Last updated on March 20th, 2023 at 01:31 am
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Trevor Noah Biography and Wiki
Trevor Noah is a well-known stand-up comedian, television show host, political commentator, author, actor, and producer. From September 2015 to September 2022, Trevor was the host of the American satirical news program The Daily Show on Comedy Central.
Trevor Noah Age
How old is Noah? Trevor is 39 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 20 in Johannesburg, 1984, and grew up in Soweto South Africa.
Trevor Noah Height
Trevor stands at a height of 5′ 11″ (1.81 m) tall. ALSO READ: Michael Zegen
Trevor Noah’s Ethnicity and Nationality
Trevor is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry. His mother is Xhosa, and she was classified as Black while his father is of Swiss-German ancestry and classified as White.
Trevor Noah Parents | Family and Father
Noah was born in the South African province of Gauteng. Robert, his father, is of Swiss-German ancestry, and Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah, his mother, is Xhosa. Trevor’s father left, and Patricia married and had two more children, Andrew and Isaac. Most of his speeches and comedy shows will discuss Trevor’s relationship with his mother, and brothers, and more about his grandmother Frances Noah, who died in 2022 at the age of 96. Trevor’s birth and childhood story take place during the apartheid era in South Africa when people were classified based on their skin color and there were restrictions on how different colors could or could not mix.’
Trevor Noah’s Wife | Married and Kids
Trevor has had two romantic relationships in his life. He was first linked to Jordyn Taylor, with whom he began dating in 2015 and ended their relationship in 2018. From 2020 to May 2022, he was linked to model and actress Minka Kelly. Apparently, there is no information regarding his children.
Trevor Noah Career
Noah began his career in 2002 in South Africa. He hosted several shows for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and finished second in the fourth season of Strictly Come Dancing South Africa in 2008. He hosted the late-night talk show Tonight with Trevor Noah, which he created and aired on M-Net and DStv from 2010 to 2011. Noah joined The Daily Show as Senior International Correspondent in 2014 and took over as host in 2015. Born a Crime, his autobiographical comedy book was released in 2016. In 2021, he hosted the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, and in 2022, he hosted the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.
Noah has received eleven nominations for awards, including an MTV Africa Music Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2017 and 2018, The Hollywood Reporter named him one of “The 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media.” In 2018, Time magazine named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people. He began his comedy career while out with his cousin and a friend in a South African bar. They were both inebriated when they began heckling a comedian. When the comedian challenged them to perform on stage, they chose Trevor. He went on stage to avoid looking like a “scaredy cat” and discovered that people laughed when he spoke.
He started his career as a radio host. His “Noah’s Ark” show aired on Gauteng’s youth radio station. Following his announcement of taking over The Daily Show, he referred to Jon Stewart as a major influence (1996). He’s even compared him to a “Jewish Yoda.” Lupita Nyong’o wrote an ode to her in TIME magazine’s “The 100 Most Influential People” (Pioneers) [April 2018]. “Born a Crime” was written in two versions by him. Because the original version contained some profanity, he wrote an adapted version that did not contain any profanity so that children could read it.
Trevor Noah’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of 100 million dollars.
Trevor Noah Books | Author
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood is Trevor’s autobiography book. It was released in November 2016 and quickly became a New York Times Best Seller. It is available in both hard copy and audiobook format. The book will be adapted into a film, with Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o playing Trevor’s mother. Trevor and The Daily Show’s writing staff created and published The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library book in July 2018. This is a collection of Trump’s tweets, with a foreword by Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and presidential biographer.
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Trevor Noah TV Shows and Movies
- 2011 You Laugh But It’s True
- 2011 Taka Takata
- 2012 Mad Buddies
- 2018 Black Panther
- 2021 Coming 2 America
- 2022 Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
♦ 2022- Host of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
♦ 2021 – Player vs Player with Trevor Noah as a creator and executive producer
♦ 2021 and 2022 – Host of the 63rd and 64th Annual Grammy Awards, respectively
♦ 2019 – Klepper as an executive producer for 8 episodes
♦ 2018 – Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia (stand-up special)
♦ 2018 – Black Panther as Griot (voice)
♦ 2018 – American Vandal in the episode “The Brownout”
♦ 2017–2018 – The Opposition with Jordan Klepper as an executive producer and co-creator
♦ 2017 – Trevor Noah: There’s a Gupta On My Stoep (stand-up special)
♦ 2017 – Nashville in the episode “Fire and Rain”
♦ 2017 – Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark (stand-up special)
♦ 2015 – Trevor Noah: Pay Back the Funny (stand-up special)
♦ 2015 – Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation (stand-up special)
♦ 2015–present – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as the host, a writer and executive producer
♦ 2014–2015 – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a correspondent
♦ 2013 – Trevor Noah: It’s My Culture (stand-up special)
♦ 2013 – Trevor Noah: African American (stand-up special)
♦ 2012 – Mad Buddies as Bookie
♦ 2012 – Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution in episode “2.1”
♦ 2012 – Comedy Central Roast of Steve Hofmeyr as the host
♦ 2011 – Taka Takata as Pilo
♦ 2011 – You Laugh But It’s True (documentary)