Kimmel Returns! Friends, Family and Net Worth, Everything You Need to Know About the Man Who’ll Take the Helm for Oscars 2023

Published 03/12/2023, 10:30 AM EDT

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Besides being the face of American talk shows for decades, the Brooklyn native Jimmy Kimmel has established himself as a tycoon in the West’s television industry. His famous Jimmy Kimmel Live! show has been one of the most liked shows in American entertainment. Nonetheless, for all we know, the 55-year-old does not settle there. Owing to his brilliant anchoring skills and some over-the-top sense of humor coupled with hilarious roasting techniques, the TV personality has proved himself to be one of the bests to host the most star-studded event in Hollywood, Oscars 2023. 

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But do you really know the man without knowing about his personal life? Having thrived in the industry for decades, Jimmy Kimmel has become a household name for Americans. But what does his household look like? Take a look. 

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Jimmy Kimmel; his family and close acquaintances

Like most of his fellow Americans, Kimmel was also a divorcee when he and his first wife, Gina Kimmel, separated in the early 2000s. Following a break of nearly 10 years, the TV host is now a proud husband to Molly McNearney. The two started seeing each other as McNearney joined in as a co-writer for his famous show. The two tied the knot in the year 2012 and are at present parents to their daughter, Jane, 9, and son, William Billy John, 6. 

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Speaking of his associates and friends, having stayed in the industry for so long has fetched the star some worthy connections throughout the years. Some bigwigs on the list include Hollywood A-lister Matt Damon and the F.R.I.E.N.D.S star Jennifer Aniston. In fact, his previous hit work in The Man Show was also possible because of his longtime friends-turned coworkers, Adam Carolla and Daniel Kellison. This might as well give a prominent idea about his reach in the industry. 

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What is Kimmel’s Net Worth?

Kimmel’s professional life has only gone uphill ever since he became the host and also the executive producer of his current hit Jimmy Kimmel Live. His whopping net worth of $50 Million clearly reflects the star’s hold in Hollywood. Having hosted many top-liked shows before the present big hit, the comedian has previously appeared in various comic movies and shows as well. 

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Having been a host and a comedian, the star has been a renowned producer and actor in shows like The Man Show, The MTV2 series The Andy Milonakis Show, and Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers. Reports also suggest that the star takes home a massive amount of $24 Million annually owing to his appearance in some prestigious award shows to ever exist. 

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Kimmel’s Oscar appearances 

Speaking of appearances in award shows, it’s raining Oscars, and the star is all set to take the helm in the next few hours for the 95th Academy Awards 2023. However, this is not the first time the host will be taking the stage. Prior to this year’s appearance, Jimmy Kimmel previously served as the host for the award show in the year 2017 and 2018 before the Oscars went host-less for three years straight. 

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Are you excited to see the man on the big screen tomorrow? Let us know in the comments below. 

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Shraddha is an entertainment content writer at Netflixjunkie. Not only does she find immense pleasure in reading literature classics and writing book reviews about the same, but she's also much into movies and documentaries of world-renowned personalities as well. She's also been the Editor in chief of two yearly magazines of an international institute as a high schooler.

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