Get to know 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon's longtime love, Nancy Juvonen!
Jimmy Fallon has huge shoes to fill tonight when he takes over for Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, but thankfully he has a great woman by his side to help him through it. The Saturday Night Live and Late Night alum has been married to wife Nancy Juvonen since 2007, and it's clear he absolutely adores her. Get to know her and we bet you'll see why.
She has a colorful job history.
Nancy Juvonen has seemingly had more careers than Barbie: She went to USC and studied sociology and cooperative education. She used those smarts for a wide array of odd jobs, including working on a dude ranch (we can hear Jimmy Fallon saying "Duuuude!" about that), at a mortgage firm and as a flight attendant. (She'd later use her flight attendant experience in an uncredited cameo in Donnie Darko.)
She got her big break into the biz from a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.
Juvonen became an assistant for the Boss' saxophone player, the late Clarence Clemons, in the '90s.
Her big brother helped her score her dream job — and an amazing, famous best friend.
Juvonen's older brother, Jim, is a writer and producer. When he was working on the movie Mad Love in 1995, he introduced Nancy to Drew Barrymore.
She's produced some of your favorite movies!
Barrymore convinced Juvonen to move to Los Angeles and get into film. They partnered for their production company, Flower Films, and have helmed Barrymore star vehicles like Never Been Kissed, Charlie's Angels, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Fever Pitch (in which Fallon co-starred) and He's Just Not That Into You.
She and Jimmy Fallon had a whirlwind romance — and they have an adorable baby!
Juvonen and Fallon were dating for only four months when he proposed, and they married just three months later. (He calls her the "coolest girl in the world." Aw!) After years of struggling to have a child, they welcomed their beautiful baby daughter Winnie Rose Fallon in July 2013, born via gestational surrogate.
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