Jimmy Fallon

Televison host, Actor

About Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon was born in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York. Fallon first started performing stand-up comedy in high school and later dropped out of college to pursue his comedy career. In 1998, Fallon landed his dream job, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live. Fallon left the show in 2004. Five years later, he launched his own successful program, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. In April 2013, it was announced that Fallon will take over for Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show. He debuted as the new host of the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on February 17, 2014. He has won 8 awards, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2012 and 2014, Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 2013, People's Choice Award for Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host in 2012, 2013, and 2015, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - Non Fiction in 2010, and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - Social TV Experience in 2015.

Awards

He has won 8 awards, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2012 and 2014, Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 2013, People's Choice Award for Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host in 2012, 2013, and 2015, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - Non Fiction in 2010, and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - Social TV Experience in 2015.

Quote


Jimmy Fallon has many inspiring quotes but one popular one is, "Everyone looks so much better when they smile", which compared to his other quotes which are for comedy, this stands out for inspiring people.

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Education and Influences

Jimmy Fallon went to college at The College of Saint Rose

Jimmy Fallon was influenced by :

Conan O'Brien, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Adam Sandler, Johnny Carson, Dana Carvey, Steve Martin, and Lewis Black

Jimmy Fallon has done:

Acting

Comedy

TV show hosting

Singing

Writing

Producing

History of Rap 6 (Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake)