Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Facts about Jimmy Fallon

The comedian Jimmy Fallon rose to fame on Saturday Night Live and now hosts The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon now.
15. In Brooklyn, New York he was born to Gloria and James Thomas Fallon, Sr.

14. Jimmy watched "Scarface" and "Serpico" to help with his Cuban accent in the movie "Taxi".

13. He left the College of St. Rose in Albany just shy of a semester graduating, but he received an honorary degree back in 2009.

12. The TV presenter has not shy in admitting that he loved Saturday Night Live when he was younger, and
his mother used to record the "clean" pieces of the show for him and his sister to see the next morning where they recreated the sketches together.

11. He was selected for People Magazine 50 Most Eligible Bachelors.

10. When Jimmy went to elementary school, he was voted "most likely to replace David Letterman" by his classmates.

9. In college he majored in Computer Science but later switched to Communications.

8. He was not hired for "Saturday Night Live" in his first audition. Producers liked his little sketches under his first stand-up bits, he did impressions of various celebrities selling troll
dolls but they decided to hire Tracy Morgan instead.

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7. His full name is James Thomas Fallon Jr.

6. Fallon landed a full-time role on "SNL" when he was 24 years old.

5. Jimmy grew up in Saugerties, New York.

4. Fallon met his wife, Hollywood producer Nancy Juvonen in 2005 by none other than Drew
Barrymore. When they worked together on Fever Pitch, Barrymore introduced Fallon to Nancy.

3. He lives in New York City.

2. In a February 2011 appearance on "The Dr. Oz Show" cosmetic surgeon Arthur Perry removed a mole on Jimmy's left hand in front of a live audience!

1. Fallon is Catholic, and wanted to be a priest as a child.

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