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Jimmy Kimmel

James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American comedian, actor, voice artist and television host. He is the host and creator 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, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show. Kimmel was born in the Mill Basin neighborhood of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the eldest of three children of Joann (née Iacono), a homemaker, and James Kimmel, an IBM executive. He is Roman Catholic and, as a child, served as an altar boy. Kimmel is of German descent on his father’s side and Italian on his mother’s side. His uncle, Frank Potenza, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a regular from 2003 until his death in 2011. The family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, when he was nine years old. He graduated from Ed W. Clark High School and then attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas for one year before attending Arizona State University for two years without completing a degree. Kimmel began working in the radio

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'The Voice' Producers -- Yay, We Won an Emmy ... And Screw Kimmel! (VIDEO)

'The Voice' Producers
Yay, We Won an Emmy ... And Screw Kimmel!

Producers Ashley Baumann-Sylvester and Barton Kimball were thrilled to have won an Emmy for "The Voice" ... maybe Ashley more so than Barton.  We got them leaving The Governor's Ball… READ MORE >

- 78 days ago
Emily Ratajkowski -- Jimmy Kimmel's Mom Makes A Bad PB&J (VIDEO)

Emily Ratajkowski
Jimmy Kimmel's Mom Makes A Bad PB&J

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- 78 days ago
Emmys -- Johnnie Cochran's Protege Livid at Kimmel's Devil Joke

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Johnnie Cochran's Protege Livid at Kimmel's Devil Joke

Jimmy Kimmel's Emmys joke about Johnnie Cochran has enraged a famous lawyer Johnny mentored. Carl Douglas lashed out at Kimmel, who talked smack on O.J.'s real lawyer after Courtney B. Vance won… READ MORE >

- 78 days ago
Harry Styles -- I Fancy Jimmy Kimmel's Fanny (PHOTO)

Harry Styles
I Fancy Jimmy Kimmel's Fanny

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- 379 days ago
Jimmy Kimmel -- I'm Rooting for Hackers to Take Down ISIS (VIDEO)

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Rooting for Hackers ... To Take Down ISIS

Count Jimmy Kimmel among the people suddenly cheering for the once hated hacking group, Anonymous ... since it's decided to target the terrorists. Jimmy was heading out of Craig's and we asked if… READ MORE >

- 383 days ago
Harrison Ford -- I Had a Plane Crash?? (He's Not Kidding)

Harrison Ford
I Crashed a Plane?? (He's Not Kidding)

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- 403 days ago
Johnny Depp -- Not an Original Vampire

Johnny Depp
Not an Original Vampire

Johnny Depp schooled a photog or 2 Wednesday on his way out of Jimmy Kimmel. Johnny's band, Hollywood Vampires, performed on the show, which is scheduled to air tonight. Johnny was asked if he… READ MORE >

- 453 days ago
Johnny Depp -- Jimmy Kimmel Is Gonna Fry My Ass!!!

Johnny Depp
Jimmy Kimmel's Gonna Fry My Ass!!!

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