Jimmy Kimmel Biography
Jimmy Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live! a late-night talk show that premiered on ABC on January 26, 2003, at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California, and on April 1, 2019, at a secondary home, the Zappos Theater on the Las Vegas Strip. However, he was still shining as the co-host of The Man Show and Win Ben Stein’s Money, a Comedy Central program. In 2018, Jimmy was named one of the most influential people in the world.
Jimmy also hosted the Emmy Awards in 2012, 2016, and 2020, as well as the Academy Awards in 2017 and 2018. He formerly co-hosted Comedy Central’s The Man Show and Win Ben Stein’s Money before hosting his live show. Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show were among the shows he created.
He jumped from radio to television, working as the host of the game show, Win Ben Stein’s Money. However, rumor has it that Jimmy was fired on his first job on radio. Two years later, Kimmel founded a production company called Jackhole Industries. Once he debuted under his label, ABC expressed an interest in him as a potential host of the late-night show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Jimmy Kimmel Age
How old is Jimmy Kimmel? Kimmel is 54 years old as of November 2021. He was born James Christian Kimmel on November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 13th of November every year and his birth sign is Scorpion.
Jimmy Kimmel Wife
Jimmy is married to Molly McNearney.
However, Kimmel’s relationship history is kinda interesting. He has been married twice. First, he married Gina Maddy in 1988 of whom they have two children; Katherine, and Kelvin. Suddenly, they got divorced in 2002. After the divorce, he moved on with Comedian Sarah Silverman between the years 2002 and 2009.
He then went ahead to date his Co-writer for the Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Molly McNearney in 2009. The two got engaged in August 2012 and later married in July 2013. He now owns a family with her having a blessing of two children; William, and Jane.
In addition, Kimmel has two sons and two daughters. From his first relationship with Gina Maddy, he has a son, Kelvin, and a daughter, Katherine. On the other side, he has a son, William “Billy” John, and a daughter, Jane with his current wife Molly.
Jim Kimmel’s Family
Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in the neighborhood of Mill Basin. He is the eldest of the three kids of Joann Iacono and James John Kimmel, who served at American Express and was an IBM executive. Jimmy was raised Catholic and as a child was an altar server. His mother is of Italian ancestry from Ischia, Naples. His brother Jonathan works on a show as a director while his sister, Jill, is a comedian.
Jim Kimmel’s Height
Kimmel stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 205 pounds.
Jim Kimmel Net Worth
Kimmel has an estimated net worth of around $ 45 million as of 2021. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a tv host, comedian, and producer.