Satirical talk shows are always been popular among the Americans since the late 50’s. One such show is “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”, an award-winning talk show on NBC, was one of the highest-rated shows in the ‘Late Night’ franchise. Previously, he was a cast member of Saturday Night Live and is currently hosting the late night talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Jimmy has also acted in dozens of films like “Taxi”, “Arthur and the Invisibles”, “Jurassic World”, “Whip It”, to name a few. He is best known for his impeccable comic timing who has been making people laugh out of hearts for over a decade.
Here we bring you every detail of this comic star, including his childhood, television & film career, family, personal life, height, weight, body measurements, wife, kids, affairs, net worth and fun facts.
Jimmy Fallon Biography
James Thomas Fallon
Comedian, Television Host, Actor, Musician, Writer, Producer
In comedy –
Sketch comedy, observational comedy, social satire, musical comedy, political satire
In singing –
Comedy, comedy rock
Vocals, guitar, harmonica
DreamWorks Records, Warner Bros. Records
Birthday / Date of Birth
Jimmy was born on 19 September, 1974 in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
He is currently 43 years old.
Fallon went to a Roman Catholic elementary school, St. Mary of the Snow in Saugerties. He was inclined toward comedy at his early age and began to perform comedy in school shows and contests. He graduated from Saugerties High School in 1992.
During his school days, he had own several comedy contests and also won a young comedian’s contest with an impression of Pee-wee Herman. He then attended The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, where he first opted computer science as his major, but later switched to communications in his senior year.
He received his BA in Communication on May 9, 2009 and an honorary degree from The College of Saint Rose.
White. He is of German, Irish, French, and Norwegian descent.
- Father – James W. Fallon (Vietnam War veteran)
- Mother – Gloria (née Feeley) (Died on November 4, 2017)
- Siblings – Gloria Fallon (Sister)
- Relatives – Luise Schalla (Paternal Grandmother), Hans Hovelsen (Maternal Great-Grandfather)
Nancy Juvonen (m. 2007 – Present) – In 2205, Jimmy began dating producer Nancy Juvonen. They became engaged in August 2006 and married on December 22, 2007. They both share two daughters, Winnie Rose (b. 2013) and Frances Cole (b. 2014).
Prior to his marriage, Fallon has had been in relationship with fellow stars in the industry, including Winona Ryder, Nadia Dajani, Jordana Brewster and Tara Subkoff.
- In feet – 6 feet
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 m
- In Kilograms – 86 kg
- In Pounds – 190 lbs
Unfortunately, we do not have his body measurements at this time.
She wears a size 10 (US) shoe.
Jimmy first starred in a 2000 comedy – drama film, Almost Famous.
He debuted in NBC’s late night talk show, Saturday Night Live and since then he hosted a number of talk shows and porgrams, even has his own talk shows.
In August 2002, he dropped his first album, The Bathroom Wall via Dreamworks Records.
Fallon was previously a face of Calvin Klein. He appeared in many television commercials such as Pepsi, Comcast’s X1 entertainment platform, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ (voice over), Armory Garage Inc, etc.
He owns a couple of luxury homes – one in Manhattan which is worthy over $1.35 million and the other in Hamptons. He spent $5.7 million for the latter mansion, where he lives with his family. He owns a Bentley and a Mini Cooper.
Jimmy Fallon Net worth
Ever since the comedian entered the television space, his net worth has sky rocketed over the years, which is estimated to be $45 million as of 2017. When he took over the late night talk show in 2009, he was paid $5 million. His salary jumped from $5 million a year to $11 million, when he took over the The Tonight Show in 2014. He is the second highest-paid talk show host in Late Night franchise.
Jimmy Fallon Favorites
- Favorite TV Show – Saturday Night Live (SNL)
- Favorite Color – Blue
- Favorite sport – Baseball
Social Media Portfolio
Jimmy is equally popular on social media as well who has more than 49.7 million followers on Twitter, 10.2 million followers on Instagram and 2 million followers on Facebook. Follow him on:
Interesting Facts About Jimmy Fallon
Raised as a Catholic, Jimmy thought of becoming a priest at his young age.
He was the class clown in his junior high school.
In 2012, Jimmy won an Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series’ for ‘Saturday Night Live’.
In 2013, he bagged a Grammy Award for ‘Best Comedy Album’ for ‘Blow Your Pants Off’.
Besides, talk shows, he has two comedy albums and five books to his credit.
He hates mayonnaise (white sauce).
During an episode of The Dr. Oz Show in 2011, he had a mole removed on live television by a Cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Arthur Perry.
Fallon perfectly imitates celebrities including John Lennon, Eddie Vedder, MickJagger, Bruce Springsteen, and Barry Gibb, among others.