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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 22 June 1973Santa Monica, California, USA
Birth NameCarson Jones Daly
Nicknames Buddha
The Tool
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Carson Daly was born on June 22, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Carson Jones Daly. He is a producer and actor, known for Last Call with Carson Daly (2002), The Voice (2011) and Total Request Live (1999).

Trivia (22)

Won a golf scholarship to Loyola Marymount University, but quit school after 1 year
Has a sister named Quinn
Was once a golf caddy for O.J. Simpson.
Mother, Pattie Daly Caruso, hosts a local tv talk show, "Valley Views", in Palm Springs. His father, J.D., died of bladder cancer when Carson was 6. His stepfather, Richard Caruso, owns a golf shop.
Plays golf and, in fact, contemplated a pro career. He played against Tiger Woods in the American Junior Golf Association. In 1991 he dropped out of L.A.'s Loyola University to pursue a golf career. In the meantime he latched onto an internship at a radio station, which led to four different DJ gigs and ultimately to MTV at age 24.
Dated Jennifer Love Hewitt from 1997-1999. She broke up with him by telling her publicist, and Daly first heard about it on the radio rather than from Jennifer herself. (source: People magazine)
Mentioned unflatteringly (along with Fred Durst ) in Eminem's vitriolic "tribute" to Christina Aguilera.
Engaged to Tara Reid. The couple met while Daly was filming MTV's Spring Break in Cancun, Mexico, during February. [October 2000]
Relationship with Tara Reid ended in June 2001, after postponing their wedding in May 2001.
Claims he wanted to be a priest when he was in Santa Monica High School. Was on his high school golf team.
Worked as a DJ in the San Francisco Bay Area in the early to mid 90s at the alternative radio station 98.5 KOME. Listeners wondered what happened to him until he just appeared on MTV one day.
Jimmy Kimmel met 16-year-old Daly when he discovered Carson's dad was in a fraternity with Bill Foster (The Fox on The Man Show (1999) ). Daly immediately became Kimmel's intern at the radio station. He was to have been best man at Daly's wedding to Tara Reid .
Daly attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles where he studied theology
Ranked #24 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
He graduated Santa Monica High School in 1991.
Has a green Taylor 614ce that was given to him by Michelle Branch during an episode of Total Request Live (1999) after Michelle taught him to play Everywhere.
Girlfriend, Siri Pinter, is expecting their first child due spring 2009.
Son, Jackson James Daly, was born March 15, 2009. He weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. Mother is girlfriend, Siri Pinter.
Carson and Siri Pinter are expecting their second child [May 4, 2012].
Carson and girlfriend Siri Pinter welcomed daughter, Etta Jones Daly, born on September 6, 2012. She weighed 8 lbs at birth.
(March 25, 2014) Announced that fiancée Siri Pinter is expecting their third child.
Carson and fiancée Siri Pinter welcomed their second daughter, London Rose Daly, born on August 20, 2014. She weighed 8 lbs 11 oz at birth.

Salary (1)

The Voice (2011) $40,000 per episode (2011-2012)

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