Jon Batiste has been a part of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert since the start of the show in 2015. It was kind of odd for him to be missing from the show. But, he states he has a reason for not appearing on the show since May 2022.
He was last seen on the red carpet of the Met Gala 2022. After that, he made it public that he and his crew members have been tested positive for Covid. It was in early May. Right now, he is in a recuperation period.
What happened to him?
After attending the Met Gala 2022, Jon Batiste tested positive for Covid-19 in May.
At the moment, he is in a recuperation period. We do not have any further updates on his current health status.
Was he going to leave the Colbert show?
There has been no such information that he is going to leave the show. He was sick, and that is the simple justification for why he has not been found in the new episodes.
Jon has been a part of the show since 2015. He and Stay Human serve as the house band on The Late Show.
Because of his Covid situation, he also has to postpone his Symphony performance which was originally scheduled to be performed on May 7 in Carnegie Hall, New York City.
His recent achievements
He is one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world, as indicated by TIME’s rundown. Jon is humbled to be part of it and took it to social media and showed his gratitude.
Furthermore, he has been nominated for 11 Grammy Awards, out of which he won 5. Additionally, he also won the Grammy for Album of the year.
Who is Jon Batiste?
Born in 1986, Jonathan Michael Batiste is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and musician. He plays instruments like piano, keyboard, and melodica. His favorite genres are Jazz and R&B.
Batiste and his band Stay Human have been a part of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert since 2015.
What is the last show with Stephen Colbert?
It is a late-night talk show. The show is hosted by Stephen Colbert. It was created by Dave Edmunds and developed by Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, and Opus Moreschi.
The show first premiered in May 2015. It is the second monotony of CBS’ Late Show Franchise.
Who is Stephen Colbert?
Born in 1964, Stephen Colbert is an American actor, political commentator, television host, and comedian. Stephen has been hosting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert since 2015.
Colbert has done theatre, films, books, and television. He also hosted Primetime Emmy Awards in 2017. Stephen has won 9 Primetime Emmy Awards, 2 Grammys, and 3 Peabody Awards.
Colbert has also been an active part of The Lord of the Rings movie franchise.
Stephen Colbert is known for television shows like Saturday Night Live (1996-2011), The Daily Show (1997-2005), Late Night with Conan O’Brien (1999), and Strangers with Candy (1999-2000).
He has also done shows like Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Simpsons, House of Cards, the Mindy Project, American Dad!, Ricky and Morty.