She’s a woman’s woman. A lady with many talents, who is an accomplished actress, writer, comedian, and talented producer. Whatever you see her do, she’s good at it, which is why she does it. Tina Fey is the multi-talented American entertainer we want to write about today. Read all about her here.
Biography (Family, Sisters, Age)
Her birth name is Elizabeth Stamatina Tina Fey, and she was born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania on May 18, 1970, the son of Donald Henry Fey, a half-Scottish and half-German man. She is well known as a university administrator at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University. He has also been the author of scholarship proposals. Unfortunately, he died in 2015. Tina’s mother, Zenobia Jeanne Fey, was a broker of Greek descent. She had a brother, Peter Fey, with whom she grew up and with whom she watched television series such as Second City Television, Young Frankenstein and The Honeymooners. She once announced that they were not allowed to watch The Flinstones.
Tina was enrolled at Cardington-Stonehurst Elementary School and later at Beverly Hills Middle School in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. During her time in Upper Dabby, she was an honorary student and a member of the school choir. Her participation in extracurricular activities did not stop in the choir, as she was also a member of the school’s tennis team and drama club. She later became a talented producer and co-editor of Acorn, the school newspaper, and also a satirical contributor to The Colonel. She graduated from high school in 1988.
When she finished high school, the current celebrity wasted no time in going straight to college. She was accepted to the University of Virginia, where she studied what she had loved to do since childhood – writing plays and acting. She was awarded the Pettway Prize for her incomparable portrayal of talent and in 1992, the year she graduated, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama.
Like most Americans after college, Tina Fey needed a job and got one where she worked as a day receptionist at the YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) in Evanston, Illinois, Chicago.
Journey through her Career
As part of her work as a receptionist, she went to auditions and was accepted for a one-year program with Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. The talented young Tina performed in shows here for several years. In 1997, one of several scripts she submitted for the NBC variety show Saturday Night Live (SNL) attracted some attention. She was then hired as a writer and moved to New York.
In New York, the comedy screenwriter finally became the head writer of the comedy series Saturday Night Live; she was the first female head writer at the time. Her stay was fruitful in every way, as she did a lot of other productive and creative things. Together with Jimmy Fallon, she hosted the Weekend Update segment, adapted the Mean Girls script from 2004 and also played the lead role in the play.
In 2006, she left the SNL to shoot the television series 30 Rock, which featured her experiences in the SNL. In 2008, she made a comedy film called Baby Mama, and in 2010 she was found together with Steve Carell in several comedy films, including an animated film called Megamind with Will Ferrell.
By 2015, Tina Fey had created the television comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt with 30-rock columnist Robert Carlock. She was also the producer of the work. The show premiered on March 6, 2015, to great acclaim from television critics.
She has received numerous awards and prizes for her work. In early 2010, Fey received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress, while on January 13, 2013, she hosted the prestigious Golden Globe Awards together with her friend and fellow comedian Amy Poehler. In total, she received 2 Golden Globe Awards, 5 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and 8 Emmy Awards. She was nominated for a Grammy Award for her autobiographical book Bossypants. Among her achievements is an AP Entertainer of the Year award for her imitation of Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2010, she was the youngest winner of this award at the time.
Height and Body Stats
Tina Fey is 1.64 m tall and has a bodyweight of about 57 kg. Her body statistics put her chest size at 34 inches, with a waist of 26 inches, while her hips are at a moderate 34 inches. Going back to her neck, it is extrapolated that she is a size 9 while going down to her shoes with her legs, she is good at size 10. In general, she has a slender body structure with not too much of everything or too little of the essentials. No, she has everything in the right proportions.
Do your body statistics agree with hers? What about her eye and hair color? Her eye and hair color is dark brown in an oval-shaped face.
Is Tina Fey Married with Kids?
Tina began dating Jeff Richmond in 1994 when she was a member of the improvisational theater group Second City in Chicago in her second year of membership. Jeff was a pianist at the time, but later rose to the position of musical director of the troupe and then became a composer at 30 Rock.
They were together for 7 years, and in 2001 they decided to spend the rest of their lives together. This led to their marriage in a Greek Orthodox ceremony on 3 June 2001. From this marriage since then, they have two daughters, Alice Zenobia Richmond, born on 10 September 2005, and Penelope Athena Richmond, the younger one, born on 10 August 2011. The family of four lives together on West-End Avenue, Upper West Side, New York, in a house that cost the parents $3.4 million when they bought the house in April 2009.
Tina Fey’s Net Worth
Tina has net assets estimated at over $45 million. Her income comes mainly from everything she does in entertainment, which gives her a place in the A-list of Hollywood actors and actresses.