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 # 1843

NBC Threatens Howard Stern After Jay Leno Remark

Posted Tuesday August 28, 2012 9:01 AM GMT

He has never been one to hold back and last week Howard Stern continued to let his audience know he was still not a fan of late night talk show host Jay Leno.

While doing his infamous radio show, the outspoken 58-year-old called Leno a "spineless maggot," which apparently led to harsh criticism from an NBC executive.


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Katie Couric Talks Naked Prince Harry on "The Tonight Show"

Posted Thursday August 23, 2012 10:56 AM GMT

The legendary Katie Couric stopped by "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Wednesday night and dished about the Prince Harry scandal.


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"Tonight Show" & Jay Leno Hit with Budget Cuts

Posted Sunday August 19, 2012 12:58 PM GMT

After years on late night television Jay Leno is still not immune to receiving a pay cut.

According to reports, NBC's "Tonight Show" and the 62-year-old host are facing a significant salary cut. The program is reportedly releasing more than 20 staff members and will reduce its budget from $2.3 million to $1.7 million.


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Rachel Weisz's Fire Extinguisher Gifting on "The Tonight Show"

Posted Thursday July 19, 2012 11:29 PM GMT

Kicking off another busy promotional run, the lovely Rachel Weisz paid a visit to "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday (July 19).

The 42-year-old English actress donned a cute black frock as she took a seat on the Burbank, CA set to boost interest in her upcoming movie "The Bourne Legacy" - which is set to hit theaters on August 10th.


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Jay Leno Hit With Lawsuit from Sikh

Posted Wednesday January 25, 2012 3:12 PM GMT

It goes without saying that nothing is sacred when it comes to late night television comedy, but apparently Jay Leno stepped over the line with a recent comment involving a Sikh landmark.

Last Thursday (January 19) the “Tonight Show” host jabbed Mitt Romney’s affluence by flashing a picture of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India and calling the Sikh shrine Romney’s summer home.


Jay Leno's $10,000 Children’s Hospital Donation

Posted Monday September 19, 2011 1:44 PM GMT

Showing his philanthropic side, Jay Leno was spotted at the Malibu Triathlon in Malibu, California earlier today (September 18).

The late night television host was in the house to present the winners of the race with their respective medals and hearty congratulations.


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Avril Lavigne Rocks the "Tonight Show”

Posted Tuesday March 15, 2011 11:58 AM GMT

Her new album Goodbye Lullaby hit stores earlier this month, and last night (March 14) Avril Lavigne was in the house at “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” for a very special performance.

The “I’m With You” songstress rocked her new hit “What the Hell,” sporting some uber-geeky eyewear and multi-colored tresses.


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Conan O'Brien Talks Jay Leno

Posted Thursday November 4, 2010 3:45 PM GMT

Opening up for a candid interview with Playboy Magazine, Conan O’Brien dishes on NBC cohort, Jay Leno.

After Leno famously stole back “The Tonight Show” leaving O’Brien jobless last year, Conan insists to the American men’s mag, that he is not resentful.

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