More Than A Decade After He Began His Show, Jimmy Kimmel Is Still The Same Down-To-Earth Guy

January 23, 2018 13:03

There are a lot of celebrities in the world who are known for different things. Jimmy Kimmel stands out as a producer, writer, and the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live.


In 2013, he was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In that same year, he also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Who is Jimmy Kimmel?

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In line with his career, Jimmy Kimmel has also hosted the Oscar Awards a number of times. He claims his parents brought him to Hollywood when he was a little boy and that was when he saw the hall of fame for the first time.

Now, years later, he was able to receive an award which revealed that he had also risen to the heights of fame in the world.

As in every successful story, Kimmel has been in the game and running his show for many years. Now, he has been able to bring celebrity guests like Tom Hanks, Khloe Kardashian, Meryl Streep, and several others to it.

How did he rise up?

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Jimmy is often regarded as funny to be with. His speech at the awards also revealed his art of being hilarious. In the course of his speech, he comically referred to some males with the ‘she’ pronoun, amongst other pranks he played.

He actually came to the limelight through the same show. Jimmy Kimmel Live grew to become one of the longest-running shows, and that is a record success. Amongst American talk show hosts today, he stands out with a worth of about $35 million.

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In one of Jimmy Kimmel Live episodes, in celebration of his 50th birthday, George made an attempt to relive Jimmy's life story.

In a hilarious presentation that he captioned "50 fierce and fabulous," Clooney ran through Jimmy's life, recounting his date and place of birth, parents, upbringing, professional life, and everything in between.


Though short, George certainly did a great job of describing his friend's life, and it is definitely worth watching for yourself. You can check out the video below.

It is inspiring to see how far Jimmy has come to get to where he is right now. His story is definitely a confirmation that we shouldn't despise the days of little beginnings.

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