Nov. 13th, 1967
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Jimmy Kimmel's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Ted 2
2015 - Pitch Perfect 2
2015 - Manny
2013 - The Smurfs 2
2012 - Project X
2011 - The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
2008 - Hellboy II: The Golden Army
2007 - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
2007 - Confessions of a Superhero
2007 - Certifiably Jonathan
2005 - The Aristocrats
2004 - Garfield
2002 - Like Mike
2000 - Road Trip
2000 - Down to You
Guest TV Roles[none found]
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.
- Of Italian and German extraction.
- His favorite movie is _The One and Only (1978)_ (qv).
- Grew up in Las Vegas.
- 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.
- Nephew of 'Frank Potenza' (qv).
- Children: Katherine 'Katie Kimmel' (qv), 14, and 'Kevin Kimmel' (qv), 12 (as of 2005).
- 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).