Stephen Colbert is a stand-up comedian, television host, and writer from the United States. Born the youngest of 11 children in a Catholic family in Washington, D.C. He is a political satirist whose popular Comedy Central show, The Colbert Report, aired. It was announced in 2014 that he would succeed David Letterman as host of The Late Show. Keep an eye on the bio!
Stephen Colbert Biography
Stephen Colbert was born on May 13, 1964, in Washington, DC. Lorna and James William Colbert, Jr. raised Stephen Colbert in Washington, D.C. He was the youngest of eleven siblings, who also included James, Edward, Mary, William, Margo, Thomas, Jay, Elizabeth, Paul, Peter, and Stephen.
Lorna was a stay-at-home mom while James was a doctor and medical school dean at Yale University, and later at Washington University and the Medical University of South Carolina.
When he was ten years old, his father and two brothers were killed in an airplane crash. His mother moved the family to Charleston, where he went to the Episcopal Porter-Gaud School. He enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia to study philosophy but found the curriculum challenging. He transferred to Northwestern University and majored in theatre, graduating in 1986.
Stephen Colbert Height & Weight
Stephen Colbert is 6 feet 2 inches tall, or 1.87 meters or 187 centimeters. He weighs about 68 kg (149 lbs). He is a gymnast and a fitness fanatic. He has black hair and black eyes.
|Real Name||Stephen Tyrone Colbert|
|Famous As||TV Show Host|
|Birthday||May 13, 1964|
|Height||approx 6 ft 2 in (1.87 m)|
|Weight||approx 68 Kg (149 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||approx 44-32-38 inches|
|Biceps Size||18 inches|
|Shoe Size||10.5 (US)|
|Children||Son: Peter and John
|Spouse/ Wife||Evelyn McGee|
|Net Worth||Approx $75 million (USD)|
Stephen Colbert was offered a job at the Second City box office in Chicago in 1988 and became friends with comedians Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello. In 1995, he appeared on the television comedy show ‘Exit 57,’ which only lasted 12 episodes. In 1997, he joined Comedy Central’s parody news show The Daily Show, which has a nightly audience of 1.45 to 1.6 million viewers. In 2007, he published I Am America (And So Can You!), a book containing political satire written primarily by him, with only a minor contribution from his writing staff. He ran for the Democratic ticket in South Carolina in 2007 but his application was denied because he was not a serious candidate, so he dropped out of the race.
How much is Stephen Colbert’s net worth? Stephen Colbert is a $75 million net worth American comedian, writer, actor, author, and talk show host. From 2005 to 2014, he hosted the Comedy Central show “The Colbert Report,” and beginning in 2015, he hosted the CBS talk show “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
Salary and Contract: Stephen’s annual salary on The Late Show was $6 million during the first few seasons. He signed a contract extension with CBS Corp in October 2019 that will keep him on the network until at least 2023. His annual salary has been increased to $15 million as a result of the new contract.
Stephen Colbert Wife & Marriage
Who is Stephen Colbert Wife? Colbert is married to Evelyn McGee-Colbert, the daughter of Joseph McGee, a prominent Charleston civil litigator. Madaline, Peter, and John are their three children. And I currently reside in Montclair, New Jersey.
Stephen Colbert is active on several social media platforms and has a sizable following. He has over 646K followers on Instagram.