Amy Schumer is an Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director. In 2013, Schumer created, starred, wrote and executive-produced the award-winning Comedy Central show “Inside Amy Schumer”. In 2015, Schumer’s Universal Pictures film Trainwreck dominated the worldwide box office as the hit summer comedy and in 2018 she starred in the STX comedy I Feel Pretty.
In 2016, Schumer was nominated for a Tony her role in Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower.” In 2017, she became a The New York Times bestselling author and Grammy nominee with the release of her first book The Girl with The Lower Back Tattoo.
She has released a variety of comedy specials including “The Leather Special (Netflix),” “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (HBO),” and most recently the Emmy-nominated “Amy Schumer: Growing (Netflix).” Often touring theaters and arenas all over the world, Schumer is the only female comic to headline Madison Square Garden. Her podcast, “Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith” premiered its fifth season on Spotify this past March.
Next up, Schumer will star in Stephen Karam’s The Humans, and her documentary Expecting Amy is coming soon on HBO Max. Schumer is currently filming Hulu’s comedy series Love, Beth, which she will star in, write, direct and executive produce. Schumer and her husband, Chris Fischer, will also be premiering their cooking show, “Amy Schumer Learns to Cook,” this May on The Food Network.
Chris Fischer is a chef, farmer and James Beard Award-winning food writer. He was born and raised on the island Martha’s Vineyard, which sits off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
Chris wrote The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook which was published in 2016 by Little Brown and Co. His approach to food reflects a childhood spent growing and hunting for his meals; combined with cooking skills honed in kitchens all over the world including Manhattan, California, Rome, London and Tokyo. Chris' work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Bon Appetite, Saveur, Food and Wine, Elle Decor and Esquire.