Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy is a celebrity who has worked as a model, actor, and television host. She started her career as a nude model for Playboy and even became the Playboy Playmate of the Year in 1994. This propelled her to fame as she got numerous hosting roles, including MTV’s Singled Out and The Jenny McCarthy Show. Currently, she is the judge of the musical competition show The Masked Singer. She has also written some books dealing with autism.

Well, how well do you know about Jenny McCarthy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jenny McCarthy’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jenny to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jenny McCarthy was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, on November 1, 1972, to a Catholic family. She is of German, Irish, Polish ancestry. Her parents have a total of 4 daughters, of which she is the second oldest. Her mother was a courtroom custodian, and her father was a worker in a steel mill. She and her family used to live in the West Eldson neighborhood of Chicago.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jenny McCarthy in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jenny McCarthy’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 November 1972. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


She attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School during her teenage years. She was also a cheerleader for Brother Rice High School and St. Laurence High School. For college, she attended Southern Illinois University, where she spent two years. When she was asked about her school life, she has stated that her classmates bullied her.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Jenny McCarthy has been in numerous relationships. She was in a relationship with Ray Manzella for four years, from 1994 to 1998. After their breakup, she started dating John Mallory Asher, and in 1999 they got engaged. They married each other in September 1999.

They have a son who was born in 2002. His name is Evan, and he has autism, which was diagnosed in 2005. John and Jenny divorced in 2005, and in December 2005, she was in a relationship with Jim Carrey. Their relationship lasted five years as they broke up in 2010. In 2013, she started dating Donnie Wahlberg. They later got married in 2014.

Is Jenny McCarthy Lesbian/Gay?

She is currently married to singer Donnie Wahlberg. She is a straight woman and has dated many men during her life. There is no record of her being gay/lesbian.

Professional Career

Jenny McCarthy began her modeling career when she was a student at the University of Illinois. She was offered to pose in Playboy, to which she agreed.

After that, she ended her nursing career and started modeling for a few years. She was then asked to host the dating game, Singled Out in 1995. After this, she went to host several more shows and received praise from the people.

She has also acted in some films and sitcoms. Her most famous role was in Scary Movie 3, which was a success at the box office. Currently, she is the host of Wahlburgers and Donnie Loves Jenny.


Jenny McCarthy’s reached the peak of her powers during her time as a model for Playboy. She gained fame when she became the Playboy Playmate of the Year in 1994. Due to this, she earned a massive contract from Playboy.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jenny McCarthy in 2021

As of 2021, Jenny McCarthy has an estimated net worth of $30 Million. She has earned most of her wealth from her modeling career. She reportedly made a $100,000 contract from Playboy after she rose to fame as she became Playmate of the Year in 1994.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She has made some controversial claims that vaccines are the cause of autism. She has stated that chelation therapy cured her son’s autism. Any specialist has not proven this.
  • At first, she rejected the offer of acting in Scary Movie due to her starring role in Scream 3.
  • Jenny was selected for Playboy because of her Catholic girl persona.

Jenny McCarthy has been very successful in her career. She has earned lots of praise for her modeling career, and after garnering enough fame, she started her career as a television host. She has dated many successful people in her life, and now she is happily married to singer Donnie Wahlberg. We wish her all the best for the future.


Facts of Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg

  • Gender Female
  • full nameJenny McCarthy Wahlberg
  • birthplaceEvergreen Park, Illinois, U.S.
  • Date of Birth November 01, 1972
  • Age 50 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionCatholic
  • net worth$30 Million
  • professionActress, Model, Television Host, Author
  • weightIn Kilograms – 55 Kg, In Pounds – 121 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 170 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolMother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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