Who is John Oliver?
John Oliver is one of the famous TV hosts from Great Britain and has been hosting many shows in his entire career. He has also performed as a comedian, political commentator as well as and actor. He has also contributed as a voice-over actor in the Smurfs movie and has worked as a producer and a writer. He is the recipient of several achievements and awards and has been known for the John Oliver Effect.
John Oliver was born in Erdington, a suburb of Birmingham, and educated in Bedford at the Mark Rutherford School. He was the son of Carole, his mother and Jim Oliver, his father. His father took on two jobs to earn a living. He was a social worker as well as a schoolmaster. On the other hand, Carole was a music teacher. He grew up in Liverpool and Bedford. He has English and Irish ancestry.
Due to his diverse talent, he has been bestowed with several awards, including the Peabody Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Writers Guild awards. Throughout his career, he has bagged home 9 Primetime awards and 3 Writers Guild awards.
|Born||23 April 1977 (43 years old)|
|Profession||Writer, producer, political commentator, actor, television host and English comedian,|
|Height||5 feet and 9 inches |
|Spouse||Kate Norley (2011)|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
What is John Oliver famous for?
- John William Oliver was born to Jim and Carol Oliver. He attended the Mark Rutherford School and later joined Cambridge’s Christ’s College. At an early age, he was greatly influenced by Jon Stewart. He also founded the Church ‘Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption. He received his green card for the US in the year 2009. He loves to do charity and is known for his philanthropic work. He has made several contributions with a worth of millions.
- He first appeared on one of the TV shows named Bleak House in the year 1985. He also did a guest appearance for several movies such as the ‘Mock of the Week’, ‘The Comic Side of 7 days’ etc.
- He later joined The Daily Show as a correspondent. He was also the host and writer of a show. He played the iconic role of Ian Duncan in the series called ‘Community’.
- He has also worked as a voice-over artist for the famous animated movie The Smurfs as the Vanity Smurf. He has contributed to several short films and a movie called The Love Guru. He also voiced over for other famous movies in 2019, which were ‘The Amusement Park’ and ‘The Lion King’.
What is the height and weight of John Oliver?
- The age of John Oliver is 43 years as of 2020 and is 1.82 m tall in height. His weight is 77 kg, and he has got Brown hair and Black eye colour.
Who is the wife of John Oliver?
- John Oliver got married to Kate Norley in the year 2011 and also has a son with her. He lives in New York with his family. Kate served in the US Army Medic.
What is the Net worth of John Oliver?
- As of 2020, the net worth of John Oliver is 12 million USD. The accumulation of this fortune is due to a career that has spanned over two decades.
- He won the Producers Guild of America award in the year 2018.
- His wife served in the US Army Medico.
- He has performed as a successful comedian numerous times on Comedy Central.