Name: Jon Stewart
Birth Name: 
Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz
Birth Date: 
November 28, 1962
Birth Place: 
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation: 
stand-up comedian, television host
Relationship Status: 
Married to Tracey Stewart
Celebrity Ranking # 1260
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Jon Stewart: Stephen Colbert is the Perfect Replacement for David Letterman

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 11:30 AM GMT

He cleared the air from rumors regarding his "Late Show" host candidacy, and now Jon Stewart gives his recommendation for David Letterman's replacement.

While chatting with Vulture on Wednesday (April 9), “The Daily Show” star shared that his pick for the late night spot is Comedy Central buddy Stephen Colbert.

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Jon Stewart Slams Megyn Kelly For Her “Santa Is White” Rant

Posted Friday December 13, 2013 3:50 PM GMT

He loves to take shots at both sides of the political aisle, and last night (December 12) Jon Stewart aimed his remarks at none other than FOX News’ Megyn Kelly.

The beautiful blonde “Kelly File” host declared, “Santa just is white” during a recent panel discussion regarding Aisha Harris’ demand for a black Santa in order to be more inclusive to all kids. Kelly also erroneously proclaimed, “Jesus is white.”

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Stephen Colbert's Character Talks “Colbert Report” Emmy Win

Posted Wednesday September 25, 2013 11:53 AM GMT

Still basking in the glory of his 65th Primetime Emmy Awards win, Stephen Colbert had quite a victory lap during last night’s episode of “The Colbert Report.”

After switching away from a clip of President Obama, the beloved comedy host panned to footage of himself on stage at the Nokia Theatre at Sunday’s event.

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Jon Stewart Channels Miley Cyrus For “Daily Show” Return

Posted Wednesday September 4, 2013 2:20 PM GMT

He’s back in the saddle, and Jon Stewart was as funny as ever during his big comeback episode of “The Daily Show” on Tuesday evening (September 3).

The “Big Daddy” actor, who spent his summer break directing “Rosewater” in the Middle East, appeared to be a bit out of sorts as fill-in host John Oliver visited him in his dressing room.

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"The Hollywood Reporter" Names 35 Most Powerful People in Media

Posted Wednesday April 10, 2013 8:00 PM GMT

For the third year in a row, The Hollywood Reporter released its list of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media.

The list encompasses "a mix of the A-list movers and shakers who control what we consume — an influence that extends to entertainment and much, much more."

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Jon Stewart to Break from "The Daily Show" to Direct "Rosewater"

Posted Tuesday March 5, 2013 9:15 PM GMT

Taking a break from the small screen to bring a special story to the silver screen, Jon Stewart will direct the indie film "Rosewater."

According to the New York Times, the "Daily Show" host will take a 12-week hiatus to work on the project, based on a true story.

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TIME Magazine Announces 2012 "Person of the Year" Nominees

Posted Tuesday November 27, 2012 5:35 PM GMT

Individuals from all walks of life are among the nominees for Time's 2012 "Person of the Year."

On Tuesday, the magazine announced the 38 people in the running for the annual honor. The winner will grace the cover of Time and join past winners such as last year's "The Protester," Mark Zuckerberg, Ben Bernanke, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, and, of course, 2006's "You."

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Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Drop By “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Posted Friday November 2, 2012 12:45 PM GMT

They’re the dynamic duo of Comedy Central, but last night Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert took a break from their normal digs and headed over to “ Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

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