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Mavis Leno Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Mavis Leno Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth September 5, 1946
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Jay Leno

Mavis Leno is an American philanthropist who married Jay Leno, the former host of The Tonight Show, in 1980. She has been the chair of the Feminist Majority Foundation’s Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan since 1997. Maintaining a low profile, she has worked behind the scenes of the non-profits and the politically charged groups she supports and runs.

Born Name

Mavis Elizabeth Nicholson

Other Names

Mavis Leno, Mavis Elizabeth Nicholson-Leno

Sun Sign


Born Place

San Francisco, California, United States





Philanthropist, Producer


  • Father – E.A. Nicholson (Actor)
  • Others – Angelo Leno (Father-In-Law) (Insurance Salesman), Catherine (née Muir) (Mother-In-Law) (Homemaker), Patrick Leno (Brother-In-Law) (May 12, 1940 – October 6, 2002) (Vietnam War veteran who worked as an attorney)




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mavis Leno has dated –

  1. Jay Leno (1978-Present) – She began dating Jay Leno in November 1978 and they got married in 1980. The duo has mutually decided to not have any children.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Short hair with forehead bangs

Mavis Leno Facts

  1. She has established herself as one of the leading feminists in the United States.
  2. Regardless of Jay Leno’s popularity in the media, Mavis has preferred to maintain a low profile.
  3. Mavis Leno has also appeared on a few episodes of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
  4. She co-produced the short documentary film, Period. End of Sentence., in 2018.
  5. In January 2024, it was revealed that she had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Later, Jay had filed for a conservatorship over Mavis.

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