The Voice Wiki
The Voice Wiki
Carson Daly
Carson Daly - S5.png
Birth name: Carson Jones Daly
Sex: Male
Birthday: June 22, 1973
Birth place: Santa Monica, California

Carson Daly is the host of NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly, a late-night talk show that began airing on January 7, 2002. Before his role as host of that program, Daly was a VJ on MTV's TRL, and a DJ for the Southern California based radio station KROQ. He has also hosted several notable specials including "Macy's 4th of July Spectacular" on NBC and "NBC's New Years Eve with Carson Daly." He also co-founded an independent record label named 456 Entertainment.[2] He is now a DJ/talk show host on 97.1 AMP Radio in Southern California.[3] He will be the host of the American version of The Voice, on NBC.

Early life

Last Call with Carson Daly

Main article: Last Call with Carson Daly

In 2002 Last Call with Carson Daly went on the air. The show was shot on the same set as Saturday Night Live.[7] It has since taken on a rogue documentary style format taping shows on the road.

Other Work


Carson Daly plays a small but pivotal role in the first episode of My Name Is Earl. While in the hospital after being hit by a car, Earl learns about karma from watching an episode of Last Call with Carson Daly where Daly claims that his success is a direct result of doing good things for other people. Earl is thus inspired by Carson Daly to turn his own life around, and sets out to make up for his many past wrongs.[8]Carson Daly also had a small role on The Dave Chappelle Show

456 Entertainment

Carson is a founding partner with Jonathan Rifkind, Jonathan B. Davis and Bam Margera of 456 Enterprise & Entertainment. The label is most famous for "Viva La Bands" compilation releases.


Daly also has a production company, which produced his New Year's Eve special on NBC.[7]

Personal life

Daly's mother is a breast cancer survivor who was honored at Lifetime's 2004 Breast Cancer Heroes Luncheon. Daly has joined his mother in becoming a breast cancer activist.[9]

Daly had a relationship with actress and singer Jennifer Love Hewitt.[10] In March 2009, Daly and his girlfriend Siri Pinter had a son named Jackson James.[11][12]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 – 2002 TRL VJ
2000 Daria presents "Is It Fall Yet?" David (Quinn's Tutor)
2001 Josie and the Pussycats Himself
2002 – present Last Call with Carson Daly Host
2011 – present The Voice Host