Jimmy Kimmel is an American comedian, talk show host, and writer who gained immense popularity for hosting his own late-night talk show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” He has also hosted various awards ceremonies, including the Emmy Awards, Academy Awards, and the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.
Jimmy Kimmel Age, Height & Weight
Jimmy Kimmel was born on November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York City. As of March 2023, he is 55 years old. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs approximately 86 kg.
Kimmel attended Ed W. Clark High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, but did not complete his graduation. Instead, he started working as a radio host for a local station called KUNV.
Kimmel’s career started in radio, where he worked as a co-host and sportscaster for several stations. He then transitioned to television, where he was the co-host of the game show “Win Ben Stein’s Money” from 1997 to 2001, which won him an Emmy Award.
In 2003, he started his own late-night talk show on ABC called “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” which has been running for over 18 years. The show has become a popular platform for celebrity interviews, comedy sketches, and musical performances. Kimmel has also hosted numerous awards shows, including the Emmy Awards, Academy Awards, and the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.
Apart from his work in television, Kimmel has also acted in movies such as “Road Trip” and “The Smurfs 2.” He has also written a book called “The Serious Goose,” which is a children’s book that raises money for children’s hospitals.
Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth
As of 2023, Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is estimated to be around $50 million. His primary source of income is from his work in television, hosting his talk show, and various awards shows.
Family and Parents
Kimmel was born to Joan Iacono and James John Kimmel. His father was an IBM executive, and his mother was a homemaker. He has two siblings, a brother named Jonathan, and a sister named Jill. Kimmel is married to Molly McNearney, a writer and producer for “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” They have two children together, a daughter named Jane and a son named William. Kimmel also has two children from his previous marriage to Gina Maddy.