JAY Leno's career as an entertainer has taken many forms over the years, from stand-up comedian to television host, but how lucrative has the business been for him?
Whether you first saw him as the host of The Tonight Show or during a stand-up routine, Jay Leno has become a household name.
What is Jay Leno's net worth?
Jay, whose real name is James Douglas Muir Leno, started his career in 1976 playing minor roles in shows and movies like Good Times and Fun With Dick And Jane.
He had his first appearance on The Tonight Show in 1977 performing a comedy routine and went on to have multiple appearances on The Late Show With David Letterman.
In 1986 he started subbing in regularly for Tonight Show host Johnny Carson and replaced him in 1992. Leno remained host until 2009.
Jimmy Fallon was later chosen as his successor.
Throughout all his career endeavors, Leno has accumulated a net worth of $450million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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What shows has Jay Leno hosted?
Leno has hosted several shows besides The Tonight Show. He also had a prime-time comedy show which came on five times a week called The Jay Leno Show. Although it only ran for one season, there were 95 episodes put out in total.
He took to YouTube to share his love of cars in Jay Leno's Garage. As an avid car collector, Leno takes viewers with him as he searches across the country for unique finds.
The classic game show You Bet Your Life was revived in 2021 with Leno as the host. Long-time friend Kevin Eubanks is also along for the ride.
What does Jay Leno do now?
Aside from hosting You Bet Your Life and Jay Leno's Garage, he spends most of his time visiting car collections and working on his own.
He and his wife have been married since 1980 and have no children. Leno claims he hasn't spent any of the money he made while hosting The Tonight Show, rather he lives off of what he makes doing stand-up comedy.
Since 1985 Leno has been the grand marshall of the Love Ride, a motorcycle charity event that's been raising money for multiple charities since.
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