Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, musician, producer. He is known for his role Ace Ventura in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber and Dumb and Dumber to, Stanley Ipkiss in The Mask. His serious roles include The Truman Show and Man on the Moon from which he got his Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
James Eugene Carrey was born on 17th January 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Capricorn.
Talking about Jim Carrey's family, he is the youngest child of Percy Carrey a musician and accountant and Kathleen Carrey. He has three elder siblings John, Patricia, and Rita.
He completed his grade 10 from Agincourt Collegiate Institute. Later he joined Aldershot High School.
Jim Carrey was honored by Canda Post with a limited edition of his portraits stamp on 29th August 2014. Carrey had a dual citizen of the United States and his native Canada.
Talking about Jim Carrey's relationship history, he had been married twice, he was married to former actress Melissa Womer on 28th March 1987.
Jim and his wife welcomed their first child daughter Jane Erin Carrey on 6th September 1987. The couple lived together for 8 years and got divorced in 1995.
Furthermore, a year later he married Dumb and Dumber co-star Lauren Holly on 23rd September 1996. The marriage relation lasted less than a year and got divorced from his second marriage.
He was in short love relationship with Me, Myself and Irene co-star Renee Zellweger and got engaged too but the relation was ended in 2000. After that in 2005, he met model and actress Jenny McCarthy. the love bird made their relationship public in 2006.
Their relationship also come to an end in 2010 and yet they are still good friends to date. He also had a love relationship with Cathriona White in 2012.
Jim attended the Golden Globes 2019 party with his girlfriend Ginger Gonzaga.
Jim Carrey earned his wealth from his career as an actor for more than 3 decades in film, television. Here are some movies with his salary included.
|Movie/T.V. Shows||Released Date||Salary|
|In Living Color||1990||$25,000 per episode|
|Ace Ventura: Pet Detective||1994||$35,000|
|Dumb and Dumber||1994||$7,000,000|
|Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||1995||$15,000,000|
|The Cable Guy||1996||$20,000,000|
|The Truman Show||1998||$12,000,000|
|Man on the Moon||1999||$12,000,000|
|Me, Myself & Irene||2000||$20,000,000|
|How the Grinch Stole Christmas||2000||$20,000,000|
|Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind||2004||$10,000,000|
Jim started his career from The All-Night Show in 1980 and as Tony Moroni in television movie 1981. He debuted as Ralph in 1983 All in Good taste. He appeared in various films and television series.
Furthermore, he got his major break from the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective in 1994 and in the same year he appeared as Stanley Ipkiss in The Mask and Lloyd in Dumb & Dumber. He also appeared in the serious film The Truman Show as Truman Burbank from which he got his first Golden Globe Awards for his role.
He debuted as a producer in the 2003 movie Bruce Almighty and also as actor and sharing screen with actor Steve Carell. He worked with famous celebrities like Kate Winslet, Val Kilmer, Nicole Kidman, Ben Stiller and many more.
He also gave his voice for animation films like A Christmas Carol, Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! and many more. His Sonic The Hedgehog will be released in 2020.
Among his quotes, the most popular were:
Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, musician, producer.
Jim Carrey stands 6 feet 3 inches or 190 in cm
Jim Carrey has estimated net worth of $150 million.