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Jimmy Kimmel (born James Christian Kimmel, 13.11.1967) Jimmy Kimmel is an American TV host and comedian and hosts ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!

JimChildhood: Jimmy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York and moved with his family to Las Vegas when he was nine years old.

Kimmel attended Ed W. Clark High School, University of Nevada (for one year) and Arizona State University (for two years). He failed to obtain a university degree,

Show business Career: Jimmy Kimmel's career in the radio industry started when he was at high school and hosted a Sunday night show on the college radio station KUNV. His first paid job as a radio presenter came in 1989 when he was hired as the co-host of The Me and Him Show on KZOK-FM in Seattle. He and his co-presenter Kent Voss were both fired from the station. Their fate was repeated the following year, when WRBQ-FM in Tampa, Florida, also fired them.

In Palm Springs, California, Jimmy Kimmel convinced Carson Daly to drop out of college in order to become his intern. Whilst working at KROQ-FM, Jimmy Kimmel became known as 'Jimmy the Sports Guy'. He worked at KROQ for five years, until he left in 1999 to focus on TV work.

Jimmy Kimmel started out in television on Win Ben Stein's Money, a Comedy Central game show. Along with Stein, he won an Emmy award for Best Game Show host. During his time on the game show, Kimmel was also the co-host of The Man Show, on Comedy Central, along with Adam Carolla. Kimmel, Carolla and Daniel Kellison went on to create a number of TV shows, including Crank Yankers and MTV2's The Andy Milonakis Show. Jimmy Kimmel was also credited as co-writer on the film Windy City Heat. The film starred Lisa Kushell, Dane Cook, Carson Daly and Tammy Faye Bakker.

Jimmy Kimmel's chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live! started in January 2003. He has become renowned for often jokingly ending the show with the phrase "My apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time." The joke continued when, as a joke birthday present, his girlfriend at the time, recorded a music video to a song entitled "I'm Fucking Matt Damon." Kimmel responded in kind, with a song entitled 'I'm Fucking Ben Affleck'. The response video starred a number of celebrities, including Brad Pitt, Robin Williams, Joan Jett, Harrison Ford and Cameron Diaz.

Kimmel has also appeared on a number of other shows, including The Howard Stern Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Late Show with David Letterman. Kimmel has also landed the role of 'roast master' on the televised 'Roasts' (or celebrations) of both Pamela Anderson and Hugh Hefner.

In July 2007, Jimmy Kimmel started hosting the ABC game show Set For Life.

Jimmy Kimmel also works as a voice actor, providing his voice for Garfield, Road Trip (with Breckin Meyer and Tom Green) and Family Guy.

Personal Life: In 1988, Jimmy Kimmel married Gina, with whom he has two children, Kevin and Katie. Jimmy and Gina separated in 2002.

Kimmel dated the comedian Sarah Silverman for five years, until their split in March 2009.

Jimmy Kimmel plays the bass clarinet. In 2008, he performed onstage with the Mighty Mighty Bosstones on their song 'The Impression That I Get'.



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Megan Fox Says Her Unborn Baby Told Her To Move House


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Megan Fox has revealed why she’s undertaking the onerous task of moving house while she’s pregnant – because her unborn child told her to move!

The 30 year old star revealed during an appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ this week that she and her unborn baby have been unconsciously communicating throughout her entire pregnancy. She’s expecting her third child with her estranged husband and father of her two sons (Noah, 3, and Bodhi, 2) later this year.

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The Weeknd And Belly Cancel 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Performance Because Of Donald Trump


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The Weeknd and his collaborator Belly cancelled their scheduled appearances on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ at short notice – because of the presence of Donald Trump on the show as a fellow guest.

The musicians had been due to perform ‘Might Not’ on Wednesday night’s show (May 25th), but they pulled out soon before it was due to tape, with Belly saying that he didn’t want to be seen to endorse Trump’s controversial rhetoric in any way.

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Johnny Depp Says Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce Looks Like He's "Inbred With A Tomato"


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Johnny Depp is seemingly determined to continue his war of words with the Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce over the ‘dog smuggling’ incident that landed him and his wife Amber Heard in court, mocking the apology video they recorded and saying that Joyce looks like he’s “inbred with a tomato”.

Dropping by ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ on Tuesday night (May 24th), he made the comments when asked by the host about the episode last year in which Joyce threatened to have the couple’s two Yorkshire terriers Pistol and Boo put down unless they left the country within 50 hours, after it was believed that they were smuggled illegally.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp continued his war of words with the Australian deputy PM

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Kelly Ripa Hosts First 'Live!' Since Michael Strahan's Exit


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Kelly Ripa was back on ‘Live!’ on Monday morning (May 16th) for the first time since Michael Strahan bowed out of the show on Friday. For now Ripa will be joined by a series of guest hosts, the first being Jimmy Kimmel, until a replacement for Strahan is found.

Kelly RipaKelly Ripa has hosted her first ‘Live!’ since Michael Strahan’s exit.

