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Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

Birthday: 20 February 1984, Johannesburg, South Africa
Height: 181 cm

Trevor Noah was born on February 20, 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a writer and producer, known for The Daily Show (1996), Trevor Noah: African American (2013) and Trevor Noah: Afraid of t ...Show More

Trevor Noah
Does America really need to the best at everything? You already dominate the world in economics, mil Show more Does America really need to the best at everything? You already dominate the world in economics, military power and obesity. Hide
[on working in non biracial atmospheres with the interviewer] Part of the job was to help people see Show more [on working in non biracial atmospheres with the interviewer] Part of the job was to help people see that you have a bit of that color in yourself, he told the newspaper. Hey, there's a bit of you in me. I'm not coming from a world where I don't see you. If you look carefully, you'll see yourself in me and what I'm saying. Hide
As a comedian, I'm forced to have a tough skin. Until people laugh, they are detractors. You walk in Show more As a comedian, I'm forced to have a tough skin. Until people laugh, they are detractors. You walk into a new audience where nobody knows you, they go: 'Make us laugh. Show us what you're made of. Prove why we should be listening to you'. Hide
Now I wonder if somebody went to jail because a witness was 'sure' that the criminal was wearing 'wh Show more Now I wonder if somebody went to jail because a witness was 'sure' that the criminal was wearing 'white and gold. (On the controversy surrounding #TheDress) Hide
Thank you for joining us as we continue the war on bullshit. Thank you for joining us as we continue the war on bullshit.
Looking at how successful all the Kardashian women are, I don't blame Bruce Jenner at all. (On Bruce Show more Looking at how successful all the Kardashian women are, I don't blame Bruce Jenner at all. (On Bruce Jenner's gender reassignment) Hide
[on hosting 'The Daily Show', 2015] When I started, there was a lot of criticism around he me not be Show more [on hosting 'The Daily Show', 2015] When I started, there was a lot of criticism around he me not being angry. But what was there to be angry about? Progress was being made. Unemployment was dropping. Gay people were getting marriage equality. I refuse to be part of an outrage machine.. And then Donald Trump came along. Hide
I never thought I'd be more afraid of police in America than in South Africa. It kind of makes me a Show more I never thought I'd be more afraid of police in America than in South Africa. It kind of makes me a little nostalgic for the old days back home. Hide
You know what African mothers tell their children every day? 'Be grateful for what you have. Because Show more You know what African mothers tell their children every day? 'Be grateful for what you have. Because there are fat children starving in Mississippi. Hide
[on the backlash he received after he took over The Daily Show] had people - you know, people who ar Show more [on the backlash he received after he took over The Daily Show] had people - you know, people who are Democrats, fans of the old show - saying things like, 'Go back to Djibouti, we want Jon Stewart back.'" .I knew liberal hatred existed, but I didn't think it would come to me. I had to quell that feeling that people have lost what is theirs Hide
If this comedy thing doesn't work out, I've always got poverty to fall back on. If this comedy thing doesn't work out, I've always got poverty to fall back on.
When flying over the middle of America, the turbulence is so bad. It's like all the ignorance is ris Show more When flying over the middle of America, the turbulence is so bad. It's like all the ignorance is rising through the air. Hide
[detecting in Donald Trump personality traits associated with Idi Amin, Robert Mugabe, and Muammar G Show more [detecting in Donald Trump personality traits associated with Idi Amin, Robert Mugabe, and Muammar Gaddafi] Donald Trump is presidential. He just happens to be running on the wrong continent. Hide
[on the unexpected liberal hatred he received]I'm in a position where you are fundamentally against Show more [on the unexpected liberal hatred he received]I'm in a position where you are fundamentally against what many people believe. Hide
You have to work a bit harder to offend me because I'm from the home of some of the best racism in t Show more You have to work a bit harder to offend me because I'm from the home of some of the best racism in the world. I'm a snob when it comes to racism. Hide
[ on succeeding Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'] It's my turn to steer the ship [ on succeeding Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'] It's my turn to steer the ship
[when he first took over The Daily Show] it is probably the biggest challenge that I've been working Show more [when he first took over The Daily Show] it is probably the biggest challenge that I've been working toward my entire life without even realizing it" I'm in a position where you are fundamentally against what many people believe. Hide
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