The Daily Show host’s rise to become the “busiest man in comedy” hasn’t been easy. As he wrote in his best-selling memoir, Born a Crime — which is set to be adapted for the big screen — his early life in South Africa was tense. But, OZY reports, that background is responsible for his immense success: In the very White, U.S.-centric world of late night TV, Noah’s global perspective has changed the conversation around politics and comedy.
What will Noah do next? Catch him alongside some of the world’s top writers, chefs, celebrities and other changemakers at OZY Fest this month in NYC.