Gina Kimmel - Updated Jun 2024

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Gina Kimmel

Gina Kimmel is a costume designer, fashion designer, and television personality turned entrepreneur from the United States. Moreover, Gina Kimmel is popular for her works on “Party Like Rich and Famous“, “The Man Show”, and Party Like the Queen of France”. Besides that, she is also popular as the ex-wife of American Television host Jimmy Kimmel.

Early Life

Gina Kimmel was born in Hoffman Estates a village in Illinois, the United States on December 13, 1964. She was born under the zodiac sign Sagittarius and she is currently 59 years old as of 2024. Moreover, her real birth name is Gina Maddy. Additionally, she holds American nationality by birth but she has not revealed her ethnic background.

Furthermore, her father’s name is James Maddy. She has not revealed the identity of her mother and early childhood life as well as whether she has any siblings or not. Furthermore, her parents must raise her well due to her success as a costume designer and fashion designer.

Gina Kimmel

Caption: Gina Kimmel posing with her friend Jen Cracker (Source: Instagram)

Gina attended Northern Illinois University in 1983 and completed her graduation from the University in 1985. After that, she enrolled at Arizona State University and graduated with a degree in communications and journalism in 1988.

Gina Kimmel – Net Worth 2024

She has garnered a significant amount of money from her work as a costume designer. According to online sources, she has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand US dollars from her work as a costume designer and television appearances.

Professional Life

Gina Kimmel started her career when she appeared on the Comedy Central show titled “The Man Show” in 1999. Moreover, she appeared in a total of 17 episodes of the series from 1999 to 2002. The show helped her establish herself in the industry and made her popular among the public and fans. After that, she made a cameo appearance in the two movies titled “Party Like Queen of France” and “Party Like the Rich and Famous” in 2012.

Additionally, she has also worked as a freelance costume designer in the American film industry apart from appearing in Television series. Moreover, she also owns the lingerie and nightwear clothing business called “Maddy James Inc Vintage Loungewear”. Her clothing business offers an exclusive range of vintage nightgowns inspired by the fashion of the bygone era from the 1920s to the 1960s in Chicago.

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Caption: Gina Kimmel’s product at her store (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, her company was funded by the Brooklyn-based public-benefit corporation Kickstarter which raised$16 thousand to help her launch the business. Furthermore, she sold her products on Etsy after the Kickstarter campaign raised the money. Due to the lack of stores offering elegant and affordable nightwear, she conceived the idea of the business.

After her divorce in 2003, she moved to Chicago and studied fashion at Harper College in Palatine. Later, she named her company James Maddy after her father’s name. Moreover, she trained herself in costume designing and found herself moving towards vintage-style clothing. Additionally, she also worked as a costume designer for the television films “Party Like the Rich and Famous” and “Party Like the Queen of France”.


Talking about Kimmel’s awards and nominations, she hasn’t won them until now. She might win some of them in the future years from her work as a costume designer and some appearances in television and film.

Relationship Status

As far as Kimmel’s current relationship status, she is in a relationship with a man named Chris Jones. Previously, she was married to the popular American television host Jimmy Kimmel for five years.

Moreover, the couple dated each other for several years and married each other on June 25, 1988. Furthermore, the couple has a daughter named Katie Kimmel and a son named Kevin Kimmel. However, the couple divorced on June 16, 2003, and Gina married a guy named Chris Jones after that.

Talking about Kimmel’s rumors and controversy, she’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, she is focusing on raising her children and likes to stay away from rumors and controversies.

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Caption: Gina Kimmel posing with her husband Chris Jones (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Gina Kimmel has blue eyes and brown hair with a height of 5 feet 8 inches but her weight is not available. Besides that, there is no further information about Gina’s other body measurements.

Gina Kimmel – Social Media

Gina is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram. Her Instagram account @ginathetomato has 727 followers.