Jimmy Fallon Biography
Jimmy Thomas Fallon is an American actor and stand-up comedian, television host. Well known for his work in television, his breakthrough came through his tenure as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1998 to 2004.
How old is Jimmy Fallon? – Age
The stand-up comedian is 49 years old as of 2023. He was born on 19 September 1974, in Bay Ridge, New York, United States, where he grew up.
How tall is Jimmy Fallon? – Height
Fallon is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall.
Jimmy Fallon Mother, Father – Family
Fallon was born to James Fallon, Sr. and Gloria Fallon in Bay Ridge, New York, United States. Likewise, his paternal grandmother was a German immigrant from Osterholz-Scharmbeck, while his maternal grandmother’s father became a Norwegian immigrant from Fredrikstad. Besides, Fallon’s father spent his adolescence singing in street-corner doo-wop groups then worked in the Vietnam War.
Jimmy Fallon Education
Fallon graduated in 1992 and later went to The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, where he became a computer science major prior to switching to communications in his senior year. Besides, he was an average student who would perform stand-up comedy on weekends. Jimmy did not graduate, leaving college a semester early to pursue a comedy career.
Is Jimmy Fallon Married? – Wife
On December 22, 2007, Fallon married film producer Nancy Juvonen . Initially, they met on the set of Saturday Night Live, but did not become friends till later on the set of Fever Pitch. In addition, he proposed in August 2007 along with a Neil Lane-designed engagement ring on the dock of Juvonen’s family home in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. They were as well married four months later. Besides, their daughters were born via surrogate in 2013 and 2014.
Fallon was brought up Roman Catholic. In a 2011 interview along with NPR, he expressed his fondness for the Latin Mass, but stated he became no longer a regular churchgoer.
Jimmy Fallon Career
Fallon appeared in the feature film The Scheme. Likewise, his one line in the 1997 film Father’s Day was cut, but he can as well be seen in the background. Later in 1998, he appeared briefly on the show Spin City in the second season as a man selling photographs.
In addition, Fallon landed his second audition at the age of 23. Besides, at the “notoriously difficult audition,” he was told by many people that creator Lorne Michaels almost never laughed throughout auditions. Moreover, he feared being outshined by the comic before him, who came armed with an arsenal of props.
A Twitter hoax spread along with the hashtag #RIPJimmyFallon, which began trending nationwide on November 16, 2022. He also asked Twitter owner Elon Musk for assistance, who joked (Say something that only the real Jimmy would add…) On his show the following day, he made fun of the rumors in a skit described by Vulture as tent revival-esque.
Fallon started hosting the comedy podcast Strike Force Five with Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, and John Oliver on August 30, 2023 to support their staff members out of work because of the 2023 Writers Guild of America strike.
- Almost Famous
- The Rutles 2: Can’t Buy Me Lunch
- Anything Else
- The Scheme
- Fever Pitch
- Arthur and the Invisibles
- Factory Girl
- The Year of Getting to Know Us
- Whip It
- Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard
- Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
- Get Hard
- Ted 2
- Jurassic World
- Jem and the Holograms
- Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
- Siempre, Luis
- The Stand In
- Marry Me
- Teen Choice Awards
- Grammy Awards
- Webby Awards
- Primetime Emmy Awards
- People’s Choice Awards
Jimmy Fallon Net Worth
Citing his career, Fallon sits at an estimated net worth of $60 million.
Jimmy Fallon Instagram
You can find and follow Jimmy on Instagram using the account name: @Fallon