Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel is an American television host. He got his start on TV co-hosting Comedy Central's Win Ben Stein's Money from 1997 to 2000 and The Man Show from 1999 to 2003. After that, Kimmel launched his ABC late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, in 2003. He also hosted the Academy Awards for ABC in 2017 and 2018. Kimmel shares two children with his wife and Jimmy Kimmel Live co-head writer Molly McNearney. He also shares two children with his ex-wife Gina Maddy.
Jimmy Kimmel
Full Name
James Christian Kimmel
New York
Notable Projects
Jimmy Kimmel Live


Where is 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' filmed?

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' is filmed at El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Why does Jimmy Kimmel have a bowl game?

Jimmy Kimmel partnered with SoFi stadium on the naming rights of The Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl, which debuted in 2021. Kimmel — who told 'The Athletic' that he did not pay to have the college football bowl game named after him — will serve as the face of the L.A. Bowl as part of a multi-year deal.

What happened to Jimmy Kimmel's son?

Jimmy Kimmel's son, William "Billy" John, underwent three heart surgeries after he was born with the congenital heart condition, tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia. Kimmel thanked the doctors and nurses who helped his son on a 2020 episode of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.'

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