What Is Jon Stewart's Net Worth? Income and Earnings From His Career As A Comedian
Jon Stewart's net worth is estimated at $100 million. He gathered up such a huge fortune prominently from the satirical news program, The Daily Show from 1999 to 2015. His peak annual salary was between $25 million and $30 million. He is a comedian, actor, television and film producer, talk show host and also a commentator.
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Net Worth And Earnings From TV shows
Jon Stewart's net worth is roughly calculated to be $100 million. He amassed up this massive net worth mainly from his career as a comedian and host of the TV show, The Daily Show. In 1999, Stewart began hosting the show on Comedy Central after Craig Kilborn left to replace Tom Snyder on The Late Late Show.
Jon Stewart was a fantastic comedian, would roast and give his opinions on every news hysterically. He aced to come into prominence from the TV show. Comedy Central renewed his contract to host The Daily Show into 2013 in April 2010. The comedian's annual salary was over $14 million according to a Forbes list of celebrities in 2008.
He had a top-notch career as a comedian and host. In 2013, Jon Stewart's remuneration was between $25-30 million per year making him one of the highest-paid late-night hosts in 2013. Before Jon Stewart was the host of The Daily Show, he had developed a talk show on MTV, The Jon Stewart Show which was a massive hit becoming the second-highest rated MTV show.
So, he probably earned satisfying money from the past show as well. With that mush earning, no surprise Jon Stewart's net worth is estimated to be at $100 million.
Income And Earnings As An Actor And Producer
As an actor, Jon Stewart has appeared in a number of TV shows and films like Half Baked, The Faculty, Big Daddy, Evan Almighty and The Simpsons(voice actor). He probably received chunks of cash for doing TV shows and films.
He also has his own production company, Busboy Productions that was launched in the mid-1990s. The comedian is also the producer of The Daily Show. Although Busboy was not a hit, it certainly provided financial supports to Jon Stewart. Likewise, he was listed as an executive producer on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. So, he must have earned millions of dollars as a producer too.