Jill Leiderman is the former executive producer of the much-loved late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! She joined the show when it was struggling to establish itself among other popular late-night talk shows and overcome all of the hurdles to make it a hit show.
Leiderman had previously worked with many renowned names such as David Letterman and Jon Stewart and had a lot of experience before joining Kimmel in 2006.
She worked for Kimmel till 2020 before leaving the show to spend more time with her family and work on other projects that would challenge her creativity.
After leaving the world of late-night shows, she started working at Jill Grill Inc./ Team Rocket Production.
|Date of birth
|38 years old
|Place of birth
|Hollywood, California, USA
|Robert Howard Cohen
Jill Leiderman’s Net Worth and Salary
Jill Leiderman has an estimated net worth of 4 Million USD.
She and her husband even purchased a 3.3 Million USD house from Bruno Mars.
Leiderman had a successful career working in popular late-night shows for over two decades.
Even after leaving the world of late-night shows, she still works as an executive producer on other projects.
So, with her previous success and even the current ones, Leiderman has earned a lot of appreciation and fortune.
Personal Life and Family
Leiderman is secretive when it comes to her personal life.
She has not shared anything about her family members or her upbringing.
So, no one has any idea about her roots and heritage. They do not even know where she was born and raised.
Jill Husband and Relationship
The famous executive producer is married to director and writer Robert Cohen and has an adorable son with him.
He husband is a famous writer and director who has even won Emmy Awards.
He has worked in many popular TV shows such as The Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, etc.
Before marrying Leiderman, Cohen was in a relationship with comedian and actress Janeane Garofalo.
He was legally married to Garofalo, but neither he nor Garofalo knew they were married.
When Cohen got engaged to Leiderman, he came to know that the wedding he had with Garofalo in LA as a joke in 1991 made the two husband and wife legal.
So, he had been married to his former partner for twenty years before knowing about it in 2012 when he got engaged to Leiderman. They thought marriage would only get legalized if they filed it in a local courthouse.
After knowing they were legally married, Cohen and Garofalo mutually dissolved the marriage in 2012, and then he married Leiderman.
Leiderman has yet to mention any details about her high school.
But, she has mentioned in her Linkedin profile that she attended Northwestern University for college.
Linderman’s career in showbiz started when she was just a kid.
At nine, she co-hosted Kidding Around, an Emmy Award-winning kids’ Saturday morning show, on WMAQ-TV.
In the show, she interviewed some big names like Christopher Atkins and Menudo Eyv.
She was not much active in the industry during high school and college, but after graduating, she returned as a production assistant.
After graduation, her first job was as a production assistant on The Jon Stewart Show.
Linderman worked on the show for two years before taking leave. She soon got hired as a writers’ researcher for the Late Show with David Letterman, where she worked for the next eight and half years.
While working on the show, she later became the senior writers’ producer. She was doing great but left the show in 2004 to join VH1 as its development\executive producer.
She worked for VH1 for two more years before returning to the world of late-night shows after getting an offer to work as an executive producer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The show was struggling to make its palace among all other popular late-night shows and was looking for people to change it.
Linderman accepted the offer and started working towards lifting the show. She worked alongside Jimmy Kimmel for three decades and helped the show gain its current popularity.
She worked to produce around 2,500 episodes and even got the show eight Emmy nominations.
Linderman is one of the many reasons for the popularity of the show. However, she left the show in 2020 to achieve her creative wishes and spend more time with her family.
But, before leaving the show, she brought the award-winning former executive producer of Entertainment Tonight and CBS Evening News Weekend Edition, Sharon Hoffman, as her replacement.
Since leaving the show, Linderman has been working for Jill Grill Inc./Team Rocket Production as an executive producer.