Trevor Noah: Everything You Need to Know!

Trevor Noah is known for his career in comedy and as a host of a  satirical news show named The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Noah started working as a correspondent in The Daily Show in 2014 when Jon Stewart was the host of the show. 

When Stewart decided to step down, Trevor was promoted in 2015 as the host of the show and has been part of this thirty minute segment since then. Besides participating in the show as a host, he has been active in performing stand-ups and has continued his career as a comedian in spite of being a news anchor.

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Trevor is known for his cutthroat and honest commentary on various political and controversial matters and is loved by people for being absolutely direct and even harsh when it is required. 

Noah had moved to the United States in 2012. He started his career as a comedian in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in 2013. Although he was known for his comic expertise in Europe and Africa, he still had to prove himself in the eyes of the American audience. He managed to do that with expertise and went on to perform splendidly in everything he did.

What Was Trevor Noah’s Early Life Like?

The comedian is also known for writing an autobiographical comedy Born a Crime which is a memoir about his life in the time of apartheid and how his parents had to keep their relationship hidden because his father was a white man from Switzerland and his mother was a South African woman. It was a time when interracial relationships were banned.

He was born in 1984 when his father was classified as a white man and his mother was classified as a black woman. Interracial relationships were not decriminilized until he was one-year-old. He lived in a black neighborhood in Johannesburg with his mother and grandmother.

NameTrevor Noah
OccupationComedian and Talk Show Host
Talk ShowThe Daily Show
Career2002- present

He also did a radio show initially before he completely submerged himself into the comedy world and never looked back.

What Are the Various Achievements of Trevor Noah?

Noah received multiple awards and has also hosted the 63rd annual Grammy awards in 2021 and as usual, his comic timing was impeccable which made the show an entertaining one.

In 2017, the Hollywood Reporter declared Noah in the list of 35 most influential people in New York Media. He also won a Primetime Emmy Award by defeating eleven nominees. 

He has been doing terrific in his career and has been an inspiration to everyone because of his unapologetic stance when it comes to truth, justice and equality.

Who is Trevor Noah’s Girlfriend?

Trevor Noah has had an on and off relationship with Minka Kelly. Minka is an American actress who is known for her role in The Roommate and The Parenthood and has received immense praise for her acting skills in various other films.

Minka and Trevor have kept their relationship private. They started dating in 2020 and then had a little turbulence in May 2021 as they broke up but according to Us Magazine, they were spotted together soon after a month as they reconciled their differences.

Trevor Noah

Although they don’t discuss their relationship and do not openly advertise their love for each other, there are several instances when Trevor has posted pictures with Minka in it and it is also being said that they both are happier together.

Because of always facing unnecessary rumors, Minka said that she prefers keeping her relationships private as she has faced a lot of drama by not doing so previously. It is necessary to do so when in the limelight, the actress said to The New York Post in 2018.

The couple has been seen taking a vacation in South Africa in January 2022 and Minka was also seen playing a small role in the famous HBO series, Euphoria. All in all, both of them are doing really well in their careers and personal life. 

What Is All About the Joe Rogan and the N-word Controversy?

Joe Rogan is an American Commentator and actor who used the N-Word on his podcast where he discusses various current events and anything that pleases him. Although he apologized and said he wasn’t a racist, Trevor Noah did make some valid points on his own show.

Trevor Noah

Noah blatantly called out Rogan for being irresponsible and in his own words, explained how these people who use the N-word with whatever context must either stop using it or just accept that they are racists because the Black people do not have the time and energy to sit down and dissect the context in which these people said these thing. They are already going through a lot.

Trevor’s aggressive stance was necessary and right. He further went on to say that racism can’t be entertainment and if it is entertainment, then it is only for the white people. These jokes are only for people who like the ridicule of an already suffering community.

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