Sal Iacono Biography
Sal Iacono also known as Cousin Sal, is an American attorney, comedian, writer, and game show host born July 5, 1971 in Brooklyn. He’s known for his roles on The Man Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the late night TV show. He’s the cousin of Jimmy Kimmel, so his nickname is Cousin Sal. He graduated from Elwood-John Glenn High School in 1989 and attended SUNY Oswego, earning a degree in Public Justice in 1993. He went on to study law at Touro Law Center in Huntington, New York on Long Island, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1996. In 1997, Iacono moved from Long Island to Hollywood to pursue a career in television.
Sal Iacono Family
Sal’s Family details are not known. He has a sibling Ivy Iacono.
Sal Iacono Wife
Iacono now resides with his wife, Melissa, and three sons near Los Angeles.
Sal Iacono Net Worth
Sal has a net worth of $3 million. All this amount was generated from his career.
Sal Iacono Career
On the Fox Sports program Sports Geniuses, a sports-themed game show featuring Matt Vasgersian, Iacono’s first foray into television writing, Sal also appeared in a trivia challenge at night. He joined the Comedy Central’s The Man Show writing staff from there, starring Adam Carolla and Jimmy Kimmel, cousin of Iacono. In 2002, during his weekly forecast sketches on Fox NFL Sunday, Iacono joined Kimmel. Iacono wrote to Crank Yankers for the puppet show.
When Nancy Pimental left the show in 2002, Win Ben Stein’s Money co-host, Iacono replaced her, becoming the co-host and comic tormentor of Ben Stein. Iacono was the co-host throughout the series ‘ rest and was nominated in the Outstanding Game Show Host category for an Emmy Award.
Sal was also a regular columnist on Grantland.com, along with his appearances on the podcast of Bill Simmons, which was a sports and pop culture website previously run by Simmons.
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Sal Iacono Jimmy Kimmel
Iacono was a Jimmy Kimmel Live permanent member! Writing staff since 2003. In comedy sketches he also frequently appears on the show. These comedy bits are often shot using a hidden camera, and “Cousin Sal” claims to be an incredibly inept or annoying store employee or delivery person. The victims of Cousin Sal are invariably stupid or extremely angry, much to the delight of the viewer.
Sal Iacono Wwe
Live at Jimmy Kimmel! On May 16, 2008, his favorite wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper delivered a birthday cake to Kimmel on air. Santino Marella, who had thrown the cake on him and was attacked by Iacono, confronted him and Piper. Marella brought Iacono to the ring on Monday night Raw to “excuse” “Cousin Sal” the following Monday night. The real Piper entered the ring, and on his way back to the locker room, Marella got his own apology cake thrown at him, challenging Iacono to a wrestling match accepted by Piper on behalf of Iacono. The match was SmackDown on Friday night! Los Angeles tapings on June 3, 2008. Sal was accompanied to the ring by Kimmel and Piper, and won the match.