Jim Carrey Biography: Movies, Wife, Age, TV Shows, Net Worth, Daughter, Instagram

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James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962), renowned as Jim Carrey, is an iconic Canadian-American actor and comedian. He has gained recognition for his dynamic slapstick acts and flexible facial expressions. 

With achievements in both comedic and dramatic roles, Jim Carrey has established himself as one of the globe’s most beloved and famous actors.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: James Eugene Carrey
Stage Name: Jim Carrey
Born: 17 January 1962 (age 62 years old)
Place of Birth: Newmarket, Canada
Nationality: Canadian, American
Education: Agincourt Collegiate Institute
Height: 1.88 m
Parents: Kathleen Carrey, Percy Carrey
Siblings: John Carrey, Rita Carrey, Patricia Carrey Fournier
Spouse: Lauren Holly (m. 1996–1997), Melissa Womer (m. 1987–1995)
Girlfriend • Partner: Renée Zellweger (2000), Ginger Gonzaga (2019), Natalie Gal (2014), Cathriona White (2012-2015), Anastasia Vitkina (2011), Anchal Joseph (2011), Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg (2005-2010), Anastasiya Volochkova (2002), January Jones (2002), Charlotte Lewis (1999), Linda Ronstadt (1983), Anine Bing (2004), Laurie Holden (2001)
Children: Jane Erin Carrey
Occupation: Actor • Comedian
Net Worth: $180 million

Early Life & Education

Jim Carrey, a well-known personality from Canada and America, was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Ontario. Being the youngest of four siblings, Jim‘s mother, Kathleen Carrey, took care of their household while his father, Percy Carrey, pursued a musician and accountant career. 

Growing up in a Roman Catholic household, Jim Carrey had three older siblings: John CarreyRita Carrey, and Patricia Carrey Fournier

As he progressed through his education journey, Jim Carrey attended Northview Heights Secondary School and later enrolled at Agincourt Collegiate Institute.


Jim Carrey started his career 1980s as a stand-up comedian and gained popularity in the 1990s with movies like Ace Ventura: Pet DetectiveThe Mask, and Dumb and Dumber. He has continued to star in successful films such as Liar LiarThe Truman ShowHow the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Bruce Almighty, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Jim Carrey‘s exceptional talent has earned him several accolades, such as the prestigious Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Musical or Comedy—for his outstanding performance in The Truman Show. Additionally, he was honored with a BAFTA Award for Best Actor for his captivating portrayal in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Jim Carrey‘s success extends beyond his acting career, as he is also accomplished in writing and art. In 2014, he published a book called How Roland Rolls, followed by Memoirs and Misinformation in 2020. Moreover, his artistic talents have been recognized internationally, showcasing his artwork in various global galleries.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Jim Carrey (@jimcarrey__)
  • Facebook: Jim Carrey Online
  • Twitter handle: Jim Carrey Online (@JimCarreyOnline)

Personal Life

Jim Carrey, 62, has been quite eventful, marked by two marriages, numerous notable relationships, and the joy of having a child. In 1987, he tied the knot with Melissa Womer, a former actress and Comedy Store waitress. Together, they welcomed a daughter named Jane Erin Carrey. However, their marriage ended in 1995 when Carrey and Womer decided to part ways through divorce.

Jim Carrey wed Lauren Holly, his Dumb and Dumber co-star, in 1996, but the union lasted from 1996 to 1997. 

In addition to Linda Ronstadt (1983), Charlotte Lewis (1999), Renée Zellweger (1999-2000), Laurie Holden (2001), January Jones (2002), Anastasiya Volochkova (2002), Anine Bing (2004), Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg (2005), Anchal Joseph (2011), Anastasia Vitkina (2011), Cathriona White (2012-2015), Natalie Gal (2014), and Ginger Gonzaga (2019), Jim Carrey has been in numerous relationships. 


  • 1983: The Sex and Violence Family Hour (Writer)
  • 1984: Finders Keepers
  • 1985: Once Bitten
  • 1988: Earth Girls Are Easy
  • 1994: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • 1994: The Mask
  • 1994: Dumb and Dumber
  • 1995: Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • 1995: Batman Forever
  • 1996: The Cable Guy
  • 1997: Liar Liar
  • 1998: The Truman Show
  • 1999: Man on the Moon
  • 2000: Me, Myself & Irene
  • 2000: How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
  • 2003: Bruce Almighty
  • 2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • 2005: Fun with Dick and Jane
  • 2007: The Number 23
  • 2008: Yes Man
  • 2008: Horton Hears a Who!
  • 2009: A Christmas Carol
  • 2011: Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • 2013: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
  • 2013: Kick-Ass 2
  • 2014: Dumb and Dumber To
  • 2016: Dark Crimes
  • 2020: Sonic the Hedgehog
  • 2022: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Net Worth

Jim Carrey‘s accumulated net worth stands at $180 million. Recognized as one of Hollywood’s most highly compensated actors, Carrey has amassed a fortune of over $300 million through his film earnings, including salaries and bonuses.

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