Joann Iacono Son Was Honored With The Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Joann Iacono

Joann Iacono is the mother of Jimmy Kimmel, a well-known American comedian, and late-night humor talk show presenter. Joann is a housewife of Italian heritage.

Quick Facts

Full NameJoann Iacono
First NameJoann
Last NameIacono
ProfessionCelebrity Mother
Birth CountryItaly
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJames Kimmel
No Of Children3

Jimmy was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

He had an early obsession with David Letterman, who later became his career influence, and worked hard despite being fired several times, first from his first radio gig and then twice in Seattle and Tampa before starting at KROQ-FM in Los Angeles. He met long-time friend Comedian Adam Carolla while working on the program, with whom he eventually co-hosted the very popular show The Man Show.

Joann Iacono
Joann Iacono (Source: Google)

In 1997, he landed a job on television as a co-host of Win Ben Stein’s Money, where he stayed until 2001. He also worked with Adam Carolla on The Man Show for six seasons until his big break with Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2003. Jimmy was recognized as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 25, 2013, as a result of the show’s enormous popularity. He got the 2489th star only one day before his show’s tenth anniversary.

Married to her true love

Joann married her long-time boyfriend, James Kimmel, many years ago. James worked as an executive with IBM. They lived in Brooklyn, New York until Jimmy was nine years old when they relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada.

She has a great relationship with her husband.

She has a great relationship with her husband, James, and the two are inseparable regarding dating. They are often seen with Jimmy at events and on television broadcasts.

Her children are all involved in the entertainment sector.

She is the mother of three children. Her oldest son Jimmy, son Jonathan Kimmel, and daughter Jill Bryan are all members of the entertainment business. Jonathan is a television and film director, writer, and producer, and her daughter is a comedian.

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Family Involvement

Jimmy is a family guy who values his relationships with his loved ones. He has introduced them to the world of show business. His first on-air guest was his uncle Frank Potenza, who appeared as “Uncle Frank” on Jimmy Kimmel Live until he died in 2011. In addition, he had his Aunt Concetta Potenza as “Aunt Chippy” and cousin Sal as regulars on his program.

Jimmy’s extravagant wedding ceremony

Jimmy met his future wife Molly McNearny at Jimmy Kimmel Live, where Molly was a writer’s assistant. But love did not come right away since both were in a relationship at the time. Kimmel was dating comedian Silverman at the time, after the breakdown of his first marriage to Gina Maddy. They originally became acquaintances before deciding to pursue a love engagement.

Joann Iacono
Joann Iacono (Source: Google)

They eventually got engaged in 2012 and married on July 13th, 2013. It was a lavish wedding ceremony in Ojai, California, attended by celebrities such as Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux, Matt Damon and his wife Luciana, Ellen DeGeneres, and others. In July 2014, they had their first child, a girl named Jane, from their lovely marriage. On April 21, 2017, their second child, son William (Billy), was born. Jimmy is a father of four kids. From his first marriage, he has a son named Kevin and a daughter named Katie.

Net worth

Joann Iacono Son’s net worth  is about $2 million as of January 2024. however, she contributes to her son’s lavish lifestyle. Jimmy has become a well-known late-night talk show host. Aside from that, he hosted the 64th and 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, as well as the 89th and 90th Academy Awards.