Stephen Colbert Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, CBC
January 17, 2023
Stephen Colbert Biography
Stephen Tyrone Colbert is a well-known American television host, actor, political commentator, comedian, writer, and producer. Stephen is best known as the host of the satirical Comedy Central program known as The Colbert Report. He hosted the show from 2005 -2014. Furthermore, he hosted the CBS talk program known as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert launched in Sep 2015.
Originally, he studied to be a dramatic actor. Nevertheless, he became interested in improvisational theater while still at Northwestern University. At the University, he met Second City director Del Close. He first performed professionally at Second City Chicago as an understudy for Steve Carell. The
Stephen Colbert Age
Stephen Colbert was born on May 13, 1964, in Washington, D.C., United States. He is 58 years of age.
Stephen Colbert Height
He stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 11 inches ( Approximately 1.8 meters).
Stephen Colbert Family
Stephen was born to his father and mother on May 13, 1964, in Washington, D.C., United States. He is the youngest of 11 kids and was raised in a Catholic family and was brought up in the Charleston suburb of James Island, South Carolina.
His dad, James William Colbert Jr., worked as an immunologist and medical school dean at Yale University, and Saint Louis University, and later served at the Medical University of South Carolina. There, he worked as the school’s first vice president of academic affairs from 1969. On the other hand, his mum Lorna Elizabeth Colbert was a homemaker.
He is the youngest of 11 kids and was raised in a Catholic family in the Charleston suburb of James Island, South Carolina. His siblings, in ascending order by age, are Peter, Paul, Elizabeth, Jay, Thomas, Margo, William, Mary, Edward, and James III.
Stephen Colbert Wife
He has been wedded to Evelyn McGee Colbert for more than 20 years. The two wed on Oct 9, 1993. Her wife grew up in a famous family in Charleston, South Carolina. She also studied at New York Circle in the Square Theater School. His Wife is an actress by profession and has served on some projects such as Strangers with Candy.
The duo is proud parents to their three lovely children, two sons, and one daughter. The couple’s eldest child and only daughter, Madeline was born in 1995, their secondborn child Peter was born in 1998 and their lastborn child John was born in 2002.
Stephen Colbert Salary
He receives an annual salary of $99,735 and this is according to CBC anchors’\reporters’ salaries.
Stephen Colbert’s Net Worth
Stephen has an estimated net worth of 75 million US dollars.
Stephen Colbert Career
His career as a reporter on Comedy Central’s news-parody series known as The Daily Show gave him a name. In 2005, he left The Daily Show and became the host of The Colbert Report. Following The Daily Show’s news-parody concept, his Report was a parody of personality-driven political opinion shows including The O’Reilly Factor.
Thereafter, the series became one of Comedy Central’s highest-rated series, achieving him an invitation to perform as a featured entertainer at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in 2006, which he did in character. After the end of The Colbert Report, he was hired to succeed the retiring David Letterman in 2005 as a host of the Late Show on CBS. He hosted the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards in Sep 2017.
Along the way, he has won 9 Primetime Emmy Awards. He owns 2 Grammy Awards and 3 Peabody Awards. Furthermore, he was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2006 and 2012. In the year 2007, his book, titled I Am America (And So Can You!), was listed as No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list.