What is the hardest thing to do? Some people may say swimming, some running or other many things. As easy it is to make someone cry, it is equally challenging to make someone laugh. But like few, Jimmy Fallon is one of those few individuals who make it seem effortless.
Jimmy Fallon is an American actor, comedian, television host, singer, writer, and producer. But he is mainly famous as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and also as a cast of SNL.
Today let’s learn more about this comedian as we talk about the man, Jimmy Fallon.
But before we dive deep into his life, here are some interesting facts.
Jimmy Fallon: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Jimmy Thomas Fallon|
|Birth Date:||September 19, 1974|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York City, USA|
|Father’s Name:||James W. Fallon, Sr|
|Mother’s Name:||Gloria Fallon|
|Education:||College of Saint Rose|
|Profession:||Comedian and TV personality|
|Height:||6 feet (183 cm)|
|Ethnicity:||Irish, German, Norwegian|
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life and Education
Jimmy Fallon, named Jimmy Thomas Fallon, was born on September 19, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America. He is the son of James W. Fallon Sr. and Gloria Fallon. He and his sister Gloria grew up in a strict environment and were unable to leave the vicinity of their home.
Similarly, Jimmy is an American citizen of mixed ethnicity, German, Irish, and Norwegian descent. Fallon was born under the star sign, Virgo.
Talking about his education, Jimmy attended The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, as a Computer Science major, only to change it later to communications.
Jimmy Fallon Age, Height, and Measurements
As of 2019, the television personality is 44 years old. Fallon stands at the height of 6 feet (183 cm) and weighs about 86 kg. Despite being in his 40s, Jimmy has maintained his body in a fit and healthy condition. However, his exact body stats are unknown.
Moving on, we do know that Jimmy has dark brown hair, which he keeps short, and attractive dark brown eyes. Also, the host mostly sports suits even outside of his schedule.
Jimmy Fallon: Professional Career
Jimmy’s interest in comedy arose in his school days and piked in his college years. So much that he left his college a semester early to pursue his dream in 1995. With hard work and determination, Jimmy secured a manager and bookings of his show by the age of 21.
Fallon appeared in a few movies and tv series before making it on Saturday Night Live (SNL) as a cast member in 1998. But he only achieved success in his second audition. Before this, Jimmy first auditioned for SNL back in 1997. The show gave him exposure and made him one of the renowned faces of America.
With numerous female fans and s active base audience, Jimmy became the most featured mimic, impersonating the likes of Roberto De Niro, Jerry Steinfeld, and so on. Similarly, Fallon stayed at SNL for six years before finally retiring from the show in 2004.
After leaving SNL, Jimmy ventured into the film industry, starring in dozens of tv shows and movies such as Almost Famous(2000), Taxi(2004), Whip It(2009), Sesame Street(2009), Family Guy(2009), 30 Rock(2009-2012), Ted 2(2015), Maya & Marty(2016) and so on.
Finally, in 2009, Jimmy returned to television as the host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC studios. From there, Jimmy became the sixth permanent host of The Tonight Show in 2014 and has been active since.
Awards and Achievements
Unlike other late-night hosts, Jimmy brought a new style to the live show focusing on music, dancing, games, and impersonations. His musical parody and celebrity games have gone viral many times, gaining accolades and fans.
With no surprise, Jimmy has been nominated in many prominent awards such as Grammy Award in 2003 for the Best Comedy Album, the Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2012 for Best Talk Show, and so on.
Likewise, Jimmy has also won People’s Choice Awards in 2016 for Favourite Late Night talk Show Host and Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Talk Show, notably four times.
Other than that, Jimmy also had the honor to host the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in 2010 and won a Grammy in 2013 for Best Comedy Album. Similarly, Jimmy has published two comedy albums and five books so far.
Jimmy Fallon: Wife and Children
The Grammy Award winner is happily married to film producer Nancy Juvonen. Nancy is also the co-owner of Flower Films. The couple first met on the set of Fever Pitch and began dating in May 2007. After dating for two months only, the couple got engaged and soon tied the knots in December 2007.
As for now, the couple is living a blissful life with two daughters, Winnie Rose Fallon(6 years old) and Frances Cole Fallon(5 years old). Also, they own a Golden Retriever named Gary Frick.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, Jimmy Fallon has a net worth of $60 million, which is all due to his stardom as a celebrity. Fallon reportedly makes $16 million from hosting the show alone annually.
Because of his massive earnings, Jimmy has been living a lavish life with his family in Sagaponack, New York. The TV personality is currently living in his $5.7 million worth house of 3500 sq — feet with six bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a barn, a pool, and a four-car garage.
Moreover, Jimmy owns Mercedes Benz, Porsche, and Fords with many other collections.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 15.5 million Followers
Twitter– 51.3 million Followers