Ben Hanisch Wiki: Everything To Know About Amy Schumer's Ex Boyfriend

Amy Schumer was in a relationship with a Chicago based furniture designer Ben Hanisch. Read everything about her ex boyfriend from below.

By Amanda Palmer
Ben Hanisch Wiki: Everything To Know About Amy Schumer's Ex Boyfriend

A brief about Amy Schumer

Amy Beth Schumer was born in 1981. She is a famous American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and producer from New York. She began her career into comedy in the initial years in 2000. Before her stint at comedy, she had also appeared on the 5th season of reality show, 'Last Comic Standing' which was aired in 2007. In 2013, Amy Schumer had produced, written and starred in the Comedy Sketch Central series, 'Inside Amy Schumer' for which she even received a Peabody Award for her show. She also has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards and has won the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series in 2015. Her film debut came with the film, 'Trainwreck; in 2015 for which she received nominations for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. She even won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for the same film. Amy Schumer published her memoir in 2016 named, 'The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo' which stood at the topmost position on the New York Times Best Seller list for 2 weeks. Schumer had dated the professional wrestler Nick Nemeth and Anthony Jeselnik before 2016. In 2016, she announced her relationship with Chicago furniture designer Ben Hanisch. But the two separated in 2017.

Ex boyfriend Ben Hanisch

Schumer tagged her then-boyfriend, a Chicago-based furniture designer and furniture company owner. They got into a relationship in 2016 but called it quits in 2017. After having dating for more than a year, Amy Schumer's spokesperson said, “Amy and Ben have ended their relationship after thoughtful consideration and remain friends,” When they were besotted by each other in love, they used to be quite vocal and public about their affair. “A year ago I met the love of my life,” Hanisch captioned a photo of himself hugging the star on the couple’s anniversary. “We both weren’t looking for a relationship at the time, but something felt right from the very first night we met. We ended up spending 6 days in a row together. This pic was taken in New Orleans and was the night I knew I wanted to spend my life with her.” We love having sex with each other, but there’s no performing,” Amy said in an interview. “He’s so sweet. When it comes to sex, I lay there like I’m going to get a CT scan so I’m not pleasing anyone.” When asked about his dream job, Ben Hanisch revealed in an interview that his dream job is a boutique hotel wherein every room is different. Ben Hanich founded the custom made furniture company, The Last Workshop a few years ago. According to him, his company sells "simple, functional, well-made products at honest prices." He lives in a backyard carriage house unit in the Wicker Park area in Chicago and feels like home in Chicago.

Interesting tidbits about their relationship

People have been quite curious about how the two met and after denying reports of Amy Schumer meeting her boyfriend Ben Hanisch on the dating app Bumble, Schumer revealed that she met him on a different dating app. She did not name the app but gave some hints that the private social network 'aimed at creative people. It was thought that she might be talking about Raya. In her memoir, 'The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo', she recalled how signing up for the app with a cast member named Vanessa Bayer led her to a long relationship with Hanisch. "In my main profile picture, I was wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap with no makeup. It was a selfie and I made a gross face, looking as though I were dying, because I was hiking, so I was. I also put up a picture of Sophia from 'The Golden Girls,' Claire Danes making her cry face on 'Homeland,' and one more normal photo where I was smiling and wearing a sweatshirt," Schumer wrote. "Vanessa and I posted our profiles at the same time and scream-giggled like little girls. "He was dancing with his grandmother in his profile picture at what looked like a wedding. His song was 'LSD' by ASAP Rocky, my favorite song on that album. He wasn't an actor or photographer by trade like all the other guys -- and he didn't live in L.A. or New York," Schumer wrote. "He was a Chicago guy. We sent each other very simple hellos and short, funny messages." After that, they chatted on the phone for a few minutes and Hanisch was just as funny on the phone. Hanisch told her then that he had heard her name but had not seen her movie, 'Trainwreck'. Schumer after that removed her profile and invited Hanisch to meet up for a drink at her place. "The night I first met Ben in person ... it was raining. I'd just had acupuncture, so there was oil in my hair and there were deep red lines on my cheeks from being face down on the table, but I put on jeans instead of sweatpants and walked downstairs to meet him outside. I got out into the rain, and Ben was standing there, no umbrella or hood, with a soggy paper bag with a bottle of wine in it. We smiled at each other and in that moment, everything felt right," she wrote. "I don't know what will happen with Ben of course. Maybe we'll grow old together, or maybe we'll be apart before this book is on the shelves next to Godiva chocolates and gift cards. I would like to think that good things can happen for me in relationships with men ...," Schumer wrote.

Ben Hanisch posts a lot of his photos on his Instagram page @benhanisch. One can follow him and get updates on his personal life from his Instagram account. Ben Hanisch's birthday is on 14th of August. According to his birthday, he is currently in his 30's. His net worth is not revealed yet but it is estimated to be in millions. Amy Schumer has a net worth of $16 million.

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