Who is Jim Carrey?

Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and artist. He is best known for his distinctive flexible body and facial expressions and energetic slapstick performances in comedy films. He is a two-time Golden Globe-winner who rose to fame as after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color in 1990 and later with his leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994) and The Mask (1994).

What is Jim Carrey famous for?

Jim Carrey is best famous for his funny flexible body and facial expressions recognized from his roles in Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990), leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994) and The Mask (1994). 

What is Jim Carrey's nationality?

Carrey received U.S. citizenship in October 2004 and remains a dual citizen of the United States and his native Canada. Carrey was born as James Eugene Carrey in the Toronto suburb of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada on January 17, 1962, to Kathleen(mother) a homemaker, and Percy Carrey, a musician, and accountant. He was raised a Roman Catholic. Carrey has mixed ethnicity as his mother was of French, Irish, and Scottish descent and his father were of French-Canadian ancestry. His zodiac is Capricorn. He grew up with three older siblings: John, Patricia, and Rita.

Carrey lived most of his teenage and youth in Scarborough, Ontario, in a small building next to a wheel factory where he also used to work. Carrey had so interest in comedy acting that just at age 10, Carrey wrote a letter to Carol Burnett of the Carol Burnett Show explaining that he was already a master of impressions and was desirable for a role on the show. He attended Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School, Burlington, Ontario for eight years. He finished Grade 10 at Agincourt Collegiate Institute, North York and high school days in Aldershot High School. 

What is Jim Carrey's career?

Jim initially started his comedian career in very hardship due to his family's financial struggles. Even so, at age 15 he made his debut at comedy club Yuk Yuk's based in Toronto, in the mid-1970s and continued performing in clubs across Canada until 19, Carrey was soon noticed by comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who signed the young comic to open his tour performances. Carrey soon moved to Hollywood, where he began performing at The Comedy Store and, in 1982, appeared on the TV stand-up show An Evening at the Improv. The following year, he debuted his act on The Tonight Show. Carrey first gained recognition in America in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color. His first leading roles in motion pictures came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Dumb and Dumber (1994), The Mask (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), as well portraying the Riddler in Batman Forever (1995) and the lead role in Liar Liar (1997). He gained attention starring in serious roles in The Truman Show (1998) and Man on the Moon (1999), with each garnering him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In the 2000s, he gained further notice for his portrayal of the Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas and for the comedy Me, Myself & Irene (both in 2000), as well as Bruce Almighty (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Yes Man (2008), Horton Hears a Who! (2008) and A Christmas Carol (2009).In the 2010s, he starred in Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013), Kick-Ass 2 (2013), and reprised his role as Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber To (2014). Since 2018, he has portrayed Jeff Piccirillo in the Showtime series Kidding and is set to portray Dr. Robotnik in the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film (2020).

Who is Jim Carrey's wife?

Carrey has been married twice. His first marriage was to former actress and Comedy Store waitress Melissa Womer, whom he married on March 28, 1987. They have a daughter, Jane Erin Carrey. Carrey and Womer divorced in 1995. A year later, on September 23, 1996, Carrey married his Dumb and Dumber co-star Lauren Holly; the marriage lasted less than a year. Carrey had a short-lived romance with his Me, Myself and Irene co-star Renée Zellweger, to whom he was engaged from 1999 to 2000. He has several other affairs that include, model and actress Jenny McCarthy (2005-2010), Cathriona White, a native of County Tipperary, Ireland,(2012) and singer Linda Ronstadt(1983). Currently, Carrey attended Golden Globes 2019 Party with his new girlfriend Ginger Gonzaga in January 2019.

How much is Jim Carrey worth?

As of 2020, Jim Carrey’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million. He was the first comedian-actor to bag $20+ million for a movie and has earned over $300 million to date from his film career until now. He also earned a lot of money from commercials as well. He has starred in commercials for Lincoln Motor Company. Regarding his real states, Jim owns a couple of homes in the United States.  He owns a house in Brentwood area of Los Angeles bought in 1994 for $3.8 million now worth $6.6 million today. He added an acre lot next door in 2000 for $1.7 million. He sold the beachfront mansion in Malibu in 2013 for $13.4 million. Also, Jim owns an apartment in New York City. Details about his cars are currently under review.

What age is Jim Carrey?

The funny face behind The Mask, Jim Carrey is 59 years old. Talking about his appearance, Carrey stands a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches. He has a bodyweight of 84kg. He has dark brown hair color and dark hazel eyes color. About his body measurements, he measures, a Chest size of 43, Arms / Biceps of 14 in and Waist of 34.5 in. He has a straight sexual orientation. Further information on his dress and shoe size are currently under review.