Who is Evelyn McGee-Colbert? Know about her age, married life with Stephen Colbert, children, net worth, biography
Evelyn McGee-Colbert is an actress and the wife of Stephen Colbert. Evelyn has worked in Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration, Strangers with Candy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and Alpha House.
She has also appeared on her husband’s show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
What is the age of Evelyn McGee-Colbert?
Evelyn McGee-Colbert was born on 23rd July 1963 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. She is the daughter of Joseph McGee. Evelyn is 56 years old at present. Her husband Stephen was born on 13th May 1964 and his age is also 56 years.
Evelyn grew up in South Carolina near her husband in Charleston. But unfortunately, they had not met each other till 1990 where they spotted each other at the Spoleto Festival. It is a performing arts festival in Charleston and they later fell in love with one another. Steven said,
“I went ‘Oh, she just made an entrance. That woman made an entrance. She just pulled focus, she wants me to say hello to her,’ and I think ‘You will kick yourself for the rest of your life if you do not turn around and say hello to her.’”
Evelyn McGee-Colbert and Stephen Colbert married life
After meeting at the festival, Stephen Colbert fell in love with Evelyn McGee. He thought to himself that she is the one he wants and wanted to marry her. He said,
“We realized we had grown up with each other but hadn’t gone to the same school. She’d gone to the all-girls school and I’d gone to, essentially, the all-boys school,”
“We knew so many people in common we were suddenly incredibly embarrassed because we thought, ‘Oh, our friends are gonna find out from stories that we were flirting with [each other] across a room at a party.’”
They continued talking and eventually started dating. They got married in the year 1993. Likewise, they have been married to each other for more than 27 years old.
Evelyn and her children
Evelyn McGee-Colbert and Stephen Colbert are parents of three children. Their daughter Madeleine was born in 1995, son Peter was born in 1998 and John was born in 2002. Talking about his children Stephen said,
“And it really is the best part. You know, coming home, pouring yourself as a glass of wine, and sitting there and having a conversation with your kid about how their day was. It’s not dramatic,”
“Conversations with your kids. Just having a conversation about what interests them, or them asking you about something that interests you … You know, coming home, pouring yourself a glass of wine, and sitting there and having a conversation with your kid about how their day was.”
How much is Evelyn McGee-Colbert’s net worth?
Evelyn McGee-Colbert has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. She earned a decent amount of money from her acting career. Similarly, her husband has an estimated net worth of $75 million. He earns $15 million salaries from his new contract with The Late Show. He signed the new contract in October 2019 till 2023.
His film roles include in Strangers with Candy, The Love Guru, Monsters vs. Aliens, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and Too Funny to Fail. Likewise, Stephen’s TV roles include in The Office, BoJack Horseman, House of Cards, Rick and Morty, At Home with Amy Sedaris, and many more.
During this coronavirus pandemic and lockdown, his Montclair, New Jersey house is the new set of his show The Late Show. He shot the first episode from his home by sitting in the bathtub. He said,
“I was going to use my rich-person bunker, but it turns out the guys from Parasite are living down there. Really nice folks,”
In 2000, he bought the property located Bellegrove Drive for $515,000. He and his family moved to the house 20 years ago. It is located in the south end of town, on the way to Watchung.
Short bio on Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert is an American comedian, television host, and author. Colbert has hosted The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, a late-night television talk show on CBS, since September 8, 2015. Read more bio…