Jimmy Fallon

The American comedian, TV host, actor, singer, writer and producer Jimmy Fallon was born on 19 September 1974 in New York City, according to his biography. Jimmy Fallon was born in the Bay Ridge neigbourhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. He was born to parents Gloria Fallon (née Feeley), his mother, and to father James W. Fallon. Jimmy Fallon is of Irish, German and Norwegian descent. His paternal grandfather is from Germany, and his maternal great-grandfathers were the immigrants from Norway to the United States. Jimmy's father was the veteran of the Vietnam War. After Jimmy's birth, his father started working at the IBM Company as a machine repairer. Soon, Jimmy and his family moved to the Saugerties neighbourhood of New York City. Jimmy was a Saturday Night Live fan at his early years, and he stated when he was a child that he would take over David Letterman's place. Jimmy Fallon is not the only one of Gloria Fallon's and James Fallon's children; he also has an older sister Gloria. During his teenage years, he impressed his parents with various acting impersonations of James Cagney and Dana Carvey, a comedian. Jimmy also had the talent for music and started playing many musical instruments at the age of 13. Because of his love for comedy, Jimmy performed on many contests and television shows. Jimmy didn't even know at his early years that his talent for comedy and acting would acquire him a net worth of $100 million, that he would eventually get married for a good-looking wife and have children, and that the tickets for his comedy shows would be sold in minutes.

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Jimmy Fallon attended elementary school in Brooklyn. After his primary education, he went to Saugerties High School. He graduated from Saugerties High in 1992. At the time of his high school years, his teacher proclaimed him as the class clown. He also was a performer in the most of the school plays and he was his class' social director for two times. Jimmy won the Young Comedians contest at the time he was in high school, with his impersonation of Pee-wee Herman. After high school education, Jimmy attended The College of Saint Rose. Jimmy is a well-educated man - he has two degrees from the Saint Rose College in New York, which is a great addition to his abundant biography. He has a degree as computer science major and as Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Jimmy also earned an honorary degree from the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.


At the time he was one step close from graduating from the College of Saint Rose, he dropped out of it and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career as a comedian. Later he got his degree from the Saint Rose college. He was rather unsuccessful in Los Angeles as a comedian, so he came back to New York. In New York, Jimmy Fallon auditioned for his favorite television show Saturday Night Live with his impersonation of Adam Sandler. The producer and co-creator of Saturday Night Live liked Jimmy's acting skills and charisma. Jimmy got his part in show's 1998-1999 season. Jimmy wasn't aware of the fact that he would become one of the most successful comedians after that audition, with a net worth of $100 million and that the tickets for his comedy shows would sell in seconds. In the 1998-1999 season of the Saturday Night Live, Jimmy starred alongside with Will Ferrel and Tracy Morgan. On the show, Jimmy became known for his excellent impersonations of Hollywood's A-list actors. He was also a host, together with Tina Fey, on Saturday Night Live's news sketch „Weekend Update“.

In 2004, Jimmy Fallon announced that he is leaving the cast of th Saturday Night Liv show. After leaving, he endeavored in acting. He appeared together with Queen Latifah in the comedy Taxi. Later, he played a part in romantic comedy Fever Pitch, alongside Drew Barrymore. Jimmy also had a role in drama film Factory Girl. In 2009, Jimmy got his own television show on NBC - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. His first guest was Justin Timberlake. He gained a lot of popularity and appraisal for the good comedy in Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. In April 2013, Jimmy became the new host of The Tonight Show, taking over Jay Leno's seat. In February 2014, the new version of The Tonight show, dubbed Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was aired.

Personal Life

Comedian Jimmy Fallon is married to Nancy Juvonen. They don't plan to divorce because they love each other very much. They live together in New York City with their children - a daughter, Winnie Rose, born in 2013, and the son Frances Cole, born in 2014. Both of their children were born via surrogacy procedure. Jimmy Fallon's wife is a Hollywood producer. They got married on 22 December 2007 on a private, but the spectacular ceremony in the Caribbeans. They said in an interview they don't need a divorce after the beautiful wedding they had.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 19 Sep, 1974
Age: 45 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Brooklyn
Education: The College of Saint Rose
Gender: Male
Description: American talk show host and comedian
Spouse: Nancy Juvonen [M. 2007]
Net Worth 2021: 60 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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