An eloquent comedic storyteller, Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter.
Trevor Noah is a comedian from South Africa who has achieved international acclaim. Releasing five hour-long stand-up specials he’s sold more DVDs than any other standup on that continent; fans recite his performances verbatim, share his clips globally, and have joined him in legions on Facebook and Twitter. Noah has hosted numerous television shows in South Africa, including the country’s music, television and film
awards, the South African Comedy Festival, and two seasons of his own late night talk show. He is also the subject of the award-winning film Township to the Stage which tells the story of his remarkable career in post-apartheid South Africa.
Noah made his U.S. television debut in January 2012 performing on The Tonight Show, which prompted multiple invitations to return and appear in signature sketches. He then toured America with stand-up star Gabriel Iglesias playing to packed houses in the thousands, and headlined club venues winning over audiences at every stop. Noah was the subject of a Newsweek article and he was a guest on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.
Noah performed his one man show, The Racist, at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe (presented by Eddie Izzard) in a month-long, sold-out run that became the buzz of audiences and journalists and prompted a Malcolm Hardee Award for the Act Most Likely To Make A Million Quid.
After completing an unprecedented three month run across South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, Noah ran his show in a six-week sold-out run at London’s Soho Theater from December 2012 through January 2013. He guested on the BBC Radio’s Front Row and an extended segment of his show was featured on BBC Radio 4.
In January Noah was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone, South Africa edition. On March 28 he opened a month-long, 22-performance theater run at the Melbourne Comedy Festival which will be followed by a 5-city tour across Australia and New Zealand.
In 2013, Noah starred in his first U.S. stand-up TV special, which was released on DVD. In December 2014, Trevor Noah joined the cast of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' as a correspondent.