Who is Jimmy Kimmel? What is net worth of Jimmy Kimmel? Jimmy Kimmel was born in New York. He is from Brooklyn. His mother Joan is a homemaker and his father James John Kimmel is an IBM executive. His mother is Italian and his father is a German. Later when he was 9 years old, he and his family shifted to Nevada in Las Vegas. He did not get a university degree but he did receive an honorary degree. When little Jimmy was in high school, he started off as a talk host at a radio station. It was a Sunday night interview show. After many years, he was a part of Win Ben Stein’s Money as a comedic counterpart to the man himself Ben Stein. They also won an Emmy for the Best Game Show Host.
He later joined The Man Show. In 2003, he got his own called Jimmy Kimmel Live. It is one of the most popular shows on TV. Jimmy Kimmel is known for his comedy streak and wit. He married Gina Maddy in the year 1988 and they got divorced in the year 2002. He has two children called Katherine and Kevin. He dated the co head writer of his show Molly McNearney. They got married in 2013 and they are happy. He is happily married to Molly.
Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth
Jimmy Kimmel is one of the most famous television personalities. His net worth as of 2017 is $38.4 million US dollars which is a big amount. He is not just a television host! He is a comedian, producer and also an actor. He has excelled in every field and his hard is showing through the money he is making. His income comes from the radio, voice roles in animated films and also television. He has three children and he has been married twice. He is very happy with his current wife and they are expecting their second child. He has given his voice for the famous animated movies called The Boss Baby and Garfield. He earns a lot in a year and he is doing very well still.
Other than being a famous talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel has also appeared in movies. He did a cameo role in Pitch Perfect 2. He was in Ted 2 and Project X. He has given his voice for animated movies like The Smurfs and Garfield : The Movie. He has several TV shows such as Shark Tank, Hot in Cleveland, Sesame Street, The Bachelor, Pitch and many more. The list of TV shows and series is endless. Kimmel has been most famous for his own show Jimmy Kimmel Live but he has certainly climbed up the ladder and is one of the most famous personalities on TV. He has also hosted the Oscars where he did a big goof up.
Recently Jimmy Kimmel pointed out why Ivanka Trump has been hired at the White House. He is known for saying the most controversial yet hilarious things on national and international television. He said that Ivanka Trump will be an unsalaried daddy advisor in the White House. He also said that she will be her father’s ears and eyes while she is working at the White House. We hope that Jimmy Kimmel does not get into trouble for this! His jokes can get him into trouble soon. The people are very sensitive to racist comments and jokes and so, we hope that Jimmy is careful the next time.
Jimmy Kimmel is known for saying the most controversial things on TV. In October, he commented on the Chinese people. He made a joke about killing the Chinese people to pay the U.S. debt. This was taken to the court and Kimmel had to apologize for saying such a thing. It was a very racist comment. The Chinese American activists held a lot of protests because of this joke. Jimmy Kimmel should actually think before speaking. He gets into trouble for being himself on TV!
Jimmy Kimmel has won many awards. He got his first award as the Best Game Show Host for the Ben Stein Money Show. He also won Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy. He has been nominated several times for his shows but did not win many awards. However with the kind of work he does, he has definitely earned a lot of money through his show and the voice that he gives for movies.
Jimmy Kimmel is one of the finest comedians and show hosts that we have seen so far. We wish to see more of him in the future. His show Jimmy Kimmel Live is fantastic and it makes the nation and the whole world laugh. He has not won many awards but we are sure that in the coming years, we will get to see more of him and he will surely win the award for his brilliance on television. Jimmy Kimmel may be a controversial television host but his jokes definitely make everybody laugh. We wish him all the luck in life! May he achieve more and win more awards because he is very deserving.