Jon Stewart Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jon Stewart Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6½ in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth November 28, 1962
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Tracey McShane

Jon Stewart is a renowned American comedian, television host, actor, writer, director, and producer who is best known for hosting the political satire program, The Daily Show on Comedy Central (1999-2015).

Born Name

Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz

Nick Name

Jon

Jon Stewart seen at the Peabody Awards Luncheon in 2005
Jon Stewart seen at the Peabody Awards Luncheon in 2005 (Peabody Awards / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Comedian, Writer, Director, Producer, Actor, Television Host

Family

  • Father – Donald Leibowitz
  • Mother – Marian Laskin
  • Siblings – Lawrence Leibowitz (Older Brother), Dan Leibowitz (Younger Brother), Matthew Leibowitz (Younger Brother)

Genre

Political/News Satire, Deadpan, Insult Comedy, Observational Comedy, Blue Comedy, Surreal Humor

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jon has dated –

  1. Ashley Judd (1992) – RUMOR
  2. Juliana Hatfield (1993)
  3. Jennifer Aniston (1994) – RUMOR
  4. Jane Powers (1994)
  5. Cindy Crawford (1994)
  6. Tawny Kitaen (1995)
  7. Tracey McShane (1996-Present) – Jon got hitched to Tracey McShane in 2000. The couple welcomed son Nathan Stewart (b. July 3, 2004) and daughter Maggie Stewart (b. February 4, 2006) with the help of IVF.
Jon Stewart seen speaking at a rally in 2010
Jon Stewart seen speaking at a rally in 2010 (Cliff / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

However, his hair has turned almost ‘Gray’ with his advancing age.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Satirical humor
  • His signature move of tapping the pen and scribbling on a piece of paper
Jon as seen with Ahmed Abbas and Bassem Youssef at the CPJ Awards in 2013
Jon as seen with Ahmed Abbas and Bassem Youssef at the CPJ Awards in 2013 (Afthint at English Wikipedia / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Jon Stewart Facts

  1. His daily routine includes doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with his wife at night.
  2. Jon dropped his father’s name and legally adopted the last name Stewart (a variation of his middle name) in 2001.
  3. He switched to vegetarianism in 2015.
  4. Jon credits Woody Allen, George Carlin, Steve Martin, and Lenny Bruce as his comedic influences.
  5. He was included in Time Magazine‘s list of ‘100 Most Influential People’ in 2005.
  6. Jon is the owner of Busboy Productions, the title of which refers to his earlier job working as a busboy at a Mexican restaurant.
  7. He purchased a 45-acre land in New Jersey to rehabilitate abused and neglected farm animals in 2017.

Featured Image by Peabody Awards / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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