Jimmy Kimmel is a prominent American television host, comedian, writer, and producer known best for his talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. Jimmy Kimmel net worth is known to have been amassed from his long running successful career as a comedian.
The American comedian, TV host, writer, and producer Jimmy Kimmel have been active in the TV and movie arena since 1989. Jimmy Kimmel net worth is huge and comes from the success of his talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! for which he is the host and the executive producer.
Jimmy Christian Kimmel was born on 13th November 1967 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He was born to parents Joan and James John Kimmel. His mother is a homemaker while his father is an IBM executive. He follows the Catholic faith and was even an altar server while growing up. He comes from an Italian descent from his mother’s side. At the age of nine, he along with his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jimmy received his education from Ed W. Clark High School. Eventually, he joined the University of Nevada based in Las Vegas from where he graduated in 2013. Then he joined Arizona State University.
Jimmy began his career as a morning drive co-host in 1989 for The Me and Him Show at KZOK-FM. Eventually, he went on to work for WRBQ-FM and then went on to host his own show at KZMJ. Kimmel then joined KROQ-FM based in Los Angeles.
Jimmy appeared as himself in the movie, Down to You in 2000 which marked his debut in the movie arena. Then he went on to write and produce the 2003 movies, Windy City Heat.
He also made cameos in The Aristocrats, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Project X, Pitch Perfect 2, and Ted 2.
He voiced as the character Ted Templeton in The Boss Baby. More recently in 2017 he has appeared in Sandy Wexler and Brad’s Status. He will soon be seen in The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards.
Jimmy made his debut in the TV arena in 1997 when he joined the show Win Ben Stein’s Money as a co-host. He appeared in 19episodes. Then in 1999, he was cast as a co-host in the show The Man Show which he continued till 2003. In 2002 he went on to voice various characters in Crank Yankers. Jimmy Kimmel Live! started in 2003 and has been running till date.
He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Kimmel has also appeared in 22 episodes of The Andy Milonakis Show.
He is also noted for his work in shows like Robot Chicken, Drawn Together, Scandal, and more. In 2017, Kimmel hosted the 89th Academy Awards.
Jimmy Kimmel net worth is estimated to be $35 million as per various sites. Jimmy Kimmel net worth is known to have been amassed from his remarkable career as a comedian and a TV show host. Jimmy Kimmel net worth is sourced from his $ 10 million annual salaries coming from the success of his talk show. Jimmy Kimmel net worth and fame has been increasing each day through his remarkable work.
Jimmy Kimmel was first married to his wife Gina Maddy. The couple got married in 1998 and went on to have a daughter named Katherine and a son named Kevin. Jimmy Kimmel wife divorced him in 2002 after which he has a relationship with Sarah Silverman until March 2009 when they broke up. He then began dating his second wife Molly McNearney.
Jimmy Kimmel wife Molly was a co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!.The couple got married in July 2013 and a year later they gave birth to their daughter Jane. Their second child named William was born in April 2017 with a rare congenital heart defect, tetralogy of Fallot (TOF).
Jimmy Kimmel at the age of 50 weighs 83 kgs and stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inches. He has a body measurement of 41-13.5-33 inches. Even at this age, he has maintained his figure.
Jimmy has been honored with awards many times. He won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host in 1999. Jimmy was the recipient of the Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes – Specials in 2012 and 2016. He has won the Variety’s Power of Comedy Award and has his own star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Jimmy Kimmel is famous on twitter with 10.5 million followers. Jimmy Kimmel YouTube account for his talk show has more than 10 million fans. Jimmy Kimmel YouTube shows the videos of his talk shows including mean tweets and challenges.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) December 2, 2017