John Oliver Biography and Wiki
John William Oliver is a British-American comedian, film producer, political commentator, actor, author, and TV Host. He is best known as the main host of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has won three Primetime Emmy Awards for writing for the show. He is also the host of the HBO series Last Week Toning with John Oliver since 2014.
John Oliver’s Age and Birthday
Oliver was born on April 23, 1997, in Birmingham, West Midlands, England. He is 45 years old.
John Oliver Nationality and Citizenship
The comedian holds dual nationality and citizenship in both the United Kingdom and the United States.
John Oliver Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.82 m).
John Oliver Education
He went to Bedford at the Mark Rutherford School. Following secondary school, he studied at Christ’s College, Cambridge. Where Oliver was a member of the Cambridge Footlights, the university theatrical club run by students of Cambridge University. In 1997, he became the club’s vice president. In 1998, Oliver graduated from Christ’s College with a degree in English.
John Oliver’s Family, Parents
Oliver was born in Birmingham, England to Carole and Jim Oliver. His father was a school headmaster and his mother was a music teacher.
John Oliver Wife
He is married to his dear wife Kate Norley who is a doctor working with the USA Army. They officially got married in October 2011 and have two sons, one born prematurely in 2015 and one born in 2018. The couple currently lives in New York City.
John Oliver’s Net Worth
The renowned comedian, film producer, political commentator, actor, author, and TV Host has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
John Oliver Last Week Tonight
On April 2014, John started hosting Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, a late-night talk show that takes a satirical look at politics and current events. The show became popular and led to Oliver being named on the list of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” in 2015.
Moreover, Last Week Tonight was honored with a Peabody Award in the “Entertainment” category for “bringing satire and journalism even closer together”, at the 77th Annual Peabody Awards. Also, the show has won 26Primetine Emmy Awards and five Writers Guild of America Awards.
John Oliver Career, Comedy
John is a comedian, film producer, political commentator, actor, author, and TV Host from England. He is best known as the main host of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has helped facilitate The Trumpet satire show (2007– 2015) alongside Andy Zaltzman, with whom Oliver had beforehand co-facilitated the radio arrangement Political Creature, and facilitated John’s New York Stand-Up Show on Good times TV from 2010 to 2013.
His first stand-up special titled John: Terrifying Times, debuted on Comedy Central in 2008 and was later released on DVD. Since 2010, Oliver has hosted four seasons of the John New York Stand-Up Show.
John’s performances on the show led to Oliver being named on the list of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2015. Back in 2009, Comedy Central ordered six episodes of the Oliver hosted John’s New York Stand-Up Show, a stand-up series on Comedy Central that featured sets from himself and other stand-up comedians, including Janeane Garofalo, Brian Posehn, Paul F. Tompkins, and Marc Maron.