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Jon Stewart Net Worth

Updated January 31, 2019
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What is Jon Stewart’s net worth? $80 Million

How did Jon Stewart earn his money and wealth?

Jon Stewart is known for his comical acting skills. He earns money by making people laugh. He is an actor and he also earns money from politics. He is fantastic at what he does and has been known to attract a large number of audiences. He has a very diverse nature. He has acted in films, hosted shows, aired his own show, directed movies and even published his own book. After doing all these, he even started his own production company. This versatility is the reason he earns in millions. His yearly salary is around $25 million.

Jon was born in New York City on November 28 1962. His career kick-started in 1986 as he did a few stand-up comedy dramas. After seeing his acting, he was offered a role in “Caroline’s Comedy Hour” and “Short Attention Span theatre”. In 1993, he began hosting his own comedy show “The Jon Stewart” show and gained popularity from there. The show was aired on MTV and ran for two years. After hosting his own show, he hosted for “The Daily Show” in 1999. The show was pretty popular and received 22 Primetime Emmy awards. Other television shows that were done by Jon are The Nightly Show with Larry Willmore, The Colbert Report, A Colbert Christmas, The Larry Sanders show Since you’ve been gone, Where’s Elvis this week and You wrote, You Watch It.

In 1994, he did his first movie named as Mixed Nuts followed by Wishful Thinking in 1997; The faculty, Half Baked and Playing by Heart in 1998 and Bare Naked in America and Big Daddy in 1999. After that, he was seen in many movies- Rosewater, Death to Smoochy, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Doogal, Tickling Giants, The Beaver, The Great Buck Howard, The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, Inequality For All, Square roots: The story of SpongeBob, SKum rocks, Oh! What a lovely tea party and Stewie Griffin: the untold story.

He has done many children movies and is famous among them. His hard work and dedication have made him a superstar. His genre is mainly comedy and people love him for that. The Daily Show, from 1999 to 2015, has played a major part in the success of Jon Stewart. It bought him popularity as well as money. His career began to flourish after hosting the show.

Along with acting he also wrote his own book “Naked pictures of famous people” in 1998. After that, he released many books namely America: A citizen’s guide to democracy inaction, Earth: A visitor’s guide to the human race and Rolling stone. He also owns his own production company named as Busboy Productions. He also started with directing. All in all, he is a very diverse person and is one of the most successful people in the industry. The 78th and 80th Academy Awards were hosted by him. He met his future wife Tracey Lynn McShane on a blind date who he dated for four years. He had set up an elaborate crossword proposal at the The New York Times and they got married in 2000. The couple has been happily married for 19 years and is parents to two children who were born with the help of in vitro fertilization.

What are the highest grossing movies of Jon Stewart?

  1. Big Daddy (1999) – $228,641,283
  2. Evan Almighty (2007) -$174,131,329
  3. The Adjustment Bureau(2011)- $126,931,325
  4. The Faculty (1998)- $40,283,321
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