Stephen Colbert Biography
Stephen Colbert is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He is well known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014, and he began hosting the CBS talk show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in September 2015.
Stephen Colbert Age
How old is Colbert? He is 57 years old as of 13 May 2021. He was born in 1964 in Washington, D.C., United States.
Stephen Colbert Education
Colbert attended Hampden–Sydney College and Northwestern University, where he majored in philosophy and theater.
Stephen Colbert Nationality
What nationality is Stephen Colbert? He is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Washington, D.C. The United State of America. he is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry. He comes from a large extended family and is proud of his 15/16ths Irish ancestry, and one of his paternal great-great-grandmothers was of German and English ancestry.
Stephen Colbert Early Life |Family | Parents
Stephen Tyrone Colbert was born in Washington, D.C., the United States. James William Colbert Jr., his father, was an immunologist and medical school dean at Yale University, Saint Louis University, and, lastly, the Medical University of South Carolina, where he was the school’s first vice president of academic affairs beginning in 1969. Stephen’s mother, Lorna Elizabeth Colbert, was a stay-at-home mother. Colbert is the eldest of eleven siblings raised in a Catholic home. He grew up in the Maryland town of Bethesda. He grew up on James Island, a South Carolina suburb of Charleston. In descending order of age, Colbert’s siblings are James III, Edward, Mary, William, Margo, Thomas, Jay, Elizabeth, Paul, Peter, and Stephen.
Stephen Colbert’s Wife | Married
Who is Stephen Colbert’s wife? Colbert is happily married to Evelyn Colbert, the daughter of prominent Charleston civil litigator Joseph McGee. The two married in 1993. His wife appeared with him in an episode of Strangers with Candy as his mother, as well as in the film (as his wife Clair). Together they have three kids and are resides in Montclair, New Jersey.
Stephen Colbert’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $75 million.
Stephen Colbert Salary
He earns an annual salary of $15 million.
Does Stephen Colbert have a disability?
He has been deaf since he was a toddler when surgery to treat a perforated eardrum caused inner ear damage. His inability to scuba dive has kept him from pursuing an early interest in marine biology. However, he can now tuck that ear inside itself and pop it free at will, as he demonstrated in an interview with his predecessor on the Late Show, David Letterman.
Stephen Colbert Career
Colbert appeared in several regular segments for The Daily Show, including “Even Stevphen,” in which both characters were intended to debate a given topic but instead shouted at one other. Colbert frequently hosted “This Week in God,” a broadcast on religious news topics aided by the “God Machine.” Colbert filed reports from the floor of the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention as part of The Daily Show’s award-winning coverage of the 2000 and 2004 U.S. presidential elections; many from the latter were included in their The Daily Show: Indecision 2004 DVD release.
Other memorable segments include “Grouse Hunting in Shropshire,” in which he reported on the “gayness” of the British aristocracy, his mock lionization of a smoking-rights activist and obvious chain smoker, and cameo appearances during his phony presidential campaign. When Jon Stewart was absent, Colbert sat in as anchor on many episodes of The Daily Show, including the whole week of March 3, 2002, when Stewart was set to host Saturday Night Live. Rob Corddry took over the “This Week in God” segments after Colbert left the program, albeit a recorded version of Colbert’s voice was still utilized as the God Machine’s sound effect. Colbert received three Emmys for his work as a writer on The Daily Show in 2004, 2005, and 2006.
Despite admitting that he was not very political before joining the cast of The Daily Show, Colbert characterized himself as a Democrat in a 2004 interview. He remarked in an interview at the Harvard Institute of Politics’ Kennedy School of Government that he has “no problems with Republicans, only Republican ideas.” Colbert is a supporter of Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All plan, which he calls a “reasonable repair to Obamacare.” When asked about his stance on abortion, Colbert stated that he is pro-choice. Colbert has claimed that he shares Cesar Chávez’s views on the junction of faith and politics.