Stephen Colbert Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Nov, 2018
Facts of Stephen Colbert
Date of Birth: 1964 , May-13
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Stephen Colbert
Birth Name Stephen Colbert
Father James William Colbert, Jr.
Mother Lorna Colbert
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C
Ethnicity White
Profession Comedian
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $ 45 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Evelyn McGee-Colbert (m. 1993)
Children 3
Divorce Not Yet
Education Northwestern University
Movies Rick and Morty
TV Show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Sisters Elizabeth Colbert Busch
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Stephen Tyrone Colbert is a comedian, media critic, actor, producer, television host and a writer of American nationality who has been known for being the host of the television talk show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She gained worldwide fame after he became a mock news correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. A versatile personality has also won a number of prestigious accolades which include nine Primetime Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and Peabody Awards. Besides acting and producing, Colbert is an elite writer too. Some of his popular books like I Am America (And So Can You!),  listed #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. 

Stephen Colbert's Early Life And Career

He was born on the 13th of May, 1964 and has been active in television since 1984 according to his bio. He is the son of parents James William Colbert Jr. and Lorna Elizabeth and has 11 siblings.

Stephen was enrolled in the Northwestern University for his education and mostly performed in experimental plays as a student. He later began performing improvisation in college and has since had a wonderful career since then. This started after he met Second City director Del Close in his university. He then started performing professionally in the Second City Chicago with other comedians and his comedy was widely appreciated.

Stephen Colbert's Professional Career

Stephen Colbert co-developed the comedy sketch series Exit 57 and performed and wrote the drama, Dana Carvey Show.  Strangers with Candy also portrayed him as gay teacher Chuck Noblet which was a highly liked role. He started appearing on The Daily Show on Comedy Central which gained him further acclaim and attention.

The Colbert Report, the spin-off of The Daily Show, started in 2005 and has been the most liked performance of Stephen till date. He has also appeared in The O’ Reilly Factor. He has attained a total of two Peabody Awards, two Grammy Awards, and nine Primetime Emmy Awards and has also been named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the years 2006 and 2012. 

Stephen Colbert's Personal Life, Married, And Wife

Colbert is a married man and has three children. He dated Charlene previously but the relationship with Charlene did not last long. His current spouse, Evelyn McGee-Colbert, appeared with him in an episode of Strangers with Candy as his mother and the couple met and started an affair. They got married in 1990 and have three kids together.

Colbert's wife is the daughter of civil litigator Joseph McGee and the children of Colbert and Evelyn are named Madeleine, Peter, and John. The couple resides with their family together in Montclair, New Jersey. He seems to be devoted to his wife and has never been surrounded by rumors of having dated anybody else except his wife. The couple is getting along pretty well with no signs of divorce yet.

In May 2017, Colbert is surrounded with controversies all over, after his comments on Donald Trump were termed to be homophobic. 

Stephen Colbert's Net Worth And Earnings 

Colbert has managed to get a net worth of a whopping 45 million dollars due to his skills and expertise portrayed on the television screen, he reportedly earns an annual salary of 16 million dollars for his performance in The Colbert Report.

Stephen Colbert's Body Measurement

Stephen Colbert's Height: he has a height of 5 feet 11 inches

Weight: 79kg

Hair Color: Black 

Eye Color: Brown 

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