Jay Leno Net Worth
American comedian and actor, James Douglas Muir “Jay” Leno is one of the most popular celebrity and TV hosts in America. Jay Leno has an estimated net worth of $350 million with a regular annual income of $15 million. Born on April 28, 1950 in New Rochelle, New York, a man with large chin and a bone tickling wit, Jay Leno is the popular comedian of 70s. Grown up in Andover, Massachusetts, Leno earned bachelor’s degree in speech therapy from Emerson College. His early career started in night clubs and made his first appearance on “The Tonight Show” on March 2 1977 which is the main reason behind his huge net worth.
During his appearance on The Tonight Show, Leno has started to appear in a minor roles in several television series and films too. The list of the movie Leno had appeared includes “J.J. in Trouble”, “Fun with Dick and Jane”, “Almost Heaven”, “Going Nowhere”, “Americathon”, “Polyester”, “The Wild One”, “Feminine Mistake” and “Do the Carmine”. It has been reported that the first salary as a host for “The Tonight Show” was $1 million and it increased to $3 million in 1994. Continuity of his increasing fame led him to increase his salary too from the show. In 2009 and 2010, he was paid of salary $30 million. Leno signed the contract extension with NBC in 2004 describing him to be the host of the show until 2009. After 2004, he was replaced by Conan O’Brien. The kin of Late night retired from hosting The Tonight Show in 2014 after his successful career that spanned more than 2 decades. He was inducted into TV Hall of Fame in 2014. Likewise, he has increased his net worth with stand-up comedy too. He performs more than 150 stand up comedy every year which pays him 15 million dollar to 20 million dollar. After his retirement too, he continued to tour as a stand-up comedian which added a lot of revenue to his net worth. Leno has penned book, “Leading With My Chin” inspired by his prominent jaw. Also, he has voiced for “Fast Eddie” in “Ice Age 2: The Meltdown” and as The Crimson Chin in “The Fairy Odd Parents”. Voicing in movies has also added his net worth. He owns 6399 square foot single family house located in 1151 Tower Rd Beverly Hills. Apart from his huge net worth, Leno is an avid car collector. He has almost 300 vehicles including 117 motorbikes and remaining cars. The expensive cars consisting in his garage includes Jaguar CX75, Lamborghini Coutach, Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren, McLaren MP4-12C, Eco Jet Car and many others. The funny man Jay Leno is a true philanthropist as he has donated $100 thousand to the Feminist Majority’s Campaign to stop gender apartheid in Afghanistan. This activity adds a charisma to his net worth.
Things to know about: Jay Leno
Full Name: James Douglas Muir Leno
Date of Birth: 28th April, 1950
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Jay Leno Net Worth: $350 Million