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 favorite movie is _The One and Only (1978)_ (qv).
- Grew up in Las Vegas.
- In 2007, his show's producer requested the voice of Chinese American actress 'Linda Wang (I)' (qv) as the Voice Announcement in Chinese Mandarin introducing him for GM Style overseas.
- Nephew of 'Frank Potenza' (qv).
- 'David Letterman' (qv) has been his idol, one whose success he has tried to emulate, since he was a child.
- Of Italian, German and Irish extraction. His mother is Italian, his father is half German and half Irish.
- Brother of 'Jonathan Kimmel' (qv) and Jill Kimmel.
- Cousin Sal ('Sal Iacono' (qv)) did his old job on 'Ben Stein (I)' (qv)'s game show in its final season.