John Oliver net worth: John Oliver is a British comedian, actor, and satirist who has a net worth of $1 million dollars. John Oliver was born in Birmingham, England and graduated from Christ's College in Cambridge with a degree in English. While in college, he served as Vice-President of the famed amateur theater troupe, the Cambridge Footlights. He first began to gain notice appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2001 as part of The Comedy Zone. From there, he went on to perform solo shows at the festival, and in a double act called, "Political Animal". He was brought to the attention of Jon Stewart by British comedian and actor, Ricky Gervais, and joined the cast of "The Daily Show" in 2006. Since then, he has won three Emmy Awards for his writing work for the show, and he began guest-hosting the popular program in 2013. He also co-hosts the podcast, "The Bugle", in addition to his work on "The Daily Show".