Stephen Colbert is an American comedian, television host, actor, and writer. He is best known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014. He is widely known for hosting the CBS talk program The Late Show with Stephen Colbert since September 2015. He has also worked as a correspondent on Comedy Central's news-parody series The Daily Show in his past. From 1996 to 2011, he was the writer of Saturday Night Live, where he also voiced Ace, Dr. Brainio.
Stephen Colbert was born on May 13, 1964, in Washington, D.C., USA. His birth name is Stephen Tyrone Colbert. He was born as the youngest of 11 children in a Catholic family. He spent his childhood in Bethesda, Maryland with his family.
Career, Salary, and Net Worth: What is Stephen Colbert salary per year?
The famous comedian didn’t want to pursue comedy at first. He originally studied to be a dramatic actor but became interested in improvisational theatre while attending Northwestern University, where he met Second City director Del Close. During his early career days, he worked on several TV shows and programs. He first became widely popular for his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central's news-parody series The Daily Show.
From 1996 to 2011, Colbert voiced the character Dr, Brainio on Saturday Night Live. From 2001 to 2007, he was behind various voices on the show Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law. He hosted his own show called The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014. Since 2015, he hosts his own late-night talk show called The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He is also the executive producer and writer of the show.
Besides TV shows and comedy, Colbert has worked in several movies including Bewitched (2005), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014), and Too Funny to Fail (2017). His first work on the film was in the 1997 short movie titled Shock Asylum. Besides screen works, he has worked as a writer. He has published more than five books till now. His book, I Am America (And So Can You!) listed number 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list in 2007.
As a TV show host, Colbert has won a Primetime Emmy Awards and three consecutive Kennedy Center Honors in his career. He has also won nine Primetime Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Peabody Awards in his long career. In 2006 and 2012, was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People. In 2000, Colbert and the other Daily Show writers were the recipients of three Emmy Awards as writers for The Daily Show and again in 2005 and 2006. In addition, he was nominated for a Satellite Award for his performance on The Colbert Report in 2005 and 2006.
Colbert was the featured entertainer for the 2006 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday, April 29, 2006. He has done many other notable works in the field of politics and social service. In January 2010, Colbert was named the assistant sports psychologist for the US Olympic speed skating team at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Wiki shows, Stephen Colbert is one of the highest paid TV show hosts of the present time. He has a high figure salary and net worth. He has an annual salary of $4.6 million and has accumulated a net worth of 45 million dollars.
Personal Life: Who is Stephen Colbert wife?
Stephen is married to Evelyn "Evie" McGee-Colbert since 1993. His wife is the daughter of prominent Charleston civil litigator Joseph McGee of the firm Buist Moore Smythe McGee. The couple got married after a long-term affair. They together have three children, Madeleine (born 1995), Peter (1998), and John (2002). Stephen Colbert bio shows, he doesn’t seem to have any extramarital affairs and he is fully committed towards his wife. The couple has no rumor of divorce.
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Stephen Colbert has a height of 1.8 meters and he weighs 82 kg. Colbert’s height and weight perfectly match his body size. He is very active on social media. He has more than 1.4 million likes and over 1.5 million followers on his official Facebook page. His official Instagram account colbertlateshow has more than 510k followers. He has over 529k followers on his Twitter account. Colbert’s bio is also featured on Wikipedia and many other websites.