• Biography

Jon Stewart is known as an American comedian, actor, and political commentator. He is most famous for being the former host of Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.'

Background

Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz was born on November 28, 1962, in New York City. His family later migrated to Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where Stewart lived through the greater part of his childhood. In 1984, Stewart graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he studied brain research and played on the men's soccer crew.

Marriage, Wife, and Children

Tracey McShane is the spouse of Jon Stewart. McShane and Stewart each went on an arranged meet up out of the blue and met one another. One of McShane's companions set her up with Stewart and they met at a Mexican eatery. McShane nearly didn't appear but things worked out for the couple.

With the assistance of New York Times editorial manager Will Shortz, Stewart proposed to his better half by utilizing the crossword puzzle. Shortz included engagement proposition in the riddle, all of which had rare importance to Stewart and McShane.

The couple has two children together, a boy named Nathan was born July 3, 2004, and little girl Maggie was born on February 4, 2006.

Career and Net Wo

After trying out among various employments, Stewart moved to New York City in 1986 to break into the comedy club circuit. After three years, he was hosting Comedy Central's Short Attention Span Theater. In 1993, he propelled MTV's first syndicated program, The Jon Stewart Show.

In January 1999, Stewart took over as anchorman for Comedy Central's The Daily Show which was later renamed The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, a famous late-night program that named itself "the most trusted name in fake news." With quick-paced discourse and a sarcastic mind, Stewart, who was additionally the show's co-official producer, turned into a highly respected faultfinder of Washington governmental issues and the mainstream news media.

Because of the accomplishment of The Daily Show, which won a large number of Primetime Emmy Awards, Stewart turned into a sought after public figure. He has hosted various honor shows, including the Grammys in 2001 and 2002, and the Academy Awards in 2006 and 2008.

In June 2019, Jon Stewart made headlines when he attacked Congress for not renewing the 9/11 fund that was supposed to help the surivors of the terrorist attack. He criticized them for being incompetent and not helping a group that deserved a ton of relief and support.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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