Evelyn McGee-Colbert Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Feb, 2019
Facts of Evelyn McGee-Colbert
Date of Birth: 1963 , July-23
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Birth Name Emily McGee-Colbert
Father Joseph McGee
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress, TV Personality
Married Yes
Married to Stephen Colbert
Children 3
Education University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Sciences
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Everyone needs somebody’s support and love in their lives, in the case of successful comedian and talks, show host, Stephen Colbert that person is his wife, Evelyn McGee-Colbert. She is the woman who helped him become a successful man and a hit in the comedy industry. Their more than 25 year longs marriage is a testament of their love and support for each other.          

Early Life And Education Of Emily McGee-Colbert

Emily McGee-Colbert was born Evelyn Brabham McGee in Charleston, South Carolina, USA on 23rd July 1963. She is a Leo and her character is described as bold, stubborn and strong-willed by her star sign. 

She was born to father Joseph McGee but there is no information regarding her mother and siblings. McGee-Colbert belongs to the White ethnic group and is an American by nationality.  

CAPTION: Colbert and Mcgee together at an event. SOURCE: Elite Daily

She went to the University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Sciences where she double majored in Drama and English.  

Emily McGee-Colbert’s Career

McGee-Colbert’s began her professional career in acting by playing the uncredited role of Nurse Chestnut in the TV short Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration. In the same year, she acted on the same series as Chuck's mother / Nurse Chestnut.  

The following video is an interview of the Colbert couple with the famous Oprah Winfrey. 

Then in 2005, she played Clair Noblet in Strangers with Candy. Her most notable role came in 2013 when she played in a Laketown Spy in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. She also acted in some minor roles in Alpha House in 2014.  

As for her works on TV, she made an appearance on Oprah's Next Chapter. Then in 2015, she appeared on her husband’s talk show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Also, she was credited for the film Edén.

Emily McGee-Colbert’s Net Worth

Emily McGee-Colbert is an actress and a TV personality but in the popular media, she is known as the wife of Stephen Colbert. She prefers not to disclose her net worth to the public. She is also secretive about her earnings, however, the average earnings for an actress is around $39.84 per hour.

Her husband, on the other hand, is a multi-millionaire with a whopping net worth of $45 million that he amassed from his career on TV as well as on the stage.

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Emily McGee-Colbert’s Personal Life

McGee-Colbert is a happily married woman with 3 kids, she is married to Stephen Colbert. The couple tied the knot on October 9, 1993. They share a marriage which spans more than a quarter of a decade.

They met during the Spoleto Festival during the 1990s, it turns out that they grew up only a few blocks apart from each other. Stephen saw Emily when he was in line for food at a show. After he approached her they talked for more than 2 hours. Their talk that night eventually led to their marriage.

The couple is blessed with 3 kids, a daughter Madeleine Colbert along with sons Peter Colbert and John Colbert.

Apart from this, she didn’t reveal any information regarding her past affairs and dating life.

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