Which prominent host figure comes to your mind while talking about NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”? Okay, here is a hint. He is an American comedian, actor, producer, singer, and writer loved by millions for his endearing antics. Yes, he is none other than Jimmy Fallon! He is known mostly for hosting two American late-night talk shows: “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” and “The Tonight Show.”
He is so handsome that in 2002 the People magazine listed him among the 50 Most Beautiful People of the world. Before the 2016 US presidential polls, he hosted Donald Trump on “The Tonight Show.” Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Jimmy Fallon in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Jimmy was born on 19 September 1974 in the Brooklyn city of New York, United States. For his primary education, he went to Saugerties High School, New York from where he graduated in 1992. At this school, he often used to take part in various stage shows and even won a young comedy contest. For higher education, he went to The College of Saint Rose. He was initially in the computer science department but later switched to communication and finally ended up dropping out of college a semester earlier to pursue his career in comedy.
Jimmy is the lone son of Gloria Fallon and James W. Fallon (a Vietnam War veteran). He carries Irish, German and Norwegian descent from his ancestors. At the beginning of 2007, Jimmy met the American film producer Nancy Juvonen and fell in love with her. The two began to date, and in August 2007, Jimmy proposed to her which resulted in their wedding on the 22nd of December 2007. In 2013, the couple was blessed to have a daughter named Winnie Rose Fallon and just a year later another daughter named Frances Cole Fallon was born.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jimmy began his professional career in 1995 as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles. In September 1998, he debuted on NBC’s TV show “Saturday Night Live.” He got so famous by this show that he began to sign comedy films and was also called as a co-host for the 2001 MTV Movie Award, and 2002 MTV Video Music Award shows. In 2004, he started his film career by acting in the comedy film “Taxi.”
In 2014, he joined NBC’s late-night talk show “The Tonight Show” as its sixth permanent host. He has also written many famous books like “Your Baby’s First Word” and “Everything is MAMA.” For his fabulous works in comedy, films, and TV, he has been awarded numerous prestigious awards like the Lifetime Achievement Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Grammy Award.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Jimmy Fallon till date is $65 million. With an annual salary of $15 million, Forbes listed him as one of the highest paid “Late-Night” Hosts of 2016. He has accumulated most of his wealth from comedy, TV, and films but also earns a lot by endorsing famous brands like Calvin Klein, and Pepsi. His net worth includes 4 apartments (worth $1.6 million), a studio house (worth $725,500), and luxurious cars like Ford and Chevrolet.
Jimmy has been a humorous personality whether be on TV or films. He always focuses on entertaining people through his talk shows. However, it also costs him sometimes. When he hosted Donald Trump before the presidential polls, he was criticized widely for asking uncontroversial questions and being soft on him. Jimmy apologized later stating that it was not a media interview, but just a talk show meant for entertaining people. We wish him much more success even in the coming days.