Christmas is coming a little early this year, as “Sisters” — the latest movie starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler — hits theaters on Dec. 18. In the film, Fey and Poehler play sisters who decide to throw one last house party after discovering their parents’ plan to sell the home they grew up in.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s “Sisters” salaries have been kept under wraps, but the film had a total production budget of $30 million, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. Box office predictions were not publicly released, but the duo’s 2008 movie “Baby Mama” earned $64.2 million worldwide, which might be a good indication of what to expect.
Keep reading to find out how Tina Fey’s net worth compares with Amy Poehler’s net worth.
Tina Fey Net Worth: $45 Million
Tina Fey’s net worth is $45 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com. But, that number is sure to rise. In addition to “Sisters,” Fey is currently developing Season 2 of the hit Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” which she co-created. And, she’ll star in the 2016 movie “Fun House.”
The “Mean Girls” writer and star reportedly earned $500,000 per episode for her work on the television series “30 Rock,” which she created and starred in from 2006 to 2013. Prior to that, she served as the first female head writer on the “Saturday Night Live” staff from 1999 to 2006, where she earned $1.5 million, according to New York magazine. Fey and Poehler joined forces to co-host the Golden Globes from 2013 to 2015 and reportedly earned somewhere between $2 and $5 million for each of the three stints, reports Radar Online.
Fey’s “Bossypants” book was released in 2011, topped the New York Times best-seller list for five weeks and has sold more than 2.5 million copies. Her total earnings for the book are unknown, but she reportedly received a $5 million advance.
Fey has served as the spokesperson for Garnier Skincare since 2014 and Garnier Nutrisse hair color since 2011. Additionally, she starred in an American Express commercial introducing the company’s new Everyday Credit Card that aired during the 2014 Academy Awards broadcast. The amount she was paid for these endorsements was not publically disclosed.
Amy Poehler Net Worth: $18 Million
Amy Poehler’s net worth is $18 million — less than half of Tina Fey’s net worth, according to CelebrityNetWorth. This number will likely increase in the near future as well with the income she’ll receive from “Sisters” and the movie “The House,” which she’s currently filming with Will Ferrell.
The “Saturday Night Live” alum starred in the hit television series “Parks and Recreation” from 2009 to 2015 and earned $200,000 per episode, reports CelebrityNetWorth. Since then, she’s stayed busy with a number of projects, including the movie “Inside Out” and the television series “Welcome to Sweden,” “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” and “The Awesomes.” The amount she was paid for each of these works was not disclosed.
As noted above, Poehler and Fey teamed up to co-host the Golden Globes from 2013 to 2015 and reportedly earned a salary somewhere between $2 and $5 million for each show. In 2014, Poehler followed in Fey’s footsteps by releasing the book “Yes Please,” which earned her an advance in the low seven figures, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The highly anticipated Amy Poehler book placed No. 15 on the 2014 Nielsen BookScan Adult Nonfiction Top 20 list by selling 300,230 copies in its first year of publication, according to PublishersWeekly.com.
In addition to acting and writing, Poehler earned $2 million in 2014 for a yearlong Old Navy endorsement deal, reports Forbes. She also starred in a Best Buy commercial that aired during the 2013 Super Bowl, but her salary was kept under wraps.