Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth (Updated 2024) and Life Facts

Jimmy Kimmel

Do you still enjoy watching the talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live? This article will provide you with all the unknown aspects of his life along with Jimmy Kimmel net worth.

Who doesn’t know about Jimmy Kimmel? His name is probably the most heard nowadays because of his talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live. In fact, this is one of the most famous talks shows that people all over the world watch. Jimmy Kimmel is a comedian, TV host as well as a writer and producer. 

Before gaining wide acclaim because of his late-night talk show, he was known for co-hosting Comedy Central’s The Man Show. Jimmy also has lots of other shows to his name, apart from his own talk show. In this article, we are going to provide you with some interesting biographical details about Jimmy Kimmel. We will also learn about his present net worth right here.

A Short Biographical Sketch Jimmy Kimmel

As we know, Jimmy Kimmel is one of the most famous TV personalities in the world. His full name is James Christian Kimmel. Jimmy was born on November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York City in the United States. Therefore he is presently 53 years old. His father John Kimmel was an IBM executive and his mother a homemaker. Jimmy Kimmel follows Christianity as his religion. 

Name Jimmy Kimmel
Real Name James Christian Kimmel
Nick Name Jimmy
Profession(s) American television host, comedian, writer, and producer
Birth Year November 13, 1967
Age 53 Years (As of 2021)
How tall is Jimmy 5ft 11 ¼ (181 cm)
Gender Male
Birthplace (Native) Brooklyn, New York, NY
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Molly McNearney (m. 2013), Gina Kimmel (m. 1988–2002)
Kevin Kimmel, William John Billy Kimmel, Jane Kimmel, Katie Kimmel
Net Worth As of 2024 Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth of $50 Million
Father Name
Mother Name
Facebook @jimmykimmel
Twitter @jimmykimmel
Instagram @jimmykimmel

Career – Education

Kimmel began his studies at Ed W. Clark High School. After that, he also attended the prestigious University of Nevada, Las Vegas. But here he studied just for a year. Next, he finally went to Arizona State University to complete his studies. Later on, in 2013, UNLV gave him an honorary degree.

Kimmel began hosting a Sunday night interview show on UNLV’s radio station KUNV while he was still in high school. In fact later on he actually gained popularity as a caller to the radio show on KZZP-FM. Thus began his radio career. In 1989 he got his first job co-hosting “The Me and Him Show” at KZOK-FM with Voss. Although later, both of them were fired because of some unknown reasons. This led to the formation of his own talk show at KCMJ FM.

Jimmy’s TV career took its flight with the game show “Win Ben Stein’s Money”. He Kimmel co-hosted alongside Ben Stein. His engaging persona along with his harp wit soon made him a favorite among his fans. During this time Kimmel also co-produced Comedy Central’s “The Man Show” in 1999. Kimmel also won the Comedia Award for Best Film for the movie Windy City. he had co-written and co-produced it. 

Finally, in 2003, Jimmy Kimmel quit “The Man Show” and came up with his famous late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. In fact, this is one of the most successful talks shows all over the world. Several famous actor actresses have made appearances for an informal chat in his show. Kimmel has become the host of several other famous shows and award ceremonies. Therefore you can well understand his level of popularity.

Personal Life

Jimmy Kimmel was first married to Gina Maddy in 1988. Although later on in 2002, they were divorced. The couple has two children. After that Kimmel started dating comedian Sarah Silverman. The relationship lasted from 2002-2009. 

Kimmel also dated Molly McNearney, who was a co-head writer for his talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. Their relationship began in 2009. After dating for quite a long time, the couple got married in July 2013. Their daughter was born in July 2014. They also had another son in April 2017. He had a defect in his heart from birth. But after successful surgery, he recovered.

Kimmel is a powerhouse of talents. He also plays bass clarinet. In fact, he was also a guest performer at a famous concert in Costa Mesa, California.  He was also laid with several acclamations and awards because of his successful career.

Jimmy Kimmel net worth and salary:

As we know, Jimmy Kimmel is one of the most famous personalities in Hollywood. Therefore the fact that his net worth will be somewhat jaw-dropping is not at all surprising. According to our sources, Jimmy Kimmel net worth is around $50 million. Yes, he is one of the richest celebrity hosts of Hollywood. In fact, His talk show itself is so famous that he earns an annual salary of $15 million. Moreover, this show is one of the longest-running TV shows. His previous talk shows like “The Man Show”, “Win Ben Stein’s Money” are also responsible for his immensely successful career.

Final Thoughts

There are very few TV hosts who have gained such immense popularity as Jimmy Kimmel. His talents are profound and are not limited to just hosting shows. He is also a great writer. Kimmel has also played several cameo roles in movies like Project X, Ted 2, etc. he had also lent his voice for the character of ‘Father’ in the animated movie, The Boss Baby.