Trevor Noah, a well-known comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He has released stand-up comedy specials called The Daywalker and Crazy Normal. He was born on February 20, 1984, in Johnassurberg, South Africa. Being a comedian is a really tough job, to make people laugh is not easy.
Trevor never intended to become a comedian, he was once very drunk and his buddies challenged him to go on stage (in a Bar), and do some stand-up. It was obvious nobody wants to look a scaredy cat, so did Trevor, he went on stage and started talking then it hits him, people laugh when he talks.
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Tv Host, Radio DJ|
|Net Worth||$13 Million USD|
|Salary/Income||$4 Million USD Annually|
|Real Name||Trevor Noah|
|Date of Birth||20 February 1984|
|Place of Birth||Johannesburg|
|Height||1.80m (5 foot 11 inches)|
|Religion||Christian (His mom changed to Judaism)|
|Ethnicity||Swiss German and Xhosa ancestry|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Status||In a Relationship|
Trevor Noah Family
Trevor Noah Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Trevor Noah is around $13 Million USD. He has won multiple awards for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award in 2017. His annual income turns out to be around $4 Million USD.
Trevor Noah Religion and Politics
He is a Christian. When he was younger he went to a Catholic school in school in South Africa and attended church every Sunday. He is not very nice to the Atheist community and has been very vocal about this.
Trevor is a progressive, but not politically progressive. Trevor doesn’t consider himself Republican or Democrat and focuses on himself. He seems to make fun of the conservatives like Donald Trump.
Trevor Noah personal Life
Trevor Noah is a polyglot and he speaks English, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, Tsonga, Afrikaans, and German languages. He was born to a black mother Patricia from Xhosa and white father Robert Noah of Swiss-German descent, whose union was illegal during the apartheid.
Trevor Noah was born 10 years before apartheid ended. Since mixed-race marriages were illegal back the because of apartheid, it was really a hide and seek marriage as his mother was arrested from time to time for marrying his father, a white man.
As a result of this, he spent his childhood with his grandmother. Noah’s parents finally succumbed to the pressure and separated. Patricia re-married and that time was not a fun period for him.
But now he draws humor from the whole unpleasant past events. Trevor Noah once told that when he was a kid his mom threw him out of the window of a minibus, cause she thought the driver, who was from another tribe was trying to kill them.
Trevor Noah has always been private with his relationships. In South Africa, he dated a South African physiotherapist named Dani Gabriel but the pair broke up after he moved to the US.
After a while, he began dating model and former singer Jordan Taylor in 2015. The couple shares a luxury duplex penthouse on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Taylor moved to New York to be closer with him. She is very supportive of his career.
Trevor Noah Career
In 2002, Trevor Noah started his career at the age of 18 with a role in the South African soap opera Isidingo. Eventually, he also started he started hosting his own show on radio Noah’s ark on YFM.
He dropped his radio show to focus more comedy. From 2004 to 2006, he has hosted several educational programs like Run the Adventure. In 2012, he was the spokesperson and consumer protection agent for Cell C, SA’s third-largest cellular provider.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire tv show which airs Monday to Thursday on Comedy Central. The tv show draws its comedy and satire from recent news stories, political figures, media organizations and the writers, host of the tv show uses their own referential humor.
He succeeded Jon Stewarts in 2015 as the host of the show. The Daily Show is the longest running program on Comedy Central and has already bagged around 24 Emmy Awards. Trevor Noah’s premiere episode was with Kevin Hart. Trevor Noah implemented his stylistic changes, new graphic with an updated set during his tenure.
Trevor Noah increased the usage of more Millennial-based references, impersonations, and characterizations for his comedy on the show, due to his younger demographic and ability to speak in multiple accents and eight languages.
Trevor Noah’s success on the show has led to two stand-up specials on Comedy Central and Netflix. The ratings of the The Daily Show is 8.8/10.
He can’t stop vining to President Donald Trump’s words. Trevor Noah along with Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” revealed how he sometimes catches himself singing Trump’s catchphrase out loud.
Trump’s speech patterns made it sound as if “he’s doing a bad rendition of a Bob Marley song”, said Noah, who then gave one of Trump’s current favorite phrases a reggae twist.
Trevor Noah’s Ben Carson Impression
Trevor Noah discussed the Hud secretariat, Ben Carson who has found himself in hot water after his spending habits at the department were revealed. The host showed news coverage of the controversy at Hud where a whistleblower was demoted after refusing to spend over the legal $5,000 limit on redecorations for Carson’s office.
There were rumors that the host of The Daily Show is gay. Must of this suspicion was fueled by his support for the LGBTQ community. His solid relationship with Jordyn Taylor doesn’t add much to this humor.
Born a Crime
In 2016, he signed a book deal with Spiegel & Grau naming it Born a Crime which was published on November 15, 2016. The book received positive reviews from major US book reviewers.
The book was named Born a Crime because, in an interview, he jokingly said that “he was Born a Crime”; because of the illegal marriage of his parents. It was announced that there would be a film adaptation of the book starring Lupita Nyongo as Patricia.
In 2018, Trevor Noah and the Daily Show writing staff released The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library which comprises hundreds of Trump tweets and features a foreword by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham.
Influence of Comedy
Trevor Noah said that his influence on comedy is from Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy. Trevor said that Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle inspire him in terms of the modern black comedians. He also cited Jon Stewart is also an influence on his comedy.
Trevor Noah Social Media
Trevor Noah has 9.27M followers on twitter (@Trevornoah) and 2.8M followers on Instagram (@trevornoah).