Jay Leno is an American television host, comedian, and actor born in 1950 in New Rochelle, New York. He is mostly known for being the host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC from 1992 to 2009. Leno originally became well known for his standup comedy routines and his appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Leno has earned awards such as three Emmy Awards and a People’s Choice Award. In 2014, Leno was elected into the Television Hall of Fame. Leno is married to Mavis Leno.