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.
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|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Medium||Stand-up, film, television, radio|
|Genres||Observational comedy, black comedy, satire, deadpan|
|Subject(s)||American politics, celebrities|
|Influences||Howard Stern, David Letterman|
|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
|Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host: 1999 Win Ben Stein's Money|
He is of German and Italian ancestry.
- "Monitor". Entertainment Weekly (1181). Nov 18, 2011. p. 34.