The most popular comedian in Africa, Trevor Noah (born February 20, 1984), hails from that continent. He is also a South African actor, writer, political analyst, and TV personality.

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Additionally, he is the Comedy Central host of The Daily Show, winner of the Emmy and Peabody Awards.

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Three Emmys have The Daily Show on the shortlist, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series. Trevor Noah joined Jon Stewart and The Daily Show in 2014 as a contributor.

Early Life & Education
On February 20, 1984, Trevor Noah was born in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

His mother, Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah, is Xhosa, while his father, Robert Noah, is of Swiss-German ancestry.

Trevor Noah’s mother was categorized as Black under apartheid law while his father was categorized as White.

He emphasizes in his book that his parents’ inter-racial union was forbidden at the time of his birth.

When the Immorality Act was revised in 1985, a year after his birth, interracial relationships and marriages were no longer illegal.

Trevor Noah was reared in the Soweto neighborhood of Johannesburg by Patricia Noah and her mother, Nomalizo Frances Noah.

Trevor Noah attended the private, Roman Catholic elementary and secondary school Maryvale College in Johannesburg.

Personal Life
Actress Minka Kelly and South African comedian Trevor Noah have been dating intermittently since 2020.

In addition to being the granddaughter of actor Richard Ney, Minka Kelly is also recognized as the daughter of Aerosmith guitarist Rick Dufay and exotic dancer Maureen Kelly.

In May 2021, actor Trevor Noah and actress Minka Kelly made their separation official. Dani Gabriel, a prominent physiotherapist from South Africa, was Trevor’s first serious partner.

When they first started dating in 2014, the comedian and Dani Gabriel traveled the world together while he worked as a stand-up comic and a part-time foreign reporter for the Daily Show.

As of now, so good Trevor Noah has dated Dani Gabriel, Minka Kelly, and Jordyn Taylor. He is single, doesn’t have a wife, and doesn’t have kids.

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