Jon Stewart is a name that needs no introduction. He is a well-known comedian, writer, producer, and political commentator.
He has won several Emmy Awards and has been the host of the popular satirical news program, The Daily Show.
Jon Stewart has an interesting background, and in this article, we will cover his biography, family, net worth, and much more.
Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, better known as Jon Stewart, was born on November 28, 1962, in New York City.
His parents, Marian and Donald Leibowitz, were both teachers. Jon has an older brother, Lawrence, who is now the Chief Operating Officer of the New York City Department of Education.
Jon grew up in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where he attended Lawrence High School.
In 1984, Jon Stewart graduated from the College of William & Mary in Virginia with a degree in psychology.
After college, Jon Stewart began performing stand-up comedy in New York City.
In the late 1980s, he became a regular at the Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village.
He also worked as a writer and producer for several TV shows, including The Ben Stiller Show and The Larry Sanders Show.
In 1999, Jon Stewart took over as host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central.
Under his leadership, the show became one of the most popular and influential political commentary programs in the United States.
During his tenure, Jon Stewart interviewed several political figures, including presidents and presidential candidates. He left the show in 2015.
Since leaving The Daily Show, Jon Stewart has continued to work in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in several movies, including Rosewater and The Big Short.
He has also been involved in various philanthropic efforts, including the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
Jon Stewart married Tracey Lynn McShane in 2000. Tracey is a former veterinary technician and animal rights activist.
The couple has two children, Nathan and Maggie. Jon and Tracey live in Red Bank, New Jersey.
Jon Stewart Age
Jon Stewart celebrated his 60th birthday on November 28, 2022. He was born on November 28, 1962, in New York, New York, United States. Stewart will be 61 in November this year.
Jon Stewart Height & Weight
Jon Stewart stands at a height of 1.69 m and weighs around 78 kg
Jon Stewart Parents
Jon Stewart was born in New York, New York, United States at the Doctors Hospital to Marian Leibowitz (mother) and Donald Leibowitz (father).
His mother was a teacher and later an educational consultant while his father worked as an energy coordinator for the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.
Stewart's parents divorced when he was eleven years old, and Stewart largely stayed away from his father. Due to his strained relationship with his father, he dropped his surname (Leibowitz).
Jon Stewart Wife
Jon Stewart is a happily married man. He has been married to Tracey McShane since May 2000.
While on set in 1997 shooting the film, Wishful Thinking, a production assistant on the film arranged for a blind date between them.
Jon Stewart proposed to her through a personalized crossword puzzle and they got married in 2000.
Tracey McShane, now known as Tracey Lynn Stewart is an American former veterinary technician, graphic designer, and animal rights advocate.
Jon Stewart Children
With the help of in vitro fertilization, Jon Stewart and his wife, Tracey McShane has two children, a son, Thomas Stewart born on July 3, 2004, and a daughter, Maggie Rose Stewart born on February 4, 2006.
Jon Stewart Siblings
Jon Stewart is the second of four sons to his parents; Marian Leibowitz (mother) and Donald Leibowitz (father).
He has an older brother Lawrence Leibowitz, and younger brothers Daniel Leibowitz and Matthew Leibowitz.
Jon Stewart Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jon Stewart has an estimated net worth of $120 million.
He made a significant portion of his wealth from his work on The Daily Show.
In addition to his TV work, he has also earned money from his movie roles and his philanthropic endeavors.