Jay Leno

TV Show Host

Birthday April 28, 1950

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace New Rochelle, NY

Age 73 years old

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Born James Douglas Muir Leno, this stand-up comedian hosted The Tonight Show from 1992 to 2014 and gained additional fame for his exquisite car collection.

Before Fame

He graduated from Emerson College with a speech therapy degree and founded his own comedy club.


He provided the voice of Vorb in the 1993 animated film We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story and Fast Tony in Ice Age: The Meltdown.

Family Life

He married Mavis Leno on November 30, 1980.

Associated With

He and David Letterman competed for who would get the 11:30 pm show on NBC. Leno's victory sent Letterman to CBS.


Jay Leno Highlights
Jay Leno Highlights