Who is Trevor Noah and what is his net worth 2018? Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, media critic and a television host. He was born on 20th February 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa to a black Xhosa mother and a white Swiss German father. At the time of his birth his parents’ marriage was not legal, therefore his mother was fined and jailed by the South African White and his father moved back to his native country Switzerland.
Noah was completely raised by his mother and his grandmother. In 2002 when Noah just turned 18 he secured himself a role in the South African soap Isidingo.
There was no turning back after that. He went on to host his own radio channel named ‘Noah’s Ark’. But somewhere in between he realised that he is losing his dreams, so he gave up his acting and radio channel and went on to become a comedian. He even worked with various domestic David Kau, Riaad Moosa, Daren Simpson as well as international comedians Carl Baron, Dan Iliac etc. With comedy he also started hosting shows.
He hosted more than ten shows for SABC alongside various famous celebrities. After almost 8 years of hosting for his country Noah moved to the United States in 2011 and worked wonders. In 2012 he became the first South African stand – up comedian for the famous The Tonight’s Show and also appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman. Soon he had his own comedy show running named Trevor Noah: The Racist. He climbed many ladders to reach the top and is currently hosting The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Trevor Noah Net Worth
The net worth of the multi – talented superstar is estimate at $14 million. The following are some figures: –
You Laugh But its True – USD $542,986
Mad Buddies – USD $441,176
Isidingo – USD $336,134
The Amazing Date – USD $252,101
Trevor Noah: The Day walker – USD $215,208
Other than movies he also earns from Television shows.
The host calls in various celebrities on his show and discuses everything with them ranging from their particular upcoming movie to the country’s future perspective after the president elect and much more. Recently Jennifer Lopez appeared on his show and immediately the TRP’s for the episode crossed all – time high. Various posts can be seen regarding the same on many social media websites like twitter and Instagram.
With new money flowing in per episode the host has recently purchased a penthouse in New York City, United States. It is a massive 3596 sq. ft. equipped with 3 bedrooms and 3 full 2 half bathrooms with a huge living area and swimming pool. The penthouse’s value is estimated at R130 million or USD $10 million.
The actor majorly earns on a per episode basis for the shows he hosts or guest appears at. He also endorses big brands and receives a ton of sponsorships from it. He can also be booked for an event or function for stand – up comedy or just appearance. Other than media he is also a writer and media critic and is believed to be earning from there as well.
Noah had a difficult childhood growing up without a father with the help of only his mother and grandmother. Still he did not gave up his dreams and dashed towards their achievement. He worked hard from a young age and crossed many obstacles to reach where he is standing now i.e. loved by the United States public.