Fallon's ancestry is five-eighths Irish, two-eighths German, and one-eighth Norwegian; his paternal grandmother, Luise Schalla, was from Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Lower Saxony, Germany, while one of his maternal great-grandfathers, Hans Hovelsen, was an immigrant from Fredrikstad, Norway.
Fallon's patrilineal ancestry originates with his great-great-grandparents, Thomas Fallon, who was from County Galway, Ireland, and Louisa Stickever (whose parents were Henry Stickever, who was born in France, of Irish descent, and Mary O'Brien, who was Irish).
He was born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and raised in Saugerties, New York.
He grew up with an interest in comedy and music, moving to Los Angeles at 21 to pursue opportunities in stand-up comedy.
He was a double headliner that day at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, earning an honorary degree reflecting his achievements and then joining classmates to collect his degree. Rose awarded Fallon his diploma after he earned experiential learning credits through a portfolio review of his television work.
He left the program for the film industry, starring in films such as Taxi (2004) and Fever Pitch (2005).
Following his film career, Fallon returned to television as the host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC in 2009, where he became well known for his emphasis on music and games.
During the trip, they dined at Michelin-starred Gymkhana Indian restaurant and saw The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre.
An insider told Us Weekly that the Argo director is “very happy” and “very much enjoying spending time with Lindsay.” Affleck split from wife Jennifer Garner in June 2015 after 10 years of marriage.
He moved from that program to become the sixth permanent host of the long-running The Tonight Show in 2014.