Who is Jim Carrey?
Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and writer. He was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. His full name is James Eugene Carrey.
Jim Carrey is known for his comedic genius and unique style of physical humor.Jim Carrey is known for his comedic genius and unique style of physical humor. He has been in several reknowned movies as a primary ensemble such as The Truman Show, Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind, Liar Liar, etc.
Beyond his acting career, Carrey is an accomplished painter and author. He uses his artistic talents as a form of self-expression and has published several children’s books, including “How Roland Rolls” and “A Memoir and Misinformation.”
Jim Carrey: Height, Weight
Jim stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 85 Kg.
Jim Carrey: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education
Jim is 61 years old as he was born on 17 January 1962.
He was born to musician Percy Carrey and Kathleen Oram. Jim also has three older siblings including sister Rita Carrey, John Carrey and sister Patricia Carrey Fournier.
He is of Irish and Scottish ethnicity. He holds American citizenship.
Jim Carrey: Professional Life, Career
The American actor started his acting career in the year 1980 by playing the role of The All-Night Show. Carrey’s big break came in the early 1990s when he became a cast member of the popular sketch comedy show “In Living Color.” His outrageous characters and impeccable comedic timing made him a standout on the show and garnered attention from both audiences and industry professionals. It was during this time that he began to solidify his reputation as a comedic genius.
In 1994, Carrey’s career took a monumental leap forward with the release of three highly successful films in the same year: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber. These films showcased his unique blend of physical humor, outrageous expressions, and unmatched energy, making him one of the biggest comedy stars of the 1990s.
Carrey has demonstrated a daring attitude to his parts throughout his career, frequently stepping into physically difficult roles and pushing the envelope to produce unforgettable performances. He is a versatile and well-liked performer because to his ability to assume multiple characters using makeup, animated facial movements, or voice acting.
Jim Carrey: Net Worth, Salary
Jim has an estimated net worth of $180 million as on 2023.
Jim Carrey: Rumors, Controversy
There has been an interesting rumor that in 1983, he wrote a check for $10 million dated 10 years later.
What is the Relationship Status of Jim Carrey?
Jim Carrey has been involved in various relationships throughout his career:
- Linda Ronstadt (1983): Carrey dated singer Linda Ronstadt for about 8 months after meeting her at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
- Melissa Womer (1986-1995): Carrey married actress Melissa Womer in March 1987, and they had a daughter named Jane Erin Carrey. They divorced in 1995.
- Lauren Holly (1994-1997): Carrey married Canadian-American actress Lauren Holly in September 1996, but they divorced just 8 months later.
- Charlotte Lewis (1999): Carrey briefly dated actress Charlotte Lewis in January 1999.
- Renee Zellweger (1999-2000): Carrey started dating actress Renee Zellweger after working together on “My, Myself and Irene” (2000), but their relationship ended due to differences.
- Laurie Holden (2001): Carrey had a brief affair with actress Laurie Holden while working on “The Majestic” (2001).
- January Jones (2002): Carrey went out with actress January Jones for a couple of months before their relationship ended.
- Anastasiya Volochkova (2002): Carrey had a short-lived romance with former Russian prima ballerina Anastasiya Volochkova in 2002.
- Anine Bing (2004): Carrey had a fling with Danish model Anine Bing in 2004.
- Jenny McCarthy (2005-2010): Carrey dated actress Jenny McCarthy for five years and became close to her son Evans, who had autism. Their relationship ended in April 2010.
- Anastasia Vitkina (2012): Carrey was reported to be dating Russian beauty Anastasia Vitkina in 2012.
- Cathriona White (2012-2015): Carrey had an on-and-off relationship with Irish makeup artist Cathriona White, which ended tragically when she committed suicide in September 2015.
- Natalie Gal (2014): Carrey went out with Russian model Natalie Gal in March 2014.
- Ginger Gonzaga (2018-2019): Carrey dated actress Ginger Gonzaga for a period of time.
Jim Carrey: Social media
You can acquire additional information about his personal life. He is active on Twitter.
Facts About Jim Carrey
- There has been an interesting rumor that in 1983, he wrote a check for $10 million dated 10 years later.
- He is a vegetarian.
- He retired from acting in April 2022.
- In 2020, he had got a role as Joe Biden on Saturday Nigh Live but he didn’t do it.
- He has set a record of $20 million, which is the highest amount any actor has ever derived from a single movie.
- His favorite cartoon is SpongeBob Square Pants.