Nov. 13th, 1967
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American television host and comedian. He is the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that airs on ABC. Prior to that, Kimmel was best known as the co-host of Comedy Central's The Man Show and Win Ben Stein's Money. Kimmel is also a television producer, having produced shows such as Crank Yankers and The Andy Milonakis Show.
- His _"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (2003)_ (qv), formerly known as "The Jimmy Kimmel Project" (2002), is set to switch from Comedy Central to ABC in 2003 following _"ABC News Nightline" (1980)_ (qv).
- Met 'Carson Daly' (qv) when Daly was 12. Years later, hired Daly as an intern on his morning radio show at KCMJ-FM Palm Springs. Worked together again at KROQ-FM Los Angeles. Was to be the best man at Daly's planned wedding to 'Tara Reid' (qv).
- Underwent successful emergency appendectomy surgery on June 20, 2007, in Los Angeles.
- [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.
- Cousin of 'Ivy Iacono' (qv) and 'Sal Iacono' (qv).
- Brother-in-law of 'Carly Hirsch (I)' (qv).
- Of Italian, German and Irish extraction. His mother is Italian, his father is half German and half Irish.
- Nephew of 'Frank Potenza' (qv).