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 # 1299

Avril Lavigne Rocks the "Tonight Show”

Posted Tuesday March 15, 2011 10:58 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.


Conan O'Brien Talks Jay Leno

Posted Thursday November 4, 2010 2:45 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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White House Correspondents Dinner‎: A Star-Studded Affair

Posted Saturday May 1, 2010 10:31 PM GMT

Making for quite the stylish spectacle, the stars were all dressed up and out in full force for the annual White House Correspondents dinner in Washington, DC on Saturday evening (May 1).

Leading the proceedings, US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made a grand entrance at the White House’s social event of the year.


Jay Leno: “Tonight Show” Round 2

Posted Tuesday March 2, 2010 12:54 PM GMT

Following a failed attempt at the 10-o’clock spot, Jay Leno is once again hosting the “Tonight Show,” and last night was his first day back.

The chin-heavy comedian looked to be enjoying himself as he hammed it up in the time slot left vacant by Conan O’Brien’s controversial departure.

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Jay Leno: Working Amidst Contoversy

Posted Friday January 29, 2010 9:10 PM GMT

Doing the best to put aside the controversy, Jay Leno was busy filming his NBC show in Los Angeles on Friday (January 29).

The late night host was spotted driving two of his classic Fiats while film crews shot up material.


Jay Leno Explains Late Night Debacle

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2010 1:40 PM GMT

It has been fun watching Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien handle the schedule change with NBC’s late night lineup and finally Leno laid it all out in a matter-of-fact fashion last night.

During his primetime program, the former-and-soon-to-be “Tonight Show” host explained, "I think you know this town, you can do almost anything. You get ratings, they keep you. I wasn't getting the ratings, he wasn't getting 'em, that was NBC's solution."

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Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien: More Jabs

Posted Friday January 15, 2010 12:33 PM GMT

It’s part of their job to make fun of people, and last night both Conan O’Brien and Jay Leno took more shots at each other during their opening monologues.

On the “Tonight Show,” Conan stated that he’d been offered a role in a porn film and that he could imagine shooting a scene with a beautiful woman only to be replaced by Leno before he ‘finished.’


Jay Leno Signs New Deal to Reclaim Tonight Show

Posted Thursday January 14, 2010 9:58 PM GMT

As the feud over the NBC late night slot moves forward, the latest reports tell that Jay Leno has struck a deal for an hour-long show with the network.

With Conan O’Brien appearing to be on the way out, Leno will slide back into his previous role by hosting "The Tonight Show" from 11:35 - 12:35.