Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is a liberal, nine-time Emmy-winning American comedian, satirist, actor, author, and producer. He describes himself as more of a socialist or an independent than a Democrat . He is best known as the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and for his political satire.
Jon Stewart has co-written, along with other writers of The Daily Show, America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction which satirizes the American political system.
Jon Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.