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Todd Birkenstock Kimmel (Dog)

Breed: Macadoodle

In January 2024, Jimmy Kimmel adopted a puppy named Todd Birkenstock from Wags and Walks. Kimmel says his breed is macadoodle, which is a cross between a poodle and macaroni and cheese. The dog came with the name Todd, but his wife Molly (seen here) gave him his middle name (despite not owning and Birkenstocks).

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Pets


November 13, 1967 (56)

Jimmy Kimmel is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer, primarily known for his role as the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that has aired on ABC since 2003. Kimmel’s career is marked by a blend of humor, empathy, and a unique ability to connect with both his guests and the audience, making him a beloved figure in the world of entertainment​​​​.

Kimmel’s entry into the entertainment world began in radio, where he honed his skills before making a significant impact on television. Inspired by David Letterman, Kimmel embarked on his radio career while still in high school and continued through college, eventually leading to his first paying job in radio in 1989. His early stints included working at stations in Seattle, Washington, and later in Los Angeles at KROQ-FM, where he was known as “Jimmy The Sports Guy”​​. His transition to television was marked by his co-hosting role on Win Ben Stein’s Money on Comedy Central in 1997, which showcased his quick wit and everyman appeal. Alongside Adam Carolla, Kimmel also co-hosted The Man Show on Comedy Central and was involved in other projects like Crank Yankers and The Andy Milonakis Show​.

Throughout his career, Kimmel has been recognized with several awards and nominations. Notably, he shared an Emmy award with Ben Stein for Best Game Show Host for Win Ben Stein’s Money and has received numerous Emmy nominations for Jimmy Kimmel Live! In addition to his Emmy achievements, Kimmel has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2013