Jimmy Fallon Net Worth 2022 (Forbes) – Salary, Income, Earnings

Jimmy Fallon Net Worth 

Jimmy Fallon has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Comedian Jimmy Fallon first rose to fame on ‘Saturday Night Live’ and now hosts ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’ He earns most of his income from 

Jimmy Fallon, the late-night host and comedian, began performing stand-up comedy in high school and later dropped out of college to pursue his comedy career. Fallon landed his dream job as a member of the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1998. Following a failed attempt at a film career, the comedian found success as the host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon beginning in 2009. On February 17, 2014, he made his debut as the new host of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

To calculate the net worth of Jimmy Fallon, subtract all his liabilities from his total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.

Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:

Name: Jimmy Fallon
Net Worth: $60 Million
Monthly Salary: $1 Million
Annual Income: $16 Million
Source of Wealth: Comedian, Actor, Musician, Singer, Television producer, Screenwriter, Presenter, Impersonator, Voice Actor, Writer

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Early Years

James Thomas Fallon Jr., a comedian and actor, was born on September 19, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York. He had been a fan of Saturday Night Live since he was a child, and the caption on his 8th grade yearbook photo read, “Most likely to replace David Letterman.” He attended Albany’s College of St. Rose before dropping out just before graduation to pursue a career in comedy in Los Angeles, California.

‘Saturday Night Live’

In the late 1990s, Fallon returned to New York and realized a lifelong ambition by auditioning for his favorite show, Saturday Night Live. When Fallon met with co-creator and producer Lorne Michaels, he won him over with his Adam Sandler impression. He joined the show’s cast in 1998-1999, alongside Will Ferrell, Tracy Morgan, and Molly Shannon.

Fallon became well-known for his impressions during his time on the show. He played famous characters such as Robert De Niro, John Lennon, Chris Rock, and Mick Jagger. In terms of original characters, Fallon created a diverse range of personalities. Among those present were a snobbish department store clerk, a boy band member, and a sullen Boston teen.

Fallon and Tina Fey also co-hosted SNL’s recurring news sketch “Weekend Update.” The duo proved to be a popular pairing, and Fallon used the “Weekend Update” platform to announce his departure from the show in 2004.

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Movies

The comedian then tried his hand at feature films, with mixed results. He co-starred with Queen Latifah in the 2004 crime comedy Taxi, which was a commercial and critical flop, and he co-starred with Drew Barrymore in the 2005 baseball-themed romantic comedy Fever Pitch. In Factory Girl, Fallon displayed a more dramatic side. Guy Pearce played Andy Warhol, and Sienna Miller played his muse, Edie Sedgwick. Fallon took on the role of promoter Chuck Wein.

‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Fallon landed a challenging, high-profile role in 2008. The following year, NBC announced that the young comedian would take over Conan O’Brien’s late-night talk show. When his show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, premiered in March 2009, he was under a lot of pressure. De Niro and Justin Timberlake were among his first guests.

While he received mixed reviews at first, Fallon eventually rose to prominence as a late-night host. His boyish charm, as well as his amusing spoofs and stunts, won over audiences. Fallon performed comedy segments, such as playing games with guests and making humorous videos, in addition to interviews and monologues.

‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Following the expiration of Jay Leno’s contract, it was announced in April 2013 that Fallon would take over as host of The Tonight Show, with production shifting from Los Angeles to New York.

On February 17, 2014, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon premiered. “I just want to do my best,” he explained. “And look after the show for a while.”

During his early years on The Tonight Show, Fallon routinely beat out competition from Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel’s shows, thanks to the hip-hop band The Roots and fan-favorite segments like “Slow Jam the News” and “Thank You Notes.” However, as the 24/7 news cycle’s rhetoric became increasingly polarized, Fallon found himself losing ratings ground to fellow late-night host Stephen Colbert, who was not afraid to criticize President Donald Trump’s actions.

The situation was exacerbated when then-candidate Trump appeared on The Tonight Show in September 2016, and Fallon purposefully messed up his guest’s hair. Although the interaction was not unusual for a host known for being a nice guy, he was chastised for “humanizing” a candidate who had already offended many with his remarks.

In June 2018, after Fallon expressed regret over how he handled the interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Trump told him on Twitter to “be a man.” In response, Fallon tweeted that he was donating in Trump’s name to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAISES), a Texas nonprofit dealing with the fallout from the administration’s arrests and detentions of immigrant families at the border.

After The Tonight Show’s production was halted due to a coronavirus outbreak in March 2020, Fallon made headlines for hosting “at home” versions of his show with the assistance of his family.

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Comedy Albums & Books

Fallon has two comedy albums out, The Bathroom Wall (2002) and Blow Your Pants Off (2012). In addition, he has hosted the MTV Movie Awards, the Emmys, and the Golden Globes.

In addition, he has written several books, including I Hate This Place: The Pessimist’s Guide to Life (1999), which he co-wrote with his sister. He’s also the author of several children’s books, such as Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada (2015), Everything Is Mama (2017), and This Is Baby (2019).

Wife & Kids

Fallon currently resides in New York City. On December 22, 2007, he married Hollywood producer Nancy Juvonen on Necker Island in the Caribbean. In July 2013, the couple welcomed their first child together. Winnie Rose is the name they gave to their daughter. Frances Cole, their second child, was born on December 3, 2014.

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