Jimmy Kimmel

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Television Host, Comedian, Writer, and Producer (1967)
Mon Jan 27 2020
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James Christian Kimmel aka Jimmy Kimmel became the talk of the town recently as one of his 2019's video on YouTube Challenge - I Told My Kids | Ate All Their Halloween Candy went viral. Well, he is a well-known American comedian, writer, and producer who is most famous for hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC.

The prominent host, Jimmy, was born on 13 November 1967 in New York City, the USA. He was born under the birth sign, Scorpio. Moreover, he belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American. Keep reading the article to know about his two marriages and his personal life-related information.

First Marriage Of Jimmy Kimmel

The Jimmy Kimmel Live! Host, Jimmy was previously married to Gina Maddy, who is a costume designer by profession. Currently, she owns a Vintage Lingerie Company. The two tied the knot on 25 June 1988 in an intimate marriage ceremony with the presence of their loved ones and relatives.

Jimmy and his ex-wife, Gina
Picture: Jimmy and his first wife, Gina Maddy
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The pair stayed together for 15 years and decided to part their ways. Unfortunately, the two divorced on 16 June 2003. However, the couple never talked or revealed the reason for their divorce to the public, which let the followers of them wondering. 

The Love Story Of Jimmy Kimmel And His Second Wife

After ten years of his divorce with his first wife, he re-married to a well known American actress and writer named Molly McNearney. The two walked down the aisle on 13 July 2013. They exchanged their wedding vows in a grand-ceremony in Ojai, California, in the presence of well-known celebrities such as Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Aniston, Gemma Beason and many others.

Jimmy and his spouse, Molly in wedding dress
Image: Jimmy and his second wife, Molly in the day of their marriage
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Before tying the knot, the couple was engaged in 2012 while they were on a trip to Kruger National Forest in South Africa. Well, they started dating from 2010 and first met at his show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where she began working as a writer's assistant. In an interview, she told that Jimmy insulted her when the pair first met as she competed in triathlons.

She said, "Jimmy looked up at me and said, 'That is stupid! What a waste of time."

They established a friendship bond in 2009 when Jimmy cooked all of McNearny's favorite foods, pizza, crab craws, and cheeseburgers. Since then, their friendship turned romantic.

Four Children From His Two Marital Relationships

The 52 years old comedian, Jimmy, is a father of his four children, which he shares with his two wives. He shares two kids with his first wife, and their name is Katie Kimmel and Kevin Kimmel. Furthermore, Katie was born on 28 August 1991, and currently, she is 28 years old. Likewise, she is a professional painter as of now and owns her own Ceramic Artwork business.

Jimmy and Katie
Image: Jimmy's daughter, Katie
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Their son, Kevin, was born on 19 September 1993, and his age is 26 years old as of 2020. Currently, he works as a voice actor and known for his work in films such as Survivor and The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

Children from Jimmy;'s second marriage, Jane and Billy
Image: Jimmy's children, Jane and Billy
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Jimmy shares two babies from his second marital relationship with Molly McNearney. They gave birth to Molly's first and Jimmy's third child, a daughter, Jane Kimmel, on 10 July 2014, who is five years old as of 2020. Similarly, they welcomed Molly's second and Jimmy's fourth kid, a son named William John "Billy" Kimmel on 21 April 2017. Currently, he is two years old.

Fourth Child Born With A Heart Condition

Jimmy's fourth child, William Billy Kimmel, was born with a rare congenital heart defect, tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), along with pulmonary atresia. The symptoms of the disease were first detected after three hours of birth, as he had a purplish appearance. Fortunately, he went under a successful surgery at the age of three days.

After the surgery, he invited Dr. Mehmet Oz, a cardiac surgeon on his show and a snowboarder Shaun White who was born with TOF. For now, he is healthy and doing fine.

Past Relationships With Sarah

Besides his marital life with his two wives, he had been in a couple of relationship until now. One of his long-term relations was with Sarah Silverman, who is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and singer. The two stayed in a love bond from 2002 to March 2009.

Jimmy and his ex-partner, Sarah
Image: Jimmy with his ex-girlfriend, Sarah Silverman
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For now, Jimmy is living happily with his second wife, Molly, and his four kids, two from his previous wife. Likewise, there are no rumors and controversies regarding their private life.

Earnings And Net Worth Of Jimmy Kimmel

Being a well-known host, comedian, and producer, he has earned a hefty amount of money. Through his career, he successfully accumulated a net worth of around $45 Million as of 2020. He made most of his money from his hosting job. Currently, he hosts the popular ABC's show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where he interviewed famous personalities in hilarious ways.

Jimmy is one of the highest-paid hosts in America. His sole yearly income from Jimmy Kimmel Live! is $15 Million. Besides, he also owns a YouTube channel with the same name, which has over 16 Million subscribers as of 2020. Without a doubt, he might be earning over $4 Million from it as well. 

Furthermore, Jimmy used to live in a sizeable Mediterranean-style mansion in the Los Angeles seaside of Hermosa Beach back in 2018. He sold the property for $8 Million, which he bought for $2,250,000 in September 2014

Jimmy's million dollars house in LA
Picture: House of Jimmy Kimmel at Los Angeles
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Currently, he resides in 5,500 square feet house, which consists of 4 bedrooms and five bathrooms, and it is worth $6 Million alongside the house of professional art dealer, Megan Wallace Cunningham. Similarly, he is the owner of a Volvo car, which price starts from $35,000. Without a doubt, he must be living a lavish lifestyle along with his earnings and fortune.

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