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Jimmy Kimmel Plays 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' with His Kids at Home

Olowokandi Fiyin
Apr 08, 2020
04:00 A.M.

Jimmy Kimmel enjoyed some quality time with his children as they engaged in playing the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

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Soon after it was announced that the popular game show, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," would be returning to TV screens, Jimmy Kimmel celebrated the news of him being the show's host.

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage at Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 23, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage at Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 23, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

According to Today, the late-night host celebrated the good news with a "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" game which featured his two of his kids, 5-year-old Jane and 2-year-old Billy.

[Jimmy Kimmel's] children seemed excited to be playing for one million pennies instead of the $1 million that celebrities would play for on the show.

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Jimmy kicked off the show by letting his at-home audience know that he was practicing his hosting duties with his children.

The 52-year-old TV personality then went on to introduce the adorable tots by stating that his daughter loved to draw while his son loved Spiderman and T-rexes.

Without wasting any more time, the party of three went into the show with Jimmy asking questions on topics the two children would know all about.

Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the 24th annual Keep Memory Alive 'Power of Love Gala' benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 07, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the 24th annual Keep Memory Alive 'Power of Love Gala' benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 07, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

While some of the subjects ranged from what animals ate bananas to the names of the sisters on Frozen, others focused on superheroes, the story of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," dinosaurs, and video games.

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In an alternate version of calling a friend, Jimmy instructed Jane to assist Billy when he asked for Spider-Man's real name.

The children seemed excited to be playing for one million pennies instead of the $1 million that celebrities would play for on the show.

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E! Online reported that Jane and Billy made it to the final round, which came with the question about who their favorite person was.

Jimmy offered the children A) Daddy, B) Daddy, C) Daddy, or D) Mommy, as options to pick from. In a sweet move, Jane turned to her father and answered:

"Just because we're [on] this Millionaire game and nobody really is here, I have to say—just for this game—Dad."

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Even though both kids remained good sports during the game, ET Online noted that Billy lost interest in the game at some point and began asking for a Spiderman-related question.

Even when he made it to the final round, the 2-year-old screamed that he didn't want to play anymore.

Jane, however, maintained her good-natured spirit throughout the game, which prompted her father to joke that she was more willing to play than her brother.

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