|Net Worth:||$50 Million
|Date of Birth:||Nov 13, 1967 (54 years old)
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)
|Profession:||Comedian, Talk show host, Television producer, Actor, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Singer
|Nationality:||United States of America
Jimmy Kimmel is a well-known American television personality and comedian. Kimmel is best known as the host of the late-night comedic talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” for which he gets paid $15 million per year. He has been the show’s host since 2003. Kimmel has previously worked as a co-host on “The Man Show” and as a sidekick on “Win Ben Stein’s Money.” Jimmy began his start in the entertainment industry on the radio. Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth has now been calculated to be $50 million.
First and foremost
Jimmy Kimmel, commonly known as James Christian Kimmel, was born on November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York. He and his family lived in the Mill Basin neighborhood before moving to Las Vegas when he was nine. Kimmel was the oldest of the family’s three children. After graduating from Ed W. Clark High School, he studied for a year at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and then for two years at Arizona State University. UNLV bestowed an honorary degree on him after his academic career.
A radio career
Jimmy Kimmel, who began his radio career while still in high school, had inspired by David Letterman’s early radio career. During his college years, he co-hosted a radio show called “The Me and Him Show” on Seattle’s KZOK-FM. It was his first paid position in the radio profession. Both he and his co-host Kent Voss were fired in 1990, the primary cause being the costly pranks they would perform live on air.
Kimmel chose to establish his talk show in Palm Springs, California, and hired his childhood friend Carson Daly as an intern. He was employed at KROQ-FM in Los Angeles. He worked for five years on the morning show hosted by Kevin and Bean as “Jimmy the Sports Guy. Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth has been estimated to be $50 million. Jimmy Kimmel is well recognized as the host of the late-night comedy talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
The Comedy Network
Kimmel had no ambition to work in the television industry at first. The network recruited him to perform on-air promotions shortly after he began writing promotional material for Fox broadcasters. The following year, in 1997, Kimmel had invited to appear on the show Win Ben Stein’s Money as the “funny everyman” comedic counterpart to Ben Stein.
The two people had been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host. Kimmel co-hosted The Man Show with Adam Carolla and was a co-producer on the show in 1999 while still working on Win Ben Stein’s Money. Due to the success of their previous program, Kimmel and Carola produced Crank Yonkers for Comedy Central, and Kimmel lent his voice to numerous characters on the show.
In 2003, TV host Jimmy decided to leave The Man Show for good and launch his show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” which quickly acquired popularity and a large audience.
Jimmy Talk Shows
Like most talk show presenters, he was involved in his fair share of controversies and feuds. He credits David Letterman and Howard Stern as his two most influential hosts. Jimmy has also appeared as a guest host on “Live with Regis and Kelly” episodes and “Larry King Life.” For the latter, he broke the record for the most significant distance traveled in a single workweek by going between New York and Los Angeles on his daily commute for five days in a row.
He has also established himself as a popular host of award ceremonies, including the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2016 and the Academy Awards in 2017. He hosted the American Music Awards for five years in a row. Kimmel had honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013 at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard.
Jimmy Kimmel Wage
How much money does Jimmy Kimmel make each year as the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live? 15 million dollars
Hugh Hefner was the honoree at the New York Friars’ Club Roast, and Jimmy served as roast master. He has also hosted multiple Comedy Central roasts. Kimmel appeared on one season of ABC’s dance competition show Dancing with the Stars.
Set for Life hosted a game show Jimmy Kimmel hosted for ABC in 2007. Kimmel managed the National League squad in the 2007 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game in San Francisco. He took part in the game in both 2004 and 2006. LeBron James and Jimmy Kimmel co-hosted the 2007 ESPY Awards. Kimmel lends his voice to several animated films, including Robot Chicken. He frequently portrays canine characters. In July 2019, he released The Serious Goose, a children’s book. Kimmel will host a series of Who Wants to Be Millionaire episodes beginning in April 2020.
Kimmel’s uncle Frank Potenza and cousin Sal Iacono frequently appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Gina Maddy married Jimmy Kimmel from 1988 to 2002. Katherine is their daughter, and Kevin is their son. He was romantically involved with Sarah Silverman between 2002 and 2009. He married Molly McNearney in July 2013, and the pair has two children: Jane and William John. Their son was born with a unique congenital heart defect, but he received successful surgery at the age of three days. When Kimmel returned to his show, he told his audience about the terrifying experience he had just had.
Kimmel practices his Catholic faith and is a staunch supporter of the Democratic Party. He has been candid about his battle with narcolepsy.
Jimmy is the proud owner of various properties in and around Los Angeles. Kimmel spent $2,175,000 on a property in Hermosa Beach, California, one block from the beach, in 2004. Jimmy paid $2.25 million on a second home in Hermosa Beach in 2014. Kimmel eventually handed the legal title of this land to his wife’s sibling. He spent an extra $8.2 million in 2018 on a home in the Hermosa neighborhood. The current house on this property is a smaller structure with 2,200 square feet of living area. The sale designs suggest that the proposed new home might be up to 20,000 square feet in size.
Jimmy owns a $7 million two-parcel property above the iconic Chateau Marmont in the Hollywood Hills. Jimmy lives just outside of Hermosa.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the talk show host brings in a salary of $15 million per year hosting the show, and their estimated net worth is $50 million. However, Kimmel is not only the host of his talk show; he was also the host of the Academy Awards in 2017 and 2018, as well as the Emmys in 2019. Jimmy Kimmel’s Net Worth is about $50 Million.