James Thomas Fallon Net WorthReal Name: James Thomas Fallon
Date of Birth: 09/19/1974
Place of Birth: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York
2017 Net Worth: $25 Million
2016 Earnings: $11 Million
Profession: Stand –Up Comedian, actor, singer, awards presenter, voice actor, television producer, and screenwriter
Jimmy Fallon Biography
Jimmy Fallon was born in September of 1974 in New York and grew up in the Saugerties area of New York. Jimmy and his sister loved to reenact scenes from Saturday Night Live for their parents on Sunday mornings, with Jimmy playing guitar and imitating famous people. After high school, Fallon’s mother encouraged him to perform at a local comedy club called Bananas. He performed standup comedy even while he attended The College of Saint Rose in Albany. He dropped out one semester shy of getting his degree and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career.
Once in Los Angeles, Fallon joined an improv group named The Groundlings. This is where he learned to polish his standup routine. He soon earned an audition for Saturday Night Live and was hired as a cast member for the 1998-1999 season. Fallon left SNL in 2005 and began an acting career with movies like “Factory Girl”, “Taxi”, “Almost Famous”, and “Fever Pitch.” He began hosting his very successful late night television show “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” In April of 2013, Fallon took over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno.
Fallon released a comedy album in 2002, which earned him a Grammy award in 2003. He also hosted the MTV Movie Awards with Kirsten Dunst in June of 2001 and again in 2005. Fallon was named in People Magazine as one of their 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002, a nomination that Fallon said he found terribly embarrassing.
Fallon owns numerous pieces of real estate including a $1.35 million co-op in Manhattan, and a $5.7 million farm house in the Hamptons. The farm house is 3,500 square feet and sits on more than 2 acres of land. Fallon has a net worth of $25 million and this multi-talented young star has many years of entertainment up his sleeve that is sure to increase his earning power and net worth.