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Encyclopedia > Ross Mathews
Ross Matthews
Born September 24, 1979 (1979-09-24) (age 28)
Mount Vernon, Washington
Residence Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Other names Ross "The Intern"
Known for Correspondent on The Tonight Show
Website www.nbc.com/rossblog

Ross "The Intern" Mathews (born September 24, 1979 in Mount Vernon, Washington) is an American television personality known mostly for his role as a correspondent for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. A former intern on that show, he is referred to by Jay Leno as "Ross the Intern". He is also known for contributing commentary to the E! networks various 101... specials, and as a member of the Red Team on the 2003 incarnation of the reality television show, Battle of the Network Reality Stars. is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... The Skagit River, which flows through Mount Vernon, is prone to flooding during periods of heavy rain in the Cascades. ... May 26, 2006 opening monologue of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is the full name of NBCs The Tonight Show hosted by Jay Leno, debuting on May 25, 1992. ... Jay Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an Emmy-winning American comedian and writer who is best known as the current host of NBC televisions long-running variety and talk program The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. ... E!: Entertainment Television is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ... Battle of the Network Reality Stars is a television series that aired on the Bravo channel in the US in August and September 2005. ...


Mathews grew up in Mount Vernon, Washington, and is a graduate of University of La Verne in La Verne, California. He was a communications major[1] and successful speech and debate competitor.[2] The Skagit River, which flows through Mount Vernon, is prone to flooding during periods of heavy rain in the Cascades. ... The University of La Verne is a private university in La Verne, California (about 35 miles east of Los Angeles) comprised of a main campus, seven satellite campuses throughout central and southern California, a law school, and two military regional campuses at Point Mugu Naval Air Station and Vandenberg Air... La Verne is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


Mathews has been a regular on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno since December 2001, covering movie premieres, the Academy Awards, two different Winter Olympics Games and countless other events. In addition to his role on The Tonight Show, Mathews also writes a daily blog, at www.nbc.com/rossblog, and produces and hosts an upcoming web-show on nbc.com with Tonight Show announcer John Melendez, tentatively titled The John & Ross Show. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... John Melendez, formerly known as Stuttering John (born October 4, 1965 in New York City), is the announcer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. ...


Mathews appeared on the fifth season of VH1's reality television show, Celebrity Fit Club. During the course of the show, which premiered in April 2007, Mathews lost more than 40 lbs. and helped his team win the grand prize. After the final episode of CFC aired, Mathews revealed his weight to the public for what he said was the last time, which was 164, down 50 pounds from his original 214. VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... For the British version of the show, see Celebrity Fit Club (UK TV series). ...


Mathews was a guest host on The View July 17, 2007, one of the very few men to sit on the panel. Former co-host, Rosie O'Donnell is Mathews' mentor, according to the Celebrity Fit Club finale. This article is about the talk show. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Rosie ODonnell (born March 21, 1962 in Bayside, Queens, New York) is an 11-time Emmy Award-winning American talk show host, television personality, comedienne, film, television, and stage actress. ...


Personal life

During Celebrity Fit Club, Mathews became very good friends with Maureen McCormick who played Marcia Brady on the iconic 1970s television show The Brady Bunch, as well as most of his other castmates. McCormick and Mathews were referred to with the nicknames "Mo & Ro". Maureen Denise McCormick (born August 5, 1956) is an American actress, reality show participant and recording artist. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ...


References

  1. ^ "Alumni Profile: Ross Mathews 2002" University of La Verne, University Relations website. Accessed July 17, 2007
  2. ^ Terry Birdsall, "Ross, the Intern" La Verne Magazine Spring (2002). Accessed July 17, 2007. "Ross was president of the debate team his senior year. He performed individual events for the team, was state champion for two events and was sent to the nationals."

is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

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