Trevor Noah.
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How much do you know about new ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah?

It all happened so fast. In less than 24 hours, the newly appointed host of “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah, surged in popularity online and then became a controversial figure for a series of offensive tweets sent in past years. How much have you learned about the new Jon Stewart?

In October of 2014, he graced the cover of GQ South Africa

On his website, Noah claims to be the “most successful comedian in Africa.”

“No-one can replace Jon Stewart,” Noah tweeted Monday morning. “But together with the amazing team at The Daily Show, we will continue to make this the best damn news show!”

On Feb. 10, 2015, Jon Stewart announced that he was leaving “The Daily Show.”

“We’ve got so many different cultural groups in my family that I’ve had to learn to accommodate them in different ways,” he told Interview Magazine

Maybe the breakup was the right move.  

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How much do you know about new 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah?