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

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

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 2:03 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.


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

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 12:50 AM 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."


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

Posted Wednesday February 5, 2014 8:19 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.


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

Posted Friday January 31, 2014 7:38 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.


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

Posted Friday January 24, 2014 7:38 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."


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

Posted Monday January 20, 2014 2:18 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.


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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.


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