Head writer of the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” talk show Molly McNearney and TV host Jimmy Kimmel officially became engaged, the ABC funnyman’s representative confirmed on Wednesday (August 15, 2012). Molly, who has been a writer for “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” since 2006, and a head writer since 2008, was proposed by her long-term boyfriend Jimmy while the nice pair were vacationing in South Africa’s Kruger National Forest. The happy couple started dating in 2009, a few months after the 44-year-old Brooklyn native split from comic Sarah Silverman after a five-year romance. “After Jimmy and Sarah Silverman broke up, Molly and Jimmy both found themselves single, and they clicked,” a source said when the two first got together. “They’re really happy together.” Molly’s husband-to-be Jimmy once married Gina, whom he had children Katie (21 years old) and Kevin (19 years old) with in June 1988. This will mark the second trip to the altar for Kimmel, the host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and Molly McNearney’s first marriage.
Molly McNearney and Jimmy Kimmel officially became engaged after a 3-year romance, Jimmy’s spokesman confirmed the happy news on Wednesday (August 16, 2012).
Jimmy Kimmel popped the question to girlfriend Molly McNearney, a co-head writer on the talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” during a recent vacation in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.
Molly McNearney’s husband-to-be Jimmy Kimmel married first wife Gina in June 1988 and they have two children Katie (21 years old) and Kevin (19 years old) together. The couple split from 14 years later. Then the ABC star dated Sarah Silverman before linking up with his bride to be Molly.
Jimmy may have been very happy at this time not only because he has seemingly found that special someone whom he wishes to spend the rest of his days with, but also because it is recently announced he is to host the Emmy Awards for the first time. “I hope to be able to do for the Emmys this year what Eddie Murphy did for the…