Stephen Colbert Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Age, Movies & TV Shows, Children, Instagram, YouTube, Height, Tickets, Twitter, Wikipedia
Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born 13 May 19640 is a celebrated political satirist, writer, comedian, television host, and actor from the United States. He aspired to be an actor and studied theatre, specializing in improvisational theater. However, his time at Second City changed the course of his career.
He got along well with Paul Dinello and Amy Sedaris, with whom he collaborated frequently. He rose to prominence as a result of his roles in the ‘Dana Carvey Show‘ and ‘Strangers with Candy.’ ‘The Daily Show‘ established him as a household name, and he soon launched his parody show, ‘The Colbert Report.’
Stephen Colbert mocks and satirizes the uneducated, high-status idiot by portraying a fictional anchorman named after him. One of the criticisms leveled at the show, and Stephen Colbert is that the audience tunes in to his show for their news and thus becomes cynical and biased.
People prefer to watch his program over a regular news program, which demonstrates his popularity and acceptance. His show has been a success in terms of being both informative and entertaining.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Stephen Tyrone Colbert|
|Stage Name:||Stephen Colbert|
|Born:||13 May 1964 (age 58 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Parents:||James William Colbert, Jr. and Lorna Colbert|
|Siblings:||Elizabeth Colbert Busch, Paul Colbert, Margo Colbert, Mary Colbert, Edward Colbert, Jay Colbert, William Colbert, Peter Colbert, Jimmy Colbert, Thomas Colbert|
|Wife • Spouse:||Evelyn McGee-Colbert (m. 1993)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Peter Colbert, Madeline Colbert, John Colbert|
|Occupation:||Actor • Comedian|
|Net Worth:||US$75 million|
Early Life & Education
James William Colbert, Jr. and Lorna Colbert raised Stephen Colbert in Washington, D.C.
He was the youngest of eleven siblings, including Elizabeth Colbert Busch, Paul Colbert, Margo Colbert, Mary Colbert, Edward Colbert, Jay Colbert, William Colbert, Peter Colbert, Jimmy Colbert, and Thomas Colbert.
Lorna Colbert was a stay-at-home mom while James William Colbert, Jr. 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.
Stephen Colbert enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia to study philosophy but found the curriculum challenging. He attended Northwestern University and majored in theatre before graduating with a degree in 1886.
When Stephen Colbert was offered a job at the Second City’s box office, he enrolled in their free improv classes was hired to perform with their touring company in 1988.
He left Second City in 1995 and relocated to New York to collaborate with Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello on the television comedy show ‘Exit 57.’ Despite receiving positive reviews, the series only lasted 12 episodes.
In 1996, Stephen Colbert appeared as a cast member and writer on ‘The Dana Carvey Show,’ alongside Steve Carell, Robert Smigel, and Dino Stamatopoulos, but the satire canceled the series.
While working for ‘Good Morning America,’ only one of his humorous correspondent segments was aired, but he was hired on a trial basis by Madeline Smithberg, the producer of The Daily Show, in 1997.
He collaborated with Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello on a new Comedy Central comedy series called Strangers with Candy. It was a cult show that aired 32 episodes between 1999 and 2000.
As the featured entertainer at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in 2006, his satire targeted President George W. Bush and the media. He stunned the audience to silence, but he became an internet and media sensation.
In 2007, Stephen Colbert ran for the Democratic ticket in South Carolina, but his application was denied because he was not a serious candidate, so he dropped out of the race.
To show his support for the troops, he had his hair cropped in a military style.
Stephen Colbert is tied to Evelyn McGee-Colbert. Their wedding took place in 1993.
Peter Colbert, Madeline Colbert, and John Colbert are their three children. The family currently reside in Montclair, New Jersey.
He describes himself as a Democrat, is a practicing Roman Catholic, and a Sunday school teacher. NASA has named a treadmill used in space after him.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the actor and comedian, Stephen Colbert, is the wealthiest late-night talk show host, with a net worth of US$75 million.
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