In the world, if a list of the best comedians was to be created, Trevor Noah’s name would make it to that list. He is a South African political commentator, comedian and a television host. He has best been known for hosting ‘The Daily Show’, which is an American Satirical news program on the Comedy Central. Trevor’s career started back in the year 2002 as a actor, comedian and a presenter. Keep on reading to learn more about the Net worth of Trevor Noah in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Trevor Noah was born in 1984 on February 20th in Johannesburg to Robert, a White and Patricia, who was a South Africa Nationality. Her mother converted to Judaism when Trevor was ten or eleven years old but Trevor never converted. Nevertheless, her mother introduced her to some aspects of Judaism. During the apartheid regime, his mother was classified as Black while his father was classified as white.
During the time when he was born, the relationship between his mother and father, relationship, had been outlawed by the apartheid regime. The marriage was not legalized until the year 1985 when a law that recognized them was passed. One after Trevor was born, his mother was arrested and jailed by the South African government.
Trevor has learnt to speak several languages, among them English, Zulu Xhosa, Sotho Tsonga, Tswana, Afrokaans and German. In 1992, his mother would get married to Ngisaveni Able, and the couple had two sons, Isaac and Andrew. In the period when his mother was married to Shingange, they were both abused by him and this is what led to his mother divorce this man.
In 2009, his mother fell in love with Sfiso Khoza, whom she got married and this led to her being shot by Shingange in leg and head. Luckily she survived and when Trevor confronted him about this issue, he threatened his life and this is what led Trevor to leave the country for Los Angeles. Noah is in a relationship with Jordyn Taylor, an American singer and a model.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career started in South Africa where he worked as an actor, comedian, and a host. He got to be responsible for the many TV roles in South African Broadcasting Corporation. It got to be very astonishing to learn that his stand-up comedy career did attain the international recognition that did lead him to host very many late night talk shows and also the British Panel Shows.
Trevor endorsed his name by performing all over the South African Country in various shows including The Blacks Only Comedy Show, Bafunny Bafunny, and Heavy Wight Comedy Jam. In 2015, Comedy Central announced that Noah was going to succeed Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. His passion for the comedy world did make him the senior correspondent for the ‘The Daily Show’ which was a satirical news program.
In his career as a comedian, he has won several awards including Yearly Comic Award from Association South Africa Comic’s Choice Award. Because of his excellent performances, he received Personality of the Year Award in the year 2015. This award was received from MTV Africa Music Awards. Noah was won three Awards and The show that made him win the awards was Born a Crime. He won Favorite African Star Award and various awards in different categories. Apart from winning the above awards, he has been nominated for the good work and the excellent performances relating to comedy
Net Worth & Earnings
Trevor Noah Net worth is estimated to be over $16 million. This wealth has been generated from several sources. Among the sources that have generated this wealth does include his career in comedy. It is estimated that Trevor does pocket over $4 million yearly. Noah currently does drive Luxury Volvo car that does cost over $200,000.
Trevor has demonstrated passion as well as hard work in his comedy career. His consistency has seen him turn to a brand that has made his salary go high. His net worth is expected to rise in the coming years as he becomes more experienced and more creative in his comedy career. More can be expected from him.