For those people who are fun of films and comedy, Jim Carrey is familiar to them. Jim is a Canadian-American comedian and actor. Jim brought a unique style of film comedy making him attract many followers across the globe. His incredible work in comedy and film industry is evidence. Today let us learn more about the career, biography and net worth of Jim Carry in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Jim was born on 17th January 1962 in Ontario Canada. His parents were Kathleen who was a homemaker and Percy Carry a musician and accountant. He was raised with three siblings John, Patricia, and Rita.
Jim attended Aldershot High School for he lived in Burlington. When Jim was ten years old, he wrote a letter to Carol Burnett showing interest in Carol Burnett show. He said he was a master of impressions and should be considered for a role. In return, he was happy to receive a form letter reply.
Jim has been married two times. He was first married to Melissa Womer in March 1987. Melissa was a former actress and a comedy store waitress. Their firstborn daughter Jane Erin Carrey was born on September 1987. Jane contested in American Idol in 2012. Unfortunately, their marriage did not survive the test of time. In 1995 the couple divorced.
One year later, Jim married Lauren Holly. Lauren was a dumb and dumber co-star. Their marriage lasted for only one year. From that time, Jim has been in multiple relationships. He was engaged to Renee Zellweger for one year. He was in a relationship from 2005 with Jenny McCarthy but ended in 2010. He was also a boyfriend to Cathriona White who committed suicide.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jim debut his career in the film industry in 1994. He stared in films like Dumb and Dumber, Ace Ventura and many more. In 1995 he co-starred in film Batman Forever but the film was criticized by the public. For the film, The Cable Guy Jim earned a lot of money.
Jim was featured in Music Video Leave Me Alone by Jerry Cantrell. Jim has continued to be featured in many films and videos where he has left a mark. An example is myself and Irene, Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind and many more.
Jim has won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award as the actor, Cinema Eye Honors Award and many more. He has been nominated as Movie Guide and Canadian Comedy Awards and other nominees.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jim Carrey has made a vast amount of earning from his career as comedian and film actor. He has earned a lot of money from his films which are highly demanded in society. An example is the Bruce Almighty that despite being criticized earned him around four hundred and eighty-four dollars across the globe.
Jim Carrey net worth is estimated to be $170 million.
When Jim Carrey started his career as a comedian his road to success looked dim. He struggled to start and his father drove him to different comedy clubs in Toronto. His acts failed to impress. Despite the discouragement, he did not lose hope. After working out on his acts, he gained experience. He went back to the stage and received positive reviews to a point of earning from the same.