Minka Kelly, Trevor Noah’s girlfriend, was making headlines for dating the humorous political commentator, and the two appeared to be a great match. Unfortunately, they have recently parted ways. Many are now curious as to who else the comedic celebrity has dated. Here is Trevor Noah’s dating history, including the circumstances surrounding his most recent breakup.
Early Life of Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah was born on February 20, 1984, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The fact that his father, Robert, was of Swiss ancestry and his mother, Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah, was of Xhosa ancestry, made life hard for the Noah family in South Africa at the time. Interracial marriage had already been made illegal by the time Trevor was born, so his mother had to deal with jail time and fines during his childhood (he wrote about his experiences growing up under apartheid in South Africa in his 2016 book “Born a Crime”).
How Does Trevor Noah Earn His Living?
Trevor Noah began his career with a small role in an episode of the South African television program ‘Isidingo.’ He then began hosting his own radio program on YFM titled “Noah’s Ark.”
Noah went on to host the educational television program “Run The Adventure” on SABC 2 shortly thereafter. In 2007, he hosted “The Real Goboza,” a talk show on SABC 1 devoted to gossip. Next, he starred in “Trevor Noah: The Racist,” a comedy series.
He appeared in the film ‘Mad Buddies in 2012. Two years later, he became a regular contributor on Jon Stewart’s late-night talk and news satire program, ‘The Daily Show.
Noah has performed as a comedian throughout his native South Africa at events and programs such as ‘The Blacks Only Comedy Show,’ ‘Vodacom Campus Comedy Tour,’ ‘Heavyweight Comedy Jam,’ ‘Cape Town International Comedy Festival,’ ‘Bafunny Bafunny,’ and ‘Jozi Comedy Festival.’
Dating History of Trevor Noah
Trevor Noah’s dating history is longer and more detailed than many people realize. The 37-year-old doesn’t seem to put much thought into his relationships, since he’s better known for his political commentary than for his personal drama. But now that he’s dating Minka Kelly, many people are curious about who else he’s been with.
Men’s Health says that Noah was dating physiotherapist Dani Gabriel before he started working at The Daily Show at the end of 2014. Us Weekly says that when they lived together in South Africa, they seemed to keep things between them quiet. They went their separate ways around the time that Noah Stewart took over for Jon Stewart.
Then, from 2015 to 2019, Noah is said to have been dating singer, songwriter, and model Jordyn Taylor. Us Weekly says that she was from Los Angeles and that she and Noah lived there. A source told Life & Style that they broke up because “they just grew apart.”
By August 2020, Noah was going out with Kelly. Noah’s love life was also talked about in an interview with Howard Stern. In 2019, he told Howard Stern that he doesn’t like celebrities and prefers to date “real people.”
Are Trevor Noah and Minka Kelly Dating Right Now?
In August of 2020, fans learned that Trevor Noah’s dating history officially included Minka Kelly. A source reportedly told Elle that the two were quarantined in Noah’s New York City apartment. Another source told People that Noah purchased a home in Los Angeles for himself and his girlfriend to share.
According to the source, “they are making plans for their future together” and their relationship is extremely stable. The couple has been commuting between coasts for the past year and had been searching for a home in Los Angeles.
Kelly reportedly dated Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams prior to becoming known as Trevor Noah’s girlfriend, but they broke up in January 2018. Now, in May 2021, it appears that both Noah and Kelly are once again single.
The relationship between Minka and Trevor has ended, a source told Entertainment Tonight. Their work responsibilities and careers are vastly different, and they both felt the need to spend time apart.
Would Trevor Noah Ever Tie the Knot?
It is evident from Trevor Noah’s dating history that he respects the women he dates, as he prefers that they are “real” and not simply seeking Hollywood fame. So, would he ever get married? During his interview with Stern, he briefly addressed the issue.
Noah responded, “I’m not against it,” when Stern asked if he would get married. “I’m not sure. I’ve learned to appreciate where I am in life at the present moment.
Noah also discussed his perspective on love and relationships. “People should love or hate you for who you are, not who you portray yourself to be,” he continued. And he added that he is a “big proponent” of never living with a romantic partner, even if married.
We eagerly anticipate Noah’s future endeavors, whether or not they involve romantic relationships.
Net Worth of Trevor Noah
Noah was previously estimated to have a 2019 net worth of approximately $13 million. However, this figure has been significantly revised.
In 2020, Noah’s net worth increased to $100 million, with an annual income of $16 million. During his first few years as host of The Daily Show, he made between $5 million and $8 million annually.
Last year, Forbes ranked Noah as the fourth highest-paid comedian in the world, with $28 million in earnings. According to the financial resource, Noah earned the majority of his income “through stand-up this year, making him eligible for our list.”
Awards and Nominations to Trevor Noah
Noah has won Primetime Emmy, MTV Movie + TV, Webby, and NAACP Image awards, among others, and been nominated for many more, including Emmys, Grammys, and Writers Guild of America awards, for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” and other projects, according to IMDb.
How Much is Trevor Noah Paid for the Daily Show?
In his first two years on The Daily Show, Noah earned $5 million to $8 million per season. In September of 2017, when he extended his contract with Viacom, this amount increased to $16 million. His “seven-figure book deals,” podcasts, and tours have increased his wealth over time.