Jay Leno net worth: American comedian, writer, producer, director and actor, Jay Leno has a net worth of $350 million.
The striking personality, famous for his comic sense and down to earth humor, Jay Leno is a popular television show host and a stand-up comedian who happens to be a multimillionaire. This great comedian was born as James Douglas Muir Leno on April 28, 1950 in New Rochelle, New York and has a bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy from Emerson College.
Starting his career as a minor artist for many TV shows and movies, Jay actually made his first appearance on The Tonight Show on March 2, 1977. It was only ten years later that Jay became a regular substitute host for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, later replacing him to be the new host of the show in 1992. As he concreted his comedy career with this show, Jay became more prominent in his stand-up tours doing as much as 300 shows annually.
NBC’sThe Jay Leno Show, was his other program which on- aired in 2009 after he left The Tonight Show for the first time, but again returned to the show in 2010 and later made Jimmy Fallon his successor who still remains the host of the show till date.
Jay leno took a salary of $15 million and above from The Tonight Show and tops it with his earning from annual tours which amounted more than $20 million per year. With this lot of money, Jay Leno is here to stay as a multimillionaire for the rest of his life.
Married to Mavis Leno since 1980, Jay does not have any children with mutual understanding and is living a care free life in a pretty lavishing way as can be seen in media. Specially noted for his huge collection of vehicles consisting of 169 cars and 117 motorcycles, Leno flaunts his collection in his own website that talks only about his vehicles.
This funny man has already garnered a number of prestigious awards that accolades his great contribution in the business. Some of these awards are Primetime Emmy Award, Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Hasty Pudding Award of the Year in 2011 etc. On top of it, Jay has been embroidered with Hollywood Walk of Fame.
This charity star stands with an amazing net worth of $350 million and lives upto his standup comedy routineslives of his stand-up comedy routines today.
Quick Facts about Jay Leno
Full Name: James Douglas Muir Leno
Profession: Actor, comedian, television show host, writer, producer
Height: 5 ft 11 in
Weight: 190 pounds
Ethnicity: Italian, American
Date of Birth: April 28, 1950
Place of Birth: New Rochelle, NY
Education: Emerson College (Bachelors in Speech Therapy)
Marital status: Married
Astrological sign: Taurus