Christ's College, University of Cambridge
Began hosting "Last Week Tonight" on HBO
Replaced Jon Stewart as host during "The Daily Show’s" summer season while Stewart was filming his movie "Rosewater"
Began hosting "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show"
Landed first stand-up special, "John Oliver: Terrifying Times," on Comedy Central
Given his first film role as Dick Pants in "The Love Guru"
Joined cast of "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"
Met wife Kate Norley, an Iraq war vet, when she hid him from security at the 2008 National Republican Convention.
Was part of the 2007-2008 Writer's Guild Strike which, he pointed out on The Daily Show, was in violation of the terms of his visa and grounds for deportation.
Contributed to "Earth: The Book," a comedy book written by "Daily Show" writers and containing a half-naked Larry King centerfold.