South African comedian,actor,Television host,producer,writer
Net Worth in 2021:
Trevor Noah Net Worth
Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, radio DJ, actor, television host, and writer. He is well known for hosting American satirical news programs on Comedy Central and he was hired to replace John Stewart as the host of The Daily Show.
Trevor Noah’s net worth is $40 million.
Trevor Noah was born on 20 February 1984 to Robert and Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah in Johannesburg, South Africa. Noah completed his education at Maryvale college. Trevor’s father Robert being of Swiss extraction and his mother Patricia being of Xhosa made his life difficult under the South African Apartheid rule (which had criminalized interracial marriage)of the time.
His great sense of humor made him the best comedian and a host, he also speaks several languages including English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Soth, Xhosa, German, Spanish.
Noah started his career when he was 18 years old, He had a small role in an episode of the South African soap Isidingo. In 2002 he also hosted his youth-oriented radio show “Noah Ark”. Later Noah dropped his radio show and started focusing on comedy. In 2004, he hosted “Run the Adventure” an educational Television program till 2006. In 2007, he also hosted a gossip-themed show “The Real Goboza” and a sports show “Siyadlala”.
From 2008-2012 he performed and hosted many shows and events, some of them are The Amazing Date, The Axe Sweet Life, The Blacks Only Comedy Show, The International Comedy Festival, THe Jozi Comedy Festival, The heavyweight comedy Jam, Crazy Normal, It’s my Culture, That’s Racist, Tonight with Trevor Noah, South Africa Film and Television award and South African Music Award.
Trevor Noah also Performed with many international comedians such as Carl Barron, Dan Ellis, Paul Zerdin, Russell Peters, Paul Rodriguez, and some South African Comedians such as Darren SimpsonBarry Hilton, Davis Kau, Kagiso Lediga. Noah was influenced by the work of Eddie Murphy and he said that “I definitely look up to him as a comedic influence”.He also mentioned Jon Stewart as a mentor. As Noah he was influenced by some of the comedians and some comedians were influenced by Noah, some of them are Michelle Wolf, Jordan Klepper, Hasan Minhaj.
Trevor Noah is the author of the book “Born a Crime”,” The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library”. Trevor Noah Also runs a Foundation “The Trevor Noah Foundation” The goal and objective of this foundation is to provide youth in South Africa with tools, skills, opportunities that they require to improve their living.
Trevor Noah is dating Minka Kelly. Noah’s mother and his father took divorce in 1996 because his father Abel Shingange physically abused both Trevor and his mother Patricia Nombuyiselo. A few years later in 2009, his mother got married to Sfiso Khoza, Shingange shot her, but she survived as the bullet went through the base of her head. In 2011, Shingange was sent to 3 years of correctional supervision as he was convicted for attempting murder.
Noah stated that “many times my mother reached out to police for help with domestic abuse and nothing was ever done. this is normal in South Africa.” The documents of Shingange’s case went missing and the case never went to court.
Award and Achievements
Trevor Noah won his first award “Comic Of The Year ” from the association South African Comics Choice Award in 2012.
In 2015, he won “Personality of the Year” from the association MTV Africa music awards. He won Zora Neale Hurston Award, best autobiography award, and best debut author award for the book he wrote “Born a Crime”.
Trevor Noah won 5 awards for his hosting in “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” which includes Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award, Glaad Media award, MTV movie award.
Trevor Noah’s net worth is $40 million. Noah’s estimated salary is $4 million per year.
Noah bought a mansion for $20 million in Bel-Air(neighborhood of Los Angeles). The mansion is spread across 10,044sq with eight bathrooms and five bedrooms. In his mansion, he also has a swimming pool, aquarium, and a private movie theater. His passion and continuous hard work have consistently increased his salary in recent years.
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