Jim Carrey Wiki, Age, Girlfriends, Net Worth & More

Jim Carrey Profile/Bio

James Eugene Carrey is an actor, comedian, writer, and producer of Canadian and American descent. After obtaining a recurring role on the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color (1990–1994), Carrey catapulted to popularity in 1990. He is well-known for his frantic slapstick routines. His early cinematic roles included Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber (all 1994). The films Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Batman Forever, and Liar Liar (all 1995) followed (1997).

Real Name James Eugene Carrey
Nickname Jim Carrey
Profession Actor

Jim Carrey Personal Life/Wiki

He was raised as a Roman Catholic and has three older siblings, John, Patricia, and Rita. Carrey, on the other hand, has remarked, “I’m a Buddhist, I’m a Muslim, I’m a Christian, I’m whatever… you want me to be.” “It all comes down to the same thing. You’re in a loving place or you’re in an unloving place.”

Date of Birth 17 January 1962
Age (as in 2021) 60
Birthplace Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Hometown Newmarket, Ontario
Nationality Canadian-American
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign Capricorn
Religion N/A

Jim Carrey Family Information

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Jim Carrey’s Mother Kathleen Carrey (née Oram) was a vocalist in her teens before becoming a housewife, while father Percy Carrey struggled to make a living as a saxophone and had to work as an accountant to support the family.
Jim, his older sisters Pat and Rita, and his brother John were all reared as Roman Catholics by their parents. When Jim’s father was sacked, the family was forced to relocate to Scarborough, where Percy found work as a security guard at a factory that manufactured automobile wheels. All four youngsters worked as cleaners at the same workplace after school in the evenings.

Father Name Percy Joseph Carrey
Mother Name Kathleen Carrey
Brother Name John Carrey
Sister Name Rita Carrey and Patricia Carrey Fournier

Jim Carrey Education Details

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Carrey grew up in Scarborough, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, where he attended Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School. Jim attended Aldershot High School while his family lived in Burlington, Ontario, for eight years.

School Northview Heights Secondary School
College/University Agincourt Collegiate Institute
Educational Qualification Blessed Trinity Catholic School

Carrey attended Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School in North York while growing up in Scarborough, Ontario, which is part of Metropolitan Toronto. Jim and his family subsequently moved to Burlington, Ontario, where he spent eight years at Aldershot High School. His family became homeless and lived in a Volkswagen van for a spell, while Jim and his brother slept in a tent at Charles Daley Park on the shores of Lake Ontario in Lincoln, Ontario. The family was struggling financially, but things started to look up once his father got a job at the Titan Wheels tyre plant in Scarborough in the accounting department. In addition, the family—primarily adolescent boys Jim and John—would work as janitors and security guards at the tyre plant in exchange for residing in the home across the street, working eight-hour shifts from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Jim enrolled in Agincourt Collegiate Institute after returning to Scarborough but dropped out on his sixteenth birthday. He began doing stand-up comedy in downtown Toronto while continuing to work at the factory.

Jim Carrey Girlfriends, Affairs & More

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From 1987 to 1995, Jim Carrey was married to Melissa Womer, then from 1996 to 1997, he was married to Lauren Holly. With his first wife, Carrey has a daughter named Jane, who participated in American Idol in 2012.

Marital Status N/A
Girlfriends N/A
Children’s Jane Erin Carrey

Jim Carrey Money Factor

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Jim Carrey’s net worth and salary are $180 million. He is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and producer. During the late 1990s and early 2000s, Jim was consistently one of the world’s highest-paid performers. Jim Carrey became the first performer in history to earn $20 million for a single film with “The Cable Guy” in 1996. He has amassed hundreds of millions of dollars in film pay and backend incentives throughout the course of his career. Jim’s first significant compensation check came from In Living Color, where he was paid $25,000 each episode. From the show’s 127 episodes, Jim earned around $3.2 million. That equates to almost $6 million now. He was paid $350,000 for the first Ace Ventura film. A year later, he would be paid $15 million to participate in the sequel. Jim received $540,000 for his role in The Mask, followed by $7 million for Dumb & Dumber. Jim made $20 million from the films The Cable Guy, Batman Forever, Liar Liar, Me, Myself, and Irene, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and Yes Man.

Net Worth (approx.) $184 million

Jim was also entitled to a portion of goods sales for How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Yes Man was entitled to 36.2 per cent of revenues, bringing his total remuneration to $35 million. This is one of the top 30 highest-paying positions in the history of film. To put it another way, a picture that made $20 million in the mid-1990s is today worth around $34 million. Jim made $200 million in salary and incentives between 1994 and 2008. He made at least another $100 million over the next decade. He has most certainly made more than $300 million in film compensation so far.



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