John Oliver is a TV host from Great Britain who has appeared or hosted many shows in his career. He has also performed as an actor, political commentator, and comedian. Oliver is also a writer and producer. He has voiced in the ‘Smurf’ film series and has appeared in some television shows. He has received several accolades and has been accredited for the “John Oliver effect”. Here is a quick summary of John Oliver’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
John William Oliver is the son of Jim and Carole Oliver. He was born on 23 April 1977, in Birmingham, England. His uncle is Stephen Oliver.
He went to Mark Rutherford School and later attended Cambridge’s Christ’s College. In there, Oliver was a member of Cambridge Footlights and later became its vice president. He graduated in 1998.
John Oliver has been married to Kate Norley since 2011. Together, they have a son. He resides with his family in New York. His wife has previously served in the U.S. Army Medic. Oliver has been a fan of the football club Liverpool FC.
He was influenced by Jon Stewart. He is the founder of the church ‘Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption’. In 2009, he received a Green Card in the USA. Oliver is also a philanthropist and has made contributions worth millions.
John Oliver appeared in the TV show ‘Bleak House’ in 1985. In the 2000s, he guest appeared in several TV shows like ‘Green Wing’, ‘Mock of the Week’, ‘Gash’, ‘My Hero’, and ‘The Comic Side of 7 Days’.
From 2006 to 2013, he became the correspondent of ‘The Daily Show’. Oliver has also served as the writer and host of the show. He later went on to appear as Ian Duncan in the series ‘Community’.
In 2010, he became the creator, host, writer, and executive producer of ‘John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show’. He has voiced for many TV shows like ‘Bob’s Burgers’, ‘Danger Mouse’, ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘The Simpsons’, and ‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja’.
John Oliver has voiced for the animated film ‘The Smurfs’ as Vanity Smurf. He has appeared in the movie ‘The Love Guru’. Additionally, he has appeared in two short films. In 2019, he will be voicing for the films ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Amusement Park’.
He is currently the creator, executive producer, writer, and host of ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’. He has also frequently appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live and has performed many times for Comedy Central.
Awards & Achievements
In 2018, John Oliver won the Producers Guild of America Award and Writers Guild of America Award. He has won the Dorian Award and the Peabody Award. He has also won many Primetime Emmys in his career. He has received nominations for GLAAD Media Award, MTV Movie & TV Award, TCA Award, and Environmental Media Award. The actor won the Webby Award in 2016 and had received a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award.
Net Worth of John Oliver
The estimated net worth of John Oliver is more than $6 million. The accumulation of this wealth is from his career which has spanned for almost two decades. He has acted, hosted, written, produced, and created in many television shows and films. He also found success as a stand-up comedian and was a part of ‘The Comedy Zone’. Oliver was also a panelist of ‘Mock the Week’. He has co-hosted the podcast ‘The Bugle’. He was also the presenter and writer of the campaign ‘BBC America’.
John Oliver is one of the renowned television personalities in the world. He is not just popular in the United Kingdom but also in the USA. In his career, he has done many shows for radio, podcast, and television. He was influenced by many personalities across the world.