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All about Jimmy Fallon

Jun 11 2019 By Sriya

Do you know the man who is famous for his political satire and observational comedy who works in a late night talk show?

Yes he is none other than Jimmy Fallon. He runs an award winning talk show in NBC which is currently the highest rated show ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’.

Jimmy Fallon is very popular among the ladies because of his good looks and perfect comic timing.

You guys may know about his professional life, but do you know about his personal life?

 

Early Life

James Thomas Fallon, popular as Jimmy Fallon was born on September 19, 1974 in Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

He is son of Gloria and James W. Fallon who belongs to German, Irish and Norwegian descent.

Jimmy Fallon has an elder sister and her name named Gloria. Currently, Jimmy is running at the age of forty-five.

Jimmy noted that his parents were overprotective, especially his mom and due to which his sister and he was unable to leave their home and had to ride bicycles from the backyard.

At a very small age Jimmy and his sister had interest in watching Saturday Night Live and used to cat in front of their father and mom.

 

Education and Career

Jimmy Fallon studied at St. Mary of the Snow. Later he joined The College of Saint Rose, where he did major in Computer Science.

Jimmy dropped the subject and switched to Communication. Later, he graduated in the subject after a long time.

He received his BA in communication in May 9, 2009 and an honorary degree from The College of Saint Rose.

Moving towards his career, Jimmy had interest in music and acting since a very small age.

He appeared on the TV show ‘Spin City’ in 1998 and later was asked to audition the long-running late night show ‘Saturday Night Live’.

During his audition he met various personalities including Jerry Seinfeld, Hilary Swank, Eddie Murphy and Adam Sandler.

Later, he was finalized for the show. After two years he ventured in two films with ‘Almost Famous’ as Dennis Hope.

The following year he also released the comedy album ‘The Bathroom Wall’ which was even nominated for prestigious awards.

In 2002, he also featured in famous documentary ‘The Rutles 2: Can’t Buy Me Lunch’.

Jimmy also featured as ‘Andrew Washburn’ in the movie Taxi. He even hosted MTV Movies Awards and even played in a comedic parody of ‘Star Wars’ episode.

 

Personal Life

Moving towards his personal life, he is married to producer Nancy Juvonen.

The couple were married on 22 December 2007. The couple met on the set of Fever Pitch and fell in love with each other.

They started dating for couple of months. In 2007 August Jimmy proposed Nancy on the dock at the sunset with a Neil Lane designed engagement ring.

The engagement took place at Nancy’s family home in Wolfeboro on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.

Nancy and Jimmy are blessed with two daughters, first Winnie Rose Fallon born on 23 July 2013 and second daughter Frances Cole Fallon born on 3rd December 2014.

Talking about his economic side, his net worth is $35 million dollars which is worthy to his hard works and dedication.

 

Awards and Achievements

Jimmy won The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards for Worst on Screen Couple for Taxi.

In 2012, Jimmy won People’s Choice Awards, USA for Favorite Late Night Talk Show following with 2013 and 2017.

Jimmy won Grammy Awards in 2013 for Best Comedy Album. Jimmy was nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Interactive Program for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in 2016.

In the same function he was nominated Outstanding Variety Talk Series for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2017. There are lots of awards in which he got nominated.

Talking about his winning awards, he won the Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon along with his crew members in 2015.

He also won Outstanding guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live for the same award show in 2014 and 2015.

 

Filmography and Television Series

Jimmy Fallon is an actor, comedian and musician. He has worked in many movies and shows.

He started his career by working in a TV show, Saturday Night Live (snl) in 1998 to 2004 which had 120 episodes. In the following year, he played a role as a photographer in Spin City.

In 2000s he worked in TV shows like Band of Brothers, 2001 MTV Movie Awards as a host, 2002 MTV Video Music Awards as a host, Late Show with David Letterman as a host, 2005 MTV Movie Awards as a host, 30 Rock, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Family Guy, Gossip Girl, Sesame Street and many more.

He also worked in movies like Almost Famous, Taxi, Anything Else, Fever Pitch, Doogal, Factory Girl, Whip It, Ted 2, Get Hard, Jurassic World and many more.


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