Jon Stewart

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Offbeat comedian who rose to fame as the host of Comedy Central's Daily Show. He also hosted The Jon Stewart Show on MTV.

Before Fame

He worked as a bartender, a caterer, a busboy and a children's puppeteer and he began his stand-up comedy career at The Bitter End in New York in the late 1980s, where Woody Allen also got his start as a comedian.

Trivia

He was unsure of whether to feel happy or appalled after he was voted the number one journalist in America by the American people, because his reports are delivered as satire.

Family Life

He got married to Tracy McShane in November 2000 and they had two children together.

Associated With

Comedian and one-time Daily Show correspondent Stephen Colbert credits him as an influence.

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