Carson Daly is a well-known name in the television and radio broadcasting arena. He is a radio and television show host who has found great success in his profession due to his unconventional sense of humor. Working as the producer and host of the Last Call with Carson Daly, a late-night talk show aired on NBC, his fame heightened, giving him celebrity status. He has also worked as a video jockey, disc jockey and executive producer of many shows at different radio and television stations including KROQ FM, KAMP FM, and MTV.
Daly’s unprecedented success in his profession has been crowned with four Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as the producer of the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, The Voice. Carson is rated as one of the top television hosts and radio jockeys in the United States. Aside from his broadcasting work, the esteemed media personality has also appeared in a few television series and films such as My Name Is Earl and Is It Fall Yet? Discover more interesting facts about the video and radio jockey below.
Carson Daly’s Biography (Age)
The award-winning television personality was born in Santa Monica, California, the United States on 22nd June 1973 to his parents, Jim Daly and Pattie Daly Caruso. He has an older sister named Quinn Daly. He acquired his elementary education from Santa Monica High School and graduated with the class of 1991. While in high school, he was a golf player and as a result of his keen interest in the sports, Carson Daly quit from furthering his higher education at Loyola Marymount University in order to pursue a career as a pro golfer.
He later enrolled at a public community college known as College of Desert situated in Palm Desert where he put his radio career to a start by carrying out internships at radio stations like KCMJ FM. He later began working as a radio broadcaster at KOME radio station situated in San Jose, California and equally worked at a Los-Angeles based KROQ radio station during that time.
Following the amazing exhibition of his talent and skills while at the radio station, Carson Daly was hired by MTV on a temporary basis as a video jockey for their summer beach house programme known as Motel California. At the end of his contract, he landed a full-time job as an MTV video jockey and he began to serve as the host of MTV Live and Total Request.
Later in 2002, Daly began to work as the host of the late-night television program titled, the Last Call with Carson Daly, aired on NBC. The traditional talk show is a half-hour program that consists of several produced segments, featuring interviews with musicians, comedians, actors, filmmakers, and other artists, along with pre-taped on-location musical performances.
In the following year, Carson Daly was made the host of a television special titled, New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly that airs on new year’s eve annually on NBC. The special which has its broadcast from Time Square in New York City is also being produced by the host, Carson Daly through his self-named production company.
The popular TV personality touched even greater heights of fame in 2011 when he started working as the host and executive producer of the American singing competition television series, The Voice that also airs on NBC. Carson Daly further showcased his versatility by working as the anchor of the American news and talk morning television show, The Today Show which was debuted on NBC in the year 2013.
Aside from his broadcasting career, Carson Daly co-founded a record label known as 456 Enterprise & Entertainment, together with Bam Margera, Rifkind and Jonathan B. Davis.
Carson Daly’s Family Facts – His Mom and Wife
Carson Daly’s mom, Pattie Daly Caruso was an actress, writer, and director. She was featured as Claire in the movie, Do It or Die and also served as the writer and director of the TV series, Valley Views. After her first husband – Daly’s father died from bladder cancer in 1979, she remarried Richard Caruso two years later. She survived breast cancer in 1998 and was honored at Lifetime’s 2004 Breast Cancer Heroes Luncheon as a breast cancer survivor. Sadly, she died on September 17, 2017, in Palm Desert, California.
Concerning Daly’s personal life, he was engaged to Tara Reid in 2000 and in the following year, they called off the engagement. Then in 2012, he proposed to the food blogger, Siri Pinter and they eventually tied the knot in December 2015. The pair have three kids together; a son named Jackson James (born in 2009), and two daughters; Etta Jones (born in 2012) and London Rose Daly (born in 2014).
The prominent radio and television show host stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) which forms a good match with his body weight of about 92 kg (203 lb). He additionally wears a shoe size of 11 (US).