Name: Jimmy Kimmel
Birth Name: 
James Christian Kimmel
Birth Date: 
November 13, 1967
Birth Place: 
Brooklyn, NY
Occupation: 
TV Host / Comedian
Relationship Status: 
Dating Sarah Silverman
Celebrity Ranking # 212
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2012 White House Correspondents' Dinner: A Complete Look!

Posted Saturday April 28, 2012 9:40 PM GMT

Always one of the more well-attended events of the year, the stars were in the nation's capital for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday night (April 28).

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Jimmy Kimmel Named 2012 Emmy Awards Host

Posted Monday March 26, 2012 9:42 AM GMT

He’s quite the on-camera personality, and now Jimmy Kimmel has been named the host of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

The “Jimmy Kimmel Live” stud was announced as the host of the big shindig earlier today (March 26), and is pumped about the gig.

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Jimmy Kimmel Premieres “Movie: The Movie” Trailer

Posted Monday February 27, 2012 10:59 AM GMT

He’s always looking for ways to spice things up, and last night (February 26) Jimmy Kimmel showed the trailer for his fictitious multi-genre film “Movie: The Movie.”

The late night comedian toted the project as the ‘most star-studded, spectacular film America has ever seen,’ and there was plenty of celebrity power behind it.

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Jimmy Kimmel: White House Correspondents’ Dinner Host!

Posted Tuesday November 1, 2011 12:01 PM GMT

Tapping his talents for the annual affair, Jimmy Kimmel will tackle hosting duties for the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner next April.

Offering up a witty remark about his new gig, the late-night talk host told fans, "I look forward to being a part of the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. I love dinner."

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Emotional Farewell to Uncle Frank

Posted Wednesday September 7, 2011 8:03 AM GMT

Since his first show in January of 2003, Jimmy Kimmel relied on his Uncle Frank as a security guard and sidekick.

And given Frank’s death two weeks ago, the late night comedian had plenty of heartwarming words along with a few jokes and some tears.

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Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank Potenza Dies at 77

Posted Tuesday August 23, 2011 4:53 PM GMT

After nine years of filling the audience with laughter, Jimmy Kimmel's revered Uncle Frank Potenza, a frequent guest comedian on his nephew's show, passed away early this morning (August 23).

Showing his gratitude for the unrelenting support he's received from his fans, Jimmy tweeted, "thank you for your kind words about a very kind man - my Uncle Frank - who passed away this morning."

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Lady Gaga Rocks “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Posted Friday July 29, 2011 8:46 AM GMT

She never disappoints her fans by doing anything half-hearted, and last night (July 28) Lady Gaga was spotted giving it her all on “ Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

The “Born This Way” babe ended up singing a total of six songs, rather than the planned three-song set, in order to reward her Little Monsters that had been waiting there all day.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Goodbye Oprah Video

Posted Wednesday May 25, 2011 11:01 AM GMT

He always has a way of putting his own spin on things, and Jimmy Kimmel unveiled his “Goodbye Oprah Winfrey” video during his late night show.

Kimmel was joined by the R&B group Boyz II Men as he sang a lovely tribute version of their hit song “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye (to Oprah Winfrey).”

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