Jay Leno is a popular American television host, Writer, actor and a comedian, who gained massive popularity in the public space when he became the host of NBC’s The Tonight Show a position he occupied from 1992 until 2009 when Conan O’Brien took over as host.
Jay Leno Biography
James Douglas Muir Leno, shortly known as Jay Leno was born on the 28th day of April 1950New Rochelle a suburb of New York, United States of America.
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Despite being born in Rochelle, Leno actually grew up in Andover, Massachusetts whsre he began his junior level education at the Andover High School. He further up to Tertiary Level and obtained a bachelor’s degree in speech therapy from Emerson College, where he started a comedy club in 1973.
Jay has been able to maintain an active schedule as a touring stand-up comedian, doing an average of 200 live performances a year in venues across the United States and Canada and at charity events and USOtours.
However, his rise to the top came When he made his first appearance on The Tonight Show on March 2, 1977, performing a comedy routine. And went on to have minor roles in several television series and films.
Jay Leno Wife
Jay Leno got married to his wife Mavis Leno, an American philanthropist in the year 1980. Their marriage came after years of a relationship. Unfortunately, their marriage has not been blessed with the birth of a child.
Who is Mavis Leno?
Mavis Elizabeth Nicholson Leno is an American Philanthropist who gained massive popularity and become known in the public space as a result of her marriage to Jay Leno.
She was born on September 5, 1946 in San Francisco, California of the United States of America where she grew up and had her basic and secondary education. Currently, Jay Leno’s wife is 76 years of age.