Jon Stewart is a comedian, actor, writer, TV host, producer and political commentator from the United States. He worked in several jobs before making his stand-up comedy debut at the “The Bitter End.” Let’s find out how much is Jon Stewart’s net worth in 2018.
Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz was born in New York City, New York, United States, on November 28, 1962. His father Donald Leibowitz was a physics professor who taught at the Thomas Edison State University and The College of New Jersey but he died in 2013, and his mother Marian Leibowitz worked as a teacher and as an educational consultant.
Jon Stewart has 3 brothers, Matt Leibowitz, Dan Leibowitz and Larry Leibowitz. His parents got divorced when he was around 11 years old. Jon Stewart was grown and raised in Lawrenceville in New Jersey, United States. He finished his schooling from the Lawrence High School, and he graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg city in Virginia, majoring first in chemistry and then in psychology.
Jon Stewart has been married to Tracey McShane who was a production assistant of a movie that he was working on since 2000. Jon and Tracey gave birth to 1 daughter and 1 son together, Maggie Rose Stewart was born in 2006, and Nathan Thomas Stewart was born in 2004.
Prior to his current professions, Jon Stewart worked in numerous jobs. He was a soccer coach, a contingency planner, City University of New York contract administrator, F. W. Woolworth Company shelf stocker, bartender and other jobs. Jon Stewart first wanted to go on the “Comedy club” stage, but he couldn’t push himself to do it, so he made his stand-up comedy debut at “The Bitter End.”
Jon Stewart performed at a comedy club in Manhattan named “Comedy Cellar” for a couple of years. His first TV work was “Caroline’s Comedy Hour” writer. Jon Stewart, early hosting work was for a clip show titled “Short Attention Span Theater.” Soon after appearing on “Late Show with David Letterman,” he felt that his career breakthrough started. From 1993 – 1995, Jon Stewart had his own MTV self-titled show “The Jon Stewart Show,” and it was one of the top-rated shows by MTV. From 1999 – 2015, he experienced huge success with his remarkable performance in “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” late night talk which he won numerous awards for.
As an actor, Jon Stewart also appeared in both movies and series. He appeared in a comedy series titled “The Nanny,” comedy movie “Mixed Nuts” and in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” along with other appearances.
Awards & Achievements
Jon Stewart has received around 200 award winnings and nominations. Most of the awards he won were for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” Jon Stewart has won a total of 22 Primetime Emmy Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, 7 Producers Guild of America Awards, 8 TCA Awards, and many others. He was also named by the Time magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people.
Net Worth of Jon Stewart
The estimated net worth of the comedian, actor, writer, TV host, producer and political commentator Jon Stewart is $85 million. He made his millions fortune from his great performance and work in movies, series and shows. Jon Stewart annual salary is estimated to be $20 million. “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” was one of the highest rated shows.
Jon Stewart is one of the most talented and loved to watch comedians of all time. He gained a lot of success and recognition for being the host of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” which was one of the highest rated shows. Jon Stewart is married to Tracey McShane, they have 2 children, and they are happily living together.