thomas Jefferson University. He was also a grant proposal writer. On the other hand, her mother is a brokerage employee. Tina was born together with her elder brother Peter, and their age difference is eight years.
Her school going age arrived, and she joined Cardington-Stonehurst Elementary School. Later, she started studying at the Beverly Hills Middle School, Upper Darby before joining Upper Darby High School. Upon graduating in 1998, she went to the University of Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree of drama when she graduated in 1992.
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond started dating in 1994. Jeff then was a pianist but later became not only the musical director of Second City but also one of the 30 Rock’s composers. Their wedding ceremony was in Greek Orthodox and was held in 2001 on 3rd June.
On 10th September in 2005, the couple welcomed their firstborn and gave them the name Alice Zenobia Richmond. They had their second daughter named Penelope Athena Richmond in 2011 on August 10th.
Even before Saturday Night Live, Tina Fey was performing comedy shows with The Second City. Saturday Night Live gave her a job as a writer, and she consequently left Chicago for New York. After being an extra in one of the episodes of 1998, she began performing two years later. Subsequently, she and Jimmy Fallon became anchors of the segment of SNL’s Weekend Update.
Due to the departure of Fallon, Fey and Amy Poehler started hosting it together. That made them the first two women to simultaneously host the show. She stayed with SNL until 2006.
She embarked on what made her leave the show which is creating 30 Rock. Later, she created Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
As an actor, she starred in Baby Mama in 2008. In the 2010s, Fey has starring roles in Date Night, sisters, Muppets Most Wanted as well as the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. Tina has also voiced the princes in the video game called Medieval Madness and has also performed several theatre performances.
Awards & Achievements
In 2001, Fey received a Writers Guild of America Award. The following year, she received an Emmy Award and also earned another one in 2007. That same year, she won a Gracie Allen Award. Since 2007, she has been a winner of 7 Emmy, 6 Writers Guild of America and 2 Golden Globe Awards among others.
Net Worth of Tina Fey
Tina Fey has a net worth of about $65 million. Her acting career is her main source of income. Fey has earned for portraying various characters in films. In addition to that, she has made money by performing comedy. Her other sources of income include both writing and producing of films. That explains how she has accumulated her current wealth.
Tina Fey is an award-winning comedian as well as the actress who has been active in the field since 1997. She made an appearance on the Saturday Night Live in the year mentioned above, and that was the beginning of her rise to fame. Her other milestone was the creation of films as well as acting. Besides that, she is a philanthropist.