Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth

Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth
Net Worth: $50 Million
Salary: $15 Million Per Year
Real Name: James Christian Kimmel
Date of Birth: 13th November 1967
Age: 56 years old
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Singer
Nationality: American
Updated: 29th June 2023
Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth:
$50 Million

Jimmy Kimmel's Salary

$15 Million Per Year

Jimmy Kimmel has had a career that can only be described as wild. It’s simple to understand why the host has been successful on television for as long as he has by producing smash shows, pulling off amazing pranks, and even having entertaining feuds. 

At this point, Jimmy Kimmel is extraordinarily wealthy and essentially has nothing left to do. He could go or stay and earn millions of dollars every year. 

Find out about Jimmy Kimmel net worth and how he made millions by looking at his career. 

What Is Jimmy Kimmel’s Net Worth?

Jimmy Kimmel has a stated annual salary of $15 million and an estimated $50 million net worth as host and executive producer of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! The 53-year-old comedian has been at it for a while, making his late-night hosting debut in 2003 when Live! First aired. As the longest-running late-night host, he now has an agreement to extend his program at least until Season 20.

Who Is Jimmy Kimmel? [Early Life]

On November 13, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York, James Christian Kimmel, a comedian, and American television host, was born. When Kimmel was nine years old, his family—his parents, Jim and Joan—and siblings, Jonathan and Jill—moved to Las Vegas. Kimmel, the oldest of three children, was a model student and artist, achieving perfect grades throughout high school. When Kimmel was a teenager, he first encountered his hero, David Letterman.

Jimmy Kimmel began his career in the show business as a college radio DJ. Kimmel tested the airwaves at UNLV and Arizona State University before starting his professional radio career at 21. Jimmy Kimmel moved about a lot, living in Seattle, Phoenix, and Tucson before settling down at the renowned KROQ in Los Angeles, where he worked as “Jimmy the Sports Guy” on The Kevin and Bean Show.


Jimmy Kimmel began working as co-host of the program “The Me And Him Show” at Seattle radio station “KZOK-FM” in 1989, his first employment. But after only two months, he was sacked, and in Palm Springs, California, he launched his radio program.

In 1996, he appeared as “Jimmy the fox person” in Fox Network promotional videos. He has appeared on several talk shows.

He portrayed “Deaths Dog” in “Mr. Saturday Knight,” the ninth episode of “Family Guy Thirds season, which aired in 2001. He started hosting his late-night talk show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on the ABC network in 2003. 

He served as the host of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2012, and during the closing ceremony, he made a series of amusing comments about his high school history instructor.

Personal Life 

Jimmy Kimmel Live features Kimmel’s cousin Sal Iacono and uncle Frank Potenza. Gina Maddy and Kimmel were wed from 1988 till 2002. Katherine and Kevin are their two kids. From 2002 through 2009, he dated Sarah Silverman. In July 2013, he married Molly McNearney; the couple has two children, Jane and William John. Their son received successful surgery at barely three days old after being born with a rare congenital heart condition. When Kimmel returned to the air, he shared the harrowing incident with his viewers. 

Jimmy Kimmel, a Democrat, and devout Catholic, supports both parties. He has acknowledged openly having narcolepsy.

How does Jimmy Kimmel Make His Money?

It is no surprise that Kimmel earns a sizable salary each year for developing and hosting the show, given its astronomical popularity. If we were to talk money, Jimmy Kimmel is not the highest-paid late-night host. He earns anywhere from $35 million to $45 million annually. 

His hosting duties for his late-night program, for which Jimmy Kimmel’s salary of $12 million a year, account for most of his income. His show comes in third place behind Colbert and Jimmy Fallon, with an average of about 2 million weekly viewers. 

In addition to his regular TV show, Jimmy Kimmel is a well-known voice actor. He has appeared in animated movies like Boss Baby, Robot Chicken, The Smurfs 2, Road Trip, Garfield, and Road Trip. He receives tens of thousands of dollars here for his labor. 

Jimmy Kimmel also served as host of the 89th Academy Awards. However, his compensation was not particularly significant due to the Oscars’ generally low salary for hosts.

Interesting Facts About Jimmy Kimmel 

  • He Wrote An Illustrated Book For Children
  • Jimmy Kimmel was one of many celebrities to win this prestigious award when Time Magazine named him one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People in 2018.
  • Jimmy’s daughter frequently appears in adorable and humorous videos on his social media accounts.
  • David Letterman and Howard Stern are influences on Jimmy Kimmel 
  • In the film “The Boss Baby,” he lent his voice to the character “Ted Templeton.” 
  • The “greatest badass on TV” title was bestowed upon him in 2017.
  • He offered his services as a volunteer altar boy at a nearby Catholic Church. 
  • Jimmy Kimmel spent two years at Arizona State University and one year at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, but never graduated. 
  • As a student radio disc jockey, he initially discovered his love for show business, and at age 21, he started his professional career. 
  • At the beginning of his career, he was let go from morning radio shows in Seattle, Tampa, Tucson, and Phoenix.
  • Jimmy Kimmel is “in the top three of all-time wonderful people I’ve met,” said comedian Carolla, whose own podcast is hosted on the PodcastOne network.


The host and producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live have been at it for a while, having made his late-night hosting debut in 2003 when Live! first aired. As the longest-running late-night host, he now has an agreement to extend his program at least until Season 20.

As of 2022, Jimmy Kimmel’s net worth is $50 million.

Jimmy Kimmel FAQs

What is Jimmy Kimmel Net Worth?

Jimmy Kimmel net worth is currently $50 million USD.

How much money does Jimmy Kimmel earn?

Jimmy Kimmel earns $15 million per year from various sources.

How tall is Jimmy Kimmel?

Jimmy Kimmel is 6 ft (1.83 m)

How old is Jimmy Kimmel?

Jimmy Kimmel is currently 56 years old.

When is Jimmy Kimmel birthday?

Jimmy Kimmel birthday is on 13th November.