Late night host and comedian Jimmy Fallon was born on September 19, 1974, in Brooklyn, ny. Fallon first began performing stand-up comedy in high school and afterwards dropped out of college to pursue his comedy career. In 1998, Fallon got his dream job, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live. Fallon left the show in 2004. Five years later, he started his own successful program, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
He was a Saturday Night Live enthusiast since youth, and his kindergarten picture contained the caption: “Most prone to take over for David Letterman.”
In the late 1990s, Fallon moved back to ny and fulfilled a lifelong fantasy. Comic Jimmy got the opportunity to audition for his favourite show, Saturday Night Live. Meeting with co-originator and producer Lorne Michaels, Fallon won him around with his opinion of Adam Sandler. Comic Jimmy joined the show’s cast for the 1998-1999 season, which likewise featured Will Ferrell, Tracy Morgan and Molly Shannon.
During his time on the show, Fallon became known for his beliefs. Comic Jimmy took on such well-known names as Robert De Niro, John Lennon, Chris Rock and Mick Jagger. In terms of first characters, Fallon brought to life a varied mixture of styles. There was a snotty department store clerk, a boy band member as well as a sullen Boston teenager, amongst others. Fallon additionally co-hosted the show’s recurring news sketch “Weekend Update” with Tina Fey. The pair proved to be a favorite pairing with all the show’s devotees.
In 2004, Fallon declared during the “Weekend Update” section he was leaving the show. Then he tried to transition into feature films, with mixed effects. In 2006, Fallon revealed a more sensational side in Factory Girl. Fallon played promoter Chuck Wein.
In 2008, Fallon got a challenging, high profile part. NBC declared the young comic will be taking over Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show the next year.
While the young comedian initially received mixed reviews, Fallon finally became a popular late night host. His boyish charm and far-out spoofs and stunts won over crowds. Along with interviews and monologues, Fallon has done humor sections, including playing games with guests and making funny videos.
In April 2013, it had been declared that he is going to end up being the brand new host of The Tonight Show, after Jay Leno’s contract expires. The show moved its tapings from la to the Big Apple when Fallon assumed his new place. “Fallon only wish to accomplish the best I can,” he said. “And look after the show for some time.”
Fallon lives in nyc. The couple welcomed their very first child together in July 2013. And named their daughter Winnie Rose. Their second daughter, Frances Cole , was created on December 3, 2014.