Stephen Colbert’s Home in New Jersey is the New Set of The Late Present
In a cautious transfer to guard their followers — and the overall inhabitants — all late night time speak exhibits have taken the drastic transfer of cancelling their reside viewers exhibits and switching to pre-recorded segments filmed in their very own properties.
Like different standard late present hosts together with Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah, or Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert has discovered a technique to get again to our screens and re-assure us that… nicely, we’re not the one ones trapped at dwelling and affected by cabin fever.
The late night time host began streaming out of quarantine, and changed The Late Present reruns with monologues and segments broadcasted from his dwelling in Montclair, New Jersey — the place his common filming crew has been changed by a way more unenthusiastic spouse and children.
The primary “very particular social distancing version” noticed the CBS late-night present host sitting in his personal bathtub at dwelling. “I used to be going to make use of my rich-person bunker, however it seems the fellows from Parasite reside down there. Very nice people,” Colbert quipped on Monday. The second welcomed us in Colbert’s yard, with Stephen sitting by the hearth delivering his monologue.
After a couple of hits and misses (and fairly a couple of location adjustments), the brand new present discovered its stride, and Colbert has been efficiently broadcasting from the consolation of his dwelling in New Jersey.
Naturally, that bought us all curious to seek out out extra about Stephen Colbert’s home. And since we’re on lockdown and don’t have anything however time on our fingers, let’s snoop round somewhat and see the place The Late Present host — and presumably probably the most charismatic particular person on TV — lives. Likelihood is, we’re going to see rather more of his home within the subsequent few months.
Colbert’s home is in Montclair, New Jersey
Whereas The Colbert Report is generally taped in New York Metropolis, Colbert lives in close by Montclair, New Jersey, along with his spouse and three youngsters, who usually wouldn’t be allowed to look at their father’s nightly efficiency. “I say issues in a really flat method that I don’t consider, and I don’t need them to understand Daddy as insincere,” he instructed Newsweek concerning the ban on the present in his family. “I mainly inform them I’m professionally ridiculous.” (You understand, like sitting-in-your-bathtub-fully-dressed ridiculous).
What does being “professionally ridiculous” purchase you when it comes to housing? Colbert has at all times saved his personal life fairly personal, however one journal scoured property information till they discovered the deed from when Colbert purchased his first home within the space.
Colbert reportedly paid $515,000 for a property positioned alongside Bellegrove Drive, in Montclair, NJ. That was means again in 2000, and he has since upgraded to a bigger property, that appears to function a sprawling again deck and a big yard. Sadly, there are not any previous information clippings we are able to use to seek out out extra about his present home.
Property information appear to efficiently conceal his id too, with no mentions of him as a property proprietor both. In line with Zillow, the median dwelling worth in Montclair is $661,384 (however we predict it’s protected to imagine that the beautiful Colbert residence value barely extra!)
However apparently, pinpointing Colbert’s home isn’t all that troublesome for locals; native barista Devon Corneal was as soon as requested in an interview “What’s the worst-kept secret about Montclair?” and her quick reply was “the situation of Stephen Colbert’s home“. And it solely is smart, because the Montclair township (in Essex County, New Jersey) has a inhabitants of solely 37,000, so a well-liked speak present host is certain to face out.
Stephen Colbert and spouse Evelyn moved to Montclair, New Jersey 20 years in the past, and ever since they’ve turn out to be pillars of the neighborhood, and the stewards of the native arts and movie scene. Their home is positioned in south finish of city, on the way in which to Watchung.
Enjoyable reality: Colbert is the one residing human being to have NASA tools named after them
Do you know that NASA named an area treadmill after Stephen Colbert? In 2019, as NASA was engineering a brand new treadmill for the Worldwide Area Station, a reasonably complicated machine that astronauts now use each day (for round eight hours) to take care of their muscle mass and bone density whereas spending lengthy durations of time in a zero-gravity setting.
The treadmill was initially known as merely T-2, however NASA requested the general public for assist in naming the brand new gadget. They bought roughly 230,000 entries calling for it to be named after Stephen Colbert, and followers bought their want: NASA renamed it the “Mixed Operational Load-Bearing Exterior Resistance Treadmill”, or COLBERT for brief — which makes it the one piece of NASA-engineered tools in area that’s named after a residing human being.