James Douglas Leno, formerly known as Jay Leno is America based actor, comedian and TV presenter for the show named ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.’ His has been in the same career foe more than 17 years. His career for hosting started in the year 1992, and took a long step until 2009. Leno became popular and got some hit on girls because of his one and only sitcom in NBC network. As he worked as TV presenter for almost two decades, the fame and popularity began to increase in followers and viewers. Today, we shall disclose Jay Leno’s Net worth in the year 2017 and also about his career!
Jay Leno Net Worth and Salary 2017
As Jay already worked for more than 17 years in the same show, we can imagine him to be earning more than any other TV presenters. In the year 2014, Jay was initialized in ‘Hall of Fame TV.’ He is in this profession for almost four decades and we can estimate his net worth as well.
Jay Leno’s estimated net worth counts $350 million. The entire amount inside his net worth came from his official job as TV host and some other business he is handling currently. Talking about his annual salary, it is exactly $15 million.
Jay Leno’s Career and Achievements
If we are going back in time, we would surely know the exact date of Leno’s career inauguration. But, all we know is he started career as comedian from his school time. At that time, he used to make some money working part-time for night clubs and some hosted stage shows.
Officially he worked as stage host in 1977, when he appeared in the show named ‘The Tonight Show.’ Soon after appearing in the show, he was signed as host by NBC network. This show was his first show from which he gained much popularity and the next job as well. He was then again signed for ‘The Jay Leno Show’ in the year 2009. He did not join the job until the contract between NBC and he ended officially in the year 2014.
Jay Leno’s Awards
Leno is awarded not just for a time, but for number of times. He has been awarded mostly for funnier hosting and for being outstanding comedian. In the year 2006, he was chosen for Favourite Late Night Host in People’s Choice Award. Also in the year 2011, he got Primetime Emmy Award for being comedian and for comedy series in the year 1995.