Jimmy Fallon was born in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn, New York, on September 19, 1974. Fallon attended the Roman Catholic school St. Mary of the Snow. In school, he served as an altar boy and briefly considered becoming a priest. Fallon surpassed his religious aspirations when he became more interested in comedy through listening to the Dr. Demento radio program.
Fallon, like many adolescents, became enamored with Saturday Night Live. For their parents and friends, he and his sister performed sketches from the play. During his four years of high school, he participated in the majority of theatre performances at Saugerties High School. In 1992, he graduated from Saugerties High School.
Fallon attended Saint Rose College in Albany, New York. He performed stand-up comedy on weekends. In 1995, a semester before his graduation, he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21 to pursue a comedy career full-time.
Jimmy Fallon’s net worth and salary
Jimmy Fallon is a comedian, writer, television host, actor, singer, and producer from the United States. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jimmy Fallon has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Jimmy Fallon is well-known for his work on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. His pay as host of The Tonight Show is $16 million per year.
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Jimmy Fallon Career
Fallon began his stand-up career when he began mimicking numerous celebs and embarking on national stand-up tours. In 1998, he was featured on ‘Spin City and was subsequently called to audition for the long-running sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live.
During the tryouts, he portrayed a variety of characters, including Jerry Seinfeld, Hilary Swank, Eddie Murphy, and Adam Sandler. In 1998, he was eventually cast in his dream role on “Saturday Night Live.”
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After two years, he made his cinematic debut as Dennis Hope in “Almost Famous.” In the same year, he also published the comedy album ‘The Bathroom Wall,’ which was hailed as an excellent ‘parody’ record and nominated for important awards. In 2005, he presented the MTV Movie Awards and portrayed Anakin Skywalker in a parody episode of ‘Star Wars.’
In 2006, he starred in the ad ‘Spontaneous Combustion’ with Parker Posey and the film ‘Doogal’. Jimmy Fallon’s own television program, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” premiered in 2009 and continues to air to this day.
He hosted the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in 2010. In February 2014, Jimmy Fallon made his debut on the NBC program “The Tonight Show,” which received around 11.3 million viewers. The net worth of Jimmy Fallon as of October 2022 is $60 Million.
On the set of his film Fever Pitch, Fallon met film producer Nancy Juvonen, co-owner (together with Drew Barrymore) of Flower Films. They started dating in May of 2007. In August of 2007, Fallon proposed at sunset on the pier of Juvonen’s family house in New Hampshire. Their wedding took place on December 22, 2007. Gary Frick is their golden retriever. They also have two daughters, Winnie Rose and Francis Cole. Gary has appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night show.
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Before his marriage, Fallon was selected as one of the 50 Most Eligible Bachelors by People magazine. People Magazine selected Fallon as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 2002. In elementary school, he was selected as the student most likely to succeed David Letterman. In June of 2003, he filled in for David Letterman as guest host. Jimmy Fallon is so well-known for unexpectedly breaking character (and laughing) that breaking character is frequently referred to as “Fallon.” He is close friends with the actress Parker Posey, who was one of his New York City neighbors.
Assets and Salary
Jimmy’s first real estate purchase was a one-bedroom condominium in New York City for $850,000 in 2002. SNL producer Lorne Michaels encouraged him to purchase the condo. Jimmy later acknowledged he could not genuinely afford the purchase in 2002, but he followed Lorne’s advice.
After his marriage to Nancy Juvonen, he and his wife began to purchase adjacent units. In 2014, they purchased a studio unit on the top level for $725,000. The purchase in the nine-story, approximately 35-unit building was in addition to a purchase of a one-bedroom apartment next door to the studio for $1.35 million made a few months earlier. The Tonight Show host Jimmy is paid $16 million annually.
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