101 Facts About Jimmy Fallon

1. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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2. Jimmy Fallon once appeared in a "Saturday Night Live" skit portraying Chris Rock, complete with makeup and wig.

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3. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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4. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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5. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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6. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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7. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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8. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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9. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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10. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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11. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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12. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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13. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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14. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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15. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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16. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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17. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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18. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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19. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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20. Jimmy Fallon has used "puppy prognosticators" to predict a variety of sporting events, including the Kentucky Derby, the NCAA Final Four and the college football championship.

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21. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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22. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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23. Jimmy Fallon added a new impersonation to his impressive collection on Thursday's Tonight Show, cutting a 2020 presidential rollout video as former Starbucks chairman and CEO Howard Schultz.

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24. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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25. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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26. Jimmy Fallon started things off on Wednesday by performing a version of the track about Flaming Hot Cheetos before Fonsi jumped in to sing about actor Jared Leto.

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27. Luis Fonsi and Jimmy Fallon gave the chart-topper a hilarious, new twist by changing the lyrics on Wednesday's episode of The Tonight Show.

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28. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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29. Jimmy Fallon convinced Jimmy Fallon to take part in her pre-competition ritual.

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30. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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31. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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32. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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33. In 2006 Jimmy Fallon showed a more dramatic side in Factory Girl.

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34. In 1998, Jimmy Fallon landed his dream job, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live.

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35. Jimmy Fallon became the sixth host of the iconic program, which premiered in 1954.

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36. Jimmy Fallon took over one of the most-coveted chairs in late-night television when in February 2014 he succeeded Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show.

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37. Jimmy Fallon has average built body standing with the height of 6 feet.

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38. Jimmy Fallon had shown his various skills with his studio albums in 2002 and 2012.

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39. Jimmy Fallon met film producer Nancy Juvonen on the set of Fever Pitch.

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40. Jimmy Fallon has a golden retriever who sometimes appeared with him on Late Night.

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41. Jimmy Fallon is very close friends with Drew Barrymore, his co-star in the 2005 film Fever Pitch and Juvonen's production partner.

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42. Jimmy Fallon is pals with celebrity chef Mario Batali, and the two regularly meet up to talk squash—the game, not the gourd.

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43. Jimmy Fallon had to keep his The Tonight Show news a secret, even from his family.

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44. Jimmy Fallon made sure to pass the pickle on to his replacement, fellow SNL alum Seth Meyers.

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45. Jimmy Fallon considered leaving SNL in 2001, but changed his mind when offered the prestigious anchor chair on "Weekend Update.

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46. Jimmy Fallon relocated to Hollywood, where he struggled to get movie roles.

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47. Jimmy Fallon went back to school and got a communications degree in 2009.

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48. Jimmy Fallon displayed a talent for comedy early on, which his mother encouraged.

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49. Jimmy Fallon says hello to all his guests before they appear on his show.

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50. In 2007, Jimmy Fallon wrote the song "Car Wash for Peace" and donated all proceeds to charity.

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51. Jimmy Fallon co-hosted the show's recurring news sketch "Weekend Update" with Tina Fey.

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52. Jimmy Fallon is Catholic and, as a child, he wanted to become a priest.

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53. Jimmy Fallon was born on September 19, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York.

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54. Jimmy Fallon is the heir apparent to The Tonight Show.

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55. Jimmy Fallon told David Steinberg on the Showtime series Inside Comedy that as a child he and his sister would imitate Steve Martin and Dan Aykroyd's "Wild and Crazy Guys" routines from Saturday Night Live, and that he listened to comedy records, learning to imitate Rodney Dangerfield from them.

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56. Jimmy Fallon met his wife, producer Nancy Juvonen, during production of the film and the two wed in December 2007.

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57. Jimmy Fallon was attracted to the film's action comedy tone, seeing comparisons with SNL alumnus Eddie Murphy's first big film, 48 Hrs.

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58. Jimmy Fallon had read the script in the prior years but became more interested when co-star Queen Latifah became attached to the project.

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59. Jimmy Fallon signed on for his first lead role in Taxi, a remake of a French film.

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60. Jimmy Fallon was named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002, an honor Fallon found embarrassing.

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61. Jimmy Fallon was promoted to repertory player in his second season.

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62. Jimmy Fallon became the program's most featured mimic, with popular impressions of Robert De Niro, Jerry Seinfeld, and Howard Stern.

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63. Jimmy Fallon became a star by his fourth episode, when he performed Halloween-themed versions of songs by popular artists, as well as his Sandler impression.

