Quick Facts of Melissa Womer

  • Full NameMelissa Womer
  • Date of Birth06 July, 1960
  • NicknameMeli
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceUnited States of America
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress, Producer
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseJim Carrey (m. 1987–1995)
  • Height5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight58 kg
  • Children1- daughter, Jane Erin Carrey
  • Net Worth$7 Million (reported)
Melissa Womer

Melissa Womer is a well-known actress and producer who is recognized for Real Stories of the Donut Men, The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin and Man on the Moon. Also, she is popular as a Comedy Store waitress, a nickname given to her because she served as a waitress for the Comedy Store. She belongs to White American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Womer is the first wife of the famous Hollywood actor as well as director, Jim Carrey.

Furthermore, Melissa enjoys a huge net worth of $7 Million. Who is her boyfriend, or is she dating anyone currently? Read the full bio to know about her movies, husband, children and many more.

Melissa Womer’s Wiki

Melissa Womer was born as Melissa Jaine Womer on 6th July 1960 in the United States of America. She grew up in Kansas with her family members. She initially completed her high school diploma from a local high school in Kansas.

Later, Womer studied at the University of Kansas and wrote jokes for the morning radio show during her high school period. She then continued performing stand-up comedy shows in local clubs and her college’s program.

Career Highlights

Upon her graduation, Melissa went to Hollywood. Womer began her career in acting and comedy in the late 1980s. She served as a waitress in the Comedy Store located on the Sunset Boulevard. Womer was able to become everyone’s favorite character while performing at the Comic store, But, she experienced her big break in the BET’s Socially Offensive Behavior with D.L. Hughley.

Womer became popular for her performance in the 1997 spoof of the TV series Real Stories of the Donut Men, she got critical acclaims for her profession. In 1999, she appeared in a movie Man on the Moon. She later appeared in TV series The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin in 2004.

Melissa gained more fame after being with Jim Carrey
Melissa gained more fame after being with Jim Carrey

Also, Womer got more recognition after marrying Jim Carrey, a Canadian movie actor. He is best known for his comedy roles in Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, The Cable Guy, Liar, Liar and many more, Not only this but he also won the Golden Globe Award for The Truman Show, Man on the Moon and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Ex-Husband, Jim Carrey (m. 1987- div. 1995)

Melissa Womer is a divorced woman. As we previously mentioned, she was once married to Hollywood superstar Jim Carrey. Mellisa Womer married Jim Carrey, a producer, comedian, screenwriter, and actor on March 28, 1987. The couple met at the Comedy Store then they started dating each other. The couple married in 1987, after dating for a year. Their wedding was held in hotel mahi-mahi in Santa Monica, California.

Jim Carrey and Melissa Womer, take a short look!!


Similarly, the couple welcomed their first child as a daughter named Jane Erin Carrey on September 6, 1987. Additionally, their daughter participated in American Idol (2012). In 2017, she sang a song for her father’s short documentary Jim Carrey: I Needed Color.

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Reason For Divorce

Womer’s married life with Carrey didn’t last long, and they broke their relationship in 1995 after living together for seven years. Carrey filed a divorce as he was too busy building his professional career and losing touch in his relationship with her. After divorcing from Carrey, she never spoke about her relationship status in public.

Jim Carrey with his daughter, Jean Erin Carrey
Jim Carrey with his daughter, Jean Erin Carrey,                                                       Photo Credit: [email protected]

Furthermore, the spouse reportedly cheated her with his Dumb and Dumber co-star Lauren Holly. But, Carry did not speak on this matter. Besides, as of 2019, she is enjoying her singledom and focusing on her career rather than getting involved in extramarital affairs and relationships with any other guy.


Born on 6th July 1960, Melissa Womer is currently in 58-years of her age as of 2019. Well, she is busy enjoying her late fifty years. She celebrates her birth every 6th of July. Similarly, her birth sign (Zodiac Sign) is Cancer.

Body Statistics – Height

Melissa Womer stands at the perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 58 kg. Moreover, she looks beautiful with blonde hair and brown eyes. However, her other body measurements including her waist, breast, and hips are not available at the moment.

Net Worth – $7 Million (reported)

Melissa Womer has accumulated excellent earning and has maintained an impressive net worth working in the film industry. She now lives a luxurious life with her daughter, Jane Erin Carrey.

Melissa earns a satisfying amount of money from her career as an actress. However, her actual earning is yet to be revealed. As of 2018, Melissa holds an impressive net worth.

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Another hand, Womer asked around $5 Million to $10 Million in the divorce arrangement from Jim Carrey. But, she received only $3.5 Million. Womer also received $10 Thousand per month for temporary child support back then. After eight years of their separation, Womer got $7 Million for her daughter.