Who Is Peter Colbert? Son Of Stephen Colbert

by Manisha Sat Sep 02 2023 Updated On Tue Sep 05 2023
Who Is Peter Colbert? Son Of Stephen Colbert

Peter Colbert is the son of the comedian, writer, producer, television personality, and actor Stephen Colbert. He was born in 1998

He has two siblings: a brother, John, and a sister, Madeline. Peter also follows in his father's footsteps to be in the entertainment industry. 

He has directed and written one of the episodes of the series and worked as a producer for the four episodes of Where's Noah?

He has also worked as a cinematographer in his father's late-night show and as a sound recordist for the drama Those Who Move Mountains.

Parents of Peter Colbert.
Parents of Peter Colbert. Source: Pinterest

Is Peter Married?

Peter is very private, so there are no exact details about his dating life.

How Did Stephen Meet His Wife?

Stephen has been married to Evelyn McGee Colbert since 1993. His wife is an actress. Stephen met Evelyn at a concert. 

He went to his hometown to visit his mother, and luckily, he met his future wife in his hometown. 

He saw her in a theatre lobby. When Stephen saw her for the first time, he promised himself that he would marry her. 

After the show, they crossed each other paths in a food line. He took the chance and greeted her, and the rest is history after their encounter. 

They have been married for almost three decades and are parents to their three children. 

Peter Colbert's sister and father.
Peter Colbert's sister and father. Source: Pinterest


His father, Stephen, is 59 years old

Net Worth

His father, Stephen's net worth is estimated at $75 million

Colbert Opened Up About Hosting The Late Show

Stephen has been hosting the Late Show since 2015. Colbert said that he had been an actor his entire life. 

Before the Late Show, he hosted The Colbert Report and acted in that chat show. 

He said going out without being in any character and cracking jokes was very tough for him. 

He mentioned it was challenging to learn that thing publicly. He shared he had to figure out things every night. 

Stephen Talked About The Difference Between The Colbert Report And The Late Show

Stephen hosted the late-night talk show The Colbert Report from 2005 to 2014

Since 2015, he has hosted the CBS talk program The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

He said the late show is all about what the conversation and headlines are today, whereas, in his previous front, he added they educated people about the ideas they were interested in the whole year. 

He said in the late show his job is to give his honest opinion, and he has no responsibility to take sides.

Stephen Shared Surprising Things About Him

Stephen slaps himself in the face twice before he starts taping. 

He believes that he has to be present for the audience, and the only way to do that is to slap himself as hard as possible. 

He would call John Stewart during the crisis. He said he want to be more disciplined. 

Steven Martin had a significant impact on him to become a comedian. He thinks that American culture lacks humility and courage. 

Stephen would love to interview Leonardo da Vinci. He shared that he is catholic and wants everyone to read the Bible

He shared that when he was in his first year, he lost 50 pounds as he was deeply depressed. 

He shared he could not get up from his bed for an entire week. 

The best advice he got in his life was from his friend from college, who told him that he was enough and there was no need to worry about anything. 

He is afraid of the cheesecake factory menu. 

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