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Facts of James Kimmel

Full NameJames Kimmel
First NameJames
Last NameKimmel
Professiontelevision host, comedian, producer, and writer
Birth CityNew York City
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameJames John Kimmel
Mother NameJoann Iacono
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMolly McNearney
No Of Children4
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award,Hollywood Walk of Fame,Critic's Choice Television Awards
SibilingsJonathan Kimmel and Jill Bryan
EducationUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas and Arizona State University
Height183 cm
Weight182 kg
Networth$50 M
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Date of BirthNovember 13,1967
Age56 years
Married DateJuly 13,2013

James Kimmel, full name James Christian Kimmel is a popular television host, comedian, producer, and writer. 

He is best known after writing and hosting the popular American late-night talk show 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' which was debuted on 26 January 2003.

First wife and marriage

He married twice in his life. His former wife's name is Gina Kimmel

The couple went to the same University, where they fell for each other. They tied a knot on 25 June 1988

James Kimmel ex-wife Gina Kimmel.
James Kimmel ex-wife Gina Kimmel. Source: Instagram

They have two children together a daughter Katherine born in 1991, and a son, Kevin, born in 1993.  Here is the picture of his two children from his first marriage with Gina

James Kimmel children Katherine and Kevin.
James Kimmel children Katherine and Kevin. Source: Instagram

After spending fourteen years together, they decided to separate and got a divorce in 2002

Gina Kimmel is a costume designer. 

Blissful second marriage

He married for the second time a lady named Molly McNearney

The couple began dating in 2009; it was just after he broke up with Sarah Silverman, an actress. 

They got married on 13 July 2013 in Ojai, California. They took wedding vow in front of family and friends. 

Here is one photo of their wedding day. 

James Kimmel with his bride Molly McNearney on their wedding day.
James Kimmel with his bride Molly McNearney on their wedding day. Source: Pinterest

The couple has two cute children, a daughter Jane (July 2014), and a son William John (21 April 2017).

James Kimmel with his children Jane and William John.
James Kimmel with his children Jane and William John. Source: Twitter

She is a co-head writer for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'.

Though they work together, they maintain their professional life and personal life separate. 

They are still spending their married life like a newlywed couple.

How he met his wife Molly for the first time

He met his wife to be for the first time at work. Molly joined Jimmy's show in 2004 as his assistant. 

In an interview, she said that when she first met Jimmy, he insulted her by saying stupid and wasting time because of her work. 

But later they became a friend. In 2009, their friendship turned into romance, and they began their love journey. 

Molly also added that it was such an awkward situation to date with the boss at the beginning. 

In 2012, the beautiful couple got engaged when they were on a trip to South Africa

About family

His parents are Joann Iacono and James John Kimmel. He has two siblings. James is the eldest child of his parents. 

He was raised Catholic and was an altar server when he was a child. 

He has an excellent relationship with his family, and his family is often seen with him in several events. 

His parents praise him a lot, and they are proud of him. 

James has bought a dream house on Hermosa Beach, California, for his parents. 

James Kimmel parents.
James Kimmel parents. Source: Youtube

Net Worth

He is one of the wealthiest talk show hosts. His net worth is 50 million dollars, and he has a salary of 15 million per year. 

When he first started 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' in 2003 his made 1.75 million per year. Now he stands at 15 million

His fortune is gradually increasing day by day. 

He began his career in radio when he was in high school. 

He got his first job in a radio station named 'KZOK- FM' in 1989

He has hosted several popular talk shows to date, such as 'The Man Show.'

He also has produced shows including 'Crank Yankers' 'The Andy Milonakis Show' among others. 

James has won several awards for his contribution. Some are shown below.

Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Game Show Host
Critic's Choice Television AwardsBest Talk Show

He bought a 2.3 million dollars house in the Hollywood Hills in 2017

James is active on social media sites such as Twitter and Instagram

He has 2.8 million followers on Instagram and 11.9 million followers on Twitter to date.

Age and nationality

  1. James was born on 13 November 1967 in New York City, United States.
  2. He celebrated his 53rd birthday in 2020.
  3. He is American by nationality.

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Updated On Sun Feb 21 2021 Published On Wed Jan 20 2021 By shaumya

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