Where Does Jay Leno Rank Among The Rest Of Late Night?

“The Tonight Show” host took a $15 million pay cut to prevent staff layoffs, so where does this place him among his rivals?

9. Stephen Colbert makes a reported $4 Million as host of “The Colbert Report.”

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8. “Late Night” host Jimmy Fallon rakes in $5 Million.

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7. Jimmy Kimmel earns $6 million annually for his late-night gig.

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6. Conan makes $12 million.

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5. The only lady in the bunch, Chelsea Handler, scores $12.5 million of her E! gig.

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4. Craig Ferguson of “The Late Late Show” has a solid salary of $12.7 million.

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3. While Jon Stewart is making bank with “The Daily Show” at $14 million.

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2. Jay still comes in second with his $15 million.

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1. But the reigning king, David Letterman, tops them all with his whopping annual salary of $28 million.

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