Stephen Colbert currently hosts the Emmy award winning, Peabody Award winning, #1 show in late night “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” From 2005 to 2014, he hosted “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central, following his eight years as a correspondent on “The Daily Show.” “The Report” received two Peabody Awards, two Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards, and thirty-seven total Emmy Nominations. Colbert took over as host of “The Late Show” on September 8, 2015.
In addition to “The Late Show,” Colbert serves as Executive Producer on the new Paramount+ series, “Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News” and previously, SHOWTIME’s “Our Cartoon President.” He is also an Executive Producer of “Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself,” now streaming on Hulu. Colbert has also authored five books, the most recent of which, Whose Boat Is This Boat?, reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. All proceeds from the book benefited the victims of Hurricane Florence and Michael, and most recently, COVID-19 relief.
Raised in South Carolina, he currently resides in New Jersey with his wife, Evie. His birthday is May 13. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @StephenAtHome.