Jimmy Fallon Biography

Jimmy Fallon an American comedian, TV host, actor, musician, and renowned producer well kown for being the late-night host of the television show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (2009–14) and The Tonight Show (2014– ).

He first appeared in stand-up comedy back in his high school days. Just after joining college, he dropped out to focus on his comedy career. In 1998, he got on his dream opportunity joinning the Saturday Night Live Cast. A subsequent trial at a big-screen career obstructed his focus but later found success as the host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in 2009.

From his childhood, he has been a fan of Saturday Night Live and on his eighth-grade yearbook even stated; Most likely to replace David Letterman, the then Show host.

James Fallon Education

Jimmy enrolled at St. Rose College in Albany before dropping out a short period prior to his graduation to pursue a comedy career in Los Angeles, California.

James Fallon Career

Back in the late ’90s, he got back to New York to fulfill a lifelong dream that saw him audition for his dram show, Saturday Night Live. After meeting the show co-creator and producer, Lorne Michaels, he got convinced over Adam Sandler. He began the show casting for the first season as of 1998-1999. In this episode, he appeared as Tracy Morgan, Will Ferrell, and Molly Shannon.

He as well co-hosted the MTV movie awards in 2001 together with Kirsten Dunst and then hosted the MTV Music Awards back in 2002. In 2004, he announced thatbhe will be leaving the show on the Weekend Update. He thereafter tried to move into featured films, recieving mixed results. He alongsided Queen Latifah fr the crime comedy show, Taxi which arose a lot of criticism.

He as well worked with Drew Barrymore for the 2005 baseball-based romantic comedy, Fever Pitch. In 2006, he as well showcased his comic nature in Factory Girl. This is a film that featured Guy Pearce as the artist Andy Warhol and Sienna Miller as, Eddie Sedgwick.

Back in 2008, he got a challenging high-profile role at NBC, thart announced that the young talent would be taking over the late-night talk show the following year. He was under pressure when his show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, first aired back in 2009. His first guests on the TV show were Robert De Niro and Justin Timberlake.

Jimmy Fallon Career

Back in March 2009, he replaced Conan O’Brien on the Late Night with Conan O’Brien and began his own segment Late Night with Jimmy Fallow that featured comedy sketches, impersonations, musical performances, celebrity guests, and one-on-one upbeat interviews.

He served as the chair of the late-night television show back in February 2014 when he succeeded Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show. He got to be the sixth host of the iconic program, that was iared in 1954. Over his request, the Tonight Show was moved from Burbank, California to Rockefeller Center, New York City.

Back in May 2019, he got back to college and studied Bachelor of Arts in communications, awarded by Saint Rose officials who earned him experiential learning credits for his television work. He joined joined his classmates at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center to collect his degree.

He as well penned a number of books including as Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada (2015), Everything Is Mama (2017), and This Is Baby (2019), all of which were for children. In 2014 and 2014, Jimmy won Emmy Awards for outstanding guest actor for hosting SNL.

Jimmy Fallon Age

Fallon was born on September 19, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Jimmy Fallon Wife

He is married to Nancy Juvonen an American film producer and co-founder of the production company, Flower Films. The duo got married back in December 2007 on billionaire Richard Branson’s Necker Island, which is located in the British Virgin Islands.

Jimmy Fallon Family

Fallon was born to Gloria and James Fallon, Sr. of Irish-German and Norwegian descent. In addition, his paternal grandmother, Luise Schalla, was a German immigrant from Osterholz, and his maternal grandmother’s father, Hans Hovelsen.

His father spent his adolescence singing in street-corner doo-wop groups then served in the Vietnam War.

Jimmy Fallon’s Net Worth

Jimmy Fallon has an estimated net worth of $70 million.

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