We hope you are not tired of the comedian, as we are more than willing to give you more information about Stephen Colbert’s wife, family, and children. We have constantly seen it on our television screens, it would be a breath of fresh air to look beyond the screen and meet family members, starting with your spouse.
Stephen Colbert’s Wife
Stephen Colbert and Evelyn McGee-Colbert’s 23 years of marriage are undoubtedly solid evidence that they have one of the most durable marriages ever to come to public attention. To top it all off, there is a love story. As silly as it may seem at times, Evelyn, affectionately nicknamed Evie by her husband, was not her first and only lover. The comedian had a long-term relationship with a woman named Ann.
Like some women today, who issue ultimatums to each other to advance a relationship, Ann threatened to break up with the host of the television show if they did not take their relationship to the next level, the next level being marriage.
Stephen went home to South Carolina to see his mother and get instructions. According to him, five minutes after talking to him, he decided to break up with Ann and soon after, at a concert, his eyes got lost and landed on a beautiful woman. Of course, it was Evie, the two even realized that they had grown up together and, according to Esquire, “Then, with the fateful intervention of a poet’s son and a hint of The Odyssey, it was clear that the stars were aligned with each other.
Both have been married since 1993 and are still in good health. She is an actress and even played Stephen’s mother in the film’Strangers With Candy’. She has now taken the title of “stay-at-home mother”, which does not prevent her from breaking the law, as her husband is not allowed to bring her work home. There are no sarcastic and mean characters allowed in the Colbert residence. She is also known for her cameo in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ (2013).
Stephen Colbert’s Family
The 52-year-old actor is, in fact, the youngest of the 11 children. Colbert and his brothers and sisters, in order, from the eldest to the youngest, are James, Edward, Mary, William, Margo, Thomas, Thomas, Jay, Elizabeth, Paul, Peter, and Stephen of course. His father, James William Colbert Jr. was quite accomplished in his field, being a doctor and dean of the medical school at more than two universities.
He served at Yale University, Saint Louis University, and finally at the Southern California University of Medicine where he also served as Vice President for Academic Affairs. Colbert’s mother, Lorna Elizabeth Colbert, did what any woman with 11 children would do and maintained the role of a home builder.
Tragedy struck Colbert House when Stephen was only 10 years old on September 11, 1974. His father and two brothers, Peter and Paul, were killed in the crash of Eastern Airlines Flight 212 attempting to land in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is no mystery now why his sons are called Peter and Paul. Colbert’s mother died 39 years later, on June 12, 2013, at the age of 92, after a period of illness.
Stephen Colbert’s Kids
The host of the television show has three children with his wife Evelyn, their first child and the only daughter is Madeline, 20, then Peter, 17, and finally John, 14. There is no doubt that some of us envy these children for growing up in a comedy house, so to speak. Colbert mentioned in one of the episodes of the Daily Show that he and his wife rely equally on laughter in their parenting role.
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When they were younger, Stephen did not let his children watch “The Colbert Report”, about which he also explained that “children cannot understand irony or sarcasm, and I don’t want them to perceive me as a hypocrite”. We’re sure they’ve gone beyond that and moved on to more fun things, for example, the actor with his sons and wife made a great appearance in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’.
Now we would really like to be part of the Colbert family.