Kimmel performed 4-28-2012 at the White House Correspondents' dinner where he poked fun at Washington politicians.
Kimmel has had a relationship with the Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman that began in 2002. Wikipedia reports:
She referred to the relationship in some of her comedy, "I'm Jewish, but I wear this Saint Christopher medal sometimes; my boyfriend is Catholic — but you know... it was cute the way he gave it to me. He said if it doesn't burn a hole through my skin, it will protect me." In July 2008, Vanity Fair reported that the couple had split, ending their relationship of five years. However, in October 2008 it was revealed by Fox News and People magazine that they were on "the road back to being together." The couple attended the wedding of Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky together, but split again in March 2009.