Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 21, 2023

Date of Birth

20 / February / 1984


40 Years


Comedian Producer Political Commentator and Actor

Trevor Noah was born on 20 February 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His father was of Swiss-German origin, classified as “white” in South African legislation, while his mother is of African descent, and classified in the category of “black.” Noah was raised primarily in the home of his maternal grandmother and extended family members in the Johannesburg region. He went to Maryvale College, a private Catholic school.

Trevor Noah Biography, Facts & Life Story

Trevor Noah was born on the 20th day of February 1984 in Soweto, South Africa, Noah was the son of a Black Xhosa mother and a German-speaking white father. His parents’ union was not legal due to the apartheid regime that was in place. The system encouraged and supported segregation and oppression of races, therefore their union was considered to be more than an issue of taboo.

Early Life, Education, and Family

As a half-cast, Trevor faced a variety of tragic circumstances, including the extreme poverty that his family was forced to endure as well as segregation and other restrictions. This is the reason why the majority of his comedic creations are taken from his experiences.

To further your education needs, Trevor has his primary and secondary schooling at the privately-owned Roman Catholic primary and high school in Johannesburg, Maryvale College. In reality, Trevor has no records of having a degree from a university.

While Trevor’s parents kept their relationship private the truth is that a child can’t be kept secret forever. The moment Trevor was born his mother was often imprisoned for a short amount of time, and Trevor was often kept away from the authorities.

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Personal Life

There are many languages he speaks which makes him an international polyglot. He is proficient in English, Zulu, Sotho, Tsonga, Xhosa, and Afrikaans. He is also adept in Spanish as well as German. We know very little regarding Noah and his connections.


Trevor began his career with an unimportant role that he played in one episode of Isidingo, the South African soap opera Isidingo in 2002. In the following years in the same year, he hosted his own show for radio called Noah’s Ark on Gauteng’s leading radio station, YFM. As a fan of comedy, Trevor left his role as an on-air presenter to concentrate on his stand-up comedy.

When he first started in the field, he appeared with notable comedians such as Darren Simpson, Marc Lottering, Kagiso Lediga, Barry Hilton, and David Kau among others comedians. He did not just perform alongside South African comedians but also with international comedians like Carl Barron, Dan Ilic Paul Rodriguez, and others.


Title Roles Year
Ekhaya: A Family Chronicle Jakes 1997
Isidingo Teen at a party 2002
Taka Takata Pilo 2011
Mad Buddies Bookie 2012
Nashville Self 2017
Black Panther Griot (voice) 2018
American Vandal Self 2018
Coming 2 America Totatsi Bibinyana 2021

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Trevor Noah’s Net Worth

Through his contributions to the list of top comedy performers in the South African entertainment industry, in conjunction with his shows and his book Born A Crime, Trevor is estimated at $100 million.

Trevor Noah Youtube

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is on weeknights at 11/10c at Comedy Central.

Trevor Noah Stand-Up

Noah started his professional career in his home country of South Africa, releasing a number of stand-up comedy specials, as well as hosting a talk show at night.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Johannesburg South Africa
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 181 CM
Height In Meter 1.81 M
Nationality South African
Parents Father: Robert Noah
Mother: Patricia Noah
Profession Comedian Producer Political Commentator and Actor
Siblings Brothers: Issac Shingange, Andrew Shingange
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 76 Kg
167 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Pisces


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