Molly Mcnearney
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Molly Mcnearney is not totally lost in her husband’s fame. That being said, we wouldn’t dispute the fact that it is almost impossible to talk about Molly without mentioning her husband, Jimmy Kimmel. While her husband has been basking in fame as a television host comedian, writer, and producer, Molly is also doing well as a scriptwriter and author.

Also, ever since the inception of her career, Molly worked only behind the scenes until 2018 when she took up a movie role as Deila Shepherd in Dumplings and of course, showed her fans that she can also work in front of the screens. Journey with us as we let you in on more facts about Jimmy Kimmel’s wife.

Molly Mcnearney’s Biography (Age)

Molly Mcnearney is the second and current wife of Jimmy Kimmel, and she was born on the 13th of March 1978 in St Louis, Missouri. Mcnearney is quite reserved with the details of her personal life – including information about parents, she has only mentioned their names and nothing else. They are Michael McNearney (father) and Michelle McNearney (mother). Also, she has two siblings named Michael Jr. McNearney and Kelly McNearney. Records have it that she spent most of her formative years in the US.

As for her education, the scriptwriter schooled at St Clare of Assisi Elementary School before having her high school education at an all-girls high school – St Joseph High School. After high school, she proceeded to the University of Kansas – William Allen High School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She subsequently graduated with a degree in advertising after spending several years in the institution.

After graduating, Molly Mcnearney began to work as an adverts salesperson for ABC and was consistent with her job for a long period which earned her a promotion as a personal assistant to the executive producer on the TV show, Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2013. A year after she landed the promotion, Molly subsequently became the assistant writer of the show and finally claimed the position of the lead writer in 2018 as a result of her contributions to the show.

Well, ever since Molly took up the role of a lead writer, she has consistently risen from one successful height to another. She has achieved a lot ranging from her involvement with the writing of jokes for the White House Correspondent dinner to co-writing several plots for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards.

For her efforts, Molly has earned five Primetime Emmy Award nominations to her name and has pocketed two Writer’s Guild of America Award. She is often regarded as one of the best around at her job.


Molly Mcnearney
Molly Mcnearney and Jimmy Kimmel

As aforementioned, Molly McNearney is the second and current wife of Jimmy Kimmel. The two met at their workplace after she was introduced to him by her then executive producer. They subsequently fell in love and dated for three years before getting engaged in 2012. Then in 2013, they took their forever commitments in the presence of friends and family.

Molly Mcnearney became a mother on the 10th of July 2012 with the birth of their first child, Jane. Five years later, the couple welcomed their second child, Williams John. Sadly, Williams John was born with a rare heart defect, however, after successful heart surgery, he is currently said to be hale and hearty. Meanwhile, the scriptwriter is the stepmom to Jimmy’s two children, Katherine and Kelvin; children from his previous relationship.

Jimmy Kimmel is popularly known as an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Prior to his union with Molly, he was formerly married to Gina Maddy, with whom he shares a daughter, Katherine. He was also in a long relationship with Sarah Silverman.

Net Worth

While her husband’s financial worth sits at $35 Million, Molly has gathered a net worth of $5 million. The couple has been making headways with the show – The Jimmy Kimmel’s Show – and has also been involved in other comedy shows, including few acting gigs.

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Body Measurement

You want a perfect side smile, Molly is a don with side smiles. She wears blonde hair and has a set of brown eyes. She is quite tall for a lady as she stands at 5 feet 9 inches with a balanced weight of 63 kg.

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