Cousin Sal Iacono

Jimmy Kimmel's Cousin


Since 2003, “Cousin Sal” Iacono has served as a comedy writer and frequent guest on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, hosted by Iacono’s real-life cousin. He also appears regularly on The B.S. Report with Bill Simmons, one of the most downloaded podcasts on the internet, where he and Simmons predict the lines of NFL games. His prognostication skills have led to a weekly gambling segment airing on ESPN. In 2008, Iacono was featured in a multiple episode arc on WWE’s Raw, along with wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, where he defeated professional wrestler Santino Marella.  Iacono was nominated for an Emmy in 2002 for his work as co-host of Comedy Central’s popular and long-running game show Win Ben Stein’s Money. In 2008 he won an Emmy for co-writing the viral hit song "I'm’ F*&%ing Matt Damon".  Other comedy writing credits include Comedy Central’s The Man Show and Crank Yankers.  Iacono is married with three boys.