Who is Gina Kimmel?
Born Gina Maddy on the 13th December 1964 in Hoffman Estates, Illinois USA, she is a fashion designer, known for her work on costumes for stage plays and TV shows, but is best known to the world as the ex-wife of the comedian Jimmy Kimmel, hence her last name.
Gina Kimmel Background and Education
Gina spent her childhood in her hometown, and after finishing high school enrolled at Northern Illinois University, from which she graduated in 1985. After that, she furthered her studies at Arizona State University, from which she obtained her degree in 1988. While at the Arizona State, Gina met Jimmy and the two almost instantly commenced a romantic relationship, which led to exchanging wedding vows in 1988.
Gina’s career didn’t start until the late ‘90s, when she joined her then-husband, Jimmy Kimmel, and other producers, including Adam Carolla, and Daniel Kellison to create the comedy talk-show “The Man Show”, on which she regularly appeared from its inception in 1999, until her divorce from Jimmy in 2002.
Rise to Fame
Following the couple’s divorce, Gina launched a career of her own, starting her own company Maddy James Inc. Vintage Loungewear, through which she produces and sells business lounge wear, which has only increased her net worth.
Aside from her own business, Gina has worked as costume designer on the television film “Party Like the Queen of France” in 2012, written and directed by Philip Day and Aaron McAdams, and on the television film “Party Like the Rich and Famous”, also in 2012.
— Gina Sprehe (@GinaSprehe) February 14, 2012
Gina Kimmel Net Worth and Assets
Thanks to her newfound fame, Gina has earned a rather decent amount of money in the last decade; according to Net Worth Post, her overall wealth is now estimated at over $500,000, and seems certain to increase with the development of her own company.
Gina Kimmel Marriage, Divorce, and Life After Jimmy Kimmel
Gina and Jimmy married when she was 22 years old, while Jimmy was even younger. The two were married for 25 years and became parents of Kate Kimmel and Kevin Kimmel, both of whom are now a part of the entertainment industry.
Following their divorce in 2002, Kate stayed out of the public for quite some time, focusing on raising her children and running her business, but has most recently started dating a name, whom she refers as Mr. Jones on her social media accounts.