Evelyn McGee Colbert is mostly known as the wife of renowned American TV host, Stephen Colbert. Besides, she is also famous as an actress, theatre producer, and director. She has had her appearance in Peter Jackson‘s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” The actress is active on Twitter.
Evelyn McGee Colbert Birthday and Family
Evelyn was born on 23rd July 1963, in a city of Charleston, South Carolina, the USA. Her family was well established with her father working as a litigator. She had her interest in music at an early age. More information about her family and siblings are not provided.
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Regarding her education, she attended a local girls school in her hometown. After matriculation, she joined the University of Virginia’s College of Arts and Science and got graduated. To pursue her acting career and performing passion, she also graduated with Drama from the Square Theater School.
Evelyn McGee Colbert Relationship and Wedding
Evelyn and Stephen knew each other since their 20s. Their parents were close but they attended different schools. Stephen was a famous person at the time too with his shows. He had a couple of relationships in the past. While in hardship in a relationship, he went to visit his parents in Charleston and met Evelyn at Philip Glass and Allen Ginsberg’s musical “Hydrogen Jukebox”.
Evelyn McGee Colbert With her Husband Stephen Colbert
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With their meeting and a short conversation, they started dating each other and got married in 1993. Coming to 1995, the couple were blessed with their first child Madeline. After that, the couple also shared two sons, Peter and John. Evelyn also mentioned at an interview that her 56-years-old husband is very romantic and funny.
Evelyn McGee Colbert Producer and Director
The actress Colbert always loved performing in shows and stage. She started her career with various shows and stage performances in different theaters. After some time, she realized her interest in directing and producing the shows and dramas. Coordinating with several actors and directors, she contributed a lot by producing and co-producing the shows and dramas. With a couple of success production, her name became famous in the film industry.
Also, Evelyn worked for several years in a non-profit theater. Within her career, she also got a chance to work as the director of development for the Remains Theater of Chicago, and for the Drama League of New York. With her successful career as an independent producer, she has been a member of the International African American Museum board.
Actress Evelyn McGee Colbert
The producer also has appeared in some TV shows and movies introducing himself in the Film Industry. With her debut role as Nurse Chestnut in “Strangers with Candy: Retardation, a Celebration”. After some time, she also made her appearance in a couple of episodes of the same-titled series. Coming to 2013, she got the role of Laketown Spy in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”.
Evelyn McGee Colbert as Lake-town Spy
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The movie became a global success and her role also got much appreciation. The role made her breakthrough in the career as an actress and she again got the role in two episodes of the series “Alpha House”, starring John Goodman and Clark Johnson. As a guest and a celebrity, she also appeared several times in her husband’s show, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” The 57-years-old actress may be coming in other movies as well.
Evelyn McGee Colbert Net Worth
The actress has not much of a career to talk about. She rose in the media after her relationship with Stephen Colbert. With her producing career and some roles in the movies, she has been able to collect a good amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million. But her husband has a fortune of $75 million from his show, so, the couple has been living a luxurious life.
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