Jimmy Kimmel is a talk show host, performer, writer, comedian, and producer from the United States. He is mostly known for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night chat program that debuted on ABC in 2003, where Jimmy is the host & executive producer.
Kimmel co-hosted The Man Show on Comedy Central before presenting his show. The Crank Yankers show, The Andy Show, and the Sports Show w Norm Macdonald are among Kimmel’s other productions.
Jimmy Kimmel Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||James Christian Kimmel|
|Age||56 years (as in 2023)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Scorpio|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Date of Birth||13 November 1967|
|Residence||Hermosa Beach, California|
Hollywood Hills, California
|Home Town||Mill Basin, Brooklyn, New York, United States|
Listening to music
|Mother’s Name||Joann Iacono|
|Father’s Name||James Kimmel|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Molly McNearney |
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Gina Kimmel (1998 – 2002)|
Molly McNearney (2013 – present)
|Marriage Date||25 June 1988 (Gina Kimmel)|
13 July 2013 (Molly McNearney)
|Children||Katie Kimmel (with Gina Kimmel) |
Kevin Kimmel (with Gina Kimmel)
William John Billy Kimmel (with Molly McNearney)
Jane Kimmel (with Molly McNearney)
|School|| Ed W. Clark High School|
|College/University||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
Arizona State University
|Educational Qualification||Honorary degree|
|Profession||Talk Show Host|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Available|
|Career Manager||Not Available|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in Centimeters – 183 cm|
in Meters – 1.83 m
in Feet Inches – 6″0′
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilogram – 82 kg|
in Pounds – 182 lbs
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||13 inches|
|Waist Size||33 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Italian|
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Dress Size||35 – 37 (US)|
|Shoe Size||11.5 (US)|
|Favourite Book||The Serious Goose|
|Favourite Colors||Cornel Red|
|Favourite Movie||Hellboy II: The Golden Army|
Jimmy was born on 13 November 1967, in Brooklyn, New York. His real name was James Christian Kimmel. Jimmy’s mother was from an Italian family and his father had German ancestry.
He grew up in the Mill Basin neighborhood. Jimmy was the eldest of 3 kids before his family relocated to Las Vegas while he was nine years old.
He attended the ED Clark High School and went on to the University of Nevada & Arizona State University, for one year & two years respectively before getting an honorary degree at ASU.
Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth
Jimmy is one of the most successful & wealthy talk show hosts in America.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$60 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$50 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||$35 million|
|Annual Salary||$15 million|
|Income Source||Talk Show Host|
Reality Game Show Host
Jimmy Kimmel has an estimated net worth of around $60 million. His talk show is Jimmy Kimmel Live! is the longest-running ABC network talk show and he has made millions from hosting the show.
Apart from his talk show, Jimmy worked as a host in various shows, made cameo appearances in movies, and provided his voice to many animated characters. All this adds to his net worth.
Also, Jimmy has a nice real estate portfolio. He bought his first home near Hermosa Beach in California for $2.175 million in 2004, the second place in Hermosa worth $2.25 million in 2014, and a third-place again in Hermosa for $8.2 million in 2018. Other than that, he owns another home in Hollywood Hills worth $7.1 million.
- Jimmy earned his first position as a host for the series The Me And Him Show on Seattle radio channel KZOK-FM during 1989. Just in two months, he got dismissed, and he went on to launch his radio program in Palm Springs City, California.
- Jimmy performed as the renowned Jimmy the Sports Guy just on radio channel KROQ in Los Angeles, where he presented The Kevin and Bean Show as a popular version of Jimmy the Sports Guy.
- Jimmy appeared on the show as Jimmy the fox person in Fox Network promotional videos in 1996.
- He has appeared on a variety of talk shows, including Live w Regis & Kelly, Howard Stern’s Night Show, David Letterman’s show, and Ellen DeGeneres’ Show.
- He made his television debut in 1997 as a host of the tv game show Win Ben Stein’s Money, which aired on the CCN network. His funny quips and distinct acting style were well received by television audiences.
- Jimmy and A. Corolla, a fellow TV person, entertainer, and radio show presenter, co-hosted Comedy Central’s show named The Man Show in 1999.
- Inside the American sitcom film ‘Road Trip,’ written and directed by Todd Phillips, he voiced Corky, a talking mischievous dog.
- In 2001, he appeared in Mr. Saturday Knight which was the ninth episode of the third installment of Family Guy, as Deaths Dog.
- On the ABC channel, he began hosting his weekly late-night talk program, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, in 2003. In 2004, he contributed his voiceover as Spanky in the American live-action feature film Garfield: The Movie.
- In 2010, he starred in a promo for the video game: Call of Duty: Black Ops. He has been seen shooting and ducking gunfire in the footage.
- In 2012, Jimmy presented the White House Correspondents’ Ball in the capital city of Washington, D.C., whereupon he delivered a series of amusing jokes.
- He presented The Primetime Emmy Awards 64th on 23rd September 2012, in Los Angeles Downtown at the Nokia Theatre, California.
- Jimmy’s show became so famous that ABC shifted Jimmy Kimmel Live! to a prior time slot in 2013. His show was in direct competition with the famous talk shows: The Late Show w/ David Letterman & The Tonight Show. Since then, his show is live and features a diverse line of guests.
- In the mid & the late 2010s, Jimmy made cameo appearances as himself in many films and provided his voice to many animated characters.
- Jimmy also hosted the Emmy another two times, in 2016 & 2020, and the Academy Award two times, in 2017 & 2019.
- Jimmy Kimmel currently hosts his own show Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Who Wants To Be Billionaire celebrity version reality tv show.
- Kimmel’s talk shows Jimmy Kimmel which has broadcasted over 2700 episodes as of February 2021 id the longest-running ABC talk show.
- He received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host in 1999.
- He was named TIME’s 100 most influential people in 2013.
- He was also honored with a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Jimmy can play the clarinet family musical instrument bass clarinet.
- He has been suffering from a neurological disorder called Narcolepsy for a long time.
- Jimmy once broke the Guinness World Record of most distance flown in 5 days to host two tv shows.
Jimmy suffers from Narcolepsy.
Yes, Jimmy Kimmel Live is taped with a live audience in the studio.
Jimmy got Italian ancestry from his mother
Yes, Jimmy is one of the richest TV personalities with a Net Worth of $60 million.
Jimmy was married to Gina Kimmel for 14 years before divorcing in 2002. Later, he married Molly McNearney in 2013 and the couple is going strong till now.