Five times Teen Choice awards winner Jim Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician, producer, artist, and cartoonist. He came to limelight after playing in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color. Furthermore, he also gained attention after starring in The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon.
Carrey has collected a huge amount of net worth from his successful career. His net worth is $150 Million. In this article, we shed information on Jim’s wiki, bio, a career as well as his personal life.
Jim Carrey Bio & Wiki
Jim Carrey was born on January 17, 1962, in the Toronto suburb of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. His father Percy Joseph Carrey is a musician and accountant whereas his mother Kathleen Carrey is a homemaker. His mother was of French, Irish, and Scottish descent whereas his father was of French-Canadian ancestry.
Carrey grew up along with his three older siblings, John, Patricia, and Rita Carrey. Jim began his academic journey at the Blessed Trinity Catholic School. Later he went to Aldershot High School, Northview Heights Secondary School, in Toronto and Agincourt Collegiate Institue.
Jim Carrey’s Personal Life: Married, Wife & Children
The 57 years old actor, Jim Carrey is married twice in his life. First, he got married to actress and Comedy Store waitress, Melissa Womer. Jim and his wife got married on 28th March 1987.
However, Jim and his wife have not disclosed the details when they met and when they began dating. From their relationship, the couple shared a daughter Jane Erin Carrey born on 6th September 1987. Their daughter was a 2013 contestant on American Idol. After being together for 8 years the pair got divorced in 1995.
Later, on September 23, 1996, Jim married his Dumb and Dumber co-star, Lauren Holly. However, their marriage lasted for less than a year and divorced in 1997.
Moreover, in the late 1996s and early 1997s, Carret had a much-publicized, short-lived romance with his Me, Myself and Irene co-star, Renee Zellweger. Moreover, the duo was engaged from 1999 to 2000. Unfortunately, they later called off their engagement.
The stand-up comedian Carrey also had a brief romantic affair with Illinois born actress and model, Jenny McCarthy. The pair began their relationship in 2005 and got publicized in June 2006. After being together for 5 years, the Carrey and McCarthy ended their stormy relationship in April 2010. Though the duo ended their relationship, they remained good friend as stated by Carrey in October 2010.
Likewise, Carrey also dated American American make-up artist, Cathriona White. Cathriona was a native of Country Tipperary, Ireland. The couple met the first time in 2012 and began dating. However, on 5th September 2015, Cathriona was found dead from a prescription drug overdose.
Jim Carrey’s Stats (Height, Age)
The handsome actor Jim’s age is 57 years old. Despite in his late 50s, he still looks charming and is still active in his professional life and energetic like he used to be in their early 20s and 30s. He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 84 kg.
In addition, the comedian-actor has a pair of brown eyes and dark brown hair. He has a well maintained his body structure with the measurements of 43-14-34.5 inches, respectively.
How much is Jim Carrey’s Net Worth?
Jim Carrey’s net worth is estimated to be around $150 Million as of 2019. Being active in the acting field since 1993 Carrey is able to earn a huge amount of worth as he has played in several movies and TV series.
Carrey is able to collect an impressive income from his acting, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, musician, producer, artist, painter, and cartoonist. Moreover, he is the first actor to have a salary of $20 Million for a movie.
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Carrey’s wives have maintained a fruitful wealth from their professions. His wife has a net worth of $14 Million. Similarly, his second wife has maintained a substantial worth of $3.5 Million.
Likewise, the movies of Carrey are also doing a good collection in the box office. Some of Jim’s hit movies along with their box office collection and budget are listed below;
|SN||Movie Credits||Budget||Box Office|
|1.||Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events||$140–$142 Million||$209.1 Million|
|2.||Fun with Dick and Jane||$100 Million||$202 Million|
|3.||Bruce Almighty||$81 Million||$484.6 Million|
|4.||Me, Myself & Irene||$51 Million||$149 Million|
|5.||Mr. Popper’s Penguins||$55 Million||$187.3 Million|
|6.||The Incredible Burt Wonderstone||$34 Million||$27.4 Million|
|7.||Dumb and Dumber To||$50 Million||$169.8 Million|
|8.||Kick-Ass 2||$28 Million||$60.7 Million|
Jim Carrey ‘s House
Jim Carrey owns a mansion in Brentwood. The mansion has a tennis court and a pool. It also features five bedrooms and nine bathrooms. Carrey bought the first piece of his Brentwood bedsit for $ 3.8 million and bought the adjacent vacant parcel for $ 1.7 million in early 2000.
The stand-up comedian Carrey also owns a luxurious Manhattan apartment. He bought the Prime New York Bachelor pad for $19 Million. The house is set at an area of 700 sq ft and six bedrooms. Back in 2012, Carrey sold his Malibu mansion for $ 13.4 million and bought the house for $ 9.75 million in 2002.
Jim Carrey’s Car Collection
With the huge amount of net worth, the actor Jim owns two cars. He drives a Mercedes Benz SL63 worth $222,995 and he also has a luxurious Porsche Panamera. Apart from his cars, Carrey owns a luxurious jet, Gulfstream V.
Moreover, his jet can accommodate seventeen passengers. He is currently offering his s Gulfstream V on a charter model, where interested people can take a ride in the aircraft for $8,000 hourly.
Jim Carrey’s Charity Works
Apart from being an actor, Carrey is a philanthropist and has supported many events. He also founded the Better U Foundation in 2005, which deals with global food security and is also the co-founder of the Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment.
Moreover, the stand-up comedian also supported other various organization like Generation rescue, Comic Relief, National Veterans Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and many others. He also donated $1 million to the family of the victims of terrorist attacks in 2001.
Jim Carrey’s Awards & Recognitions
Carrey has won many awards from his energetic performance in many films. He won the Golden Awards for Best Actor, for his work in The Mask. He also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role in The Truman Show (1998) and also in Man on the Moon (1999). In addition, the actor won five Tenn Choice awards and got nominated for 17 times.
Jim Carry gave a mind-blowing acceptance speech in BAFTA
Moreover, Jim won multiple MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance through: Dumb and Dumber, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls. He was also awarded MTV Generation Award in 2006.