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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 25 Feb 2013
  • Address:
    6910 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 107th
    Monthly Average: 211th
  • Notes: Selected for 2010

Jimmy Kimmel

Next star: Paul Anka
Previous star: Fred Thomson

Biography

Kimmel at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 2013

Source: Wikipedia

James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American television host, producer, writer, comedian, voice actor, musician and radio personality. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that premiered on ABC in 2003. 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 has also produced such shows as Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show.

Fact file

  • Birth name: James Christian Kimmel
  • Born: November 13, 1967 (age 47) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Medium: Television, radio
  • Nationality: American
  • Years active: 1989–present
  • Genres: Observational comedy, black comedy, satire, deadpan
  • Subject(s): American politics, celebrities
  • Influences: Howard Stern, David Letterman
  • Spouse: Gina Kimmel (m. 1988–2002) Molly McNearney (m. 2013)
  • Partner(s): Sarah Silverman (2002–09)
  • Children: 3
  • Notable works and roles: Creator and Host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) Creator and Co-Host of The Man Show co-host of Win Ben Stein's Money (Comedy Central) co-host of Crank Yankers

Read more about Jimmy Kimmel at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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