Don't miss Jay Leno at Snoqualmie Casino on Sunday, May 27th at 7pm! Tickets are on-sale at Ticketmaster.com. You must be 21 or older to attend.
Prior to embarking on the new show, and before returning to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jay served as the host of the Emmy Award-winning and top-rated “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” since 1992. He followed in the footsteps of legendary NBC late-night hosts Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson, while at the same time creating his own unique late-night style with a combination of humor, talk and entertainment each night at 11:35 p.m. ET - the wee hours when viewers want to wind down with a few laughs before drifting off to dreamland. His outstanding and engaging combination enabled “The Tonight Show” to capture its timeslot for a remarkable 15 consecutive years, while making the show one of the most valuable properties not just for NBC but in all of television.
Indeed, Jay’s “everyman” style and personality have helped him earn millions of fans worldwide, people who relate to his personable style and work ethic. He has been touted as one of the nicest people in show business and the hardest-working -- a winning tandem for the man who says “Anyone can have a life - careers are hard to come by!”
“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” experienced numerous highlights during its reign, including winning two Emmy Awards - the first in 1995 for Outstanding Comedy, Variety or Music Series, and the second in 1996 for Outstanding Technical Direction. In 1999 and 2000, “The Tonight Show” took home the trophy for Favorite Late Night Show in the annual TV Guide Awards determined by voting viewers. Jay’s personal highlights include receiving a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, being the first person to drive the pace car of all major NASCAR events, and setting several land speed records.
Jay is well known as an exceptional car aficionado and has garnered several Emmy-nominations for his productions and expertise reflected on www.jaylenosgarage.com, the widely successful and world-renowned internet website.
Prior to becoming host of “Tonight,” Jay had been the exclusive guest host on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” since September 1987. He first appeared as a guest on the show March 2, 1977, and he made numerous additional appearances on “Tonight” as well as NBC’s former program “Late Night with David Letterman.”