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John Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an Emmy-winning British stand-up comedian, actor and correspondent/writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He has worked extensively with Andy Zaltzman; their work together includes Political Animal, The Department and The Bugle. Oliver first appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2001 as part of The Comedy Zone, a late night showcase of newer acts. He performed his debut solo show in 2002 and returned in 2003. In 2004 and 2005 he collaborated with Andy Zaltzman, each year performing a show as a double act and co-hosting Political Animal, a stand-up show with different acts performing political material. After relocating to New York to work on The Daily Show, Oliver began performing stand-up in small clubs around the city, later moving on to headline shows in larger venues.

John Oliver currently lives in New York City with his girlfriend Kate Norley, an Iraq war veteran. Oliver has said that they met at the 2008 Republican National Convention where he was doing a piece for The Daily Show and Norley was campaigning with Vets for Freedom. Oliver is a fan of English football club Liverpool and the New York Mets baseball team.
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
John William Oliver
Other Names
John William Oliver
John Oliver
Age
43
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Net Worth
$10,000,000 USD
Star Sign
Sexuality
Ethnicity
Nationality
High School
University
Occupation
Political Scientist, Radio Personality, Actor, Comedian, Writer, Television Personality
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
The Daily Show
Genre
Political satire/news satire
Observational Comedy
Blue Comedy
Self-Deprecation
Sarcasm
Cringe Comedy
Political/news satire
black comedy
Year(s) Active
2001–present
1998–present
Talent Agency
Avalon Talent
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
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