Name: Jay Leno
Birth Name: 
James Douglas Muir Leno
Birth Date: 
April 28, 1950
Birth Place: 
New Rochelle, NY
Stand Up Comedian / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Married to Mavis Nicholson Leno
Celebrity Ranking # 1464

Celebrities Tweet Farewell Messages to Jay Leno

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 11:25 AM GMT

Bringing an end to his 22-year reign hosting “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno was on the receiving end of some seriously amazing wishes from many of his celebrity pals.

“SexyBack” singer Justin Timberlake tweeted, “Much love to the one and only @jayleno. Thank you for all the laughs and great times! Also... Can I have a car? No? Ok, cool.”


David Letterman to Retiring Jay Leno: “Congratulations on a Wonderful Run!”

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 10:25 AM GMT

The competition between late night television shows has always been fierce, however David Letterman couldn’t help but show some love and respect to Jay Leno as he made his last appearance as host of “The Tonight Show.”

The “Late Show” host began, “Well, as with the world, tonight is a big night for change in late night television. Our friend Jay Leno [has spent] 22 years as host of ‘The Tonight Show.’”


Jimmy Kimmel Praises Jay Leno Before Final Episode of "The Tonight Show"

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 1:03 AM GMT

Putting all hard feelings aside for a special event, Jimmy Kimmel reached out to Jay Leno ahead of his final episode of "The Tonight Show."

Filled with nothing but praise and adoration for his old enemy, the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" host congratulated Jay on his fantastic two-decade run as the face of the iconic talk show.


Kim Kardashian & Oprah Among Stars to Celebrate Jay Leno's Final Show

Posted Thursday February 6, 2014 11:50 PM GMT

Gearing up for a night packed with almost as many stars as the Golden Globes, Jay Leno hit the stage one final time to bid a tear-filled farewell to friends and fans of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."


Check Out 22 Years of Memorable Celebs on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"

Posted Wednesday February 5, 2014 7:19 PM GMT

As he prepares to depart the "Tonight Show" a second time, Jay Leno is certainly remembering all the people who have joined him on stage.

Indeed, 22 years is a long time for a television show, and countless celebs have stopped by to chat with the silver-haired host during his tenure.


Jay Leno Talks "The Tonight Show" Farewells in The Hollywood Reporter

Posted Friday January 31, 2014 6:38 PM GMT

With his final episode of "The Tonight Show" slated to premiere on February 7th, Jay Leno shares his opinion about saying goodbye to his hit talk show in The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue.


Jay Leno Opens Up About Being Fired from "The Tonight Show"

Posted Friday January 24, 2014 6:38 PM GMT

Opening up about both times losing "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno relayed his feelings towards NBC's decision on this week's episode of "60 Minutes."


Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show” Reign Will End Just As It Began

Posted Monday January 20, 2014 1:18 PM GMT

Back in 1992 he took over “The Tonight Show” from Johnny Carson and Jay Leno's first guest was the legendary Billy Crystal.

And when the 63-year-old comedian ends his 22-year stint behind the desk, Billy will be back as his final guest.