How Much Is Molly McNearney’s Net Worth?

Molly McNearney, an American writer and an actress, currently works as co-head writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Apart from her career, McNearney gained wide recognization as the second wife of American TV host Jimmy Kimmel.

Starting her career as a salesperson for ABC, Molly worked as a personal assistant in the Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2013, which followed her prominence as the show’s writer.

With a successful career journey, McNearney has earned quite a hefty sum and owns the net worth of around $20 million as of 2022.

Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings

Initially, Molly used to work as a salesperson for ABC and then as a sketch writer for Second City, a Comedy Club in Chicago.

And after moving to Los Angeles, she worked as an assistant to executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2013. Subsequently, Molly McNearney became an assistant writer on the show and became its co-head writer in 2018.

Well, her most acclaimed work was the sketch for Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2016.

According to online sources, McNearney owns the net worth of around $5 million as of July 2019. The main source of her income is the writing career.

Most often her fortune is compared with other American writers like Tyisha Hampton ($700,000) and Bill Burr ($8 million).

Apart from writing, Molly also made her movie appearance through Murder Mystery in 2019. Back in 2018, she worked in The Oscars, a 3-hour TV special hosted by Jimmy on the occasion of the 90th Annual Academy Awards.

Endorsements & Charity Works

Well, Molly McNearney’s fame with her writing career and as the wife of Jimmy Kimmel, surely gains her attraction of many brands for endorsements.

Thoug,  unlike her husband’s sponsorships with XFINITY X1, Foot Locker, Honda, Google Pixel, the detail on Molly’s endorsement deal is yet to be out.

But she does has active participation in charity works and actively supports Garbage Fyre Festival via her Twitter where her followers count 135K as of July 2019.

In addition to that, along with her spouse Jimmy, she has associations with non-profit organizations like, Los Angeles LGBT Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation and many more.

Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses

Currently, Molly lives in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, California with her husband Jimmy and her children. As reported, her spouse bought the Hollywood Hills mansion spread on 5,500 square feet in December 2008 for $6 million; features 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.

Back in October 2014, Molly McNearney and Jimmy sold another property in Los Angeles for $2.17 million. The mansion on spread on 3,605 sq. ft. area featuring 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms was purchased by her husband Jimmy, in May 2002 for $925,000.

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In addition to that, she and Jimmy bought a duplex in Hermosa Beach, CA, in September 2014 for $2.25 million.

Also, the American writer owns a collection of luxury cars including Volvo, BMW Suv and Toyota Hybrid, a combined worth of hundreds of thousand dollars.

Aside from expenses on expensive assets, she spends a huge sum on daily life luxury, costly clothes, travels & tax payments.

Tax Expenses & Insurance

Since Molly McNearney lives in Los Angeles, CA and owns properties, she is liable to the State’s tax policy: property tax and income tax.

As reported, a house in LA, CA costs 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax, accompanied by the insurance premium of $1,360 per year.

While the income tax calls on $175,600 upon the annual revenue of $500,000.

Molly McNearney’s Personal Life: Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Family, College, Husband & Children

McNearney was born Molly O’Brien McNearney on March 5, 1978, in Missouri, the USA, to Michael McNearney and Michelle McNearney. She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

She grew up alongside her siblings: older brother Michael McNearney Jr. and younger sister Kelly McNearney, currently Senior Account Executive with Google.

Molly attended St. Clare of Assisi Elementary School in Chesterfield and then went to St. Joseph College. Later, she enrolled at and graduated from the University of KansasWilliam Allen High School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a degree in Advertising.

Following her graduation, McNearney moved to Chicago and then relocated to Los Angeles, where she got to work in Jimmy Kimmel Live!

As of June 2022, Molly’s age is 44 and has a height of 5 ft. 9 inches (175 cm).

Happily Married: Husband & Children

For a fact, McNearney is the second wife of Jimmy Kimmel and are together as husband-wife for 6 years without any mishaps.

Molly McNearney and Jimmy Kimmel met while she used to work as an assistant for an executive producer of Kimmel’s show. Even though their first encounter was bitter with Kimmel’s insulting words on Molly, they later became good friends and started dating in 2009.

The duo got engaged in August 2012, and married after 10 months, on July 13, 2013. 

The wedding ceremony held in Ojai, California was attended by celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Jennifer Garner, John Krasinski, and Gabourey Sidibe.

Together, the couple shares 2 children: daughter Jane Kimmel (born on July 10, 2014) and a son William John ”Billy” Kimmel (born on April 21, 2017).

For a fact, her son Billy was born with a rare congenital heart defect, simply called Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) with pulmonary atresia. Just some hours of Billy’s birth, he underwent open-heart surgery and is required to have other 2 surgeries in his life, as per cardiac surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Well, Molly is also step-mother to Kimmel’s children: Katherine (born in 1991), and Kevin (born in 1993) from his previous marriage.

Relationship History

Unlike her husband Jimmy, Molly McNearney never married before him but was in a long-distance relationship with then-boyfriend (details undisclosed).

As reported,  she left her job of sketch writer in Second City and moved to Los Angeles to be with her mysterious boyfriend, but broke up later, eventually leading her chemistry with Jimmy Kimmel.

On the other hand, Kimmel was previously in a marital relationship with Gina Maddy (1998-2002) and welcomed 2 children: Katherine & Kevin. Moreover, he dated then-girlfriend Sarah Silverman, a comedian, for 7 years from 2002 to March 2009.

Fun Fact: Molly McNearney is in good terms with Kimmel’s ex-wife and ex-girlfriend.