Jon Rineman is a writer and stand-up comedian. A 2005 Emerson College graduate, Jon has been a regular at Harvard Square’s Comedy Studio since 2004.
Based in Boston, he became a freelance monologue writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, contributing daily jokes about current events to the top-rated show in late-night television.
In 2005, Jon was published in the Improper Bostonian’s annual humor edition. After honing his craft for a few years as a writer and comedian, Jon was hired to be a writer for NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, which replaced Conan O’Brien’s Late Night show. Jon has continued to serve as a monologue writer for Jimmy Fallon.
Recently, Jon also appeared as a featured stand-up comedian on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He appears regularly at all of the top New York City comedy clubs, including Caroline’s on Broadway and Stand-Up NY on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Jon lives in New York City.