Jim Carrey is an entertainer from Canada whose entertainment fields include screenwriting, acting and performing comedies. He is also an impressionist as well as a producer. He came into prominence through his performances which exhibited his high energy. Let’s find out more about how much is Jim Carrey’s net worth in 2018.
Jim Carrey was born as James Eugene Carrey in 1962, 17th January. His birthplace is New Market, Ontario of Canada. He was a son of a homemaker known as Kathleen as his mother. His father was a musician as well as an accountant whose name was Percy Carrey. He was the last born amongst the four children of Percy and Kathleen. The other siblings were Rita, John, and Patricia.
Carrey initially lived in Burlington Ontario for a duration of not less than eight years. Here in Burlington Carrey enrolled in Aldershot High School education.
Carrey has been a husband of two different women. He got his first marriage in 1987, 28th March where he married Melissa Womer. Womer was formerly an actress and a comedy store waitress. The two were blessed with a daughter in 1987, 6th September whose name was Jane Erin Carrey. The girl is famous as a contestant in the 2012 American Idol Contest. The marriage of Carrey and Womer broke in 1995 through a divorce.
In 1990, 23rd September, Jim married Lauren Holly. The lady was his co-star in Dumb and Dumber. Their marriage life hardly took a year. Between 1990 and 2000, Jim had a sort of relationship with yet another co-star Renee Zellweger.
He also fetches relationship with Jenny Mc Carthy in 2005. Jenny was a model and an actress. The two terminated their relationship after five years where Carrey returned to Cathriona White who was a former girlfriend and married to Mark Burton. Cathriona was later found dead for overdosing a drug prescribed to her. Her death caused chaos between Carrey and Burton and a suit was raised in a court for a wrongful death of Cathriona blaming Carrey for her death.
His father held his hand to help the young comedian to rise and shine by himself. They performed together on the stage and so went to Toronto to appear in comedy club Yuk Yuks. He was dubious of his future success in his career due to family financial stress and bought a new home and supported Carrey to work on his career. He performed several shows in Atlanta building fame and encountering with prominent comedian stars like Rodney Dangerfield. That led him to launch his first comedy show called The Tonight Show.
Although he had become as a stand-up comic, Carrey emphasised on film and television industry and auditioned for NBC on Saturday Night Live. Despite missing the position in 1996, he got it in January 2011.
Between 1997 Carrey was in Pet detectives among other comedies. He then went to play a significant part of Truman Burbank in 1998.
Awards & Achievements
Jim has received many awards which include a TV Land Award, seven MTV Awards, two Blockbuster Entertainment Award and a Kid’s Choice Award among others.
Net Worth of Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey has an estimated net worth of $150 million. His net value cannot be disputed bearing the fact that he started his career at his tender age. He has been involved in over ninety entertainment events either acting or doing something else ending up in big pay. His stand-up comedy performances have also participated in the same.
Carrey’s career life started with struggle, and his married life was also not great. Despite all these, he is an icon in the film industry in Canada and America. Ever since 1990 when he first caught the attention of many, he has never let his fans them. As a result, he has earned himself several awards.