James Thomas Fallon or popularly known as Jimmy Fallon is an American comedian, television host, actor, musician, and producer who has a net worth of $70 million dollars.
He started his career as a stand-up comedian in bars doing improv gigs and gradually increasing his popularity over time.
His most notable work that left a great impression for his audience was Ѕаturdау Nіght Lіvе which jumpstarted his rise to stardom and Thе Тоnіght Ѕhоw with Jimmy Fallon that maintained his increasing fame.
Aside from being a comedian and television host, he also starred in some films, released his own music, and published a children’s book.
If you want to know more about this prolific entertainer then keep reading as we have provided everything you need to know about his career, personal life, net worth, and more.
Full Name: James Thomas Fallon
Stage Name: Jimmy Fallon
Birthday: Sep 19, 1974
Place of Origin: Bay Ridge, New York, United States
Age: 45 years old
Height: 6’0” ft
Weight: 86 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Wife: Nancy Juvonen
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Musician, Singer, Television producer, Screenwriter, Presenter, Impersonator, Voice Actor, Writer
Total Net Worth: $70 million
James Thomas Fallon was born on September 19, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York to Gloria and James W. Fallon. He grew up in an overprotective and strict environment together with his sister, Gloria.
He attended a Roman Catholic school which eventually sparked his interest to pursue the priesthood.
His aspirations changed over time, Fallon felt more inclined to comedy instead. Listening to a radio program called The Dr. Demento Show became his pass time exposing him to both music and comedy.
As a teenager, Fallon would reenact the scenes together with his mother. His talent for creating comedic antics was also recognized by some famous TV personalities like James Cagney and Dana Carvey.
He won his very first award with an impression of Pee-wee Herman at a young comedian competition and although he is already starting his career, Fallon did not fall behind with his education and completed a Bachelor of Arts in a communications course.
College years were also the boosting factor in his career when he would perform stand-up comedy to bars over the weekend to support himself.
Jimmy Fallon Career
Fallon’s career did not start big from the beginning, he would constantly perform in different bars to hone his talent and impress other people with his comedic antics. He earned recognition when he starred in films like Тhе Ѕсhеmе аnd Ѕріn Сіtу.
Just like any other rising artist, Fallon also endured countless rejections. His first attempt to be accepted for Saturday Night Live failed but with his second shot auditioning for the show, he finally got through.
Being starred in one of the most-watched shows made a huge leap to his career by increasing his popularity along with his charming personality that caught women’s interest.
SNL also received a lot of support from audiences when Fallon entered the show until the 2004 season. Simultaneously, he would take on skits like The Barry Gibb Talk Show with Justin Timberlake commemorating the beginning of their life-long friendship.
Aside from comedy, Fallon also ventured his acting career starring in movies like iCarly, Fever Pitch, Jem and the Holograms, and more. He also hosted the television show Late Night or popularly known now as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, alongside Conan O’Brien.
Fallon also released twо ѕtudіо аlbumѕ entitled Тhе Ваthrооm Wаll аnd Вlоw Yоur Раntѕ Оff.
Jimmy Fallon is currently married to NаnсуЈuvоnеm, a film producer and co-owner of production company Flower Films, since 2007 and together they had two daughters namely Winnie Rose and Francis Cole.
In 2015, he went through excruciating pain when his ring nearly tore off his fingers and was immediately sent to the hospital for an operation. After two years, his mother whom he quoted to be his best audience died from concealed reasons at the age of 68 years old.
Recently, Fallon got acquainted with pacifier producer WubbaNub and had a work in a progress collaboration project.
Achievement and Awards
Over the years of Fallon’s successful career as a prolific comedian, outstanding TV personality, and renowned author, he has won several awards as well as achievements.
He garnered six Рrіmеtіmе Еmmу Аwаrdѕ, nine Реорlе’ѕ Сноісе Аwаrdѕ, Сrіtісѕ’ Сноісе Теlеvіѕіоn Аwаrd, a Grammy Аwаrd and more.
Fallon was also chosen by People Magazine to be featured as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 2002.
Jimmy Fallon Net Worth
The multiple TV appearances have boosted Jimmy Fallon’s net worth. It managed him to earn a net worth currently estimated to be at $70 million and is expected to increase over time because retirement is far from possible for him.
His most notable TV show that made a leap to both his career and earnings of $5 to a hefty $14 million annually is the most-watched show around the world, The Tonight Show.