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Jon Stewart Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Books, Height

Jon Stewart Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Books, Height

Facts of Jon Stewart

Full Name: Jon Stewart
Birth Date: November 28, 1962
Age: 61 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer,Film producer
Country: United States
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
WifeTracey McShane
MarriedTracey McShane (2000)
Net Worth$100 million
Salary$16 Million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York
EthnicityPolish, Ukrainian, Belarus and Mongolian
EducationLawrence High School
FatherDonald Leibowitz
KidsNathan Thomas Stewart, Maggie Rose Stewart
Instagram Jon Stewart Instagram
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Jon Stewart is an American comedian, producer, writer, actor, director, media critic as well as a former television host. He is famous for hosting ‘The Daily Show’, later renamed ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’.

Early Life of Stewart

Jon Stewart was born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962, in New York City, New York, United States. As of 2019, he is 57 years old and his sun sign is Sagittarius. He was born to mother Marian, an educational consultant, and her husband Donald Leibowitz, a professor of physics.

Educational Background

His parents divorced when he was 11 years old, and he did not have much contact with his father. Jon holds an American nationality and belongs to Polish, Ukrainian, Belarus, and Mongolian descent.

He studied at Lawrence High School in New Jersey. Then he attended the College of William & Mary in Virginia and graduated in 1984. He did a few odd occupations during school such as a possibility organizer for the New Jersey Department of Human Services, a puppeteer for crippled kids, and a soccer mentor.

Who is Jon Stewart’s Wife?

Previously, he dated Lara Flynn Boyle. Similarly, he dated Daisy Fuentes in 1994 and he dated Cindy Crawford that year. He took part in an extramarital entanglement with Tawny Kitaen in 1995.

Nevertheless, he had a life partner, Tracy McShane since getting hitched in 2000. Tracey was a graphic designer, she later studied to become a Veterinarian. Stewart and Tracey McShane first met through a mutual friend at a Mexican restaurant. A production assistant of Wishful Thinking who is a mutual friend of both set up a blind date for them.

Jon Stewart with his wife, Tracey McShane
Caption: Jon Stewart with his wife, Tracey McShane

After the blind date, they started dating and after dating for about four years, in 1999, Stewart proposed to his girlfriend with a crossword puzzle and they announced their engagement on an episode of ABC’s The View.

The couple married in November 2000. They have two children together. Their first son, Nathan Thomas Stewart was born on July 3, 2004, whereas their second child was a daughter, Maggie Rose Stewart who was born in 2006.

He has been rumored to have dated Ashley Judd and has an association with Juliana Hatfield in 1993. In addition, he dated Jane Powers in 1994 and was surrounded by rumors of dating Jennifer Aniston in the same year.

How much is Jon Stewart’s Net Worth and Salary?

Presently, Stewart’s net worth is around $100 million as of 2022. As per some sources, when he hosted The Daily Show, his peak annual salary of $30 million. Besides this, in 2013, he bought a farm called “Bufflehead Farm” in Middletown, New Jersey with a 12-acre (4.9 ha) area and currently he is living happily with his family.

He kept his New York City Penthouse on sale for $17,500,000 back in 2014. The penthouse has again kept in the sale the market for $20 million in 2017. He purchased the house for $5.8 million back in 2005.

How tall is Jon Stewart?

Jon has an average height standing at 5 feet 7 inches with an average weight. In addition, he has salt and pepper hair color and blue eye color.

Comedy show

Then he got an opportunity to perform at the Comedy Cellar, a satire club where he turned into a customary for the last execution consistently. He used to perform at 2 a.m. every day for a long time before getting his break on TV.

Similarly, in 1993, he made ‘The Jon Stewart Show’, a syndicated program that was disclosed on MTV. The show was a moment hit and extremely mainstream with the gatherings of people. An hour since quite a while ago a syndicated form of ‘The Jon Stewart Show’ was propelled by Paramount in 1994.

He turned into a solid political voice by talking and debating with a few set up political figures like Rachel Maddow, Bill O’Reilly, and Tucker Carlson. He was credited by the White House and political news outlets for making mindfulness about the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act to the general population.


Apart from being an entertainer, he is additionally a top-of-the-line creator. His 2004 book ‘America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction’ was recorded on a few Best vendor records including The New York Times Best Seller List and the hit records on ‘The Wall Street Journal’, and ‘The Los Angeles Times.

Stewart reacted to this by getting out Hannity for as often as possible calling Ted Nugent a “companion and successive visitor” on his program.

TV host

Stewart started a comedic quarrel with WWE wrestler Seth Rollins in March 2015 and showed up on WWE Raw amid a Daily Show-styled fragment facilitated by Rollins. On August 23, 2015, Stewart comes back to have the WWE’s SummerSlam at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. 

Jon Stewart, TV Host
Caption: Jon Stewart, TV Host


Concerning his awards, he got two Peabody Awards for covering the presidential decisions in 2000 and 2004 in ‘Hesitation 2000’ and ‘Uncertainty 2004’, separately.  He got the fame of ‘Entertainer of the Year” for 2004 from ‘Entertainment Weekly. An asteroid was discovered in 2004 was named in the honor of this comedian cum political satirist.

Further, Stewart and The Daily Show got the 2005 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language. He was displayed an Honorary All-America Award by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) in 2006.

President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made Jon a chief on April 21, 2009. On October 26, 2010, Stewart got to the name of the Most Influential Man of 2010 by AskMen.


Actually, he moved to New York City in 1986 to pursue a career in comedy. Jon began high-quality entertainer at The Bitter End – a dance club. He embraced the stage name ‘Jon Stewart’ as of now.