Jon Stewart Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Films, Net Worth

Jon Stewart Biography

Jon Stewart is an American stand up comedian, producer, writer, political commentator, actor, director, and television host. Likewise, he hosted The Daily Show, a satirical news program on Comedy Central, since 1999 to 2015 and currently hosts The Problem with Jon Stewart on Apple TV+.

How old is Jon Stewart? – Age

The stand up comedian is 60 years old as of 2023. He was born on 28 November 1962, in New York, New York, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Jon Stewart? – Height

Stewart stands at a height stature of 5 feet 6 inches (1.69 m).

Jon Stewart Mother, Father, Sisters – Family

Stewart was born to his parents in New York, New York, United States. He is the son of Donald Leibowitz and Marian Leibowitz. He was brought up along with his siblings; Larry Leibowitz, Dan Leibowitz, Matt Leibowitz. Likewise, he is the second of four sons, together with older brother Lawrence, and younger brothers Dan and Matthew.

Jon Stewart Education

The stand up comedian graduated in 1984 from The College of William and Mary where he initially focused in chemistry prior to switching to psychology. At William and Mary, he became a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity

Is Jon Stewart Married? – Wife

They got married in 2000. Stewart together with his wife filed a joint name change application and legally changed both of their surnames to “Stewart” on June 19, 2001. Along with the assist of in vitro fertilization, they have two children. Later in 2015, Stewart adopted a vegetarian diet for ethical reasons; his wife is a long-time vegan. He later became vegan as well.

Stand up Comedian and Actor Jon Stewart photo
Stand up Comedian and Actor Jon Stewart photo

Jon Stewart Children

Stewart and his wife Tracey McShane have been blessed with two children named Maggie Rose Stewart, and Nathan Thomas Stewart.

Jon Stewart Career

Stewart was a regular at the Comedy Cellar, where he became the last performer every night. For a period of two years he performed at 2 a.m. while developing his comedy style. Later, he landed his first television job as a writer for Caroline’s Comedy Hour in 1989. In addition, he started co-hosting Comedy Central’s Short Attention Span Theater with Patty Rosborough in 1990. Likewise in 1992, Jon hosted the short-lived You Wrote It, You Watch It on MTV, which as well invited viewers to send in their stories to be acted out by the comedy troupe, The State.

Moreover, Stewart said that his career did not take off until his March 6, 1992, and appearance on NBC’s Late Night together with David Letterman. Furthermore, he was considered to take over the show when Letterman left it, but it was later given to relatively unknown Conan O’Brien. Besides, he co-hosted MTV Spring Break ’93 Blind Date from Daytona Beach along with Melissa Rivers.

Through a taping of the show on February 10, 2015, he announced he became leaving The Daily Show. Likewise, Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless confirmed his retirement together with a statement. Later, it became announced that South African comedian Trevor Noah would succeed him as the host of the show. Afterwards on April 20, 2015, Stewart indicated that his final show would be on August 6, 2015.


  • Mixed Nuts
  • The First Wives Club
  • Wishful Thinking
  • Half Baked
  • The Faculty
  • Playing by Heart
  • Big Daddy
  • The Office Party
  • Party Guest
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
  • Death to Smoochy
  • The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina
  • Doogal Zeebad (voice)
  • Evan Almighty
  • The Great Buck Howard
  • The Adjustment Bureau
  • The Beaver
  • Rosewater
  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  • Ultimate Edition only
  • Irresistible

Jon Stewart Net Worth

Citing his acting career, Stewart has an estimated net worth of $120 million.


  • Primetime Emmy Award
  • Peabody Awards
  • Grammy Award

Jon Stewart Instagram

You can find and follow Jon on Instagram using the account name: @JonStewart

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