John Oliver Net Worth
John Oliver net worth and salary: John Oliver is a British comedian, actor, and satirist who has a net worth of $10 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". In 2014, John Oliver was hired away from Comedy Central to host his very own show called "Last Week Tonight" on HBO. For his efforts on this show, John is paid an annual salary of $5 million.
Oliver won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in 2015. In 2016 he won Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. In 2017 he was nominated for three more Primetime Emmy Awards for the series. In 2010 he authored the book Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race. Oliver received more than 85 million views for his segment with Donald Trump in 2016. From 2009 to 2014 he appeared on the television series Community. Oliver also appeared in the 2008 film The Love Guru.