Jimmy Kimmel

United States

Jimmy Kimmel Bio

Who is Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel is a popular American television personality well-known for hosting a late-night talk show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’. He also served as the host of Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2016, as well as the Academy Awards in February 2017.

Early Life (Childhood)

Kimmel was born on Nov 13, 1967, in New York City, the United States from parents Joan and James John Kimmel. His father worked as the IBM executive and his mother served as a homemaker. He has two brothers named Joan Kimmel and James John Kimmel.

Interesting Facts

Jimmy Kimmel has a whopping net worth of $35 million. He also co-hosted the Man Show with Adam Carolla. The legendary David Letterman is his biggest inspirations.

Personal Life

He married his longtime girlfriend Gina in 1998. The couple shares two children together, a daughter and a son. The couple split in 2002. After his divorced from Gina, he was romantically linked with Sarah Silverman, the American actress, and writer, in October 2009. Shortly after break up with Sarah, Molly McNearney, a co-head writer on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. The couple engaged in 2012 and married in July 2013. The couple had two children with his current wife.


Jimmy Kimmel is the winner of numerous awards which including Daytime Emmy award, Writers Guild of America Award, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Variety's Power of Comedy Award.


Mr. Kimmel also has been the part of a controversy, when he told that U.S. should fix its financial problems by killing all the people in China.