Jim Carrey Movies, Bio, Net Worth, Age And Career

Published Date   27th Jun. 2017, 02:06 am
Jim Carrey Movies, Bio, Net Worth, Age And Career
Quick Info
Birth Name: James Eugene Carrey
Date of Birth: 17/01/1962
Age: 62 years old
Nationality: canadian/American
Net Worth: $150 million

Jim Carrey movies have established him as a superstar actor. Besides acting Carrey are a famous comedian, screenwriter, and producer.


This American-Canadian actor has a very successful career with lots of super hit movies. Jim Carrey movies like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber, The Mask and Liar Liar has established him as a renowned actor.


Jim Carrey was born on January 17, 1962, as James Eugene Carrey. Carrey’s birth place is Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. Carrey is a son of Kathleen and Percy Carrey. His father was a musician and accountant while his mother was the homemaker. Carrey was raised in Burlington, Ontario along with his sibling and [parents. He was two sisters Patricia, and Rita and a brother named John.

Early Life and Education

Jim Carrey age was 10 when he wrote the letter to of the Carol Burnett Show’s star Carol Burnett to consider him for a role on the show as he has a master of impressions. Carrey attended Aldershot High School and completed high school from the Aldershot.

His father was very supportive of him as his father drove him to Toronto to debut at comedy club Yuk Yuks. With his super impersonations, he bombed and that gave his doubts about his capabilities as an entertainer. Later with his polished acts, he went to an open-mic show to regular paid shows. Carrey was signed by comedian Rodney Dangerfield for his open tour performances. In 1982, he made his first television appearance in Television on a show An Evening at the Improv. Jim Carrey turned his attentions to movies and television despite his popularity as a stand-up comedian and auditioned to be a cast for the 1980–1981 season of NBC’s Saturday Night Live.


The year 1994 was a year for Jim Carrey in which he made his appearance in an American comedy movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. The same year he was also featured in the movies The Mask and Dumb and Dumber. His movie Dumb and Dumber was a huge hit with total earning of 270 million dollars worldwide.

Jim Carrey movies Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls and superhero film Batman Forever released same year in 1995. Among which his movie Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls was a blockbuster with earning 220 million dollars and 40 million dollars in an opening weekend.

In 1996, Jim Carrey was featured in American black comedy film The Cable Guy along with Matthew Broderick. His 1997 movie Liar Liar was c commercially one of the most successful movies that year. Jim Carrey movies Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Me, Myself & Irene released in the year 2000.

In 2003, Carrey was featured in American high-concept comedy film Bruce Almighty. His movie did a massive business of around 484 million dollars worldwide. His 2005 movie Fun with Dick and Jane made $202 million worldwide at the box office.

Jim Carrey movies include The Number 23, Yes Man, A Christmas Carol, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and Dumb and Dumber To. Carrey’s upcoming movies are The Bad Batch and True Crimes which is to be released in 2017. Jim Carrey career has been in a wonderful path with huge success with his multi-dynamic acting.

Personal Life and Net Worth

Jim Carrey has been in the relationship with many beautiful ladies. His current relational status is single and he has been married twice. Carrey was married to former actress and Comedy Store waitress Melissa Womer. Jim Carrey age was 25 when the couple got married on March 28, 1987. Carrey and Womer were in the married relation for about eight years until 1995. They have a daughter named Jane.

Just a year after he married his co-actress of Dumber and Dumber Lauren Holly, on September 23, 1996. But the marriage did not last more than a year. Later he was romantically linked with Me, Myself and Irene co-star Renée Zellweger. In 2005, Jim Carrey started dating model and actress Jenny McCarthy and the relationship lasted for about 5 years until 2010. Jim also had an affair with Cathriona White.

Besides this, Jim Carrey was also linked with Laurie Holden, January Jones, Anastasiya Volochkova, Allison McCurdy, Anine Bing and Anchal Joseph time to time. Jim Carrey currently lives in Town in Ontario, Canada.

Jim Carrey net worth is around 150 million dollars. Jim Carrey net worth proves his popularity and craze among his fans and followers.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Jim Carrey won has won several awards for his versatile acting, he has won Golden Globe Awards, MTV Movie Awards, MTV Generation Awards, Teen Choice Awards and much more. Jim Carrey movies have made his superstar and he has a huge fan following with millions of follower in the social network, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Jim Carrey Career, Personal life, and all details have been updated in Wikipedia.

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