Stephen Colbert

1964 - Today

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Tyrone Colbert ( kohl-BAIR; born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. He is best known for hosting the satirical Comedy Central program The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014 and the CBS talk program The Late Show with Stephen Colbert beginning in September 2015.Colbert originally studied to be a dramatic actor, but became interested in improvisational theater while attending Northwestern University, where he met Second City director Del Close. Colbert first performed professionally as an understudy for Steve Carell at Second City Chicago, where his troupe mates included Paul Dinello and Amy Sedaris, comedians with whom he developed the sketch comedy series Exit 57. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Colbert has received more than 10,341,378 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 42nd most popular presenter.

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  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Stephen Colbert ranks 40 out of 94Before him are Joey Bishop, Alex Trebek, Yoo Jae-suk, Benny Hinn, Jimmy Kimmel, and Jon Stewart. After him are Stefan Raab, Ryan Dunn, Rush Limbaugh, Red Skelton, Huell Howser, and Walter Winchell.

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Among people born in 1964, Stephen Colbert ranks 238Before him are Jacques Songo'o, Sebastian Roché, Andy Bell, Sean Pertwee, Joanne Harris, and Yolanda Hadid. After him are Andrea Montermini, Claudio Borghi, Dell Curry, Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Zazie, and Minami Takayama.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Colbert ranks 6,495 out of 12,171Before him are Rickie Lee Jones (1954), James H. Clark (1944), Michael Paul Chan (1950), Jack McDevitt (1935), Carol Heiss (1940), and Gary Lockwood (1937). After him are Warren E. Burger (1907), Alan Ball (1957), Hamilton Fish (1808), Stephen Dorff (1973), Rogers Hornsby (1896), and Ramsey Clark (1927).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Stephen Colbert ranks 24Before him are Casey Kasem (1932), Steve Allen (1921), Bob Barker (1923), Joey Bishop (null), Jimmy Kimmel (1967), and Jon Stewart (1962). After him are Ryan Dunn (1977), Rush Limbaugh (1951), Red Skelton (1913), Huell Howser (1945), Charlie Rose (1942), and Don Cornelius (1936).