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 # N/A

NBC Unveils Promo for Jimmy Fallon's Turn on the "Tonight Show"

Posted Sunday January 5, 2014 11:09 AM GMT

Gearing up for a big transition, NBC released its first promo for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

After four decades in Los Angeles, the talk show will return to the Big Apple where its new host will climb aboard.


Jay Leno: Heading to CNN After April Departure From Tonight Show?

Posted Friday December 20, 2013 9:50 AM GMT

It’s going to be an interesting transition when Jay Leno signs off for the last time on “The Tonight Show” this April, vacating his throne for Jimmy Fallon.

And now there’s speculation that the veteran comedian could take a gig at CNN in order to help breathe new life into their sagging ratings.


Andy Cohen Plays "Plead the Fifth" on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno"

Posted Saturday November 2, 2013 3:24 PM GMT

Ever one to get a rise out of audiences by bringing his celebrity guests and hosts into his games, talk show host Andy Cohen played a game named, "Plead the Fifth" on Friday's episode of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

Played primarily with Jay Leno himself, the 63-year-old was asked questions about David Letterman, Johnny Carson, and his dealing with NBC higher-up's.


Sharon Osbourne Reveals Past "Fling" with Jay Leno

Posted Monday September 9, 2013 9:20 PM GMT

Giving the show a boost as the fall television season begins, Sharon Osbourne revealed a juicy secret on "The Talk" on Monday (September 9).

First off in the week's "Big Secret" segment, the former reality star downplayed the revelation, beginning, "It's not like it's a dirty little secret."


Jimmy Fallon Talks Jay Leno, “Tonight Show” Transition

Posted Wednesday August 14, 2013 3:28 PM GMT

From “Saturday Night Live” to “Late Night,” Jimmy Fallon has proven himself as an entertainer of the highest order.

And during his interview with “Today,” Fallon revealed that he’s already been talking with Jay Leno about his upcoming promotion to host of “The Tonight Show.”


Report: NBC Wants Jay Leno to Stay with the Network After Leaving "Late Show"

Posted Saturday July 27, 2013 5:35 PM GMT

He may be giving up his iconic late night hosting gig, but NBC says they hope that Jay Leno will stick around for years to come.

On Saturday (July 27), the network’s entertainment chief Robert Greenblatt revealed the news to the Television Critics’ Association summer tour audience.


Conan O’Brien Talks Leno/Fallon Switch, Showers with Chelsea Handler

Posted Thursday April 4, 2013 9:05 AM GMT

He’s been a busy boy as of late, and Conan O’Brien weighed in on the news that Jimmy Fallon will take over for Jay Leno as host of “The Tonight Show” in Spring 2014.


Jimmy Fallon Announced as Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show” Successor

Posted Wednesday April 3, 2013 1:21 PM GMT

His career just keeps getting hotter- Jimmy Fallon has been named as the replacement for Jay Leno when his “Tonight Show” contract runs out in 2014.

The “Late Night” stud will continue to broadcast from New York City, marking the end of a four-decade run in Los Angeles.