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No, Amy Poehler Is Not Lesbian, Who Is Her New Boyfriend? Relationship Timeline With Ex-Husband Will Arnett

People have been questioning whether Amy Poehler is a lesbian. But she is straight, as hinted by her many heterosexual relationships to date.

American comedian, actress, producer, writer, and director Amy Poehler is best known for her work in Saturday Night Live (SNL)Parks & RecreationShrek the ThirdFree BirdsAlvin, and the Chipmunks, and Inside Out, among others.

During her 26 years of career, she has achieved a lot, including a Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice, Primetime Emmy Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Amy Poehler Lesbian Rumors Debunked

No, actress-comedian Amy Poehler is not lesbian. She is straight, as suggested by her past marriage and relationships. Amy has never come out or hinted at herself being homosexual.

The confusion that Amy is lesbian might be because she is an active feminist and wears her love for women on her sleeves. She is also a staunch supporter of LGBTQ rights.

In 2019, Poehler directed Wine Country, a film dedicated to female friendship. Next up, her second directorial feature, Moxie, was also about the feminist revolution. 

In Parks & Rec, Amy’s character Leslie Knope invents Galentine’s Day, a blend of Valentine’s Day and gal. It is a day for ladies to celebrate their female friendships.

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Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation.
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Besides, Amy has been close on and off the screen with her female co-stars like Tina Fey, Maya Rudolf, Rashida Jones, Mindy Kaling, etc., which might have created misunderstandings regarding her sexuality.

Amy Poehler Does Not Have A Boyfriend Right Now

Amy Poehler is single at the moment, at least officially. For someone who does not shy away from sharing her personal life, she has not been seen with anyone recently, which indicates that she has been enjoying her single life. 

Following her divorce from Will Arnett, Amy dated Nick Kroll. The duo was in a relationship for two years, from 2013 to 2015, ultimately splitting due to conflicting schedules. 

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Amy Poehler dated Nick Kroll for two years.
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Nick, 44, is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer known for Kroll ShowThe OhHello ShowThe League, and Big Mouth. He guest-starred on Amy’s Parks and Recreation in the role of “The Douche” many times, and so did Amy in the Kroll Show.

Nick has since married landscape artist Lily Kwong in November 2020. They now have a one-year-old son who was born in January 2021.

Besides Nick, Amy once went on a date with actor John Stamos and had a two-year relationship with NYC-based attorney Benjamin Graf.

Relationship Timeline With Ex-Husband Will Arnett

Amy Poehler married Will Arnett on August 29, 2003. Will is a Canadian-American actor best known for Arrested Development30 RockLEGO MovieBoJack Horseman, etc. 

The two first met in 1996 as Will watched one of Amy’s performances. They started dating in 2000. The couple has two sons: Archie Arnett and Abel Arnett.

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Former spouses Amy Poehler and Will Arnett.
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Archie was born on October 25, 2008, and is currently 13, while Abel was born on August 6, 2010, and is 12. Amy lives with her two children in Los Angeles. 

During their time together, Amy and WIll worked on several projects, including the series Arrested Development and the film Blades of Glory (2007), Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Monster vs. Aliens (2009), and The Secret World of Arrietty (2010).

In September 2012, the pair announced their separation after nine years of marriage, with Will filing for divorce in April 2014.

He has since moved on from the separation. Will now lives with his girlfriend, Alessandra Brawn, and his 2-year-old son Alexander Denison Arnett, in Beverly Hills, California.

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