Jimmy Kimmel Biography

Updated On Feb 14, 2019 Published On Oct 12, 2015
Facts of Jimmy Kimmel
Date of Birth: 1967 , November-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Jimmy Kimmel
Birth Name James Christian Kimmel
Father James Kimmel
Mother Joan Kimmel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Brooklyn
Ethnicity White
Profession TV personality
Net Worth $35 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color White
Married to Molly McNearney (m. 2013), Gina Kimmel (m. 1988)
Children Katie Kimmel, Kevin Kimmel, William Kimmel, Jane Kimmel
Divorce Molly McNearney , Gina Kimmel (Div.2002)
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Jimmy Kimmel, born as James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel, is one of the popular television personalities, comedian, host, producer and writer from the United States. He is most popular as the host and executive producer of a late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! which premiered on ABC in 2003. 

Bio- Age, Childhood, Education

Jimmy Kimmel was born as James Christian Kimmel on November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. His father name is James Kimmel and mother's name is Joann Iacono. He is an American and is white.

He is the eldest of his parent's three children. Born an raised in a Catholic family, his mother comes Italian decent from Ischia. 

He did his graduation from Ed W. Clark High School and later joined University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Almost after a year at Nevada, he moved to Arizona State University, where he studied for two years.

What is his age?

As of 2019, Jimmy is 51 years of age.

Jimmy Kimmel Wife, Children, Girlfriend

Jimmy Kimmel has been married twice in his life. His first marital relationship ended in a divorce.

First Wife Gina Kimmel

He was first married to Gina Kimmel, a famous Costume Designer from the United States. They got married in 1988. However, after about 14 years of marriage, they got a divorce in 2002.

Gina and Jimmy had Two Children, a Daughter & a Son

The couple from their relationship welcomed two children, a daughter, and a son. Their first kid, daughter Katherine, was born in 1991, whereas their son Kevin was born in 1993.

Affair With Girlfriend Sarah Silverman

Following his divorce with Gina, he had a short-lived affair with American stand-up comedian Sarah Silverman. They started dating in 2002 and eventually broke up in March 2009.

Married Second Wife Molly McNearney in 2013

As of 2019, Jimmy is married to a co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live Molly McNearney. The couple first met and started dating in October 2009, following which in August 2012, they got engaged. They reportedly got married in July of 2013.

The couple from their relationship welcomed their first child on July 10, 2014. Likewise, their second kid named William ("Billy") John was born on April 21, 2017, but unfortunately had a rare congenital heart defect.

Well, almost three days after his birth, his son went under the knife.

What is his net worth?

He earns a huge amount of salary and his net worth is around $35 million.

Jimmy Kimmel facts on timeline

Born in Brooklyn, New York City

November 13 , 1967

Jimmy Kimmel was from the upper class family born as James Christian Kimmel in Brooklyn, New York City, New York of United States of America to James Kimmel and Joann Iacono. He is an American and is white.

Won Online Film & Television Association


Online Film & Television Association is one of the prestigious awards in acting world. He has also won this award twice in his life. He won this award for the first time in his life in 1999 and that was for Best Host of a Game Show. He also won this award the following year. 

Won Daytime Emmy Awards


He has also been honored with Daytime Emmy Awards once in his life and that was in 1999. He won this award for his role in Win Ben Stein's Money. He was awarded as the Outstanding Game Show Host. 

Honored by Walk of Fame


Recently in 2013, he was honored by the Walk of Fame. There he was awarded as the star of the Walk of Fame. The same year he was also nominated in People's Choice Awards, USA for Favorite Late Night Show Host.

Married to Gina Kimmel

June 25 , 1988

His first loving spouse was Gina Kimmel. Her real name was Gina Maddy, they had some kind of love affairs before they got married and they decided to enter into the new stage of their relationship in 1988. They got married on 25th June. 

Divorced with Gina Kimmel

June 16 , 2003

Jimmy Kimmel has been married twice in his life as his first married life dissolved after being married for about one and half decade. He as first married to Gina Kimmel. She is the famous Costume Designer in United States. They got married in 1988. They called off their marriage in 2002.

Began dating Sarah Silverman


Soon after his divorce with his first wife Gina Kimmel, he was found having romantic relationship with Sarah Silverman. Her full name is Sarah Kate Silverman and she is one of the multitalented woman form United States. She is the popular comedian. 

Broke up with Sarah Silverman


Jimmy almost had romantic relationship with Sarah Kate Silverman for about a decade. They began dating each other from 2002 and they contined it till the 2009. Both of them were comedian, so they together were having the great time with each other. 

Began dating Molly McNearney


It seems like he called off his relationship with Sarah Kate Silverman as he became close to Molly McNearney but in their broke up they claimed that extra affairs was not the main case. Molly is also the popular screenwriter. 

Married to Molly McNearney

July 13 , 2013

After dating Molly McNearney for about half a decade he proposed her to marry her. She accepted his proposal and they got engaged in August 2012 and they also finalized their marriage the following year. They got married in July. 

Began his career


Jimmy Kimmel is one of the popular television personalities from United States. He is actually the multi talented person as he is also the writer, actor and as well musician. He has also established himself as a comedian. He began his career from 1989. 

First child, Katie Kimmel


After being married with his first wife, Gina Kimmel, he became father for the first time in his life. His wife gave birth to his first child in 1991 and it was a sweet little baby girl and they named her Katie Kimmel. 

Second child, Kevin Kimmel

September 19 , 1993

Within two years, he became father of his second child. He and his first wife, Gina Kimmel announced that they were expecting their second child together at the mid of 1993 and in September she gave birth to Kevin Kimmel. 

Third child, Jane Kimmel

July 10 , 2014

He also has a child with Molly McNearney. After being married for about a year, she gave birth to their first child together and it was a sweet little baby girl and they named her Jane Kimmel. She was in good health when she was born.