Jimmy Kimmel

Television Personality
Born Nov 13, 1967

James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist and television host. He is the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that airs on ABC. Prior to that, Kimmel was best known as the co-host of Comedy Central's The Man Show and Win Ben Stein's Money. Kimmel is also a television producer, having produced shows such as Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on November 13, 1967.


1988 20 Years Old Kimmel and his first wife Gina Maddy married in 1988 and divorced in 2002. … Read More
1989 21 Years Old …  In 1989, Kimmel landed his first paying job alongside Voss as morning drive co-host of The Me and Him Show at KZOK-FM in Seattle, Washington. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old Kimmel began his television career as the comedic counterpart to Ben Stein on the game show Win Ben Stein's Money, which began airing on Comedy Central in 1997. … Read More


1999 31 Years Old In 1999, during his time with Win Ben Stein's Money, Kimmel co-hosted (with Carolla) and co-produced (with Daniel Kellison), Comedy Central's The Man Show.
2001 33 Years Old Kimmel left Win Ben Stein's Money in 2001 and was replaced by comedian Nancy Pimental, who was eventually replaced by Kimmel's cousin Sal Iacono. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old He had a relationship with comedian Sarah Silverman from 2002 until they broke up in March 2009.
2003 35 Years Old In January 2003, Jimmy Kimmel permanently left The Man Show to host his own late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, on ABC. … Read More
2004 36 Years Old During an incident during the 2004 NBA Finals in Detroit, Kimmel appeared on ABC's halftime show to make an on-air plug for his show. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2006, ABC announced that Jimmy Kimmel would be the host of their new game show Set for Life. The show debuted on July 20, 2007.
On April 6, 2007, Kimmel filled in for Larry King on Larry King Live. … Read More


2009 41 Years Old He started dating Molly McNearney, a co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live, in October 2009.
2010 42 Years Old On January 14, 2010, in the midst of the 2010 Tonight Show host and time slot conflict, Kimmel was the special guest of Jay Leno on The Jay Leno Shows "10 at 10" segment. … Read More
2012 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Kimmel and McNearney became engaged in August 2012, and married in July 2013.
2014 46 Years Old On July 10, 2014, they had their first child Jane Kimmel. … Read More
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