Actors who became TV hosts
Jimmy Fallon -
Known for his work as a cast member on 'Saturday Night Live,' Fallon also acted in movies before becoming the host of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.'
Drew Barrymore -
Known for a string of successful films, including 'Charlie's Angels' (2000) and '50 First Dates' (2004),
Ellen DeGeneres -
Ellen DeGeneres has come a long away since her sitcom 'Ellen,' which aired from 1994 to 1998.
Jamie Foxx -
Since 2017, the Oscar winner has served as the host and executive producer of the game show 'Beat Shazam.
Jane Lynch -
From 2013 to 2020, the fierce 'Glee' star hosted the game show 'Hollywood Game Night.' Lynch did a great job on it, and even won Emmys for her hosting gig.
Joel McHale -
'Community' star Joel McHale hosted a reboot of 'Card Sharks' from 2019 to 2021. Previously, he hosted 'The Soup.'
Rosie O'Donnell -
Starring in films like 'A League of Their Own' (1992) and 'Sleepless in Seattle' (1993), Rosie O'Donnell has also had a long career in television.
Kelly Ripa -
First starring on the soap opera 'All My Children,' the actress achieved true stardom when she began hosting 'Live! With Regis and Kelly' in 2001.
Jon Stewart is mainly known for hosting the satirical news program 'The Daily Show,' from 1999 to 2015.
Dax Shepard -
From acting to podcasting and directing, Dax Shepard has done it all by now, including becoming a game show host on 'Spin the Wheel.'
Dennis Miller -
Dennis Miller rose to fame thanks to his rants behind the Weekend Update desk on 'Saturday Night Live' in the late '80s.