Stephen was born in Washington, D.C. and his name used to be pronounced "coal-bert". He chose to change the pronunciation he uses now when he was at Northwestern University. He is married with three kids and lives in New Jersey.
I am still a huge Jon Stewart fan, but his show doesn't make my face hurt anymore.
With quotes like this -
"I can't prove it, but I can say it."
"I just think Rosa Parks was overrated. Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law."
"You shouldn't listen to us at all if you're looking for information. We don't take ourselves seriously on any level; we're just comedians."
This is about one of the funnies scenes I've seen in a long time. I almost wet myself I laughed so hard. http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/406796/january-24-2012/grim-colberty-tales-with-maurice-sendak-pt--1
Seriously if you have a few minutes you have to watch it.