Jimmy Kimmel is a famous actor, talk-show host, and voice-over actor. He is a well-known and wealthiest American host of a successful award-winning show. His net worth is around $50million. He gains fame and great success from the late-night talk show titled “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
Jimmy Kimmel (full name James Christian Kimmel) belongs to a middle-class family. He was born near the neighborhood of New York named Mill Basin, Brooklyn. Jimmy’s father, James Kimmel, works in IBM as an executive. Whereas, his mother Joan Kimmel was a homemaker.
However, he spent most of his childhood in Roman Catholicism and raised there. He serves in the crush as an altar boy since his childhood.
Furthermore, at the age of nine, Jimmy, along with his family, moved to Las Vegas, and study there. He did schooling from Ed W. Clark High School. He was one of the excellent students in his school.
Later, he attended the University of Nevada for graduation. After one year, he realized his passion for radio and left studies to pursue it.
Beginning of Career
After leaving his education behind, he began his career as a co-host of the show “The Me and Him Show” in a Seattle based radio station named KZOK-FM. After two months, he fired from this job and began his radio show in California.
Later, in Los Angeles, he starts working for another radio station, “KROQ,” and began hosting aa show as Sports Guy in “the Kevin and Bean show.”
Jimmy Kimmel Personal Details
|Real Name||James Christian Kimmel|
|Date of Birth||November 13, 1967|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York|
|Profession / Occupation||Actor, Host, Voice-over|
Jimmy Kimmel Stats
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Jimmy Kimmel Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Gina Kimmel (M. 1988–2003), Molly McNearney (2009)|
|Father Name||James Kimmel|
|Mother Name||Joan (Née Iacono)|
|Children||Katie Kimmel, Kevin Kimmel|
|Siblings||Jonathan Kimmel, Jill Kimmel|
Moreover, in 1996, he appeared on Fox Network promos as “Jimmy, the fox guy.” Later, he made several appearances in several TV shows, including The Howard Stern Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, Late Show with David Letterman, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Meanwhile, after one year, he co-hosts a game show “Win Ben Stein’s Money” that aired on a Comedy Central Network. Jimmy’s unique and witty remarks style catches the attention of viewers.
Moreover, long with Adam Corolla, a well-known American TV artist, he co-hosted a Comedy Central show “The Man Show.”
In 1988, Jimmy Kimmel married his long-term girlfriend, Gina. Both have two kids together. However, the couple got separated after 14 years of marriage in 2002.
After the separation, he began dating Sarah Silverman, a well-known American writer, and actress. But they broke-up in 2009.
In the same year, Jimmy romantically involved with Molly McNearney, who was the writer of Jimmy Kimmel Live. In 2012, the couple announced their engagement and still together.
Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth
Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is around $50 million. Moreover, Jimmy Kimmel is a famous and wealthiest American host of a successful Emmy Award-winning show. However, he earned most of the money from hosting. Thus, Jimmy is probably the most known host of a late-night comedy show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Jimmy is famous all over the world. Therefore, he is the 17th wealthiest TV host of America.
Facts About Jimmy Kimmel
- Kimmel is a well-known and wealthiest American host of a successful award-winning show
- Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is $35 million.
- James Christian Kimmel) belongs to a middle-class family.
- He attended the University of Nevada for graduation. After one year, he realized his passion for radio and left studies to pursue it.
- Recently, he romantically involved with Molly McNearney, the couple announced their engagement in 2012.