An American television host, producer, writer, comedian, and voice actor, Jimmy Kimmel is a son of James John Kimmel, an IBM executive and Joan (née Iacono), a homemaker. He received an honorary degree from UNLV in 2013. In 1989, Kimmel landed his first paying job alongside Voss as morning drive co-host of The Me and Him Show at KZOK-FM in Seattle, Washington.Kimmel began his television career as the comedic counterpart to Ben Stein on the game show Win Ben Stein's Money, which began airing on Comedy Central in 1997.
Jimmel and his first wife Gina Maddy married in 1988 and divorced in 2002. They have two children, son Kevin and daughter Katherine. He had a relationship with comedian Sarah Silverman from 2002 until they broke up in March 2009. He started dating Molly McNearney, a co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live, in October 2009. Kimmel and McNearney became engaged in August 2012, and married in July 2013. On July 10, 2014, they had their first child, Jane.Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (Music, Awards, Tributes) – Specials for his nominated work inJimmy Kimmel Live! for "After the Oscars" in 2016.
Jimmy Kimmel Affairs
First Affair with Sarah Silverman
He had a relationship with Sarah Silverman, a comedian from 2002 until they broke up in March 2009.