Albuquerque Journal - Parade - - PERSONALITY -

Jimmy Kim­mel, 48, goes from late night to prime time when he re­turns once again as host of TV’s big­gest night for the 68th Emmy Awards tele­cast tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Here are five facts about the na­tive New Yorker.

1. He was an al­tar boy for seven years in Las Ve­gas after his fam­ily moved there.

2. Kim­mel loves to draw, and when he was a kid his dream was to be­come a comic book mogul like Mar­vel mas­ter­mind Stan Lee.

3. He was fired from sev­eral ra­dio sta­tions be­fore find­ing suc­cess in Los Angeles as Jimmy the Sports Guy.

4. A self-pro­fessed cook­book ad­dict, he claims to have at least 1,000.

5. He dated co­me­dian Sarah Silverman for five years.

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