Know Stephen Colbert's Net Worth, Earnings, Sources of Income, Books, Achievements, and Honors

The TV host, comedian, actor, and writer, Stephen Colbert is 53 but, it seems as if he is currently in his prime. He has got such a huge success earning a high sum of money to add up to his net worth. 


Being a TV host and an author, Stephen is turning the world into a better place. Many people charge a huge sum of money for such jobs. And, if you are as skilled as Stephen Colbert, then it's no surprise that you will be charged thousands of dollars. In today's topic, we will look into the total earnings of the author as to how much he has made from his career.

Stephen Colbert's Net Worth and Earnings

Well, getting straight to the point, Stephen Colbert has an estimated net worth of around $50 million. And, his salary is said to be around $6 million by the same tabloid source. But, according to another tabloid, ThoughtCo, Stephen has a net worth of $45 million.

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CAPTION: Stephen Colbert SOURCE: Wiki

The author got his huge net worth from his own shows and his books. He started out to overtake the late night shows through his own Comedy Central show.

Through his hard work, he has become able to gain as much as $15 million during June 1, 2015, to June 1, 2016, making him the most paid late night show host alongside Jimmy Fallon

CAPTION: Stephen Colbert Comedy Show SOURCE: NY daily news

For his huge sum of net worth, Colbert told in an interview in 2016 that he didn't live like a millionaire. He loves to stay like a common person as he doesn't live a lavish life.

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CAPTION: Confessions of Stephen Colbert SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter

Most of his earnings are from his previous comedy career which he showcased in his satirical news show on Comedy Central. Apart from his television appearances and shows, he also earned a lot from his books.

Stephen Colbert as an Author

With most of his earnings from the TV shows and show hosting, Stephen Colbert has also earned a lot from his books. With his sense of humor, he has made some of the best selling books on the market. He started his writing career in 2003 with the book Wigfield.

CAPTION: Stephen Colbert's Wigfield SOURCE: AbeBooks

Colbert has written as much as a dozen books until now with all of them available at the US market. Usually, his books cost around $11 for all hardcover editions. His most famous book is the I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!). His latest book includes Midnight Confessions published in 2017.

CAPTION: Midnight Confessions Stephen Colbert SOURCE: Audible

Stephen Colbert and his honors

We all know Stephen Colbert as a highly successful person with his own set of principles. With his principles, he has given us a lot of hit shows and books as well. For his successful career, he has been able to win over 9 Emmys and 2 Grammys.

CAPTION: Stephen Colbert's Emmy's Awards SOURCE: GoldDerby

Besides, the author also has won the Peabody Award for a total of two times. Also, let's not forget about the two years when he was named among the 100 most influential people by the Times Magazine.

Well, it's a great thing to earn success and money as well, and stay the same humble man until this period.