Comedian and Late Night “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is what every African comedian would wish to end up like. He is successful, wealthy and doesn’t have to spend sleepless nights hustling for shows. The awarding South African comedian has become a such a sensation after taking the baton from his predecessor Jon Stewart. His performance has been impressive that CNN extended his contract to 2022. Noah said of the extension:
“I’m thrilled to be continuing this amazing journey with both fans of ‘The Daily Show’ and Comedy Central………”It’s really exciting to renew this contract for either five more years or until Kim Jong Un annihilates us all — whichever one comes first.”
The comedian is a product of an interracial relationship between Robert Noah and Patricia Nombuyiselo. Trevor was born in Johannesburg on 20 February, 1984 in what was an illegal union between his parents. His mother was jailed and fined for having Noah with a whiteman.
Noah’s mother was remarried in 1992 Ngisaveni Abel Shingange to and conceived two children, Andrew and Isaac. The new man was abuse to both Noah and his mother leading to a divorce four years later Shingange was miffed with Patricia when she was married to Sfiso Khoza and showed his anger by shooting her. Trevor stepped in and confronted him about the incident, only for his ex-step father in law to threaten him. He fled to Los Angeles fearing for his life.
Jordyn Taylor-Trevor’s Girlfriend
The comedian is in a four year relationship with singer and model Jordyn Taylor.
The young comedian was seemingly prepping himself for the big break at a rather ‘tender age’. In his teen, Noah played a minor role on Isidingo, a South African soap. He went on to host his own show christened Noah’s Ark on a local radio station. His fame rose when he started hosting television programmes and even starred in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Noah is now many things rolled in one:a comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host.
Television hosting roles
South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
2010-2011 Creator and host of Tonight with Trevor Noah aired on M-Net and DStv
2011-One man show stand up comedy ‘The Racist’
Appeared American Late Night Shows
2011: UK Panel Shows: QI, 8 Out of 10 Cats and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
2014-Senior International Correspondent for The Daily Show
2015-Succeded The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. His contract expires in 2022.
Autobiography: Born A Crime
His book ‘Born A Crime’ was published in 2016 which went on to become a New York Bestseller.
Multi-million Home In Bel-Air, Los Angeles
Noah can afford the luxurious of life and what a better what to treat himself than buying a $20 million (R279 million) home in Los Angeles. This is the second property he is purchasing after spending a whooping R120 million on a penthouse in New York.
Trevor Noah Salary And Net Worth
According to multiple online news outlet, Trevor Noah’s salary is a staggering $4 million (R56 million) per year, or an equivalent of R4.6 million per month.
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