How Much is Stephen Colbert’s Net Worth? Know His Wiki-Bio, Fortune, Salary, Earnings, Career, Married, Wife, and American Presidency 2020

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Born NameStephen Tyrone Colbert
Birth PlaceWashington DC
Height5 feet and 9 inches
Eye ColorBlaack
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityIrish
ProfessionComedian, actor
WifeEvelyn McGe Colbert
Net Worth$45 million dollars
Weight82
Age55
ParentsLorna Elizabeth (Tuck) and James William Colbert, Jr

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Success is an evasive part of life that tries to escape the reach of anyone. To achieve it requires dedication and a lot of efforts. Not many reach their goal in their life and they face quite the number of obstacles but if one doesn’t give up, success is just an arm’s length away.

Stephen Colbert is a late night talk show host who has also kissed success on its lips but only after facing many problems. Let us read about his journey to his fame and fortune along with his wiki-bio and relationships.

What is Stephen Colbert’s Net Worth?

According to many sources, Colbert’s net worth is a whopping $45 million. This makes him the richest talk show host second only to, Conan O’Brien.

Stephen Colbert’s efforts on the Late Show earned him $15 million, which makes him the highest paid among the late-night hosts next to Jimmy Fallon. In comparison, Conan O’Brien earns $12.5 million and Jimmy Kimmel $12 million.

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The star began by joining Chicago’s Second City comedy troupe where he met comedians Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello. Together they made and also starred in both Exit57 and Strangers with Candy.

In 1997, Colbert began appearing in episodes of The Daily Show and in 2005, he got his own spin-off show, The Colbert Report.

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Stephen also published a book, I Am America (And So Can You!) I in 2007. Both Strangers and The Daily Show were running and the latter became a huge hit in the early 200os. Colbert’s career then started gaining traction, and his own show, a spin-off of The Daily Show was just around the corner.

In 2014, after David Letterman announced his plans to retire in 2015, Colbert replaced him as the host of CBS’ Late Show. In April 2014, CBS officially chose Colbert to replace Letterman.

The Colbert Report has been a Comedy Central powerhouse, winning several Emmys, including the 2013 and 2014 awards for Outstanding Variety Series. 

Stephen Colbert Relationship Status; Who is his Wife?

Colbert resides in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife, Evelyn McGee-Colbert whom he married on October 9, 1993. She is the daughter of the prominent Charleston civil litigator Joseph McGee, of the firm Buist Moore Smythe McGee.

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Evelyn actually met Jon Stewart, now a good friend of Colbert, before she met Stephen in 1990.

Colbert described the first moment he met her as being love at first sight. Moments after they met, they both realized that they had grown up together in Charleston and had many mutual friends.

Stephen Colbert with his wife Evelyn Colbert at MET GALA
Stephen Colbert With his wife Evelyn Colbert Source: slate.com

The duo even worked together in an episode of Strangers with Candy where she appeared as his mother. And she also has an uncredited cameo as a nurse in the series pilot and a credited one in the film as his wife.

The pair has three children named Madeleine, Peter, and John. They share great romantic chemistry and commitment towards their relationship and the lovers are living a happy life without any rumors of any breakup or separation.

Stephen Colbert Wiki-Bio; His Family, Age, and Net Worth

Stephen Colbert came into this world as Stephen Tyrone Colbert on May 13, 1964, in Washington, D.C. His nationality is American and ethnicity is Irish.

His mother is Lorna Elizabeth (Tuck) and father is James William Colbert, Jr., a doctor and medical school dean at Yale, Saint Louis University. He is the youngest of the eleven children.

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He grew up alongside his siblings in Charleston, South Carolina.

Colbert experienced what was likely the defining event of his childhood when his father and two of his brothers passed away in a plane crash.

Because of the trauma, he grew up as an introvert and found solace in reading, especially science fiction and fantasy novels by authors Like J.R.R. Tolkien.

But during his college and Second City years, Colbert suffered from bouts of depression and anxiety, for which he took medication. Colbert’s mother died at the age of 92 on June 12, 2013, because of ill health.