Jimmy Failla Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth

Jimmy Failla has earned a name for himself within a short period in the standup comedy space. He is the person who used to drive a cab earlier and later transitioned his whole career into comedy. Apart from this, Jimmy is also an author, radio, and host who is famous for the American news programs “FOX News Saturday Night” and “FOX Across America.”

Jimmy Failla Net Worth

He primarily earns his income by hosting “FOX News Saturday Night” (Saturdays at 10 p.m. ET) and the FOX News Radio program “FOX Across America,” which airs on weekdays from 12 to 3 p.m. ET. He also earns income from live comedy shows. Jimmy Failla’s net worth is $4 million as of 2024.

Net Worth: $4 Million
Real Name: Jimmy Failla
Birth Date: December 17, 1976
Age (as of 2024): 47 Years
Birth Place: United States
Height: 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Wife: Jenny Failla

Early Life

Jimmy Failla was born in the United States on 17th December 1976. He was raised in Levittown, New York. Jimmy shares a close bond with his parents and family members. On 20th June 2021, Jimmy shared a photo with his father and wrote a caption, “Wishing a #happyfathersday to me, my dad…”

His mother, Marianne Failla (age nearly 74), was also seen in a yellow jacket on Fox News Saturday Night. The video clips were shared on Instagram on 13th May 2024.  Jimmy’s educational background includes completing his high school education. He then attended Nassau Community College from 1995 to 1998 and earned an Associate Communication and Media Studies degree.

Rise to Fame [Cab Driving Career & Writing Career]

Jimmy started working to support his wife’s pregnancy and expenses. He worked as a Cab Driver from Jan 2008 to Jun 2010 in New York City. Then, he began working as a Radio host—Off The Meter with Jimmy Failla—from Sep 2010 to Dec 2015.  In September 2015, he started his writing career.

He wrote a weekly humor column for the Federalist, a web magazine focused on culture, politics, and religion. He is also known for “State of the Union” (2016), directed by Bob Lampel.  With fine writing, he becomes the “Head writer” of the Kennedy Show on Fox Business. He worked in that position for almost three years, from March 2017 to March 2020.


Jimmy became famous when he got the opportunity to work as a comedian. He joined Gotham Comedy Club in 2002, where he performed a Stand-up one-hour comedy special show. In December 2013, Jimmy joined the agency of “A-List Comedy” as a head writer. Then, he joined Fox News Media in 2016.

In March 2020, Jimmy is famous for hosting the “Fox Across America” radio show on Fox News Radio. He also appeared as a guest/host of an array of Fox News programs such as The Ingraham Angle,” “Watters World,” “The Five,” and Gutfeld (2022).

On 3rd January 2024, Fox Network announced that Jimmy will be the permanent host of “Fox News Saturday Night,” a weekday telecast from 12–3 p.m. ET. Moreover, he broadcast live at the 2024 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

He interviewed celebrities like Lester Holt, John Fetterman, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Geraldine Byrne Nason (Irish Ambassador), and Desi Lydic. His life story is adopted as “JIMMY FAILLA Biography by Charles Cartwright (Author).” The book was published on 17th January 2024 and is available on Amazon.


Apart from hosting, Jimmy is the author of two books. His First book is “Follow That Car!: A Cabbie’s Guide to Conquering Fears, Achieving Dreams, and Finding a Public Restroom,” published by Big Top Press in 2013. He works with Fox News Books. On 30th January 2024, he released his new book, “Cancel Culture Dictionary,” a collection of jokes and witty people.

Appearance In America’s Got Talent

Jimmy also auditioned for season 8 of America’s Got Talent. His audition video was not televised. He was selected into the “Comedian” category but was unfortunately eliminated in the Vegas Round, telecast on 16th July 2013.

Humanitarian work

Jimmy Failla supports fundraising and cause programs. He announced on his Facebook page that he would support the $305,000 fundraising for Alzheimer’s Research at @gothamcomedy on 12th June 2024. Jimmy Failla was selected and voted “Outstanding Male Comedian” of 2014 in the New York City Nightlife Awards.

Personal Life

Jimmy Failla is happily married to Jenny Failla. The couple celebrated their 16 years of marital bliss. His wife, Jenny, is a licensed therapist. They support each other’s dreams and ambitions. The couple first met in New York City, and after developing a strong bond, they married in 2006.

His wife got pregnant with their first child in 2008. Jimmy currently lives on Long Island, NY, with his family members, including – his parents, his loving wife, Jenny, and his young 15-year-old son, Lincoln Failla.

Social Media

Jimmy Failla is active on social media platforms. He has verified his Instagram account with the username @jimfailla. Jimmy has 50.1K followers on his verified Instagram. He has 18k followers on Facebook. Jimmy has 741 followers on LinkedIn. He has a Twitter account with the username Jimmy Failla (@jimmyfailla). Jimmy Fallia’s bio is also mentioned on the IMDB page.

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