Johnny Carson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

January 23, 2005

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death



TV Show Host

The tv show host Johnny Carson died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Also known as the Elvis of hosting, he was an Emmy-winning face of NBC’s Tonight show from 1961 to 1992.

He got married 4 times: first to Joan Morrill (Jody) Wolcott on October 1, 1949, whom he had three sons with. He then was married to Joanne Copeland on August 17, 1963, to Joanna Holland on September 30, 1972, and finally to Alexandra (Alexis) Maas on June 20, 1987. He spent the last years of his life on his yacht.



“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.” (Johnny Carson)


“Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: ‘Are your ready?'” (Johnny Carson)


“Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.” (Johnny Carson)


“I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing.” (Johnny Carson)


“Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn’t grow up can be vice president.” (Johnny Carson)