Amy Anderson (born September 1, 1972) is an American comedian, actress, and writer. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and adopted, as an infant, by American parents and raised in suburban Minnesota.    
Seoul, South Korea
A classically trained musician, she has been singing and playing the piano and guitar for many years, earning her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Westminster Choir College. However, upon completing college her career took a different direction, with Anderson working in a variety of positions – including supervising a coffee shop, working with adults with autism, and owning a pet care business.  Eventually she chose to move into comedy and acting, and currently resides in Southern California, where she is a working actor and comedian.  
Many of Amy Anderson’s jokes deal with motherhood, racism, and being adopted.  She produced the monthly "ChopSchtick Comedy" show at the Hollywood Laugh Factory and the Hollywood Improv,  the first ever all-Asian American stand up comedy showcase in the US.  She is also the mother of child actor Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, who plays Lily Tucker-Pritchett on ABC’s Modern Family. Amy has a YouTube channel with daughter Aubrey called FoodManiaReview.