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Amber Ruffin

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Full Name:Amber Ruffin
Age:42 years 6 months
Birth Date:January 09, 1979
Lucky Number:8
Lucky Stone:Topaz
Lucky Color:Brown
Best Match for Marriage:Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
Birth Place:Omaha, Nebraska
Marital Status:Married
Husband / Wife Name:Jan Schiltmeijer
Profession:Comedian, Journalist
Weight:66 kg
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Black
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Amber Ruffin is an American comedian, and journalist. She has been hired as a writer for NBC Night. Apart from her successful career, Amber is happy with her life because she has a supportive husband who supports her in her life decisions. She won the Writers Guild of America awards nomination for Best Comedy/Variety series during the 2017 awards event.

What is Amber Ruffin Famous For?

  • Is an American comedian and journalist
  • The winner of the Writers Guild of America

Amber Ruffin: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity

Amber Ruffin (Amber Mildred Ruffin) was born on the 9th of January 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska. She grew up in a family of five children as the youngest daughter of her parents.

Ruffin has always loved comedy, but she didn’t get her start on stage until 2001 when she began performing in theaters around her hometown of Omaha. Amber holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown.


For education, she joined Omaha Benson High School.

Amber Ruffin: Professional Acting Career, Stage Acting

Ruffin auditioned for a role on Saturday Night Live in 2014, and although she was not cast, she drew the attention of Seth Meyers. Amber Ruffin became the first black woman to write for a late-night show in American history when he recruited her for his upcoming NBC late-night show.

She soon became on-air talent for famous segments like “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” and “Amber Says What,” and her presence on the show quickly grew beyond the writers’ room. Ruffin’s been on other shows such as Detroiters, Tuca and Bertie, and Drunk History while maintaining a friendship with Late Night. She also contributed to HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show as a writer.

When she returned to the United States, she joined The Second City, a long-running improv comedy troupe, and performed in Chicago and Denver. Jenny Hagel, who turned out to be a fellow writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers, became a friend of hers when she was with The Second City.

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Caption: Amber Ruffin (Source: TIme Magazine)

Ruffin moved to Los Angeles, California in search of more opportunities in the comedy writing and performance fields. She eventually became a member of the comedy troupe RobotDown, which specializes in performing sketches on YouTube. She was soon cast in an episode of Key & Peele, the Peabody Award-winning and multiple Primetime Emmy Award-winning sketch comedy TV series.

In 2014, she auditioned for a part on the popular television comedy show Saturday Night Live. She was not cast in the role for which she auditioned, but she was offered a job as a writer for the Late Night with Seth Meyers show by. She took the job and has been writing for the show since then.

Amber Ruffin’s role as a writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers has provided her with numerous opportunities. She is a writer for the Comedy Central show Detroiters. She also often narrates for another Comedy Central show called Drunk History. Ruffin was nominated for a Writer Guild of America award in 2017 for best Comedy/Variety Series.

Amber Ruffin: Net Worth

From her comedy and writing career, she might have earned from her career but is still under review.

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Caption: Amber Ruffin (Source: The NY Times)

Is Amber Ruffin married? Husband, Children, Marriage

Amber Ruffin is married to Jan Schiltmeijer(director turned painter). The pair have been married since 2010. They met for the first time while she worked with the Boom Chicago troupe in Amsterdam. After marriage, he moved to the United States with Amber Ruffin and has been living in New York.

Amber Ruffin: Height, Weight, Eye Color

She has a height of 5 ft. 8 inches and weighs 66 kg. Also, she has black hair and black eyes.

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Caption: Amber Ruffin (Source: TVLine)

Is Amber Ruffin active on social media?

She has around 215k followers on Instagram, around 22k followers on Twitter, and around followers on Facebook.

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