Penelope Athena Richmond: Everything To Know About Tina Fey’s Daughter

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Penelope Athena Richmond: Everything To Know About Tina Fey’s Daughter

Penelope Athena Richmond is a child artist who is widely recognized for being the daughter of the American actress and comedian Tina Fey (aka Elizabeth Stamatina “Tina” Fey). Her mother is famous for movies like Mean Girls (2004), Baby Mama (2008), Date Night (2010), and Soul (2020).

Similarly, her father Jeff Richmond is also a known figure as an American composer, actor, director, and producer. Despite the fact that both her parents are well-known faces in Hollywood, they very rarely talk about their daughters in the media.

So, today, we have come up with several unexplored details about Tina Fay and Jeff Richmond’s younger daughter Penelope Athena Richmond including her age, movie career, and much more. Here we go!

How Old Is Tina Fey’s Daughter, Penelope Athena Richmond?

As of 2022, Penelope is 11 years of age. She was born to her parents on August 10, 2011, in Pennsylvania, United States. At the time of her birth, Richmond’s father was in his early 50s while her mom was in her early 40s.

Penelope Athena Richmond cel;ebrates her birthday in August
Baby Penelope Athena Richmond with her mother Tina Fey

Her mother Tina, the Bossypants author had announced her pregnancy with her second child Penelope to Oprah Winfrey back in April. Regarding Penelope’s upcoming arrival, the actress said that getting pregnant again is really agonizing, however, their decision to have a second child was with consensus. She told,

“My husband and I really decided that we felt rather than risk having 30 Rock end in several years and feeling like part of our family is missing that we were going to prioritize our family.”

Due to the fact that both her parents were successful artists before her arrival, so Penelope Athena Richmond has had a luxurious upbringing.

Besides, the star kid is an American citizen and has an ancestry of Scottish, German, Irish, and English from both her parent’s sides.

Penelope Has A Older Sister

She has a sister named Alice Zenobia Richmond who is six years older than her. Alice was born on September 10, 2005, which makes her 17 years of age in 2022. At the time of birth, Penelope’s only sibling weighed 5 lbs and 7 oz.

Now in 2022, her sister has already paved her path in the movie Industry. At the age of 7, Alice debuted as a child actor playing the role of Liz in the TV series 30 Rock. Later in 2020, the promising actress made an appearance in the TV special A One-Time Special.

Her Older Sister’s Alice Image Turned Meme 

Back in 2011, Penelope’s older sister, at the time, Tina Fey’s only-born daughter Alice became an Internet sensation due to her bossy image alongside her mom and dad.

Penelope Athena Richmond's older sister image turned meme
Penelope Athena Richmond’s sister’s meme image with her mom and dad

Due to the way Alice was walking down the street and the expression on her face, her image flowed everywhere on the Internet and turned into a meme.

Penelope’s Mom, Tina Fey Is An Award Winning Artist

Her mom Tina Fey has been in multiple professions since the late 1990s. In the American Entertainment Industry, though the multi-faceted rose to prominence through the comedy series Saturday Night Live, starring Janeane Garofalo, Tina didn’t limit herself to a comedian. But the actress made a big career for herself becoming an actress, writer, producer, and playwright. For her wide contribution to different genres, Fey is honored with several awards.

During her decade-long Entertainment career, Tina has won several awards including Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globes, Producers Guild Awards, five Screen Actors Guild, and many others. She is also the youngest-ever recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Honor. Furthermore, Fey received the Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence from the Writers Guild of America.

On the other hand, Penelope’s father, Jeff is also a three times Emmy award winner. Moreover, the 5′ 2″ tall musician, Jeff won the Child’s Play Touring Theatre 2012 Victor Award.

Penelope Athena Richmond Started Her Career as a Child Actress

Like both of her parents, Penelope Athena Richmond has also been paving her way in the entertainment industry. The 11-year-old star kid is known for her role in the movies Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Girls5eva.

Penelope Athena Richmond is a child actor
Penelope Athena Richmond with actors, her father, mother, and an elder sister

Talking about her acting career in detail, Tina Fey’s daughter made her debut in Hollywood in 2015 through her mom’s co-written (with Jack Burditt) TV series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She portrayed the character Olsen Twin Lookalike in the series. After 6 years, Penelope again appeared in a musical comedy TV series Girls5eva in which her mom is one of the executive producers too and her father has given music.

Penelope Wasn’t An Initial Choice For Girls5eva

In the series Girls5eva, Penelope played a prominent character as Stevia. Due to the reason that producing team was hesitant to ask Penelope to audition, the role was initially given to another kid. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, another kid became unable to be present on the set. So, the 9-year-old character came into the hand of Penelope. In this regard, her mom Tina, who is also one of the producers of the show, said,

“I was like, Penelope, you’re up.”

Regarding Penelope’s work, her mom further stated

“She did a great job”. “And she was super professional, and for kind of a grim year of like distance learning and stuff, it was a little treat for her.”

What Is Penelope Athena Richmond Doing Now?

Looking at her age, the celebrity child certainly is studying at school. Apart from her education, it doesn’t seem like Penelope has tied up with any upcoming project at present.

Penelope Athena Richmond is a school student
Penelope Athena Richmond during her mom’s video call interview

But, her mother, Tina Fey is absolutely busy with her upcoming project now in 2022. She has been announced as a cast member in A Haunting in Venice, a novel-based drama. And it is set to release in the year 2023.

Penelope Athena Richmond’s Mother Is Tight-Lipped About Her Son

At present, the celebrity child is just an 11-year-old kid. So, it’s obvious for an 11-years old child not to have an account on social media. However, most of the time, in such cases, a celeb child can be watched through their famous parent’s social media account.

But, due to the reason that Penelope’s parents do not like to explore their personal life on social media, it’s really difficult for her fan to watch Richmond and her everyday life stuff on social sites.

Her Net Worth

Though Penelope started her career as an actor at such a young age, there is still time to estimate her net worth. The Girls5eva child actor just has appeared in two TV series and hopefully, Richmond made a long way in her acting career.

On the other side, her mother, Tina Fey has earned a huge amount of money through her multiple profession. She is a multi-millionaire with a net worth of $75 million as of 2022. On the other side, Penelope’s daddy, Jeff has a fortune of $3 million.