Jimmy Kimmel - Updated Jun 2024

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Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel is a very popular American television host. Jimmy Kimmel has hosted and presented many shows on radio and television. He is popular for programs like Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Win Ben Stein’s Money, etc. He was also enlisted in The World’s 100 Most Influential People by Times Magazine.

Early life

Jimmy Kimmel was born on 13th November 1967, in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. This makes him 56 years old as of 2024. His father’s name is James John Kimmel, and his mother is Joan Iacono. He has a brother named Jonathan, and also a sister named Jill. Jonathan is a director, and Jill is a comedian. He belongs to a mixed ethnicity and practices Christianity. While he holds an American nationality and has Scorpio as his zodiac sign.

Talking about their formal educational status, he has completed his schooling at Ed W. Clark High School. While, he also went to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Arizona State University.

Professional life

Profession-wise, Jimmy is one of the very successful American talk show hosts and media personalities. He is famous for his Jimmy Kimmel Live! Initially, he started as a radio jockey. He got his first job in a radio station; KZOK-FM as co-host of The Me And Him Show.

During that time, he was featured in Jimmy the Sports Guy in a radio show named The Kevin and Bean Show on the radio station KROQ. Later, he also did Win Ben Stein’s Money as the co-host. For his outstanding performance in it, he was able to win the Daytime Emmy Award too. Further, one of the most important works of his life was his very popular show Jimmy Kimmel Live!. It also became one of the longest-running late-night

Jimmy Kimmel

Caption: Kimmel during a show (Source: YouTube)

talk shows. It was broadcast on ABC Network and had broken many records. He is popular today for his new show named Shock-Talk too. Interestingly, Time Magazine even enlisted him as 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2013. In the same year, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Jimmy Kimmel – Net Worth 2024

Jimmy is living a pleasant life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has been able to earn from his career till today. His total net worth is about $50 million US dollars as of 2021.

Brand Endorsements

A television ad for the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops featured Jimmy. Additionally, he appeared in a Tostitos television commercial. Additionally, he appeared in the Red.org TV commercial with Scarlett Johansson and Barry Manilow.

Personal life

Moving on to the private and romantic life of Jimmy Kimmel, he is married. He tied the knot with Molly McNearney in July 2013. They are leading a happy life with four children. While previously he was married to Gina Maddy. And, with her, he has two children; Katherine, and Kevin. Profession-wise, Katherine is a ceramics artist, and his son Kevin is a production assistant. Apart from that, he does not have any other affairs with other women. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have involvement in any other controversial events to date.

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Caption: Kimmel and wife Molly McNearney (Source: NY Daily News)

Jimmy Kimmel – Body Measurements

Jimmy Kimmel has an impressive personality and excellent physical attributes. The television stands about 6 feet tall. While he weighs 83kg. The color of his eyes is black, and he has black colored eyes too. Further, he has 40 inches chest and 33 inches waist.

Jimmy Kimmel – Social Media

Jimmy is also active on social media. He has a Facebook account under his name with around 1.7 million followers. His Instagram account under the name @jimmykimmel has around 2.4 million followers. Moreover, his Twitter account under the name @jimmykimmel has 11.8 million followers.