Jimmy Failla Biography

Jimmy Failla calls himself a New York-based cab driver. However, he turned his profession from being a driver to a Professional Stand Up Comic. Since then, he has appeared on almost 500 shows, including Kennedy, Redeye, America’s Newsroom, The Greg Gutfeld Show, Watters World, and the Ingraham Angle. 

In March 2020, he received the official appointment as the permanent host for programs such as Fox Across America on Fox News Radio and the Fox Nation Streaming APP. Before that, he spent nearly three years working as Kennedy’s head writer/on-air talent (Fox Business Channel).

Jimmy Failla Early Life, Family & Education

Jimmy Failla was born on 17th December 1976 and is a Nassau Community College graduate student, after which he became a cab driver in New York City. He is an author with over three publications and a standup star.

Jimmy Failla is the son of a loving mother, Marianne Failla. She is around 73 years old and celebrates her birthday on 25th September. In 2019, Jimmy shared the image of his mother on his Twitter account, captioning, “The fine woman was 70 years old.”


Jimmy started his career by doing regular cab driving. It was the time after Jimmy’s marriage when his wife was pregnant in 2008. He will probably use his profession of driving cabs for nearly 60 hours a week.

That time was crucial for him because he was about to make a family and had the comical instinct to talk to strangers and other people who would probably land in his cab. He worked as a cab driver from January 2008 to June 2010 (two years and six months).

Tv Career

His real career in the comic industry began when he landed a job as the host of the show, Off The Meter, with Jimmy Failla. The radio show continued to be broadcast from September 2010 to December 2015 (five years and four months).

Later, he joined the firm called TheFederalist.Com, where he worked as a columnist. He was responsible for making a weekly humor column for the Federalist that focused on sports and pop culture. Then, he became the head writer of Kennedy Show – Fox Business.

With the release of the show Jimmy Failla, he became a famous standup comedian and would eventually tape his acts on 8/20 at Gotham Comedy Club. The show was streamed almost on all apps and televisions in America.

He is the head writer of A-List Comedy, which began in December 2013. Most recently, Jenny has been working with Fox News Media, focusing on shows like Radio Talk Show and Fox Across America at Fox News Radio.

Jimmy appears as a guest on one of the most popular late-night talk shows in the nation Gutfeld! With his sense of humor and joking style, he amazes audiences. He mostly collaborates with Heather Zummaraga and Kat Timpf for podcasts as well.

Book Writing

Although he has a diverse range of professions, he has also ventured into the realm of writing and publishing. He is the author of the book titled “Follow That Car!: A Cabbie’s Guide To Overcoming Fears, Pursuing Dreams, And Locating a Public Restroom,” published by BIG TOP PRESS. This book can be purchased by all readers on popular platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, and Audibles.

Jimmy Failla Biography

Real Name Jimmy Failla
Birth Date December 17, 1976 
Age (as of 2024) 47 Years
Birth Place New York, United States
Profession Radio Host
College Nassau Community College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 88 kg  –  in Pounds –  194 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Jenny Failla
Children Lincoln Failla

Personal Life

Jimmy married his wife Jenny Failla in August 2006 and living happily for around 16 years now. They have a son named Lincoln Failla, born in 2008. Lincoln is the happy-go-lucky personality who enjoys being with his dad posing for pictures in the stadium. He loves to watch the Buckeyes Games, play football, and lead the team. On social media, Jimmy shared a photo featuring his son donning a red jersey adorned with the number 63.

Social Media

Jimmy is available on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter. On LinkedIn, he goes by the name – Jimmy Failla (Host: Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla), with 500+ connections. On Instagram, he has an officially verified account named jimfailla.

He posted a picture of himself with his son on his shoulders on 12th May 2023. The image was published as a throwback to 12 years ago when his son’s babysitter canceled taking care of his son last second, and he had to come to attend the show with his son.

Jimmy is available on Twitter with the name – Jimmy Failla [@jimmyfailla]. His last post on Twitter was on 19th May 2023, when he posted the picture with two other partners of the show, FAILA!

Jimmy Failla Net Worth

Jimmy Failla is earning well because of his hard work and continuous appearance on the shows. As per sources, it is revealed that Jimmy gets an annual salary of $79,513 and has an estimated net worth of $1.1 million. He is the most hardworking personality who has shared the stage with various comic stars and standup personalities like Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, and Dave Chappelle.

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