Kate Norley aka Kate Oliver is the stunning wife of English comedian and host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver.
Kate’s hubby has been in the entertainment industry for many years, he is well known as a comedian, actor, and satirist. His work has been critically acclaimed, leading to a Peabody Award in 2018 and landing him on a list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2015. He’s also won several Primetime Emmys.
When it comes to his personal life, he definitely hit the jackpot as well.
Kate Norley and her TV personality husband have been together for several years. Let’s find out more about her and their life together.
John Oliver Wife
Before we tell you about Kate Norley, John Oliver wife; we first need a little backstory on her hubby.
Kate Norley’s hubby John Oliver became inspired by Jon Stewart’s career in politics to start his own path in the business, in 2006 Oliver became Senior British Correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Oliver earned Emmy Awards for outstanding writing for The Daily Show in 2009, 2011, and 2012.
Oliver previously co-hosted the weekly satirical podcast The Bugle from 2007 to 2015 and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central from 2010 to 2013.
He became the host of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in 2014, after he was offered his own show.
Initially only a two-year contract with HBO, in September 2017 he signed an extension through 2020. Oliver retains full creative freedom and free rein to openly criticize corporations, given there are no ads on HBO.
The show has been credited with helping to influence legislation in the United States, court rulings, regulations, and many aspects of influence culture. It sparked what is now known as ‘The John Oliver Effect.’
Oliver also has acting experience, which he first tried out as a little boy as Felix Pardiggle in the BBC drama Bleak House, he continued taking small acting roles like the one he did on Gravity Falls, Rick and Morty, My hero, People Like Us and the Green Wing.
On the big screen he appeared in both The Smurfs films and The Love Guru in 2008.
In addition to his work with the Daily Show; Oliver has done voice work over the years for several animated shows including: “Gravity Falls” as the voice of Sherlock Holmes, “Rick and Morty,” “People Like Us,” “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja,” “My Hero,” “Green Wing,” and “Bob’s Burgers.”
Speaking about his stunning wife in his very unique John Oliver way, he’s said in the past
“It’s the most emasculating thing I could possibly do to go out with someone who has actually done something valuable with their life.”
Who is John Oliver’s real wife?
John Oliver wife is a military medic. She is the daughter of Walt Norley and Pam Mannion. Kate Norley was just a four-year-old girl when her parents got divorce.
It is said that Kate Norley comes from an affluent family.
Kate Norley is certainly a remarkable woman, she is an Iraq War veteran in the US Army.
Kate attended Episcopal High School boarding school in Arlington, Va. she decided to join the Army following the September 11, 2001 attacks in Washington, DC.; and New York and that is how Army Specialist Kate Norley became a mental health specialist — with the Fort Hood, Texas- based 1st Cavalry Division’s 15th Forward Support Battalion.
She served in Iraq as a U.S. Army combat medic in Fallujah and Ramadi and as a mental health specialist in the field, counseling soldiers on returning back to conflict.
Norley has also appeared on Fox News to campaign for more funding for American troops.
The spouse and war vet, currently works as a veterans’ rights advocate.
Kate Norley’s father Walt Norley lives in Florida. He works with Jack Nicklaus designing golf courses.
Walt Norley is the founder and CEO of the OneGolf team.
Pamela Mannion formerly Norley, is now married to sports executive, Dennis Mannion; who served as the senior vice president of business ventures for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
Kate Norley has said that her mother’s kindness is part of what motivated her to serve others.
Pam Mannion has devoted herself to volunteering.
How long has John Oliver been married?
John Oliver’s has been happily married to his pretty wife Kate Norley since 2011.
They met in 2008 at a veterans campaign in St. Paul, Minnesota that he was covering and Kate was working at. He popped the question in July, 2010 after dating for two years.
What is the name of John Oliver’s son?
They welcomed their first child together a boy -whom they named Hudson, in November, 2015. The couple welcomed a second son, Marlowe in 2018.
Both Oliver and Kate Norley are pretty private when it comes to their children.
How old is John Oliver?
Oliver was born John William Oliver on April 23, 1977 in Birmingham, England to Jim Oliver and mum, Carole Oliver. John Oliver was raised along one younger sister.
His sister is said to be currently a resident of Australia.
Jim Oliver a social worker and school master. Not many more details are known about Mr. Jim Oliver.
Mrs. Carole Oliver worked as a music teacher.
Back in 2015, Carole Oliver’s son gave an important message on mother’s day, adressing the country’s failure to provide mothers with paid maternity leave.
For Oliver, this is unacceptable treatment of mothers. He said at the time “You deserve the very best moms, you’re just not going to get it.”
Where John Oliver studied at Cambridge?
Oliver graduated from Mark Rutherford School and from Christ’s College, Cambridge in 1998 with an English major.
While in college, he served as Vice-President of the famed amateur theater troupe, the Cambridge Footlights.
h2 How much does John Oliver get paid?
According to online sources John’s gets paid for “Last Week Tonight” $8 million. He has an estimated net worth of approximately, $30 million.
What is John Oliver’s problem with Danbury?
During a segment of his controversial show, Oliver teased the city of Danbury in a rant that lasted several minutes, inviting its residents to “come get a thrashing” — children included.
“If you are going to forget a town in Connecticut, why not forget Danbury because — and this is true — [expletive] Danbury. From its charming railway museum, to its historic hearthstone castle, Danbury Connecticut can eat my whole a”
Mayor Mark Boughton responded to the attack by posting a video of himself at the sewage plant saying the city was going to name it after Oliver “because it’s full of **** just like you, John.”
Oliver offered to donate $55,000 to local charities if Danbury actually followed through with the idea.
As a result, the sewage plant was renamed “The John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant.”