Jimmy Kimmel

Birth Day November 13th, 1967
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Age 56 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

James Christian Kimmel famed as Jimmy Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer who is best known for hosting a late-night talk show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’. He hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2016 and the Academy Awards in 2017 and 2018. Jimmy began hosting an interview show on a local college radio station while he was still in high school. He was also best known as the co-host of Comedy Central's The Man Show and Win Ben Stein's Money. 

Famous cast sticks the live-TV landing in Norman Lear's "All in the Family", "The Jeffersons"

Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear, and a great cast and director aced a daunting high-wire act Wednesday, presenting re-created episodes of two groundbreaking Lear sitcoms on live TV. From the evocative sets to the memorable characters, ABC’s “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’” recaptured the energy, humor and thought-provoking engagement on race, sex and other charged issues that made Lear's comedies an influential cultural phenomenon when they premiered in the 1970s. "I imagined this would be great and I just can't believe how great it was and how great you all were," Kimmel said at the end of the special, standing in the familiar Bunker living room-a great set re-creation-with the full cast. The presentation, a project close to the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" host's heart, offered a robust rebuttal to those who say Lear's cutting-edge comedies would be too offensive to be revived today. The scripts were presented in their original form, complete with Archie Bunker's slurs against blacks, Jews and women, although the use of the N-word by George Jefferson and his black neighbor, Helen Willis, was bleeped in the new version.

Lori Loughlin never mentioned as Jimmy Kimmel interviews ‘Full House’ co-star Bob Saget

Jimmy Kimmel chose not to address the legal troubles of “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin during his sit-down with her co-star, Bob Saget, on Tuesday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Lori appeared on “Full House” with Saget for seven seasons (1987-1995), playing morning show co-host Rebecca Katsopolis or as fans of the show remember her, “Aunt Becky.” They both reprised their roles in the recent Netflix reboot “Fuller House,” which is ending this year. On Tuesday morning, authorities said 50 people including Loughlin and actress Felicity Huffman were tied to what was called the “largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice.” Loughlin, 54, was accused of paying $500,000 to get her daughter accepted at the University of Southern California through the school’s rowing program despite her daughter having never participated in the sport. The appearance by Saget, 62, on Kimmel's show was apparently just a coincidence. Saget was there to promote his new show, and Kimmel a friend of Saget's never asked him about the controversy involving Loughlin. He also mocked Donald Trump Jr. for mocking Loughlin and Huffman on Twitter. 

Jimmy Kimmel's Birthday, Wiki, Childhood, Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Facts, And More

On 13th November 1967, Jimy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York with the birth name of James Christian Kimmel. At present, his age is 51 but his age will be 52 on his upcoming birthday in November as of 2019. Later, he moved to Las Vegas with his family when he was only nine years old. By religion, he is a roman catholic and has volunteered as an altar boy for his local Roman Catholic Church. He was born to James John Kimmel; his father who worked at American Express and was an IBM executive and Joan; his mother who is a homemaker. He is the eldest son and has two a brother named Jonathan and sister named Jill. His ethnicity is White and his horoscope sign is Scorpio. He was raised in Las Vegas, where he spent his childhood cultivating a love of pranks and practical jokes, which served as unlikely training for future television hijinks. 

Jimmy Kimmel's Nationality

The nationality of Jimmy Kimmel s American. 

Jimmy Kimmel's Education

Concerning his education, he is graduated from Ed W. Clark High School, and then attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas (for one year) and Arizona State University (for two years). He received an honorary degree from UNLV in 2013.

Jimmy Kimmel's Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Jimmy is a very handsome person. He has a tall height of 1.83 m or 6 ft. His balanced body consists of 82 Kg. His hair color is Dark Brown and eye color is Brown. There is no information about his shoe size, dress size.

How Jimmy Kimmel Began His Career? Where Is He Now?

  • Kimmel began his career as a radio host while he was UNLV where he hosts a Sunday night interview. 
  • Then, he landed his first paying job alongside Voss as morning drive co-host of The Me and Him Show at KZOK-FM in Seattle, Washington in 1989. 
  • Later, he and Voss were fired by KZOK-FM and he went on to host his own show at KCMJ in Palm Springs, California, where he persuaded a young Carson Daly to drop out of college and become his intern.
  • He spent five years as "Jimmy The Sports Guy" for the Kevin and Bean morning show.
  • He turned professional at the age of 21. 
  • He then appeared on hosting a television game show ‘Win Ben Stein’s Money’ which even got him and his partner, Stein, an Emmy award for the best game show host. 
  • He started to host on many television shows.
  • On July 11, 2007, Kimmel, along with basketball player LeBron James, hosted the 2007 ESPY Awards.
  • He hosted the American Music Awards on ABC five times, in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008.
  • His voice appeared in Garfield and Road Trip, and he portrayed Death's Dog in the Family Guy episode "Mr. Saturday Knight".
  • After that, he started hosting his own late-night talk show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in 2003 which came to be the longest-running late night talk show with 1826 episode as of 2012 in the history of ABC Network.
  • He has also hosted the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California. 
  • Jimmy Kimmel broke the Guinness world record for most miles traveled in a five-day work week.
  • With the Presidential Election only weeks away, he pointed out the role Mark Burnett played in the rise of Trump
  • Then, he hosted the 89th edition of the Academy Awards ceremony on February 26, 2017, and also the 90th edition of the Academy Awards on March 4, 2018.

How much is Jimmy Kimmel worth?

The net worth of Jimmy is estimated to have $35 Million as of 2019 and his estimated salary is around $10 Million as of 2019. He is making a huge amount of money from his career and living a luxurious lifestyle from the money he is earning as of today. His major source of money is from his television host career. 

Marital Status, Children, Sexual Orientation, Dating History

Jimmy Kimmel is a married person. He was married to his girlfriend Gina Kimmel on 25th June 1988 but the couple got divorced on 16th June 2003. The couple was blessed with 2 children named Katie, born in 1991 and Kevin, born in 1993. After that,  he started dating Sarah Silverman who is also a comedian. They dated for 7 years but before getting married they got separated in the year 2008. Then, he started to date his co-head writer of the talk show ‘Jimmy Kimmel live’ Molly McNearney and the couple got engaged in the year 2012. They got married on 13th July 2013 and welcomed their first daughter together named Jane in July 2014. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. They are enjoying their life a lot. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Social Media Platform

Jimmy Kimmel is very active in various sorts of social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has around 1 million followers on Facebook. He has more than 1 million followers on Instagram and has more than 10 million followers on Twitter. 

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