Evelyn McGee-Colbert (Stephen Colbert’s Wife); Bio, Age, Wedding, Birthday, Facts

Published Date: 12 Oct, 2020 Updated date: 12 Oct, 2020 By Phil

Evelyn McGee-Colbert has been married to a famed comedian and TV host, Stephen Colbert for over 27 years as of 2020. The pair shared their wedding vows in 1993 and soon welcomed three beautiful kids in their lives.

Besides as a better-half of American comedian, writer, producer, and television host Stephen Colbert, Evelyn McGee-Colbert holds her own professional stature as an actress. She began her acting journey in 1999.

Evelyn McGee-Colbert Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Birthday, Parents

The 57-years-of-age actress was born as Evelyn Brabham McGee in 1963, in Charleston, South Carolina, the United States. She celebrates her birthday on 23 July every year. Evelyn was raised by a famous figure as her father was a well-known civil litigator in Charleston.

Evelyn’s father, Joseph McGee is the owner of the legal firm, Buist Moore Smythe McGee. He was also involved in politics in South Carolina where he served as a representative of Charleston County, South Carolina, in the state House of Rep from 1963 to 1968.

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Despite her father’s beaming popularity, information regarding Evelyn’s mother, siblings, and family background remains secluded from the public.

Evelyn’s Education Details, Ethnicity

Evelyn comes from a well-educated family. In fact, she herself has devoted her focus to a good education. After passing out from her elementary and high school, Evelyn attended the University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The actress graduated from there in 1985 with a double major in Drama and English. Evelyn holds white ethnicity and her birth sign is Cancer.

Her Acting Career, Net Worth

Evelyn began her acting journey appearing as Chuck’s Mother/Nurse Chestnut in the comedy series, Strangers with Candy, in 1999. The show also starred her husband, Stephen Colbert. Following that, she made an appearance as Clair Noblet in the movie prequel of the acclaimed series Strangers with Candy, which released with the same name in 2005.

In the meantime, Evelyn took a break from acting for a while and appeared as Laketown Spy in the adventure-fantasy movie, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug (2013). A year later, she was seen as Correspondent/Booker in the comedy-drama series titled Alpha House.

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Evelyn also has one credit as a producer as he worked as an executive producer for the 2020 documentary named In & Of Itself. From her acting career, she enjoys a net worth of $1 million. Besides, she enjoys the tremendous earnings of her husband, who summons a hefty net worth of around $75 million.

Evelyn’s Wedding Details With Husband Stephen Colbert

Evelyn first met her future husband, Stephen Colbert, in 1990 at the Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, during the world premiere of Hydrogen Jukebox. At that time, Stephen was in a dilemma whether to get married or not with his then-girlfriend. Eventually, he ended terms with her.

Thankfully, he met eyes with Evelyn in the premiere and it was love at first sight. The pair then started dating each other and later took their relationship to a new height. They went on to share the wedding vows on 9 October 1993.

Evelyn Shares Three Children With Stephen Colbert

Following their blissful bond, Evelyn and Stephen welcomed their first child, a daughter named Madeline Colbert in 1995. Then after three years, the family was blessed with a baby boy, whom they named Peter Colbert, in 1998.

The Colbert family grew bigger with the birth of their third child, another son named John Colbert in 2002. As of now, the happy family resides in Montclair, New Jersey.

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Some Interesting Facts About Evelyn McGee-Colbert

  • Before their first meeting in 1990, Evelyn and Stephen actually grew up in the same environment in South Carolina, living just two blocks apart but never knew each other.   
  • Evelyn was a featured audience on her husband’s talk show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, between 2015 and 2020.
  • Evelyn is not that active on social platforms and she hardly posts on her Twitter account.
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