Trevor Noah is a South African television host, comedian, writer, and actor. He is best know for his satirical TV show The Daily Show, which he has been hosting since 2015. He also doubles as a writer and executive producer of the show.
Noah published his autobiographical comedy book titled “Born a Crime” in 2016 to critical acclaim. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards including an Emmy and a MTV Africa Music Award. He hosted the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.
Trevor Noah Biography
February 20, 1984
37 years old
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Actor, Comedian Television Host, Writer, Producer, Political Commentator
He is of part Swiss-German and Nguni (African) ancestry,
- Father: Robert (Swiss-German ancestry)
- Mother: Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah (Xhosa origin)
- Step-Fathers: Ngisaveni Abel Shingange and Sfiso Khoza
- Siblings: Andrew Shingange (Younger Half-Brother), Isaac Shingange (Younger Half-Brother)
- Relatives: Temperance Noah (Maternal Grandfather), Nomalizo Frances Noah (Maternal Grandmother)
Noah attended Maryvale College, a private Roman Catholic high school in Johannesburg.
He lives in New York City, New York, United States.
Trevor Noah Love Life
Trevor had a short-term relationship with physiotherapist Dani Gabriel in 2014. Post his break up with Dani, he started dating singer Jordyn Taylor in 2015. The couple was together for three years but eventually split in 2018.
Despite taking great effort in keeping his relationship with actress Minka Kelly under wraps, their romance came to light in August 2020. Shortly after, they moved into a New York home together. The couple called it splits in May 2021, even though they never formally made their romance public.
5 feet 11¼ inches or 181 cm
78 kg or 170 lbs
Having been hosting the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning late night talk show, The Daily Show, on Comedy Central since 2015.
Being one of the most popular and bankable stand-up comedians in the world.
Trevor Noah Net Worth
He is one of the most successful stand-up comedians out there, who has several acclaimed TV shows to his name. Ever since, he relocated to the United States, he has established a name for himself on the international stand-up comedy circuit,
As of 2023, Trevor Noah has an estimated net worth of $100 million. He reportedly earns an annual salary of $16 million, thanks to the hit The Daily Show.
Trevor Noah Facts
He started his career early on in his life at the age of 18, guest-appearing on an episode of the South African soap opera Isidingo.
He is close friends with Seth Meyers and John Oliver.
Trevor is multilingual and can speak English, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, Tsonga, Afrikaans and some German.
In 2012, he became the first South-African stand-up comedian to appear on The Tonight Show.
He published his autobiography book, Born a Crime, on 15 November 2016. The book generally received positive reviews.
He released his second book, titled The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library in 2018.
Noah has appeared in onscreen projects like Nashville, Black Panther and American Vandal.
He was selected to be the Class Day speaker for Princeton University’s Class of 2021.
The Hollywood Reporter named him one of “The 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media” in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
In 2018, he had featured in Time magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world” list.