Jay Leno is an American stand-up comedian and television host that is worth $250 million. He has an annual salary of $25 million and receives additional pay for his other projects.
The host debuted on television in 1992 when he substituted Johnny Carson as host of The Tonight Show. His salary from 1992 which is only $1 million has grown to a whooping $15 million in 2012. He also revealed that 100 percent of his earnings from The Tonight Show go directly into his bank accoun .
But the late-night programming is about to get a new host as it is reported that NBC will pay Leno with $15 million to leave the show earlier before his contract expires in September. He is said to be replaced by Jimmy Fallon.
Leno is also a self-confessed collector of expensive cars. He owns 200 vehicles, including his more than a hundred cars, which is believed to have cost $50 million.
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