The late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel who is also a comedian, an author, and a producer. As of today, Jimmy Kimmel has amassed a lot of wealth from hosting numerous functions, and television shows sparking the question just how rich is Jimmy Kimmel and how has he made such a huge net worth fortune.
For more detailed information about Jimmy Kimmel net worth and his autobiography keep reading. Let’s find out more about how much is Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth in 2018.
Jimmy Kimmel Early Life
Born James Christian Kimmel to James John Kimmel and Joan in 1967 he hails from Brooklyn New York. He is the eldest among his other two siblings. He was raised up in a Catholic family where he even became an altar server.
He attended Ed W. Clark High School where he graduated and joined the University of Nevada for a year before moving to Arizona State University for a period of two years. Recently in 2013, he was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Nevada.
Jimmy has been into several relationships, and it all started when he married Gina Maddy in 1988 and divorced in 2002. From this marriage, he fathered two children. After the divorce, he dated Sarah Silverman from 2002 until 2009 when they broke up. Currently, he is the husband of Molly McNearney who is a co-writer of Jimmy Kimmel Live, and they got married in 2013, and as of today, the couple has two children latest one being William John.
Jimmy Kimmel Career
Jimmy Kimmel career started off in the radio industry as a co-host of KZOK FM Seatle radio where he hosted The Me and Him Show. During his radio career, he worked for WRBQ-FM, Tampa, KCMJ Palm Springs, and KROQ-FM Los Angeles.
After being fired from the radio, he shifted to comedy and started appearing in Win Ben Steins Money a Ben Stein show aired on Comedy Central in 1997. He left the Win Ben Steins Money show in 2001 and went to host The Man Show until 2003.
After leaving The Msn Show in 2003, he went to host his own ABC late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! He still hosts the show to date. Other than the few shows mentioned here there are numerous television works he has been involved in such as 68th Primetime Emmy Awards as a host89Th Academy Awards as host, 90th Academy Awards as a host and many others.
He has also been involved in films and the latest ones being Brad’s Status 2017, Sandy Wexler 2017, The Boss Baby 2017, Ted 2, Pitch perfect 2 among others
Awards & Achievements
On awards, Jimmy Kimmel has been able to win some awards and nominated to a number of awards. Some of the awards he has won are 2 Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety (Music, Awards, Tributes) – Specials, Variety’s Power of Comedy Award, a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, and 1 Daytime Emmy Award.
Net Worth of Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel net worth currently is estimated to be $35 million. Jimmy earns his net worth figures from the talk shows, and his hosting award functions. Its reported that Kimmel earns around $10 million from Jimmy Kimmel Live show and other shows. Another of Jimmy Kimmel net worth booster channel is endorsement and sponsorship deals where he banks around $4 million a year.
Jimmy Kimmel has cemented his legacy as one of the best television hosts in the world. Though he has already confirmed that he isn’t leaving Jimmy Kimmel show anytime soon which is great news to his fans we are looking forward to what Jimmy will unleash in 2018.