Jim Carrey Bio, Age, Wife, Daughter, Comedy, Net Worth, Movies

Jim Carrey Biography

Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American comedian known for his appearances in the Kidding comedy series. He is also an actor known for portraying the role of Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber and its sequel Dumb and Dumber To.

How old is Jim Carrey? – Age

The Dead Pool actor is 61 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Canada, and grew up in Scarborough, Ontario.

How tall is Jim Carrey? – Height

Carrey is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.

Jim Carrey Mother, Father – Family

Jim was born to Kathleen Carrey and Percy Carrey in Newmarket, Canada. His mother was a homemaker while his father worked as an accountant and musician. He was brought up in Scarborough, Ontario, along with his three siblings; John Carrey, Rita Carrey, and Patricia Carrey Fournier.

Jim Carrey Education

The comedian enrolled at Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School in North York. Afterward, he attended the Aldershot High School in Burlington, Ontario. It is also known that he was a student at Agincourt Collegiate Institute but he dropped out before graduating.

Is Jim Carrey Married? – Wife

Carrey has been married twice. He first tied the knot to his first wife Melissa Womer in 1987. She is a producer, writer, and actress known for her work in films such as Real Stories of the Donut Men. Unfortunately, the couple divorced and separated in 1995.

Afterward, he married his second wife, Lauren Holly, in 1996. She is also an actress known for her appearances in several movies including Dead Shack Neighbor, Ultra Low, and My Perfect Romance Adele. However, they also divorced and parted ways after a year in 1997.

Comedian and Actor Jim Carrey Photo
Comedian and Actor Jim Carrey Photo

Jim Carrey Daughter

The Once Bitten actor and his first wife Melissa share an adult daughter named Jane Erin Carrey. She is 36 years of age as of 2023, and has been married to Alex Santana with whom she has one child. Likewise, she is an actress known for her appearances in Dumb and Dumber To, Jim Carrey: I Needed Color and Kidding.

Jim Carrey Comedy Career

Carrey is a professional comedian known for his performances on The All-Night Show on CFMT-TV. He has also made several appearances in the In Living Color comedy television series. He portrayed the role of Joe Biden in the Saturday Night Live comedy show.

Likewise, he was cast in a satirical black comedy show titled The Cable Guy. He was featured on The Tonight Show where he performed for both Bud Robinson and Jim McCawley. It is also known that he did two performances at Massey Hall for sold-out shows in 1982.

Acting Career

Jim is a vastly recognized actor known for his title character in both Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Likewise, he voiced the character of Doctor Eggman in Sonic the Hedgehog and its sequel.

Most noteworthy, he starred as Steve Gray in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. He also made several appearances in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind as Joel Barish. Afterward, he landed the role of Dick Harper in Fun with Dick and Jane.

Furthermore, he was featured in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events as Count Olaf. He also played the character role of Horton in Horton Hears a Who! In addition, he voiced the role of Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Liar Liar
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Yes Man
  • Me, Myself & Irene
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • The Cable Guy
  • Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Dumb and Dumber To
  • Batman Forever
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 3
  • Man on the Moon
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • The Number 23
  • Fun with Dick and Jane
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy
  • Kick-Ass 2
  • Once Bitten
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Dark Crimes
  • I Love You, Phillip Morris
  • The Dead Pool
  • The Bad Batch
  • Horton Hears a Who!


  • Golden Globe Award
  • Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award


  • Memoirs and Misinformation

Jim Carrey Net Worth

Citing his career in art and entertainment, Carrey sits at an estimated net worth of $180 Million.

Jim Carrey Instagram

You can find and follow Jim on Instagram using the account name: @jimcarrey__

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