Jimmy Kimmel is a prominent American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for hosting and executive producing Jimmy Kimmel Live. Besides, he has also hosted the primetime Emmy awards function, and the academy awards function now. Not to mention, Kimmel was named the top 100 influential people by Times Magazine.

Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney Love Life

During the shoot of his show Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jimmy and Molly met during the shoot and shortly began dating in 2009. Molly was a writer in his show.

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After years of romance, he proposed to her during the vacation in South Africa and later got engaged in 2012.

Kimmel married life with Molly 

 Jimmy married Molly in a star-studded wedding in the 220 acres of mountains in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old Tv host wore a tuxedo, and the 35-year writer looked gorgeous in white lace wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline. 

Jimmy and Molly during their wedding ceremony
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Additionally, the couple requested their 300 guests to donate instead of bringing the wedding gift, which was quite a kind gesture from the couple. The guests at their wedding comprised big names like Matt Damon, Ellen Degeneres, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepherd, Jennifer Aniston, and many others.

Jimmy Kimmel and Molly’s Children

The couple had their first child, a daughter Jane Kimmel, and later gave birth to their baby boy, William John. Unfortunately, William was born with a rare Congenital heart defect which was first detected when he had a purplish appearance at the three hours of birth. 

Jimmy and Molly with their daughter and a son.
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They had to go for a successful surgery the three days of birth which got successful. The first guest on his show was also a cardiac surgeon Dr. Megmet Oz who discussed the condition of the disease.   

Jimmy Kimmel’s Ex-wife 

Jimmy was in a relationship with Gina Maddy during his college days at Arizona state university, and as a matter of fact, he was three years younger than her. While Jimmy dropped out, she got graduated from University.

Jimmy and his ex-wife Gina Maddy 
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Kimmel got married to Gina Maddy in 1968 and gave birth to a daughter Katherine aka Katie Kimmel, and a son Kevin. Their marriage could not last long following the complication in their marriage and divorced in 2002.

His ex-Girlfriend

He had an intimate relationship with the comedian Sarah Silverman but broke up in 2009.

Jimmy and his ex-girlfriend Sarah Silverman
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 Apart from Sarah, he had no other relationship before marrying his current wife Molly.

Health Issue

He has also spoken publicly about being a narcoleptic, a neurological disorder that decreases the ability to regulate the sleep cycle.

What’s his Net Worth?

Kimmel has a net worth of $60 million from his tv show and as a host of awards shows.  He annually earns around $15 million for his show Jimmy Kimmel Live. According to The richest, his salary has risen from $1.75 million to $6 million from 2003 to 2009.

Jimmy Kimmel’s Los Angeles house
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He currently stands in third-highest earner in talk show business behind Conan O Brien with $85 million. American tv host tied with Chelsea Handler at whopping $35 million. But overall, Kimmel’s $35 million is left far behind, co-paired to Jerry Seinfield with $920 million when it comes to comedians.

Early Life

Jimmy Kimmel was born November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, Newyork, USA, and was the eldest of three children, Joan and James. His parents are from Italy who migrated to the USA when he was 9 years old

Jimmy graduated from Ed Clark High school and attended the University of Nevada for a year, Arizona university, for 2 years before dropping out to pursue his career in Radio.

Professional Career

While in high school, Kimmel began working in the radio industry, hosting a Sunday night interview show on UNLV college station. In 1969 landed his first paying job alongside Voss as co-host of the ‘me and him’ K2K Km in Seattle. Later he started his own show KCMJ in Palm spiring, California along with his friend. He was known as ‘Jimmy the sports guy when he worked for Kevin and Bean’s morning show and quickly got popular in the tv industry due to his witty and funny reaction.

Later began his Television career as Ben stein on the money game show with Beinstein’s money which aired in 1997.  

Jimmy Kimmel with President of USA Donald Trump on his talk show
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Steins Funny talk and Kimmel’s Everyman personality combination earned the pair an Emmy for best game show host. During his time with Ben stein’s money, he, along with Adam Carolla, hosted and also co-produced with Daniel Karlson Comedy central ‘The Man Show.’ After that there he had become a family name among people.

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 Soon after, the Man show’s success allowed Him and his partners to create and produce under the banner Jackhole Production for comedy central. He also co-produced and co-wrote the feature film ‘Windy city heat’ and won the comedian category award for the best film at the Montreal comedy festival. 

With his rising fame, Kimmel left the show and started his own late-night talk show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ He was also named the biggest bad on tv by Stuffmagazine.com.  Kimmel was established as a talk show host in the television industry. Later, he also started to feature in movies as a cameo. Some of the movies are Project x, Hellboy, Garfield, Ted 2, and many more.

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Jane Kimmel Daughter
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