50 years old (Born on November 13, 1967)
Actor, comedian, television personality; He is famous from The Man Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live.Worked in Los Angeles as "Jimmy the Sports Guy" until he started "The Man Show" (1999). Boyfriend of Sarah Silverman. Of Italian and German extraction. His "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (2003), formerly known as "The Jimmy Kimmel Project" (2002), is set to switch from Comedy Central to ABC in 2003 following "ABC News Nightline" (1980). Nephew of Frank Potenza.
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Fun Facts About Jimmy Kimmel
Underwent successful emergency appendectomy surgery on June 20, 2007, in Los Angeles.
His favorite movie is The One and Only (1978).
Cousin Sal (Sal Iacono) did his old job on Ben Stein's game show in its final season.
Along with fellow actor/comedian Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison, he runs his own production company, Jackhole Industries. It usually backs most of the projects that he is involved with.
Brother of Jonathan Kimmel and Jill Kimmel.
Grew up in Las Vegas.
Held a variety of radio jobs.
Met 16-year-old Carson Daly when he discovered Carson's dad was in a fraternity with Bill Foster (The Fox on "The Man Show" (1999)). Carson immediately became Jimmy's intern at the radio station. Jimmy was to have been best man at Carson Daly's wedding to Tara Reid, later canceled.
Children: Katherine Katie Kimmel, 14, and Kevin Kimmel, 12 (as of 2005).
Brother-in-law of Carly Hirsch.
Has narcolepsy but keeps it under control with medication.
[October 22-26, 2007] Broke the Guinness world record for most miles flown in a five-day work week (30,000-plus miles back and forth from New York to California), hosting two television shows.
Met Carson Daly when Daly was 16 and made him an intern at his radio station. Was to be the best man at Daly's wedding to Tara Reid.
Cousin of Ivy Iacono and Sal Iacono.
In 2007, his show's producer requested the voice of Chinese American actress Linda Wang as the Voice Announcement in Chinese Mandarin introducing him for GM Style overseas.
Attended the University of Nevada at Las Vegas for one year and Arizona State University for two years but never received a degree.
David Letterman has been his idol, one whose success he has tried to emulate, since he was a child.