Jill Kimmel

Yes, she’s the sister of that Kimmel, but Jill has a refreshing style of comedy all her own. The
charismatic comedian finds absurdity in the everyday frustrations of being a mom, dealing with office
politics and confronting the unexpected pitfalls of losing weight. She’s performed on stages around the
world, honing her humor while entertaining troops at US military bases in Germany, England, Italy,
Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and beyond. Stateside, she’s filled seats at some of the biggest comedy clubs in
the country, including Stand Up Live, The Improv, The Laugh Factory and Catch a Rising Star. When
she’s not on tour, Kimmel can be found in her hometown of Phoenix, where she hos ts a weekly comedy
show at Dos Gringos in Tempe, Arizona, or up in Las Vegas as a regular headliner at Jimmy Kimmel’s
Comedy Club.

Comedy is in Jill Kimmel’s DNA. You don’t have to go far to prove it, given her natural ease on stage as
she delivers humor that’s both selfdeprecating and universally relatable. She also happens to be the
kid sister of another funny star latenight talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. Still, it took her over 35
years to step onto the comedy stage for the first time. As a kid, Kimmel and her family moved around a
bit, from Brooklyn to Las Vegas to Phoenix, where, after a few attempts at being an actor, she became
a mom and settled into a career in PR. It wasn’t until 2006, when her thenhusband Carson Bryan took
her to a comedy show, that she decided to try standup for herself. At first, she kept her burgeoning
career as a comedian a secret from her coworkers. Soon, though, she was juggling parenting and her
day job with gigs at local comedy clubs. Establishing her career under her married name, Bryan, helped
distance her from her brother’s Hollywood fame. Since, she’s proven herself a hot ticket, now as Jill
Kimmel, sharing the stage with top comedians including Jimmy Fallon, Jeffrey Ross, Tom Papa and Tig
Notaro. She’s also been featured at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and on Comedy
Central’s Kevin Hart: Hart of the City.


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