James Christian Kimmel Bio

Relationship Statistics of James Christian Kimmel

What is James Christian Kimmel marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did James Christian Kimmel get married ? (married date):July 13, 2013
How many children does James Christian Kimmel have ? (name):Four (Katie Kimmel, Kevin Kimmel, William Kimmel, Jane Kimmel)
Is James Christian Kimmel having any relationship affair ?: No
Is James Christian Kimmel gay ?: No
Who is James Christian Kimmel wife ? (name):Molly McNearney

More about the relationship

James Christian Kimmel has been married twice in his life. His first wife was Gina Kimmel, a costume designer. They got married on 25 June 1988. The couple together had children, a daughter named Katherine (born 1991), and a son named Kevin (born 1993). They divorced on 16 June 2003. After that, he dated comedian Sarah Silverman from 2002 until they broke up in March 2009. Jimmy then married his second wife, Molly McNearney, a co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live on13 July 2013. They had their first child, Jane Kimme in 2014. Their second child William John was born on April 21, 2017. Jimmy and Molly have been married for four years now and their relationship is going very well.

Who is James Christian Kimmel?

James Christian Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is famous by the name Jimmy Kimmel. He is best known as the host and producer of ABC late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! since 2003. Jimmy hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards twice in 2012 and 2016. Jimmy also hosted the Academy Awards in February 2017.

Before hosting his show Jimmy Kimmel Live!, he was the co-host of Comedy Central’s The Man Show and Win Ben Stein’s Money. Besides hosting, he has produced many other shows such as Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show.

James Christian Kimmel’s Early life, childhood, and education

Talking about James Christian Kimmel early life, he was born on 13 November 1967. James spent his childhood in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.  His parents are Joann Iacono and James Kimmel. He is the eldest of three siblings.  He has a brother named Jonathan Kimmel, an actor, and a sister named Jill Bryan. His nationality is American and belongs to Irish, German, Welsh, and Italian ethnicity.

As a child, Jimmy worked as an altar server. He moved to Las Vegas, Nevada along with his family when he was nine years old. He completed his high school education from Ed W. Clark High School. After that, he attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for a year. He then attended Arizona State University for two years. In 2013, he received an honorary degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

James Christian Kimmel’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Jimmy  Christian Kimmel began his career working in the radio industry while in high school. At that time, he hosted a Sunday night interview show on UNLV’s college station, KUNV. While he was at Arizona State University, he became a famous caller to the KZZP-FM afternoon show hosted by radio personalities Mike Elliott and Kent Voss in Phoenix, Arizona. He then began hosting his own show at KCMJ in Palm Springs, California.

Jimmy made his TV debut as the comedic counterpart to Ben Stein on the game show Win Ben Stein’s Money in 1997. For the show, the duo earned the pair an Emmy award for Best Game Show Host. In the late 1990s, he co-hosted Comedy Central’s The Man Show. He then produced and co-wrote the feature film Windy City Heat in 2003. The film won Festival Prize Comedia Award for Best Film at the 2004 Montreal Comedy Festival.

In 2003, Jimmy began hosting his own late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC. Since then, he has hosted the show till now. In 2007, he hosted the new game show Set for Life. In 2012, he won ’Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety – Music, Awards, Tributes – Specials’ for the show Jimmy Kimmel Live! He has been nominated for numerous awards and honors in his career. Jimmy hosted the Primetime Emmy Awards twice in 2012 and 2016. He also hosted the Academy Awards in February 2017.

Jimmy has made guest appearances in many movies such as Like Mike (2002), The Aristocrats (2005), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), and Ted 2 (2015). He recently made cameo appearances in The Boss Baby and Sandy Wexler in 2017.  There are no details about his salary but Jimmy has a net worth of 35 million dollars.

James Christian Kimmel’s Rumors, and Controversy

Rumors are that Jimmy is retiring soon and his show Jimmy Kimmel Live! is about to end. In February 2017, Jimmy became a part of a big controversy when he made some racial comments on Patrick Tio and his wife Yulree Tio. While hosting the Academy Awards 2017, he made few jokes about President Trump, for which he faced criticisms by the audiences. He also made other several racial jokes for which he was criticized by many people.

Jimmy faced a controversy in the early 2010s when he told that U.S. should fix its financial problems by killing all the people in China.

James Christian Kimmel’s  Body Measurements

James is 6 feet tall. He weighs 83 kg. He has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.