Jay Leno Biography
(Comedian, Writer and Host of the NBC Show ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’)
Birthday: April 28, 1950 (Taurus)
Born In: New Rochelle, New York, United States
James Douglas Muir Leno is an American television host, actor and comedian. He is famous for hosting the popular television talk show titled ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’. He first started presenting the show in 1992 and after 17 successful years, he left the show in 2009 to host his own talk show ‘The Jay Leno Show.’ However, it did not work out and the show was cancelled within a year resulting in Leno coming back to host his former show again on primetime. His popularity as a TV host led to several film appearances as well. He appeared as himself in films like ‘Dave’, ‘In & Out’, ‘Wag the Dog’, ‘Space Cowboys’, ‘Stuck on You’, and ‘Ted 2’. Leno has also appeared in many television shows as a guest or in recurring roles. He has won several awards including two Primetime Emmy Awards. Apart from his work in the show business and occasional appearances in various films, Leno is very much active in philanthropic works along with his wife. Leno is also a ‘motor freak’ who has an astonishing 286 vehicles, including 169 automobiles and 117 motorcycles in his collection. He spends his free time in his garage where he has kept his gigantic collection and has also set up a website as well as a show titled ‘Jay Leno's Garage’ that contains videos of his garage and the vehicles of his interest.