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64. Jimmy Fallon showcased his impressions with a celebrity walk-a-thon, including impressions of Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Bill Cosby, and Adam Sandler, an SNL alumnus who had recently left the show.

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65. Jimmy Fallon appeared in the feature film The Scheme.

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66. Jimmy Fallon often did stand-up at the Improv, earning $7.50 per set, and he joined classes with the Groundlings, an improv comedy troupe.

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67. Jimmy Fallon secured a manager and got bookings by the age of 21.

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68. Jimmy Fallon was an average student, often taking stand-up gigs on the weekends.

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69. Jimmy Fallon was a double headliner that day at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, earning an honorary degree reflecting his achievements and then joining classmates to collect his degree.

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70. Jimmy Fallon would go on to perform comedy and music in contests and shows.

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71. Jimmy Fallon was musically inclined, and started playing guitar at age 13.

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72. Jimmy Fallon spent many nights recording the radio program The Dr Demento Show on a reel-to-reel recorder, which exposed him to both comedy and music.

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73. Jimmy Fallon moved from that program to become the sixth permanent host of the long-running The Tonight Show in 2014.

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74. Jimmy Fallon left the program for the film industry, starring in films such as Taxi and Fever Pitch (2005).

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75. Jimmy Fallon was commissioned to join NBC's Saturday Night Live as a cast member in 1998, fulfilling a lifelong dream.

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76. Jimmy Fallon succeeded Jay Leno as host of this venerable talker in February 2014.

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77. New Mexico snubbed: Jimmy Fallon gives Nevada credit for world's largest nacho dish.

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78. Jimmy Fallon has often said that part of why he doesn't go after President Trump as hard as some.

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79. In a new collaboration with Amazon, Jimmy Fallon will provide a stream of corny jokes for Amazon Alexa.

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80. Jimmy Fallon jumps in front of the cast of Good Girls while walking the carpet at the 2018 Peoples' Choice Awards on Sunday night at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

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81. Jimmy Fallon called Daigle's music "great" before the Christian singer took the stage.

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82. Mark Wahlberg and Jimmy Fallon open the Tonight Show by highlighting four recipients of the Medal of Honor in front of a special Veterans Day audience.

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83. Jimmy Fallon uses Whisper Challenge for a heartwarming military reunion.

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84. Jimmy Fallon is honoring veterans with a special episode of The Tonight Show.

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85. Jimmy Fallon recently hosted Billy Joel on his late-night talk show.

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86. Jimmy Fallon prepared for Tuesday's midterm elections by interviewing a congressional candidate on Monday's Tonight Show, and it turned out to be an old frenemy.

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87. Jimmy Fallon unveiled the winner of People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" title for 2018 during his show Monday night—the British actor Idris Elba.

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88. Jimmy Fallon married film producer Nancy Juvonen, co-owner of production company Flower Films, on December 22, 2007.

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89. Jimmy Fallon apologized in March 2017 in the interview, saying "I didn't do it to humanize him.

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90. In 2012, Jimmy Fallon released his second comedy album, Blow Your Pants Off, which compiles many of his musical performances on Late Night.

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91. Jimmy Fallon was considered an odd choice for the job, both by executives at NBC, and among the general public.

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92. Jimmy Fallon began to pursue a movie career beginning in 2004.

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93. Jimmy Fallon called a December 2001 sketch in which he imitates Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger in a mirror opposite Jagger his favorite thing he had done up to that point.

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94. Jimmy Fallon initially envisioned he would spend three years at SNL, like Belushi, but he was persuaded to stay on for an additional three when given the reins to Weekend Update.

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95. In his off time, Jimmy Fallon released a book comprising e-mail exchanges with his sister, titled I Hate This Place: A Pessimist's Guide to Life, and filmed a minor role for the film Almost Famous (2000).

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96. Jimmy Fallon would often board buses from his aunt's in Fort Hamilton to Caroline's comedy club in Times Square to perform sets.

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97. Jimmy Fallon remained on SNL for six years between 1998 and 2004, co-hosting the program's Weekend Update segment and becoming a celebrity in the process.

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98. Jimmy Fallon sounded like he was getting tired of watching.

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99. Jimmy Fallon is one of the coolest guys out there, and his 'The Tonight Show' hosts many celebrities we love.

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100. Jimmy Fallon puts his own stamp on the storied NBC late-night franchise.

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101. Jimmy Fallon reveals what it took to recruit the Roots.

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