Jay Leno

1950 - Today

Jay Leno

James Douglas Muir Leno (; born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and former late-night television host. After doing stand-up comedy for years, he became the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired weeknights at 10:00pm ET, also on NBC. After The Jay Leno Show was canceled in January 2010 amid a host controversy, Leno returned to host The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 1, 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jay Leno has received more than 5,084,542 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular presenter.

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  • 5.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 14.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Jay Leno ranks 1 out of 94After him are Oprah Winfrey, Steve Irwin, David Attenborough, Hebe Camargo, Larry King, Henry Rollins, Alex Jones, David Letterman, Bear Grylls, Anna Moffo, and Ed Sullivan.

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Among people born in 1950, Jay Leno ranks 2Before him is Zaha Hadid. After him are Abdullah Gül, Viktor Yanukovych, Steve Wozniak, Agnetha Fältskog, Goran Bregović, Richard Branson, Jim Mattis, Stevie Wonder, Vicente del Bosque, and Gilles Villeneuve.

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Among people born in United States, Jay Leno ranks 259 out of 12,171Before him are William James Sidis (1898), J. Edgar Hoover (1895), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Robert Wadlow (1918), Robert Fulton (1765), and John Quincy Adams (1767). After him are Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Audie Murphy (1925), Philip Kotler (1931), Brian Wilson (1942), Scatman John (1942), and Chet Baker (1929).