Jimmy Fallon, funny man and former SNL front runner, is now set to take over the Tonight Show in spring of 2014. Fallon was born on September 19, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York. Fallon married film producer Nancy Juvonen in December of 2007; the two have one daughter, named Winnie, born in the summer of 2013. His parents are Gloria Fallon and James Fallon, Sr. Fallon stands 5′ 10″. He got his start in stand up, comedy sketches and improv in LA and New York City. He has a B.A. in communications, as well as an honorary degree, from The College of Saint Rose in New York.
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2. Income & Salary
Fallon is most known for his stand-up comedy, his stint on Saturday Night Live from 1998 to 2004, his foray into movies and his current gig on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He got his start on SNL in 1998 doing impersonations until his departure in 2004 — his SNL performance netted him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. In 2009, Fallon took over NBC’s Late Night; he is now set to take over Jay Leno’s Tonight Show in 2014. In terms of his movie career, he appeared in films such as Almost Famous, Fever Pitch, Band of Brothers, The Scheme, Almost Famous, and Whip It. He makes $100,000 per episode currently for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, representing a $5 million per year salary from that show alone. In 2012, he was executive producer of the television series Guys with Kids, writing a total of 17 episodes. As an actor on TV, he has appeared in Spin City, 30 Rock, and Family Guy. In 2002, Fallon released his first comedy album called The Bathroom Wall.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Fallon reportedly makes $11 million per year with a net worth of about $20 million, as of 2013. Insiders says he will jump from $5 million a year to $12 million per year once he takes the helm at the Tonight Show come February of 2014. This salary puts him at number 9 of the top 10 richest late night talk show hosts.
How much is Jimmy Fallon’s Net Worth? $20 Million!
Video Transcript:Jimmy Thomas Fallon was born in Brooklyn, New York, on September 19, 1974. He marriedfilm producer Nancy Juvonen in 2007. Jimmy Fallon and his wife had their first child, Winnie Rose, in August 2013. They would have their second daughter, Frances Cole, in December 2014. Both children were born using a surrogate. Jimmy Fallon would start his comedic career when he became a stand-up comedian shortly after graduating high school. He would continue his comedy career while The College of Saint Rose. Fallon would drop out with only one semester remaining in his college degree to go on a stand-up comedy tour. Shortly after deciding on focus on comedy full-time, Jimmy Fallon would become a member of the “Saturday Night Live” cast. Fallon would stay with “Saturday Night Live” for a total of seven years. After leaving “Saturday Night Live,” he would appear in several films. After struggling to maintain a movie career, Fallon would become the host of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” in 2009. After six extremely successful years, Jimmy Fallon would become the host of “The Tonight Show.” Jimmy Fallon is currently estimated to be worth a total of $25 million. While Fallon has been in several high profile films and television shows, most of his net worth is from hosting “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “The Tonight Show.” Jimmy Fallon became the full-time host of “The Tonight Show” in 2014, and he is currently making a yearly salary of $11 million to host the show.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOlxGsCG1gA