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Jimmy Kimmel


Jimmy Kimmel was born on November 13, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as James Christian Kimmel. He is a producer and writer, known for Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003), The Man Show (1999) and Win Ben Stein's Money (1997). He has been married to Molly McNearney since July 13, 2013. They have one child. He was previously married to Gina ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Jimmy Kimmel Live!
(2003-2017)
The Man Show
The Man Show Writer
(1999-2014)
Win Ben Stein's Money
Win Ben Stein's Money Himself - Guest Co-Host / Himself - Co-Host
(1998-2002)
Crank Yankers
Crank Yankers Producer
(2002-2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (14 credits)
 2003-2017 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (executive producer - 2,636 episodes)
- Viola Davis/Jordan Peele/Fat Joe & Remy Ma (2017) ... (executive producer)
- David Muir/Pedro Pascal/Mariah Carey (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Denzel Washington/Lukas Graham (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Tracy Morgan/Kaitlin Olson/D.R.A.M. & Erykah Badu (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Kerry Washington/Alicia Keys (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Cousin Sal's Sure Thing (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2015 Gamers Educate Jimmy Kimmel (Short) (producer)
 2011 Sports Show with Norm Macdonald (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Mascot (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 Untitled Adam Carolla Project (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Ace in the Hole (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Alligator Boots (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Big Night of Stars (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005-2007 The Andy Milonakis Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Andy's Soap Opera (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Andy's Season Finale Extravaganza (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Andy and Ralphie Are Dumb (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Andy Is Annoying (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Andy Goes Camping (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2002-2007 Crank Yankers (TV Series) (executive producer - 72 episodes)
- Episode #4.8 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.7 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.6 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.5 (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.4 (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2005 The Adam Carolla Project (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2004 Non-Denominational All-Star Celebrity Holiday Special (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Windy City Heat (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2003 Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust (TV Series) (executive producer - 2003)
Show Show Writer (11 credits)
Show Show Actor (43 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (175 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (27 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Frequent appearances as "Jimmy the Sports Guy" on Los Angeles radio sation KROQ See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 15 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

James Kimmel

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Late Night with David Letterman (1982)] Really, the reason I got into show business is I wanted to be David Letterman's friend. There are kids in high school, and this guy's a baseball player, this guy's on the wrestling team, this guy is really smart. I was the guy who watched David Letterman. I watched every night on a little black-and-white TV at my desk. I wanted to be an artist at that ... See more »

Trivia:

David Letterman has been his idol, one whose success he has tried to emulate, since he was a child. See more »

Trademark:

Karl Malone impersonation

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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