Melissa McCarthy Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Melissa Ann McCarthy

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Plainfield, Illinois, U.S.


Los Angeles, California, U.S.



Melissa graduated from St. Francis Academy (now Joliet Catholic Academy) in Joliet, Illinois.


Actress, comedian, writer, film producer


  • Father – Michael McCarthy
  • Mother – Sandra McCarthy
  • Siblings – Margie McCarthy (Sister)
  • Others –  (Cousin) (Actress, model), Joanne McCarthy (Cousin) (Former professional basketball player), Lynette McCarthy (Cousin), Amy McCarthy (Cousin)




5 ft 2 in or 157 cm


94 kg or 207 pounds


Melissa started dating actor and alumnus of The Groundlings  in 2003. The couple married on October 8, 2005. They have two children together (both daughters) – Vivian (born – May 5, 2007), and Georgette (born – March 22, 2010).

Race / Ethnicity


She has Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

She often does physical comedy


43-38-45 in or 109-96.5-114 cm

Dress Size

18 (US)

Bra Size


Shoe Size

9 (US)

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in the  in November 2013.

She has also appeared in a television commercial for Washington Mutual in 2005.



Best Known For

Playing Sookie St. James in the comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls from 2000 to 2007, and as Megan in the 2011 romantic comedy film Bridesmaids.

First Film

Melissa appeared in the 1998 short film God for her role as Margaret.

First TV Show

In 1997, she played Melissa (opposite her cousin Jenny McCarthy) in the NBC’s sitcom Jenny in an episode #1.5.

Personal Trainer

Melissa McCarthy eats this 3-step vegetable soup as a healthy snack.

  • It can be made via fresh vegetables and even the frozen ones.
  • She adds brown rice, Parmesan cheese, broccoli, succotash (1 bag), chicken stock (2 quarts) in her healthy soup.
  • It takes a total of 40 minutes to cook (including 15 minutes simmer cooking time). Melissa boils all the veggies by putting it in a pot and finally, seasons it with garlic, pepper, salt, etc.

She dropped 45 pounds in the past, which she revealed in November 2014.

Melissa McCarthy Facts

  1. For the 2012 Oscars, most of the turned down Melissa’s offer for making her an Oscar dress.
  2. In November 2014, it was revealed that she lost a considerable amount of weight from 265 pounds to 220 pounds.
  3. McCarthy is close friends with and , co-star from Samantha Who? TV series.
  4. Melissa grew up on a farm in a big Irish family.
  5. McCarthy is an alumnus of The Groundlings, Los Angeles based improvisational and sketch comedy troupe. She was a member there for about 10 years.
  6. She likes to play tennis.
  7. McCarthy was the screenwriter, executive producer, and lead actor (played the title role) in the 2014 film Tammy.
  8. In November 2020, Melissa revealed that her husband Ben Falcone has a crush on .

Facts of Melissa McCarthy

  • full nameMelissa McCarthy
  • Date of Birth August 26, 1970
  • Age 53 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • weight94 kg
  • height5 ft 2 in

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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