She is a woman’s woman. A lady of many talents who is an accomplished actress, writer, comedian and talented producer. Whatever you see her doing, she is definitely good at it and that is why she does it. Tina Fey is the multitalented American entertainer we have set 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 on May 18, 1970, in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to Donald Henry Fey a half Scottish and German man; notable for being a university administrator for the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University. He was also a grant-proposal writer. Unfortunately, he died in 2015. Tina’s mother, Zenobia Jeanne Fey was a brokerage employee of Greek descent. She had a brother Peter Fey who she grew up with watching TV series like Second City Television, Young Frankenstein and The Honeymooners. She once disclosed they were not allowed to watch The Flinstones.
Tina was enrolled at Cardington-Stonehurst Elementary School and later Beverly Hills Middle School in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. While at Upper Dabby, she was an honour student and a member of the school’s choir. Her participation in extracurricular activities didn’t stop in the choir as she also subscribed membership to the school’s tennis team and drama club. She would later become a talented producer and co-editor of Acorn, the school’s newspaper and as well a satirical contributor to The Colonel. She graduated from High school in 1988.
When she was done with high school, the celebrity of today wasted no time in heading straight to college. She got admitted to the University of Virginia where she studied what she had loved doing from childhood – play-writing and acting. She was awarded the Pettway Prize for her unparalleled display of talent and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in drama in 1992 which was the year she graduated.
Like most other Americans after college, Tina Fey needed a job and got one where she worked as a diurnal receptionist at YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) in Evanston, Illinois, Chicago
Journey through her Career
In the course of doing her receptionist work, she was going to auditions and got admitted to a year-long program in the Chicago based improvisational comedy group The Second City. The talented young Tina was performing at shows here for a couple of years. In 1997, one of the several scripts she has been submitting to NBC’s variety show, Saturday Night Live (SNL) got some attention coming her way. She was subsequently hired as a writer and moved over to New York.
In New York, the comedy scriptwriter eventually became the head writer of the comedy series, Saturday Night Live; the first female head writer at that time. Her stay was fruitful in all ramifications as she did a lot of other productive and creative things. She co-anchored the Weekend Update Segment with Jimmy Fallon, adapted the 2004 screenplay of Mean Girls and also co-starred in the play.
The year 2006 saw her leaving SNL to create the television series 30 Rock which depicted her experience in SNL. In 2008, she did a comedy movie titled Baby Mama and in 2010 she was found with Steve Carell in a couple of comedy movies which included an animated one titled Megamind with Will Ferrell.
By 2015, Tina Fey created the television comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt with 30 Rock-alumnus Robert Carlock. She was also the producer of the work. The show premiered on March 6, 2015, to a large TV critical acclaim.
Her works have had her earning a lot of accolades and awards. In early 2010, Fey received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress, while she was the host of the prestigious Golden Globe Awards on January 13, 2013, along with her friend and fellow comedian Amy Poehler. In total, she has 2 Golden Globe Awards, 5 Screen Actors Guild Awards and 8 Emmy Awards. She got a Grammy Award nomination for her autobiographical book Bossypants. To her credit, she also has an AP Entertainer of the year award for the impersonation of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2010, she was the youngest winner of this award at the time.
Height and Body Stats
Tina Fey stands at 1.64m tall with a body weight that seats at around 57kg. Her body stats put her breast size at 34 inches, with a waist of 26 inches while her hips will be found at a moderate 34 inches. Going back up to her neck, it is extrapolated to be size 9 while coming down to her shoes by way of her legs, she is good with size 10. Generally, she has a slim body structure with not too much of anything or too little of the vital things. No, she has everything in the right proportion.
Does your body stats conform to hers? How about her eye and hair colour, hers are dark brown in colour in an oval-shaped face.
Is Tina Fey Married with Kids?
Tina began dating Jeff Richmond in 1994 when she was a member of Chicago’s Second City improvisational theatre troupe in her second year of membership. Jeff was a pianist then but would later rise to the position of a musical director in the troupe and then a composer on 30 Rock.
They dated for 7 years and by 2001, they had decided they want to spend the rest of their lives together. This led to their marriage on June 3, 2001, in a Greek Orthodox ceremony. This marriage has since given them two daughters named Alice Zenobia Richmond who was born on 10 September 2005 and Penelope Athena Richmond, the younger who was born on August 10, 2011. The family of 4 all live together in West-End Avenue, Upper West Side, New York in a house which cost the parents $3.4 million in April of 2009 when they bought it.
Tina Fey’s Net Worth
Tina has a net worth which is put at over $45 million. Her earnings come mainly from all that she does in entertainment which gives her money being in the A-list of Hollywood actors and actresses.