Evelyn McGee-Colbert is an American actress known for the TV show Strangers with Candy and successful movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Evelyn is married to Stephen Colbert for almost 26 years and yet they are living a happy life.
Early Life And Education
On 23 July 1963, Evelyn McGee-Colbert was born as Evelyn Brabham, in Charleston, South Carolina, the United States. She is the daughter of Joseph McGee, a renowned civil litigator who worked for the House of Representatives of South Carolina.
A lady with American nationality and belonging to the white ethnic group, Evelyn McGee-Colbert is born under Leo of the Zodiac signs.
Evelyn is an intelligent and well-educated lady. She earned a degree from the University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Sciences. Also, she has double majored in Drama and English literature.
How old is Evelyn?
As of 2019, Evelyn McGee-Colbert is 55 years of age.
Career, Net Worth, and Salary
Evelyn McGee-Colbert’s career began with small occasional roles in TV series and movies in 1999.
Until 2014, she appeared in a number of movies and TV series including Strangers with Candy, Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration, Oprah's Next Chapter, Alpha House and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
She had a short career in the film industry. She also appeared on her husband's show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2015.
She mainly earns her net worth from her career as an actress and a TV personality. While the exact net worth of the actress is not out, many sources claim her net worth to be around $1 million.
On the other hand, her husband Stephen Colbert is estimated to have a net worth of around $45 million. He also earns his net worth from his professional career as an actor cum comedian.
Regarding her personal life, Evelyn McGee-Colbert is married to Stephen Colbert. They exchanged their marital vows on 9 October 1993, in a private wedding ceremony.
The couple is blessed with three children; daughter Madeline Colbert, and sons Peter Colbert & John Colbert.
Evelyn met her husband in 1990s during Spoleto Festival. According to her, Stephen saw him in the food line after which he approached her and they talked for more than two hours looking straight at each other.
In an Interview, Colbert said that when he saw Evelyn for the first time, he said to himself: “That's your wife. You're going to marry her. You will kick yourself for the rest of your life if you do not turn around and say hello to her!”
Shortly after the incident, Stephen broke up with his girlfriend Ann and began dating with Evelyn McGee.
The couple is blessed with three children, a daughter Madeleine Colbert along with sons, Peter Colbert and John Colbert.
It's been almost 26 years of their marriage and they are living happily in the South Carolina house.