Jimmy Kimmel (birth name James Christian Kimmel) was born on November 13, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a game and talk show host, writer, producer and comedian.
Biography and Career :
He had attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas for one year and Arizona State University for two year. Still he has no degrees. He was still in high school when he started his radio career. During college he was caller to the KZZP-FM afternoon show. Since 1989 he began doing morning drive at KZOK-FM in Seattle, Washington.
Then he became host of a show for KCMJ-FM in Palm Springs, California. Afterwards he worked at 93.7 KRQ in Tucson. In 1997 he became comedic counterpart to Ben Stein on the game show Win Ben Stein's Money and then co-hosted The Man Show.
It was a success for hi
m and soon received his show Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC. Between June 1988 and June 2003 he was married to Gina Kimmel. They have two children: Katherine Katie Kimmel and Kevin Kimmel.
Now (2007) he is a successful man, has many fans and they support all his projects and can't wait to see them. His career is going great and will continue being this way many years.
- Height: 185 cm
- He says his idol is David Letterman.
- He has Italian and German origins.
- "The One and Only" is one of his favorite movies.
- "It's funny how all of this has worked out -- I wasn't popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I'm throwing up."
- The Sarah Silverman Program. (1 episode, 2007)
- Crank Yankers (1 episode, 2007)
- Robot Chicken (2 episodes, 2006)
- Danny Roane: First Time Director (2006)
- Drawn Together (2 episodes, 2006)
- Eminem's Making the Ass (2005) (TV) (voice)
- Garfield (2004) (voice)
- Like Mike (2002)
- Donner (2001) (TV)
- Family Guy (1 episode, 2001)
- Road Trip (2000) (voice)
- Delinquent's Derby (1995)
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