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American comedian and actress Amy Poehler was born on September 16, 1971 in Burlington, Massachusetts. Amy has made a name for herself on Saturday Night Live, impersonating people like Hillary Clinton, Madonna and Michael Jackson. For the last few years, she has been the co-anchor on Weekend Update.
Amy has appeared in films like Mean Girls and Blades of Glory. She married fellow comedian Will Arnett in 2003. The couple is expecting their first child this fall. Amy is currently starring in the film Baby Mama.
Amy Winehouse was born in Enfield, London to a Jewish family. Her father, Mitchell Winehouse, is a taxi driver and her mother Janis is a pharmacist, and she also has one brother Alex. She attended Ashmole School, and was later trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School at the age of 12. At 14 she got expelled for “not applying herself” and piercing her nose. Later she attended the BRIT School in Croydon.
At age ten, she founded a rap group called Sweet ‘n’ Sour. By 16, she was singing professionally and had her demo tape sent to an A&R person by singer Tyler James. She signed to her current record label Island/Universal under 19 Management. Winehouse hired band Dap-Kings, Sharon Jones’s longtime band, to back her up in the studio and on tour.
Winehouse’s debut album Frank was released on October 20, 2003. The album topped the UK album charts in 2004. It was also nominated for BRIT Awards in the categories of “British Female Solo Artist” and “British Urban Act.” Her second album Back to Black went to number one on the UK Albums Chart. It was number seven on the Billboard 200. The album featured her hit “Rehab.” The second single from the album was “You Know I’m No Good.” Back to Black was released in the US in March 2007, with “You Know I’m No Good” as its lead single.