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Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth: How Much Money Does The Late Night Host Worth?

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth—

Jimmy Kimmel is one of the wealthiest and most successful American talk show hosts with an estimated net worth of $50 million, he earns an aggregate of $15 million a year for his talk-show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ alone.

He started out as a radio jockey and appeared as the popular ‘Jimmy the Sports Guy’ in the Los Angles based radio show ‘The Kevin and Bean Show’.

Soon after, he bagged the Daytime Emmy Award for his sharp-edged humour as the co-host of the game show ‘Win Ben Stein’s Money’.

He reached the highpoint of his career and achieved great success in the field of late-night talk shows with his hit show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ It soon became one of the longest running late night talk shows in the History of ABC network, breaking all records of other talk shows.

This established his status as one of the most popular and favourite personalities on American television. He is currently riding a wave of popularity and his new show ‘shock-talk’ has tapped quite a few audiences.

Jimmy Kimmel age

Early Life

James Christian Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in the neighborhood of Mill Basin. He is the eldest of three children of Joan (Iacono) and James John Kimmel, who worked at American Express and was an IBM executive.

He was raised Catholic and as a child, was an altar boy. Kimmel’s mother is of Italian ancestry from Ischia, Naples and her family migrated to the United States after the 1883 earthquake.

Two of his paternal great-great-grandparents were German immigrants. His family’s surname was “Kümmel” (“caraway” in German) several generations back. According to a DNA test, Kimmel is also of partial Albanian descent.

The family moved to Las Vegas when he was nine years old. He graduated from Ed W. Clark High School and attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas for one year before transferring to Arizona State University. He received an honorary degree from UNLV in 2013.

Kimmel’s uncle, Frank Potenza (“Uncle Frank”), appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a regular from 2003 until his death in 2011.

His cousin Sal Iacono performed Kimmel’s former co-hosting duties during the last season of Win Ben Stein’s Money and then became a writer and sketch performer on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

His Aunt Chippy (Concetta Potenza) is also a featured part of the show. His brother Jonathan works on the show as a director. His sister, Jill, is a comedian.

immy Kimmel Net Worth


In 1989, he got his first job in the Seattle based radio station, ‘KZOK-FM’, as the co-host for the show ‘The Me And Him Show’. However, he was fired within two months, after which he started his own radio show in Palm Springs, California.

In 1996, he was seen on Fox Network promos, where he made an appearance as ‘Jimmy the fox guy’. He has made a number of appearances on talk shows such as Live with Regis and Kelly, The Howard Stern Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and The Late Show with David Letterman.

Kimmel appeared on television as a co-host of the game show ‘Win Ben Stein‘s Money’ that was broadcast on the Comedy Central Network in 1997. His witty remarks and unique performing style struck a chord with TV viewers.

He played the role of ‘Deaths Dog’ in the ‘Mr. Saturday Knight’, the ninth episode from the third season of ‘Family Guy’ in 2001. In 2003, he began to host his own late-night talk show, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ on ABC network.

In 2012, he hosted the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C. where during the closing ceremony he made a set of funny remarks referring to his school history teacher.

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth

As of January 2024, Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is roughly $50 Million. Jimmy Kimmel is probably most famous for hosting the late night comedy talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” for which he earns an annual salary of $15 million.

Jimmy owns a number of homes in the LA area. In 2004, Jimmy paid $2.175 million for a home one block from the beach in Hermosa Beach, California.

He bought a second home in Hermosa in 2014 for $2.25 million. At some point he deeded this home to his wife’s sister. In 2018, he dropped $8.2 million on yet another home in Hermosa.

The current home on this lot is a modest 2,200-square-foot structure. According to the sale plans, a future home could be 20,000-square-feet.

Personal Life

Kimmel was married to Gina Maddy from 1988-2002. They have two children, Katherine and Kevin. He was in a relationship with Sarah Silverman from 2002-2009. He married Molly McNearney in July 2013, and the couple has two kids, Jane and William John.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Jimmy Kimmel worth?

Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is estimated to be $50 Million.

How old is Jimmy Kimmel?

Jimmy Kimmel was born on November 13, 1967, and is currently 56 years old.

How tall is Jimmy Kimmel?

Jimmy Kimmel’s height is 1.85 m, which is equal to 6 ft 1 in.


Jimmy Kimmel is one of the wealthiest and most successful American talk show hosts.

His show is one of the longest-running late-night talk shows in the History of ABC network, breaking all records of other talk shows.

As of January 2024, Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is‎ $50 Million.

Hopefully, this article was able to provide you with all the necessary information about Jimmy Kimmel net worth.

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