Jimmy Kimmel

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Jimmy Kimmel

Kimmel at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 2013
Birth name James Christian Kimmel
Born November 13, 1967 (1967-11-13) (age 47)[1]
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Medium Stand-up, film, television, radio
Nationality American
Years active 1989–present
Genres Observational comedy, black comedy, satire, deadpan
Subject(s) American politics, celebrities
Influences Howard Stern, David Letterman
Influenced Dane Cook
Spouse Gina Kimmel (1988–2002; divorced; 2 children)
Molly McNearney (m. 2013)
Notable works and roles Creator and Host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
Creator and Co-Host of The Man Show
co-host of Win Ben Stein's Money (Comedy Central)
co-host of Crank Yankers
Emmy Awards
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host: 1999 Win Ben Stein's Money

James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American comedian, voice actor, actor, writer, producer, musician, television host, and radio personality. He is the host and creator of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that airs on ABC.

Early life[change | change source]

He is of German and Italian ancestry.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1181): p. 34. Nov 18, 2011.