Jay Lenotelevision comedian and host
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York
Emmy Award-winning television comedian who has hosted the The Tonight Show since Johnny Carson retired in 1992. Leno started his career as a standup comic and got his break in the early 1980s when he appeared several times on Late Night With David Letterman.
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