Born on November 28, 1962, Jon Stewart is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor and television host who is best known for being the host of The Daily Show from 1999 to 2015. Starting his career by doing stand-up comedy, he rose to fame after hosting The Jon Stewart Show and You Wrote It, You Watch It. To learn more about him, read the article below.

Jon Stewart

Before Fame: He attended College of William & Mary.

Family/ Relationships

Jon Stewart Ethnicity/Religion

Jon was born in New York City to Marian and Donald Leibowitz, professor of physics at The College of New Jersey and Thomas Edison State College. His family are Jewish immigrants from Poland, Ukraine and Belarus.

Jon Stewart Affair/Married/Wife

He is married to Tracey McShane (m. 2000). They have two children.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz
  • Nicknames: Jon Stewart
  • Birthday: November 28, 1962
  • Age: 56 years old (as of June 2019)
  • Birthplace: New York City, New York, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: College of William & Mary
  • Profession: Comedian, actor, political commentator, television host
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: He was born to Jewish family
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Spouse/Wife: Tracey McShane (m. 2000)
  • Children: 2
  • Net Worth: He is a millionaire


  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He was the host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central from 1999 to 2015.
  • During his tenure, The Daily Show won 22 Primetime Emmy Awards.
  • His family is Jewish immigrants to American from Poland, Ukraine and Belarus.
  • He made his stand-up debut at The Bitten End where Woody Allen also began.
  • He was chosen by People Magazine as one of 1999’s 50 Most Beautiful People In The World.
  • His wife is a veterinary technician.
  • He is a lifelong fan of New York Mets.
  • He is a fan of professional wrestling.
  • He is the co-author of America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction, which was one of the best-selling books in the U.S. in 2004.
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Memorable Quotes:

When in doubt, I can stare blankly. The rubber face. There’s only so many ways you can stare incredulously at the camera and tilt an eyebrow, but that’s your old standby: What would Buster Keaton do?