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Jay Leno

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James Douglas Muir Leno (; born April 28, 1950) is an American television host and comedian. After doing stand-up comedy for years, he became the host of NBC's The Tonight Show from 1992 until 2009 when Conan O'Brien took over as host. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, The Jay Leno Show, which aired weeknights at 10:00 p.m. ET, also on NBC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jay Leno has received more than 9,096,549 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia. Jay Leno is the most popular presenter, the 373rd most popular biography from United States (down from 276th in 2019) and the most popular American Presenter.

Jay Leno is most famous for hosting the Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009.

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  • 9.1M

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  • 68.30

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  • 59

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  • 13.16

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  • 2.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Jay Leno ranks 1 out of 110After him are Oprah Winfrey, David Attenborough, Steve Irwin, Larry King, Hebe Camargo, Henry Rollins, Alex Jones, Bear Grylls, Fred Rogers, David Letterman, and Anna Moffo.

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Among people born in 1950, Jay Leno ranks 9Before him are Sergey Lavrov, Agnetha Fältskog, Zaha Hadid, Steve Wozniak, Bill Murray, and Abdullah Gül. After him are Stevie Wonder, Vicente del Bosque, Anne, Princess Royal, Goran Bregović, Richard Branson, and Robbie Coltrane.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jay Leno ranks 373 out of 18,182Before him are Calvin Klein (1942), J. P. Morgan (1837), Paulette Goddard (1910), Faye Dunaway (1941), Rock Hudson (1925), and Charles Francis Richter (1900). After him are Jennifer Lopez (1969), George Herbert Mead (1863), Dan Brown (1964), Zachary Taylor (1784), Kurt Cobain (1967), and Dian Fossey (1932).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Jay Leno ranks 1After him are Oprah Winfrey (1954), Larry King (1933), Henry Rollins (1961), Alex Jones (1974), Fred Rogers (1928), David Letterman (1947), Anna Moffo (1932), Ed Sullivan (1901), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Johnny Carson (1925), and Walter Cronkite (1916).

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