Tracey McShane is an American former veterinary technician and a graphic designer who is famous as the wife of the famous American comedian John Stewart. This beautiful lady could have relied upon the success of her husband but she is not the one to rely upon the fame of someone else. This animal advocate by profession has always worked for the welfare of animals and their rights.
People for obvious reasons remember McShane more as the wife of John Stewart however, she was able to make a name for himself. She is not a prominent name in the entertainment industry but there is so much more to this woman than meets the eye. Let us now get to know a bit more about her.
Tracey McShane: Early Life and Education
Tracey McShane was born on the 6th of August, 1967 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This beautiful lady is of American nationality but there have been no details available considering her ethnicity. Furthermore, very little is known about the early life of McShane which includes information regarding her family and childhood.
Caption: Tracey with a baby goat.
Looking at her academics, Tracey first went to California College of Arts and Crafts in the mid-90s. To further her education, McShane then enrolled at the Drexel University in Philadelphia and later graduated with a degree in design and business. Next, McShane went back to school to pursue a career as a veterinarian.
Tracey McShane: Career
To begin with, McShane worked as a graphic designer but it was only for a brief moment. Moreover, she has also made appearances in ‘Entertainment Tonight’ and ‘CBS This Morning’ and even “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
View this post on Instagram
I don’t focus on my appearance in the same way that I might have several years ago. When I’m in my loose-fitting Carhartts, covered in manure, I think to myself, “Hey, go shop for young and pretty somewhere else. I’ve got [stuff] to do!!!” Thanks for the 📸 Heather Ainsworth. @latimes @farmsanctuary #LATimes #DoUntoAnimals
Moreover, she has also worked as a veterinary technician. It was something she always wanted to pursue due to her love for animals. She wanted to make sure that animals got the love and life they deserve. Tracey is also the author of “Do unto Animals: A Friendly Guide to How Animals Live and How We Can Make Their Lives Better.” She has even bought a farm alongside Stewart and uses it as an animal sanctuary.
Tracey McShane: Personal Life
As of today, Tracey is married to the American comedian, Jon Stewart. The two have been together for over seventeen years now and the magic seems to be still there between them. They first met each other on a blind date arranged by the production assistant of Wishful Thinking in 1996.
Stewart then proposed Tracey in the most romantic way possible. He was helped by his friend, Will Shortz who was a puzzle editor for The New York Times. The puzzle included clues for a marriage proposal which contained special meanings only Stewart and McShane could understand.
On the 30th of July, 1999, the couple announced their engagement and later tied the knot in 2000. John and Tracey now have two wonderful children Nathan Thomas Stewart and Maggie Rose Stewart.
Tracey McShane: Net Worth and Social Media
Tracey has dedicated most part of her life as a veterinary technician, graphic designer, an animal advocate and author. She is not the one to hide on the shadows of her husband and managed to do well in her own field. McShane has been able to gather a good sum of money having worked in different professions. As of 2018, she has a net worth of somewhere around $1 million.
Tracey is also an active figure on social media. You can find her on platforms like Twitter and Instagram where she goes by handles @DoUntoAnimals and Tracey Stewart. Most of her posts are regarding the welfare of animals and some also include her and her family alongside different creatures.