Stephen Colbert Net Worth 2021: How Much Is Late Show Host Worth Right Now?

After a successful career at Comedy Central, appearing on The Daily Show and then hosting The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert went on to follow on David Letterman’s shoes as host of The Late Show.
Colbert is comedian, television host, actor, and writer. He is best known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014 and hosting the CBS talk program The Late Show with Stephen Colbert beginning in September 2015
Colbert originally studied to be an actor but became interested in improvisational theatre while attending Northwestern University. Colbert first performed professionally as an understudy for Steve Carell at Second City Chicago, where his troupe mates included Paul Dinello and Amy Sedaris, comedians with whom he developed the sketch comedy series, Exit 57.
Colbert’s work as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s news-parody series The Daily Show gained him wide recognition. In 2005, he left The Daily Show to host The Colbert Report. Following The Daily Show’s news-parody concept, The Colbert Report was a parody of personality-driven political opinion shows including The O’Reilly Factor, in which he portrayed a caricatured version of conservative political pundits.
Colbert has won nine Primetime Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Peabody Awards. Colbert was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2006, and 2012. Colbert’s book, I Am America (And So Can You!), listed #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list in 2007.


Stephen Colbert Net Worth 2019: $50 Million

Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show and former host of The Colbert Report, is worth approximately $50 million dollars.


1986-2005

Colbert graduated from Northwestern University in 1986.
After college, a friend who was employed at Second City’s box office offered him work answering phones and selling souvenirs. Colbert accepted and discovered that Second City employees were entitled to take classes at their training center for free.
Soon after, he was hired to perform with Second City’s touring company, initially as an understudy for Steve Carell. It was there he met Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello, with whom he often collaborated later in his career.
When Sedaris and Dinello were offered the opportunity to create a television series for HBO Downtown Productions, Colbert left The Second City and relocated to New York to work with them on the sketch comedy show Exit 57. The series debuted on Comedy Central in 1995 and aired through 1996. It lasted for 12 episodes.
Following the cancellation of Exit 57, Colbert worked for six months as a cast member and writer on The Dana Carvey Show.
Colbert then worked briefly as a freelance writer for Saturday Night Live. He also worked as a script consultant for VH1 and MTV, before taking a job filming humorous correspondent segments for Good Morning America.
Colbert worked again with Sedaris and Dinello to develop a new comedy series for Comedy Central, Strangers with Candy. Thirty episodes of Strangers with Candy were made, which aired on Comedy Central in 1999 and 2000.
Colbert joined the cast of Comedy Central’s parody-news series The Daily Show in 1997.  Colbert won three Emmys as a writer of The Daily Show in 2004, 2005, and 2006


2005-2014

Colbert hosted his own television show, The Colbert Report, from October 17, 2005, through December 18, 2014. The Colbert Report was a Daily Show spin-off that parodied the conventions of television news broadcasting such as political talk shows like The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity, and Glenn Beck.
On Saturday, April 29, 2006, Colbert was the featured entertainer for the 2006 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.
The final episode of The Colbert Report aired on December 18, 2014.


2015-Present

On April 10, 2014, CBS announced in a press release[57] that Colbert “will succeed David Letterman as the host of The Late Show, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast.” On January 12, 2015, CBS announced that Colbert would premiere as the Late Show host on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.



2018

Stephen Colbert has had a long-running popular show called The Late Show and hopes to expand the show and make it even more popular this year.

2019

Stephen Colbert didn’t hesitate to mock Vice President Mike Pence for comparing Donald Trump to Martin Luther King Jr.

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