James “Jimmy” Christian Kimmel is a comedian, actor, presenter, writer and producer of American television. He is the executive producer and host of Jimmy Kimmel Live !, a Talkshow ABC premiered in 2003. It is also known for participating in such productions as The Man Show, Win Ben’s Steins Money, and has produced Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Mcdonald and The Andys Milonaki Show.
Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York 13 novimebre 1967 and is the oldest of three brothers. Since its birth, they instilled in him the values of the Catholic religion and serves as an altar boy. Jimmy has Italian descent on his mother. His parents were immigrants from Germany and his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada when he was nine.
Jimmy started his career in telivisió as comedian “counterpart” of Ben Stein in “Win Ben Stein’s Money,” which premiered on Comedy Central in 1997. The combination of both hosts managed to win the Emmy Primio for best host program television game.
In 1999, Jimmy was the co-host and co-producer of “The Man Show” with Carolla and Daniel Kellison. The success of “The Man Show” allowed Kimmel, Carolla and Kellison create and produce “Crank Yankers” for Comedy Central, and then “The Andy Milonakis show for MTV2.
Then in January 2003, Jimmy Kimmel permanently resigned “The Man Show” and so began his debut in his own TV show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on ABC.