Not every woman married to a rich, famous and prominent man in the entertainment industry creates a career for herself, not to talk of a successful one. Tracey Mcshane made it all having achieved a name for herself. Though she’s not into the entertainment industry, she might have achieved fame as being known as Jon Stewart’s wife, but there is more to Tracey McShane than meets the eye.
Tracey Mcshane Biography
Born on the 6th of August 1967, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Tracey Stewart originally known as Tracey McShane Rose is an American author, a former veterinary technician, founder of Moomah the magazine and vice president of the portrait project. The animal advocate is also famous for her book titled Do unto animals: A Friendly guild to how their lives better. Her book talks about the right of animals to sustain free without fear.
Tracey graduated from Drexel University and received a degree in design and business. She also worked as a graphic designer but shortly after her husband Jon took the “Daily Show” job, she went back to school to become a veterinarian. Although she has a successful celebrity as a husband, she doesn’t depend on his works and achievements. She has ambitions of her own and has worked towards them and made a name for herself.
In net worth, hers surely isn’t as huge as her hubby’s, who is Worth about 80 million dollars, but her earnings from her book and set show appearances must definitely have raised her worth in hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Family – Husband, Kids
Its no secret that celebrity marriages do not often last a lifetime, but this one looks certain to be an exception. The couple first met on a blind date arranged by a mutual friend in 1996. This came just after Tracey pulled out of a 7-year-old relationship, which at first made her reluctant to go on that date with Jon. But eventually, few years after they started dating, the comedian proposed to Tracey through a crossword created specifically for Jon by the New York Times puzzle editor, Will Shortz. They got married in November 2000, and have stayed married for over a decade now.
Jon Stewart, the American comedian, writer, producer, director, actor and media critic, was born as Jonathan Stuart Leibowity, on November 28, 1962, in New York but was raised in New Jersey. He is from a Jewish family and he grew up in the era of the Vietnam war. He is the second of four sons of his parents. His elder brother Lawrence was previously the COO of NYSE Euronext. His other brothers are Dan and Matthew. He is best known as anchor of The Daily Show from 1999-2015.
He hosted the 78th and 80thAcademy Awards and In 1993, he launched The Jon Stewart Show on MTV, the first talk show on MTV. He has appeared in films like Half baked (1998) and Big daddy (1999). After Jon left the Daily show, he admitted he wanted more time with his family, because his schedule permitted him only a little time for his kids.
Jon turned down a 50 million dollars a year offer from Netflix in other to spend more time with his family and save his marriage. The former daily show host has achieved success both in his career and marriage. He supported his wife when she got arrested for driving with a suspended license. He also promoted his wife’s book titled, Do Unto Animals: A Friendly Guide to how Animals Live and How We Can Make their Lives Better on his show. He described his wife as a funny but kind person and also a good writer.
McShane and Stewart legally changed their surnames to Stewart on June 19, 2001. Aside from her overwhelming love for animals and being the wife of a successful, famous comedian, she is also a proud mother of two beautiful kids: Nathan Thomas Stewart, born July 3, 2004, and Maggie Rose Stewart, born February 5, 2006. They live in Tribeca, lower Manhattan, New York City.
6 Facts about Jon Stewart’s Wife
- Tracey is a vegetarian.
- Her zodiac sign is Leo.
- She started her career as a graphic designer.
- She is the author of Do Unto Animals.
- She and her husband own a farm used as an animal sanctuary for abused animals, which they bought for 4 million dollars.
- She was arrested in 2005 for driving with a suspended license.