John Oliver

Comedian (1977)
Sun Jul 12 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Three Primetime Emmy Award Winner, John Oliver is not a new name to you, if you love watching, the HBO series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. John is a well-known English-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host.

John Oliver was born as John William Oliver on April 23, 1977, in Erdington, Birmingham, England. He is the son of Carole Oliver and her husband, Jim Oliver. His father was both a school headmaster and a social worker, and his mother was a music teacher. Oliver graduated from Christ's College with a degree in English in 1998. 

Relationship Status of John Oliver

John Oliver is living a happy married life. John is married to his long time girlfriend, Kate Norley. The love birds had been dating for some time before tying their wedding knot. The duo exchanged their wedding vows in October 2011. The exact date of their wedding is still under investigation.

John Oliver Wife
Image: John along with Kate attending Emmy Award Function 
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John and Kate had a private wedding ceremony. Only a few members from both the families and some close friends attended the ceremony. The couple began dating after meeting at a 2008 Republican National Convention, which Oliver was covering. Kate is a former Iraq War Vetran who served as a United States Army medic. 

John got engaged with Kate in October 2010 while they were on vacation in the Caribbean. Since then, There have been no rumors of the couple operating. The love bond seems to be increasing day after day. 

Father of Two Children

Indeed, It is a matter of the fact that John is the proud father of two children, Reno Wilson also has two children. It took a few years before Oliver and Norley decided to have children. The love birds welcomed their first child, a son, Hudson. He was born prematurely. He is doing well and living a healthy life.

John Oliver Net Worth
Image: John hosting his show, Late Night Show with John Oliver
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Then, in September 2018, Oliver unofficially revealed his second son's birth in September during an interview with People at the 2018 Emmy Awards Governors Ball. John remains away from the house at a regular interval for his work. So, Kate remains at home looking after their two adorable sons. 

Net Worth In Millions

John Oliver has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. John credits most of his net worth to his a long decade career working for the Entertainment Industry. As far as we're concerned, he still isn't making what he's worth. His satiric British invasion has helped political satire thrive amid a new political movement wanting to deem satire a crime.

John Oliver House
Image: John Oliver's Million Dollar Penthouse 
Source: Observer 

John earns an average of $5 Million as his salary from his show. Oliver first appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2001 as part of The Comedy Zone. Oliver joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its Senior British Correspondent in July 2006. Oliver received Emmy Awards for outstanding writing in 2009, 2011, and 2012.

Oliver's philanthropy includes an on-air giveaway in which he forgave over $15 million of medical debt owed by over 9,000 people. He purchased the debt for $60,000 and forgave it on his show of June 4 in 2016. Oliver and his wife Kate Norley purchased a apartment in 2015 for $9.5 million.

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