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Trevor Noah

Comedian and TV Host Trevor Noah
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Profession: Comedian and TV Host

Nationality:
South Africa
South African

Why Famous: Born in South Africa, Noah took over Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show in 2015, after serving as a correspondent for the program the year before. Prior to this he had a comedy career that gained traction on late-night talk shows and hosted Tonight with Trevor Noah on M-Net and DStv in South Africa.

He published his autobiography Born a Crime in 2016 to acclaim, and will remain as host of The Daily Show until 2022.

Born: February 20, 1984
Birthplace: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Age: 36 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

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