Jimmy Kimmel’s Wife Wiki: 5 Facts To Know About Molly McNearney

Jimmy Kimmel’s wife is the amazing screenwriter Molly McNearney. She is known for The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 and Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel’s Wife Molly McNearney Screenwriter

Molly McNearney is the second and current wife of Jimmy Kimmel. Molly McNearney was born in 1978 and is known for her work as a writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live! Molly McNearney also wrote sketches for the 64th and the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. Molly McNearney was born in Missouri, her parents are Michelle McNearney, and Michael McNearney. Molly McNearney is obviously a great comedic writer, but not many people know she got her start with comedy at the famous Second City Theater and IO West.

A rare solo shot of Molly McNearney. She is typically seen in paparazzi photos with her husband and two children. Even Kimmel’s Instagram has only a few photos of Molly McNearney. This is alluding to the fact that she likes staying behind the camera.

Molly McNearney Works on Her Husband’s Show

Don’t worry there isn’t any nepotism here, Molly McNearney got the job on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ way before they became interested in each other. In fact, that’s how they first met. Molly McNearney is currently the co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live! She began as a writer’s assistant. Though she does work on the same show as her husband, Molly McNearney and Jimmy Kimmel don’t actually work in the same building. The whole writing staff works in one building and everyone else in another. She wrote for The Oscars twice, one being The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016. If Jimmy Kimmel plans on hosting The Oscars again she will most likely write for them again also.

Molly McNearney’s First Interaction With Jimmy Was Him Insulting Her

“That is really stupid! What a waste of time.” Those were the first words Jimmy Kimmel said to his future wife Molly McNearney. This was when he was first introduced to her and was not paying attention only to hear that she competed in triathlons. His response was as such and he said nothing else to her for quite a while. Molly McNearney was a simple rebound for Jimmy Kimmel that clearly and beautifully became something more. Jimmy Kimmel had just broken up with his famous girlfriend Sarah Silverman. Their relationship was very public and they were together for five years. Despite the break up they continued to remain friends. Molly McNearney was the next person he started dating after Sarah. Molly McNearney dated Jimmy Kimmel for three years and they were engaged for ten months before they got married. Jimmy Kimmel proposed to Molly McNearney in 2012 during a vacation in South Africa. They got married in 2013. Jimmy and Molly McNearney have two children together, Jane Kimmel, who was born in 2014, and Billy Kimmel, born in 2017. Jimmy Kimmel has two other kids from his first marriage to Gina Maddy. A son named Kevin and a daughter named Katie.

Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney out at a red carpet event together.

Molly McNearney’s daughter posted on Jimmy Kimmel’s Instagram page.

Molly McNearney Movie Debut In Fun Mom Dinner

Molly McNearney made her movie debut in Fun Mom Dinner. Fun Mom Dinner starred Molly Shannon, Bridget Everett, and Toni Colette. The movie is about a group of moms who meet at their children’s preschool and decide to go out for an innocent dinner, and hilariousness ensues. It’s a laugh out loud silly comedy.

The silly comedy about needing a break from the shackles of motherhood. Fun Mom Dinner. Starring Kate Aselton, Bridget Everett, Molly Shannon, Toni Collette, Adam Scott, Rob Huebel, Adam Levine and Paul Rust.

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is a popular late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Jimmy Kimmel Live is aired on ABC and is an hour long. This show first aired in 2003 – January 26th to be exact. Jimmy Kimmel Live is not actually live. Like most late night shows it’s shot at 4 pm on the day of the broadcast. Jimmy Kimmel Live isn’t a total lie though, because after special events, it does indeed air live. One of the most common live shows is after the Academy Awards. Those episodes are like a fun gathering of friends just hanging out after a party. In 2009 the show was first shown in 720p HD. Jimmy Kimmel Live was created by Jimmy Kimmel and is currently run by head writers Gary Greenberg and Kimmel’s wife Molly McNearney. The show is also directed by Andy Fisher.

Net Worth of Molly McNearney

It’s no surprise that Molly McNearney has a large net worth for someone that isn’t a household name. She is the head writer on a famous show and has worked as a screenwriter for various high-level projects. Molly McNearney’s net worth is an estimated five million dollars. Though in comparison to her husband that’s insignificant; Jimmy Kimmel earns a crazy ten million dollars every year making his total net worth around thirty-five million dollars.

A rare photo of the small family from Jimmy’s Instagram page. Featuring Jimmy, Molly McNearney, and their two children. Most of the photos on his page feature himself, or his kids alone.

Most recently Molly turned forty and had a slew of famous celebrities at her birthday party. She is still working on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and taking care of her two children.