Carson Daly

Tv host, Disc jockey, Veejay
Becoming a MTV VJ was the last thing on Carson Daly's mind. In fact, Daly aspired to become a priest or a professional golfer, not a MTV icon.
Born: 06/22/1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (80)

Movie Stars 1999 - 2010, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

The Voice 1999 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

Today 2001 - 2010, 2012 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Host

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2013 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2012 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Host

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Host

Last Call With Carson Daly 2001 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Host

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Total Finale Live 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

TRL 1998 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

Video Game Awards 2005 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

2004 Radio Music Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

Death of a Dynasty 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

New Year's Eve With Carson Daly 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Host

Michael Jackson Number Ones 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2003 Radio Music Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2004 MTV Video Music Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2nd Annual TRL Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Elvis Lives 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV Bash 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Madonna: On Stage & On the Record 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

New Year's Eve Pajama Party 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Road Trippin with Ashanti 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Snoop to the Extreme 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2002 MTV Video Music Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

U2's Beautiful Day 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Narrator

Aaliyah: The E! True Hollywood Story 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Carson Daly: Total Disclosure 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

For the Troops: An MTV/USO Special 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV's Mardi Gras 2002 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV's New Year's Eve 2002 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 MTV Video Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

100 Greatest Pop Songs 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

2gether 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

CBS Sports Presents: MTV's TRL the Super Bowl 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Copperfield! Tornado Of Fire 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Fashionably Loud 2000 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Josie and the Pussycats 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

MTV Summer Uncensored 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV's New Year's Eve Uncensored 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV20: Live and Almost Legal 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

N Sync: The Road to Celebrity 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

New Year's Eve Party 2001 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon's 14th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Ricky Martin's Super Bowl Saturday Night 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 MTV Video Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 Teen Choice Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Tom Green Uncensored 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV 2 Large New Year's Eve Party 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

TRL Superstars 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 Teen Choice Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 49th Annual Miss USA Pageant 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The WB Radio Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Woodstock '99 Revisited 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV's Celebrity Dream Date 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

MTV's New Year's Eve Live 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 Miss Teen USA Pageant 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 Teen Choice Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Daria: Is It Fall Yet? (TV Show)

Voice

Red Nose Day (TV Show)

Himself

Windy City Heat (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

The 4th Annual TRL Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Becoming a MTV VJ was the last thing on Carson Daly's mind. In fact, Daly aspired to become a priest or a professional golfer, not a MTV icon.

Relationships

Patty Caruso

Mother
Remarried after Daly's father died Hosted local cable TV show in Southern CA

Richard Caruso

Step-Father

J Daly

Father
Died of bladder cancer 1979

Jackson Daly

Son
Born March 15, 2009; mother, Siri Pinter

Quinn Daly

Sister
Born 1970

Etta Daly

Daughter
Born Sept. 6, 2012; mother, Siri Pinter

Jennifer Love Hewitt Actor

Companion
Began dating 1997 Hewitt broke up with Daly through her publicist 1999; Daly heard that they were no longer together on the radio

Siri Pinter Assistant

Companion

Jaime Pressly Actor

Companion
Met New Year's Eve 2001 No longer together

Tara Reid Actor

Companion
Began dating March 2000 Became engaged Oct. 29, 2000 Ended relationship June 2001

EDUCATION

College of the Desert

Palm Desert , California

Santa Monica High School

Santa Monica , California 1991
Played on the school's golf team

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles , California
Awarded a golf scholarship; dropped out

Milestones

2011

Hosted NBC reality competition series "The Voice"

2004

Began hosting "New Year's Eve with Carson Daly" (NBC)

2002

Hosted NBC's late night talk show "Last Call with Carson Daly"

2001

Hosted the MTV reality show "Making The Band"

1998

Hosted popular countdown show "Total Request Live/TRL" (MTV)

1997

Recruited by MTV to be a guest VJ; hosted "MTV Live"

1996

Began working at Los Angeles radio station KROQ

Began working as a disk-jockey for an alternative station in San Diego, CA

Moved to Palm Springs, CA and interned at KCMJ; later became a morning show producer

Considered becoming a Roman Catholic Priest; entered Theology school at LMU

Ranked in the top ten high school golfers

Obtained a partial golf scholarship to Loyola Marymount University

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