Jon Stewart is a comedian and the former host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, a program he hosted for 16 years before retiring from the gig in 2015. Stewart’s entertainment career began on television in 1989 with Short Attention Span Theater, although he’s done dozens of projects since then in addition to authoring several books, hosting the Academy Awards, and tackling numerous film projects. The former Daily Show host is married and has two children, and while he turned his focus to advocacy projects after his departure, Jon Stewart has said he’ll be doing other entertainment-industry gigs in the future as well.