40 Reasons We Love Jimmy Fallon, in Honor of His 40th Birthday

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09/19/2014 AT 04:50 PM EDT

Jimmy Fallon is celebrating a big milestone: The new king of late night turns 40 Friday. From Saturday Night Live to Late Night to The Tonight Show, the funnyman has been keeping us laughing for as long as we can remember – which is why it was easy for us to come up with 40 reasons we love him.

(Warning: You're about to go down a rabbit hole of Fallon's best moments.)

40. He has a LOT of famous friends

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39. He probably appreciates Hugh Jackman's arms as much as we do


38. He named his female puppy "Gary"


37. He's a flip cup champion
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Jimmy Fallon (left) and Miranda Kerr

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36. He's really into sports


35. He's brave enough to duet with Barbra Streisand


34. He knows how to get to Sesame Street


33. He could totally pass for Dolly Parton


32. He found a way to make "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" sound sexy


31. He knows how to give the very best send-off


30. He appreciates former boybander Lance Bass
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Lance Bass on The Tonight Show



29. His popular Twitter feed is pretty close to perfect

28. He can take down 007


27. He understands the power of puppies


26. He introduced us to Morgan Freeman's helium voice


25. He's the true American ninja warrior


24. He got Megan Fox, Nick Cannon and Wiz Khalifa in the same room to play a round of Pictionary


23. He totally knows how to take a proper #selfie
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James Franco and Jimmy Fallon

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22. He manages to make Jared Leto look even prettier


21. He can totally rock Day-Glo workout gear
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20. He has mastered the art of the human hamster wheel


19. He loves Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" more than anyone else


18. He's a supporter of Brian Williams's rap career


17. ... And Samuel L. Jackson's slam poetry career


16. He makes "dad dancing" look cool

15. He looks GREAT in tight pants


14. He knows how to make the hits sound even better


13. He helped us figure out who Ryan Lewis is


12. He knows how to pronounce Charlize Theron's name, which is a valuable life skill


11. He introduced us to the concept of a "nip sync" battle
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Terry Crews and Jimmy Fallon



10. He gets stars to reveal their secret talents


9. He knows who to hang out with at parties (Jennifer Lawrence, duh)

8. He's brave enough to tease Wolverine


7. He knows who to go to for parenting advice
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Louis C.K. (left) and Jimmy Fallon

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6. He made "Ew!" happen

5. He has flawless photobombing skills
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Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon (left) with unsuspecting tourists



4. He loves being a dad


3. He's part of the greatest Hollywood bromance in history

2. He brought Joan Rivers back to The Tonight Show


1. He made this magical moment happen


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