Jimmy Kimmel Family: Siblings, Kids, Age, All You Need To Know

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James Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer who was born Brooklyn, New York. He was born on November 13, 1967, but he grew at the Mill Basin neighbourhood.

His parents are Joan and James John Kimmel.

James Kimmel’s father was an IBM executive and also worked at American Express. Joan, who is James Kimmel’s mother is of Italian ancestry from Ischia, Naples but her family moved to the United States of America in 1883. At the age of 9, James Kimmel and his family moved to Las Vegas.

With respect to education, James Kimmel got educated at the Ed W. Clark High School and also attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After only a year, James Kimmel got transferred to Arizona State University. In 2013, he received an honorary degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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He is the host and executive producer of James Kimmel Live. James Kimmel Live is a late-night talk show that was premiered about 20 years ago specifically January 26, 2003, at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California.

The show also had another premiere at Zappos Theater on the Las Vegas Strip on April 1, 2019. In 2012, 2016 as well as 2020, James Kimmel hosted the  Primetime Emmy Awards. He also hosted the Academy Awards in 2017, 2018 as well as  2023.

Even before he started hosting James Kimmel Live, he had also co-hosted  Comedy Central’s The Man Show and Win Ben Stein’s Money. Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show are some of the shows that have been produced by James Kimmel. Time named James Kimmel as one of ‘The World’s 100 Most Influential People’ in 2018.

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Way back during his High School days, James Kimmel began working in a radio station. He hosted a show on University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ radio station.

It was in 1989 that he landed his radio job alongside Voss as co-host of the Morning Drive tagged The Me and Him Show on KZOK Fm in Washington. He was fired in 1990 but went on to KCMJ to host his own show. For five years, James Kimmel was on the Kevin and Bean morning show as “Jimmy The Sports Guy”.

Jimmy Kimmel Siblings

Jimmy Kimmel has two brothers as well as two sisters. The brothers are Jonathan and James. The sisters are Jill and Molly. Whereas Jill is a comedian and a writer, Jonathan is a furniture designer. Jill has worked on many shows produced by Jimmy Kimmel.

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James and Molly have their careers that do not pertain to the entertainment industry.

Jimmy Kimmel Kids

Jimmy Kimmel married Gina Maddy in 1988. Even though they divorced in 2002, they had their daughter called Katherine in 1991. Kevin followed in 1993.

After having a seven-year relationship with Sarah Silverman, he started dating Molly Molly McNearney in October 2009 and fortunately got married in July 2013. They gave birth to their daughter in July 2014.

She was called Jane. Their second child, William “Billy” John, was born on April 21, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel Age

Currently Jimmy Kimmel is currently 55 years old. He would be 56 on November 13, 2023.

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