Jon Stewart was raised in Lawrenceville and attended Lawrence High School. He is a writer, director, producer, television host, actor, and comedian. In 1999 he became the host of The Daily Show (later renamed The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), a satirical news program that dubs itself “the most trusted name in fake news.” The Daily Show has won 18 Emmy Awards. Stewart recently announced he was leaving the show after 15 years. His final show will air August 6, 2015.