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Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth: Is the American Host and Comedian a “Multi-Millionaire”?

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth: Is the American Host and Comedian a “Multi-Millionaire”?
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James Christian Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is known for hosting and producing a famous late-night talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. Along with it, he hosted the PrimeTime Emmy Awards in 2012, 2016, and 2020 and The Academy Awards in 2017, 2018, and 2023, respectively. Besides several accolades and recognitions, he often makes headlines for the enviable wealth he has earned as an entertainment personality. Hence, in this article, we have listed everything about Jimmy Kimmel net worth and the factors contributing to it.

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth

As of 2023, Jimmy Kimmel has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Meanwhile, along with his entertainment career, several factors equivalently balance his net worth.

Name:Jimmy Kimmel
Net Worth:$50 Million
Salary:$24 Million
Monthly Income:$2 Million
Profession:Television Host
Age:56 Yrs
Height:Television Host
Date Of Birth:1967-11-03

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Factors Contributing to the Net Worth of Jimmy Kimmel

As a Television Host

According to a renowned media house, Jimmy Kimmel Live’s talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, majorly contributes to his net worth. Meanwhile, he makes about $88,235.30 per episode of the late-night talk show. Hence, this amounts to an average earning of $15 million/year.

As an Oscars Host

Jimmy Kimmel has hosted The Academy Awards in 2017, 2018, and 2020. Nevertheless, fees for hosting the Oscars have been the talk of the Internet. Meanwhile, for those unaware, Jimmy Kimmel was paid only $15,000 for hosting the acclaimed annual award festival.

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth: Is the American Host and Comedian a “Multi-Millionaire”?
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In 1995, Jimmy Kimmel made his film debut with Delinquent’s Derby in which he played a minor role of race track announcer. Besides in recent years, Jimmy Kimmel has worked in several films including Sandy Wexler (2017), Brad’s Status (2017), Dads (2019), and The Boss Baby (2021). Meanwhile, although we don’t know his exact acting fees, he is paid in millions as remuneration.

Car Collection

Like other renowned television personalities, Jimmy Kimmel is fond of high-end cars and has an enviable collection of them. Meanwhile, it includes,

  • Rolls-Royce Cullinan 
  • Jaguar F-Type
  • Mercedes Benz S-Class
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • BMW X5

Real Estates

Among other factors, real estate sums up the highest contributor to his towering net worth. Meanwhile, his impressive real estate portfolio includes,

A Home in Hollywood Hills

His most talked about residence, a contemporary home in Hollywood Hills, was picked up in 2008 for $6 Million. Besides, this house is featured in several TV shows and is known for its lavish amenities.

A 1947 Hollywood-Regency Style House

Formerly owned by Jimmy Kimmel, this 1957-built house had a Hollywood sign and the surrounding hillside views. Nevertheless, later this property was sold by Partners Trust Real Estate Brokerage & Acquisitions for $2,178,200.

A Splendid Hermosa Beach House

In 2017, Kimmel bought this property in an off-market sale for around $8 million. Boasting 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2,110 square feet, this house comes with a beautiful Pacific Ocean view.

A Duplex in Hermosa Beach

Besides his 2017-bought-Hermosa beach house, in 2014, he bought a duplex in the same location worth $2 million. Nevertheless, he later passed the deed to his sister-in-law.


James Christian Kimmel, known by his stage name, Jimmy Kimmel, was born on November 13, 1967 (age 56 years; as of 2023) in New York City, United States. Eldest of his three siblings, Jimmy Kimmel’s father, James John Kimmel, worked at American Express and was an IBM Executive. Meanwhile, his mother, Joan Locano, was a homemaker.

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth: Is the American Host and Comedian a “Multi-Millionaire”?
Image: @jimmykimmel / Instagram


Born in Brooklyn, New York, James Kimmel’s family moved to Las Vegas when he was only nine. Soon after completing his primary schooling, he attended Ed W. Clark High School. Following his graduation from high school, he enrolled at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas before transferring to Arizona State University. Meanwhile, in 2013, he was bestowed with an Honorary degree by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Personal Life

In 1988, Jimmy Kimmel entered into a marriage with Gina Maddy. The former couple’s daughter, Katherine was born in 1991 and son Kevin was born in 1993. Nevertheless, in 2002, the couple announced an official separation.

Subsequently, from 2002-2009, Kimmel briefly dated American stand-up comedian, Sarah Silverman. Later, the same year he separated from Sarah, Kimmel announced his relationship with a co-head writer of Jimmy Kimmel Live, Molly McNearney. Meanwhile, the couple engaged in 2012 followed by a marriage in 2013. Moreover, the couple has two children, Jane (Born: 2014), and William Billy John (Born: 2017).

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Lesser Known Facts About Jimmy Kimmel

  • In mid-2023,  “Jimmy Kimmel fired” was among the trending Internet searches. Meanwhile, this took place during a Monday Night episode in Jimmy Kimmel Live, wherein it was announced that ABC has decided to no longer work with Kimmel. Nevertheless, later it was revealed that it was scripted news and he continues to work for the prominent show.
  • Jimmy Kimmel practises catholicism. Not only this but during his childhood, he was an altar boy and had a rich catholic upbringing.
  • He started his career as a disc jockey on local radio. However, his initial career wasn’t smooth as he was fired from morning radio shows in Seattle, Tucson, Phoenix, and Tampa.
  • Jimmy Kimmel is suffering from a sleep disorder, Narcolepsy. Hence, owing to this, he has dozed off in some of the very dangerous situations.
  • In 2007, he broke the Guinness World record for the longest distance travelled in one working week.
  • Besides being a radio jockey, he also used to be a Wedding DJ and has worked in several ceremonies.
  • In a media interaction, he revealed that he was always attracted to funnier women.

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