Conan is famously known to own a 1992 Ford Taurus SHO.
The 54th and 58th Primetime Emmy Awards were both hosted by Conan O'Brien.
Because Conan is an avid guitarist, after Bruce Springsteen appeared on Late Night, O'Brien joined with the Max Weinberg 7 and played acoustic guitar and backup vocals for the song, "Pay Me My Money Down".
During a December 4, 2006 sketch, Conan ad libbed the then-fictional website, "hornymanatee.com", and because the site did not previously exist, NBC purchased the domain for $159, gaining all rights to the site for ten years.
In an emotional first episode of Late Night after September 11, 2001, Conan told of how he prayed for the first time in eight years, the last time being after it was announced he would succeed David Letterman as host of the show.
Lorne Michaels chose Conan to replace David Letterman as the host of Late Night on April 25, 1993.
Conan and his colleagues at SNL won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Variety Series in 1989.
He was in the midst of writing The Simpsons episode, "Homer Goes To College," when NBC approached him about hosting Late Night.
Conan was born into a large Irish family.
Conan makes a cameo appearance in the movie Sugar and Spice.
Al Roker has appeared on Late Night more than any other guest, clocking in at over thirty appearances.
Conan created his own television production company, Conaco, in 2001.
Conan had a cameo appearance in the 1999 movie South Park: Bigger, Longer, & Uncut and was voiced by Brent Spiner.
Conan is a fan of the rock band Phish.
Conan's show gave birth to the famous hand puppet Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.
Conan moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Harvard and was a writer for HBO's Not Necessarily the News.
In 1991, Conan left Saturday Night Live to write and produce for the new show Lookwell. The show was unsuccessful, however, and Conan soon found his way onto The Simpsons writing staff.
Conan appeared in The White Stripes' music video "The Denial Twist" in 2005.
Conan is a distant cousin of Denis Leary, through marriage.
Conan has gained popularity thanks to his recent Walker, Texas Ranger skits, where he pulls a lever and a random clip from Chuck Norris' westerner is shown.
Conan often cracks jokes at his network station, NBC, saying their "ratings are in the toilet."
Conan's favorite U.S. President is Abraham Lincoln.
Conan was born at 1:38 PM-EST, on April 18, 1963.
Conan's father was a doctor and he jokes that he could never fake sick to stay home from school because his father would always test his claims.
Conan worked as a warmup comic for the The Wilton North Report in 1987.
Conan jokingly refers to himself as "Chip Whitly" frequently on Late Night.
Conan often refers to equipment on the show as "Old Bessie Lou," such as his guitar, microphone, the applause light, mechanical bull, etc.
Conan's shoe size is 12 and a half.
Conan's favorite episode of The Simpsons is "Marge Vs The Monorail."
Conan is a big-time history buff and owns several famous documents and speeches given by U.S. Presidents -- namely Abraham Lincoln.
Conan collects various guitars and plays them before each taping of Late Night to prepare for the show.
Conan bears a striking resemblance to the (female) president of Finland, Tarja Halonen, which he has joked about on several occasions.
Son Beckett O'Brien was born on Wednesday November 9th, 2005, at 8:27 PM, weighing 8lbs, 4 oz.
Conan is needlephobic. (Cited from Late Night on October 11, 2005)
Daughter Neve O'Brien born October 14, 2003 in New York (6 lbs., 10 oz.).
Conan married Liza Powell on January 12, 2002.
Conan has a golden retriever named Hudson.
After Conan left The Simpsons, his office was never used by a member of the staff again. It was only used for storage.
Conan is a huge fan of Arrested Development.
Conan often will spend time late at night among his writers, giving input or playing his guitar as they work.
Conan originally ran into Max Weinberg on the corner of 5th and 7th Streets in New York where Max asked for an audition.
Conan's parents, Ruthe Reardon and Thomas Francis O'Brien M.D., still live in his hometown of Brookline, Mass.
Conan created the character "Sea Captain McCalister" for the ever popular show, The Simpsons.
Conan was a writer and producer for The Simpsons from 1991 to 1993.
Conan has an apartment in New York City on the Upper West side, and a house in Connecticut.
Conan was Valedictorian of his class at Brookline High School, and he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University.
Conan and comedian Jeff Garlin used to be roommates in a Chicago apartment.
Conan is 6'4''.
Conan was a writer for Saturday Night Live from 1988 to 1991.
Conan briefly dated actor Lisa Kudrow of Friends fame and they are still friends.
Conan was raised in Brookline, Massachusetts, a suburb outside of Boston.
Conan is of the Catholic faith.
Conan is the third of six children.
Conan: In 2000 I told graduates to not be afraid to fail, and I still believe that. But today I tell you that whether you fear it or not, disappointment will come. The beauty is that, through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.
There is no greater cliché in a commencement address than 'Follow your dream.' Well, I am here to tell you that whatever you think your dream is now, it will probably change. And that's OK.
At the end of my final program with NBC, just before signing off, I said, 'Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.' Today, receiving this honor and speaking to the Dartmouth Class of 2011 from behind a tree trunk, I have never believed that more.
Conan: All I ask of you is one thing: please don't be cynical. I hate cynicism - it's my least favorite quality and it doesn't lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen. As proof, let's make an amazing thing happen right now.
Conan: You made a sad situation joyous and inspirational, so to all the people watching, I can never ever thank you enough for the kindness to me. I'll think about it for the rest of my life.
Conan: (about being computer-savvy) I have an abacus at home.
Conan: This Halloween, the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part? With a mouth full of candy you will sound just like him.
Conan: I'm a-gonna go to Hell when I die!
Conan: Thank you very much. Okay. It's really getting angry now. It was nice for about 10 minutes there, now it's just evolved into 'you're gonna get yours!'
Conan: Keep cool my babies.