Stephen Colbert Wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert: 5 Facts About Comedian’s Wife

Evelyn McGee-Colbert
Evelyn Mcgee-Colbert with Her Husband Stephen Colbert (Source: YouTube)

Who is Stephen Colbert’s Wife?

Stephen Colbert, 53, is a renowned American comedian, television host, actor and also a writer. Stephen Colbert is best known for his hosting of popular shows on TV. Just like his very successful professional life, Stephen also has a successfully maintained personal life. American actress Evelyn McGee-Colbert has been Stephen Colbert’s wife for more than 24 years now.

And 24 years of married life is not an easy deal for a celebrity couple. Thanks to their excellent chemistry for setting such a long journey in the smoothest way possible.

Personal Information about Stephen Colbert Wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert

Full Name: Evelyn Brabham McGee

Birth Date: July 27

Birthplace: South Carolina

Sun Sign: Leo

Nationality: American

Occupation: Homemaker, Actress

Children: 3
Stephen Colbert and Wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert at Their Wedding
Stephen Colbert and Wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert at Their Wedding (Source: YouTube)

Short Bio of Evelyn McGee-Colbert

Evelyn grew up in South Carolina as the adorable daughter of renowned Charleston civil litigator Joseph McGee. She attended the College of Arts and Sciences at University of Virginia, from where she graduated in 1985. Evelyn did a double major in Drama and English.

She participated in summer productions of “Heritage Repertory Theatre” as she grew up. Now it is known as “Heritage Theatre Festival”. Actually, Evelyn is a quiet and reserved kind of woman who prefers to remain away from the spotlight. She has worked in multiple projects with her husband. People have admired several of her works in the film industry.

5 Facts You Need to Know about Stephen Colbert Wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert

1. Prefers to be Stephens’s wife

Well, you might have seen some of the roles Evelyn played. But Evelyn herself loves to be “Stephens’s wife” more than an actor. She prefers to live away from the limelight and likes to be “the love of my life,” as Stephens says.

2. Evelyn’s career

Evelyn first appeared in the film ‘Stranger with Candy’ in 2005. Later she was also seen in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ in 2013 and ‘Alpha House’ in the same year. We all hope to see her in other movies as well.

3. Evelyn and Stephen’s romance

On an episode of “The Late Show” in February 2017, Stephen noticed that his wife was there in the show while he was talking to the guest. He then ran and carried his wife to the stage and kissed her lips just like that. That unexpected moment was the best part of the show.

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Stephen Colbert and Evelyn McGee-Colbert in An Interview (Source: YouTube)

4. Love signals

Oh! Do you really believe in “made for each other” or “love signs”? If you don’t, then you might say it was just a coincidence. The couples lived just a few houses away in South Carolina during their childhood, but still never meet each other till 1990. And when they did meet, they never let each other go.

5. Evelyn played as Stephen’s mom

In the film ‘Stranger with Candy’, Evely McGee-Colbert played the role of Chuck’s mom while Stephen played Chuck. Both were looking too cute during the act.

At work the Friday before Christmas like…

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How did Stephen Colbert first meet Evelyn McGee-Colbert?

Despite being a childhood neighbor, they first met only in “Spoleto Festival” in 1990. They fell for each other and dated for 3 years. Finally, in 1993, they tied their knot, and the relationship is getting stronger and stronger after each passing year.

Even after 24 years of relationship, they are still like lovebirds. Stephen is said to be a very romantic husband for Evelyn. They are so perfect and adorable together. The couple decided to remain outside of the busy cities of Los Angles and New York. With their three delightful children, Madeline, John and Peter, the couple lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

Other Relationships of Evelyn McGee-Colbert

The couple has been together and faithful to each other since long. No other relationship of Evelyn McGee-Colbert is known to the public. On the other hand, Stephen Colbert was reportedly thinking of marrying a woman he had been dating for several years when he first got to know Evelyn.


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