The U.S Presidential Election 2020 is worth all the hype. Its taking place amongst a pandemic and on the poll of deciding the future of America. This is when our beloved comedians and late-night show host’s are getting their most funny gig and amazing content all thanks to Mr Donald Trump.
Though the one taking the full advantage of this opportunity is the beloved late-night show host Stephen Colbert. Let’s find out, how much is he getting paid to drive fun out of this elections?
The net worth of the king of the Late Nights, Stephen Colbert!
The king of late-night, Stephen takes his jokes and his cheque quite seriously. You might even get a little surprised discovering his net worth.
As of 2020, Stephen Colbert has a net worth of approx $45 million. 2016 U.S elections were a blessing in disguise for Colbert as he saw his best content in the form of Trump. Moreover, it is surprising that the show isn’t a big contributor is his net worth. According to sources, his latest annual income from the Late Night is $15 Million.
Even though Jimmy Fallon has taken over the position of the best late-night show host, we somewhere believe that Colbert is underrated for his work and on spot punchlines.
Stephen’s Journey from “The Daily Show” to the “Late Night”!
Colbert has always been a camera person, in college he joined improv classes and did theatre in Chicago. The streets of New York led him to create a television series for HBO with Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello. Though one of the best works of his early career days was Good Morning America because of which, producer Madeline Smithberg hired him for “The Daily Show” after which it went all gala for him.
All thanks to his “The Daily Show” popularity that bought him under the notice of CBS and finally in 2014 he became the host of “The Late Show” once Letterman retired.
Stephen’s early life.
Stephen Tyrone Colbert was born in Washington, DC, on May 13, 1964. He had a big family that included his parents and 10 siblings, he was the 11th one. Unfortunately, in September 1974 Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crash took away his father and two elder brothers. After the misfortune the rest Colbert family moved to Charleston, South Carolina.
Stephen Colbert’s family and personal life.
Irrespective of Stephen’s ’I hate my wife’ jokes its evident that he has a strong and loving married life with his wife Evelyn “Evie” McGee-Colbert since 1993. Together, they have three children, Madeleine (born 1995), Peter (born 1998) and John (born 2002). The Colbert family lives happily in Montclair, New Jersey. He is a self-proclaimed Democrat, if one couldn’t already say from all the Trump roasting. He openly supported Joe Biden during the 2020 US Presidential Elections.
“The most harrowing idea would be that I spend any part of my life without her. Because that would be a level of loneliness, and irreplaceable, irredeemable emotional desolation that I could not possibly contemplate… how I will die is, she will die first and I will not last a year.” Stephen Colbert on Flipped Interview with John Oliver
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