In 2014, Noah became the Senior International Correspondent for The Daily Show, and the following year, he succeeded long-time host Jon Stewart and is set to remain this position up until 2022.Under apartheid legislation, Noah's mother was classified as Black, and his father was classified as White.
Within hours after announced as Stewart's successor, attention was drawn on the Internet to several jokes that Noah had posted on his Twitter account, which were criticised by some as being offensive to women and Jews, Comedy Central stood behind Noah, saying in a statement, "Like many comedians, Trevor Noah pushes boundaries; he is provocative and spares no one, himself included...
To judge him or his comedy based on a handful of jokes is unfair.
He is best known for hosting The Daily Show, an American satirical news program on Comedy Central.
Born in Johannesburg, Noah began his career as a comedian, presenter, and actor in his native South Africa in 2002.
On September 14, 2017, it was announced that Comedy Central had extended Noah's contract as host of The Daily Show for five years, through 2022.
He will also produce and host annual end-of-year specials for Comedy Central.
Noah has said of his comedic influences, "The kings are indisputable.
Richard Pryor, [Bill] Cosby; for me personally I didn't know of him before I started comedy but Eddie Murphy changed my view on the thing and I definitely look up to him as a comedic influence.
Trevor and his mother were both physically abused by Shingange, and the couple legally divorced in 1996.
In 2009, after she married Sfiso Khoza, Shingange shot her in the leg and through the back of the head; she survived as the bullet went through the base of her head, avoiding the spinal cord, brain, and all major nerves and blood vessels, then exiting with minor damage to her nostril.
Trevor Paul Moore (born April 4, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, producer and musician, best known as the founding member of the New York City-based comedy troupe The Whitest Kids U' Know, who had their own sketch comedy series on IFC which ran for five seasons.