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.
- Brother of 'Jonathan Kimmel' (qv) and Jill Kimmel.
- Cousin of 'Ivy Iacono' (qv) and 'Sal Iacono' (qv).
- Of Italian, German and Irish extraction. His mother is Italian, his father is half German and half Irish.
- Children: Katherine 'Katie Kimmel' (qv), 14, and 'Kevin Kimmel' (qv), 12 (as of 2005).
- His favorite movie is _The One and Only (1978)_ (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).
- Grew up in Las Vegas.
- Attended the University of Nevada at Las Vegas for one year and Arizona State University for two years but never received a degree.