Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey is a popular American actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He is most well-known for his performances in “The Mask”, “Liar Liar”, “Bruce Almighty”, and “Sonic the Hedgehog”. He is equally famous for his critically acclaimed performances in “The Truman Show”, “Man on the Moon”, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” all of which brought him a Golden Globe Award nomination.

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Biography and Early Life

Jim Carrey, whose full name is James Eugene Carrey, was born on the 17th of January 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada to parents, Kathleen and Percy Carrey. His father worked as an accountant and musician while his mother was a homemaker. Coming to his siblings, he has two sisters, Patricia Carrey Fournier and Rita Carrey, and a brother, John Carrey.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jim Carrey in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jim Carrey’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 17 January 1962. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.


Jim Carrey initially attended Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School, following which he studied at Aldershot High School. He then studied at the Agincourt Collegiate Institute, but he chose to drop out of school to focus his attention on working as a comedian and as a factory worker.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jim Carrey married Melissa Womer in 1987 but they got divorced 8 years later in 1995. Together, they have a daughter, Jane Erin Carrey. In 1996, he married the popular actress, Lauren Holly but they got divorced in 1997. From 2005 to 2010, he was in a relationship with the popular actress, Jenny McCarthy. Apart from that, he has previously been in relationships with popular celebrities, Linda Ronstadt, Renée Zellweger, Cathriona White, and Ginger Gonzaga.  However, he is currently single as per our records.

Is Jim Carrey Gay?

Jim Carrey is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has a daughter with Melissa Womer who he was previously married to. His other marriage was with the popular actress, Lauren Holly. Apart from that, he has previously been in relationships with popular celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Linda Ronstadt, Renée Zellweger, Cathriona White, and Ginger Gonzaga. Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

While Jim Carrey did earn initial success with his performance in the 1994 comedy films, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “Dumb and Dumber”, it was his work in the superhero comedy film, “The Mask” that made him a star. The film was a massive hit and for his performance in the aforementioned film, he earned a Golden Globe Award nomination.

He starred in the popular films, “Batman Forever” and “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls” over the following years.  In 1997, he starred in the film, ”Liar Liar” which was both a critical and commercial success. For his performance, he once again earned a Golden Globe Award nomination. The following year, he starred in the popular comedy-drama film, “The Truman Show” where his performance was immensely praised and he earned another Golden Globe Award nomination.

In 2004, he starred in the critically acclaimed comedy-drama film, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination once again. From 2018 to 2020, he starred in the popular comedy-drama TV series, “Kidding” for which he received another Golden Globe Award nomination. In 2020, he starred in the popular action-adventure comedy film, “Sonic the Hedgehog” where his performance was once again widely praised.

As a voice actor, he has worked in the 2008 animated adventure comedy film, “Horton Hears a Who!” where his performance was well received. Similarly, he has also worked in the dark fantasy Christmas film, “Christmas Carol”. As a producer, he has worked on the 2015 documentary film, “Rubble Kings”. On the other hand, he is the subject of the 2017 documentary film, “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond”.

Jim is a very successful author as well, having authored the 2013 children’s book, “How Roland Rolls” and the novel, “Memoirs and Misinformation”.  Besides his various talents, he can sing as well. As a singer, he has worked on a 1995 single, “Cuban Pete” which captured the 31st position on the UK charts, and 1996 single, “Somebody to Love” which captured the 62nd position on the Australian charts.


  • Jim Carrey was the winner of the 1998 and 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Award in the category of Favorite Actor – Comedy for “Liar Liar” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” respectively.
  • Jim Carrey was the winner of the 2010 People’s Choice Award in the category of Favorite Comedy Star.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jim Carrey in 2021

As of 2021, Jim Carrey has garnered a net worth of $200 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his acting career. He is one of the best actors of all time, and therefore it’s no surprise that he has built such a handsome net worth.

Jim Carrey without a doubt one of the best actors of all time and the records show that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he keeps entertaining us like he always has.


Facts of James Eugene Carrey

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJames Eugene Carrey
  • birthplaceNewmarket, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth January 17, 1962
  • Age 62 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityCanadian and American
  • religionRoman Catholicism
  • net worth$200 Million
  • professionActor, Voice Actor, comedian, producer, and writer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 84 Kg, In Pounds – 185 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolTrinity Catholic Elementary School Aldershot High School Agincourt Collegiate Institute

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