Jimmy Star

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Jimmy Star is an American radio/television host, actor, writer, clothing designer, and publicist. He is the host of The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell, which he shares with his husband Ron Russell. The show premiered on ROKU television in 2014. He is also director of operations at Beacon Audiobooks and director of the urban/pop division of Spectra Music Group.[1]

By 2016, The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell had become the #1 Internet TV/radio syndicated show in the world, with over 2.5 million TV/radio listeners weekly.[citation needed] By August 2017, the show had become the biggest web TV/radio show in the world, with 4.5 million viewers.[2] As part of the show, Russell has interviewed such Hollywood celebrities as Tony Curtis, Arlene Dahl, Tippi Hedren, Tab Hunter, Chloris Leachman, Cliff Robertson, and Jane Russell.[1] Star has been in several Marvel Universe films and is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as an actor.[citation needed]

Star was named by Kred as the 5th most influential radio personality to follow on social media.[3]


  1. ^ a b Shapiro, Eileen. "Jimmy Star & Ron Russell - Get Out! Magazine - NYC's Gay Magazine". getoutmag.com.
  2. ^ Shapiro, Eileen (8 August 2017). "Interview:Jimmy Star: "The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell"".
  3. ^ "Jimmy Star: Hollywood Renaissance man tells all [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] - TheCelebrityCafe.com". thecelebritycafe.com.