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Jay Leno Net Worth and Salary

American comedian, actor and television host, Jay Leno has estimated net worth of $ 350 Million. He is a living legend of primetime talk show that lasted from 1992 to 2009. Even the show is already over, but Jay Leno net worth and salary is still a hot topic till today.

Jay Leno Net Worth

Jay Leno Net Worth

Early in his career, Jay has experienced periods of bleak that does not have a fixed place to sleep. Because he does not have a place to stay He walked all day in the dark of night. His life was turned on March 2, 1977, when Leno performing a comedy routine on The Tonight Show. He then landed in several small roles in some movies before become a regular substitute host for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show in 1987. In 1992, he then offered to replace Carson and become a host for the show. At his first year become main host, Leno received $1 Million as salary.

Jay Leno Salary

Jay Leno Salary

Unexpectedly, his show was commercially success and Leno regularly received $5 Million from 1993 to 1998. In 1999, his salary increased to $10 Million. In 200, Jay Leno salary as the host was about $12 Million, and increased to $15 Million from 2001 to 2002. He then received $20 Million as a salary from 2003 to 2005. Her highest earning is in 2010 and 2011 when he was received $24 Million and $25 Million as the salary. The show was ended in last 2012, and at that time Jay Leno salary is about $15 Million.

Jay Leno House in Los Angeles

Jay Leno House in Los Angeles


James Douglas Muir “Jay” Leno


66 years old, April 28, 1950 in New Rochelle, New York, United


$ 350 Million



comedian, actor and television host


the Television Hall of Fame,  Winner for:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series; TV
Guide Award for Favorite Late Night Show, TV Guide Award for Favorite Late
Night Show, People’s Choice Award for Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host,
Hasty Pudding Man of the Year, Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Nominated
for: Writers Guild of America Award for Variety – Musical, Award, Tribute,
Special Event; American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a TV
Special – Network, Cable or Syndication; TV Guide Award for Variety Star of
the Year and many more


Beverly Hills home, Jaguar CX75, Lamborghini
Countach, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Mclaren MP4-12C, 2011 Chevrolet Volt,
Eco Jet car, V12 Jaguar XKE, Exotic cars collection


Mavis Leno (spouse), Catherine Muir and Angelo
Leno (parents)


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