Jay Leno got hooked on cars as a dealership’s “Lot Boy”

Closeup of Jay Leno smiling while driving a 2004 Bentley S2 Coupe

It might not surprise you to hear this Jay Leno started his working life doing errands for a foreign luxury car dealership. He was the self-proclaimed “lot boy” who delivered Mercedes, BMW and Rolls-Royce cars to customers. But somewhat more surprisingly, it was actually the dealer’s work that was instrumental in launching Jay Leno’s acting career that resulted in hosting The show tonight.

Jay Leno had to deliver Mercedes, Rolls-Royce and BMW cars for the dealership

Jay Leno in a 2004 Bentley S2 Coupe | Paul Harris/PacificCoastNews via GettyImages

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