Host of Tonight Show With Jay Leno 17 years
The Jay Leno Show
Television Hall of Fame
2 Primetime Emmy Award
2 TV Guide Award
Hollywood Walk of Fame
People's Choice Award
Hasty Pudding Man of the Year
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
about JAY LENO
Jay Leno followed in the footsteps of legendary NBC late-night hosts Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson and was the host of the Emmy Award-winning and top-rated The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." After nearly two decades on The Tonight Show, Jay Leno has handed over the reigns to current host Jimmy Fallon.
Lenos everyman style and personality have helped him earn millions of fans worldwide, but primarily in the regions where people can relate to his personable style and work ethic. He has been touted as one of the nicest people in show business and the hardest-working -- a winning tandem for the man who says Anyone can have a life - careers are hard to come by.
One of the countrys premier comedians, Leno has appeared in hundreds of comedy shows around the United States. He remains passionate about performing in front of live audiences and appears regularly in Las Vegas, on college campuses around the United States and in other venues. The ultimate Car Guy" and his show Jay Leno's Garage is extremely popular and Jay spends a great deal of time with his show and going to car events around the world.