Famously known as the eldest daughter of Tv host, Jimmy Kimmel, Katie Kimmel has her own career in art crafts and fashion designing. Though she always captures limelight as a celebrity kid, she prefers her self recognization as an artist.
Katie's Engaged To Her Boyfriend
The 28-year-old artist is happily engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Will Logsdon on January 2019. Moreover, she shares the exciting news to her fans via Instagram post, expressing happiness to spend the rest of her life with Will.
The duo is yet to reveal the exact date of their first meeting but scrolling through Katie's Instagram; it seems they are together for years now. Interestingly, the love birds share a common love for dogs, and even Kimmel called her partner mother to her dog.
Avid Dog Lover
Undoubtedly, Kimmel is an avid dog lover, and most of her Insta posts are dedicated to her pets. She has two adorable girl dogs; a labrador retriever whose name is Pony Kimmel and she has her own Instagram with 1.4k followers. Similarly, another one is a Chihuahua named Muffin which is the youngest one.
For Katie, her dogs are more like family members whom she loved to call her daughters. It isn't wrong to say; her dogs completed her family, and the family of four often went for traveling too.
Katies' Parents Marriage
Jimmy Kimmel first met his then-wife, Gina Maddy Kimmel during his college days in Arizona State University. As a matter of fact, Gina is three years older than Jimmy, who completed her graduation from Arizona in 1988. On the other hand, Kimmel dropped out of college in order to pursue his radio career.
The college sweetheart exchanged a vow on June 25, 1988, at an intimate ceremony. Soon their marriage, the couple relocated to Seattle, Washington because Jimmy was hired to co-host "The Me and Him Show" at KZOK-FM.
In 1991, Jimmy and his wife welcomed Katie and blessed with another son, Kevin Kimmel in 1993. He always took his family with him wherever he was posted for a job. After years of struggle, he finally made his TV debut in 1997 in-game show 'Win Ben Stein's Money' but got his breakthrough in 2004 with his own TV show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on ABC.
Kimmel parents were together for 14 years before divorced in 2002. However, the couple decided to share joint custody of their two kids and shares a cordial relationship. Afterward, Jimmy dated comedian Sarah Silverman from 2002-2009.
Later, her father married to co-head writer of Jimmy Kimmel Live, Molly McNeraney in July 2013. Katie has two half-siblings; Jane Kimmel (born July 10, 2014) and William Kimmel (born April 21, 2017). But, Gina prefers to remain single and focused on her career as a costume designer.
Copyright Issues and Controversy
In 2017, Jimmy Kimmel tweeted calling out the eco-friendly fashion brand for ripping off his daughter designs. He also blamed the company for stealing ideas from a young artist and linked to both sites. Check out the tweet;
The link shows matching designs of the t-shirt with Katies' product. Later, Reformation issued a statement expressing their point of views, according to them,
"Graphic word products have been a part of the Reformation brand and design aesthetic since we launched in 2009. We have a deep respect for artistic integrity and would never replicate or appropriate the work of a young artist, or any artist for that matter."
The company concluded the statement stating their brand mission is to "provide a sustainable way to be fashionable."
Net Worth and Earnings
The young artist is at the rising phase of her career with a decent net worth of $200,000-$500,000. Her main source of income is from her online craft business and career as a fashion designer.
The celebrity kid is the owner of "Katie Kimmel" online store which offers customized products like shocks, t-shirts, hoodies, bags, caps along with paintings and ceramic artwork. The price starts from $4-$125 according to the products.
On the other hand, her father, Jimmy Kimmel as one of the sucessful Tv personality holds an astonish net worth of $45 million and a salary of $15 million per annum.
Katie Kimmel was born on August 28, 1991, in the USA under the birth sign of Virgo. She was raised with her younger brother in Florida, California, and Arizona due to his father job.
Kimmel completed her schooling from California. Then she joined The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and received her BFA in 2015. Soon after her graduation, she started focusing on her interest and shortly garnered limelight as an upcoming fashion designer and artist.
Check out the vide of Katie getting ready for Oscar 2017;
As of now, she is living in the Mojave Desert and working on her online store. She also featured in the TV with her father on his show, "The Man Show" between 2000-2003. Furthermore, she lends her voice puppet version of herself in "Crank Yankers" in 2004.
- Age: 28 (2019)
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches or 176 cm
- Weight: 58 kg or 127 lbs
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Brown
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