Primetime Emmy Awards winner Jon Stewart is a multi-talented guy from the United States. He is one of the famous comedian, writer, actor and media critics. He is also an established director, producer, and former television host.
Born as Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz in New York City, New York, the United States of America to parents, Marian (née Laskin) and Donald Leibowitz, Jon was raised in an educated family. He is an American and is of Polish, Ukrainian, Belarus and Mongolian descent.
In 1997, Jon Stewart had a blind date with Tracey Lynn McShane, which was set up by a production assistant while Stewart was working on the sets of the 1997 film Wishful Thinking. They began their love affairs since then and they started dating each other.
They finally got married in November of 2000. The next year to their marriage, on June 19, 2001, the pair filed a joint name change application and legally changed both of their surnames to "Stewart".
John Stewart and his wife are parents of two children, who were born with the help of in vitro fertilization. Son Nathan Thomas was born in July 2004, and daughter Maggie Rose Stewart was born in February 2006.
Jon graduated from the College of William & Mary in Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. As he was renowned for his humor since his school days, he began his career as a comedian from comedy club Circuit. But that time he lacked the courage to heat the environment.
A few years later, he began his career as a stand-up comedian at The Bitter End, a 230-person capacity nightclub, coffeehouse, and folk music venue based in New York City's Greenwich Village.
He rose to prominence as a comedian after appearing in the show, Late Night with David Letterman. The same year in 1993, he developed his own show, The Jon Stewart Show.
From 2009-2010, for his role in The Daily Show, he earned the salary of $14,000,000 annually and his net worth is said to be around $80 million.