On the morning show, Kimmel, who is more used to hosting late at night, asked Ripa "Where's Michael?" before probing her further and adding: "Let's start from the beginning, what happened?" But Ripa wasn't giving anything away and Kimmel joked: "I'm like an ex-boyfriend you go back to for sex.”

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Rafael Baldwin - Alec Baldwin and his pregnant wife Hilaria Baldwin seen arriving with their children at the ABC studios for Jimmy Kimmel Live! at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 11th May 2016

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Jimmy Kimmel - Nick Jonas and Tove Lo seen performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 29th April 2016

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Jimmy Kimmel , Molly McNearney - Keep It Clean Comedy Benefit For Waterkeeper at the Avalon Hollywood at Avalon Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 21st April 2016

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Watch John Legend Rework The 'Downton Abbey' Theme


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US fans bid farewell to ‘Downton Abbey’ on Sunday night (March 6th), after six seasons of the British drama. While the show’s ending might have disappointed some, on Monday night's episode of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, fans were given what they really wanted, a reworking of the theme with lyrics by John Legend.

John LegendJohn Legend has reworked the ‘Downton Abbey’ theme.

Describing the series, which aired on PBS, as ‘a show set in a more dignified time, a time when marrying your cousin was seen as a classy thing to do,’ Kimmel introduced Legend and his piano to perform the lyrical version of the theme.

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Jimmy Kimmel Announced As 2016 Emmy Awards Host


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Late-night TV host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel has been announced as the host for the 68th Emmy Awards later this year.

ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ had the exclusive on Monday (March 7th), as Kimmel returns to host the Emmys for the second time on September 18th. He had previously fulfilled the role back in 2012, incidentally the last time that ABC broadcasted the event (broadcasting rights are rotated between ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox).

Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel, pictured at a basketball game in February 2016, will be hosting this year's Emmy Awards

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Ben Affleck Sneaks Matt Damon Into 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Under His Coat


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Matt Damon might have failed at landing a Best Actor Oscar this year, but he has managed to make his way onto 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' finally with the help from his best friend Ben Affleck. Of course, his stay was very brief as Kimmel was soon able to kick him off, but it was enough to please the audience.

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As part of the post-Oscars show, Ben Affleck arrived onto the stage of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', nonchalantly wearing a massively bulging overcoat and claiming that finishing training for his Batman role has meant that all his muscle has turned to fat. In response to Kimmel's comment that he's 'ballooned', Affleck quipped: 'I didn't think this was going to be about body-shaming tonight'. But Kimmel was not to be fooled by the absurd moving bump and immediately got up to see what Affleck was hiding. It turned out to be a very red-faced Matt Damon, panting a little from the lack of oxygen, who unstraps himself from a body harness that Affleck is wearing and garners huge applause from the audience, to Kimmel's chagrin.

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Watch George Clooney, Eddie Redmayne And Sean Penn Take On 'Mean Tweets: Movie Edition'


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With awards season about to reach its peak at Sunday’s Oscars, Hollywood’s A-listers are probably feeling pretty good about themselves right now. But trust twitter to bring their self-esteem down a notch, with the latest edition of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’s’ Mean Tweets- Movie Edition.

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney took part in the latest edition of ‘Mean Tweets’.

First up was two-time Oscar winner Christopher Waltz, who had to suffer the indignity of one twitter user having no idea who he was. ‘I have no idea who Christopher Waltz is,’ the tweeter wrote. ’But he is pretty f’n boring so I am probably not going to bother finding out’.

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Watch One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Demi Lovato And More Read Mean Tweets On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'


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Everyone’s favourite ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ segment, ‘Mean Tweets’ made a comeback on Tuesday’s edition of the late night talk show and this may be the meanest one yet. The segment’s third music special featured stars including One Direction, Ed Sheeran and Demi Lovato, who all had to read out some of the shadiest (and funniest) comments made about them on social media.

One DirectionOne Direction were forced to confront a mean tweet on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'.

While Ed Sheeran might be enjoying huge success stateside, it seems not everyone’s a fan. The red-haired singer read out a tweet which proclaimed: ‘I can't stand this new Ed Sheeran. Like why TF are you happy on your records. You’re a f****** ginger for f**** sake’.

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George Clooney Stars In One-Man 'E.R.' Reunion For Jimmy Kimmel


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‘E.R.’ was one of the most popular TV shows of the ‘90s, and it enjoyed a thrilling reunion of its cast members on Tuesday night’s episode of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ on ABC. Only problem was, George Clooney was the only person to show up...

This wasn’t going to stop Kimmel though, as he explained to his guest Clooney and the audience that they’d be attempting to put together a brief skit despite the fact that everybody else was busy.

“This was kind of a last-minute thing, and we had some trouble getting the whole cast of ‘E.R.’ to come,” Kimmel said. “[Julianna Margulies] was filming ‘The Good Wife’, so she couldn’t make it. [Noah Wyle] wanted to be here, but guess he had a thing with his family, Taco Tuesday. Eric LaSalle had jury duty.”

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Jimmy Kimmel

Date of birth

13th November, 1967

Occupation

TV Presenter

Sex

Male

Height

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