Celebrity: Jim Carrey
Date of Birth
Jim Carrey’s Net Worth: $150 million
Canadian-American comic actor and producer, Jim Carey who was born on the 17th of January 1962 and brought up in Ontario, Canada has a net worth of $150 million.
Jim Carrey who started his professional career as a stand-up comedian in Toronto comedy clubs eventually relocated to Los Angeles, where Rodney Dangerfield discovered him ans signed him as an opening act after watching him perform at The Comedy Store.
Jim Carrey whose first stepped into limelight in 1990 on the Wayans brothers’ sketch comedy show In Living Color, where he was best known for his role as the masochistic and accident-prone Fire Marshal Bill, remained on In Living Color till it ended in 1995, while his main movie debut “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” hit theaters shortly before In Living Color’s cancellation.
“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” that ended up being the raving hit that made him a household name overnight, in the same year gave him more credit that got him starring in The Mask and Dumb and Dumber, both of which were box-office hits. After the two hit movies, his next movie, The Cable Guy, that earned him $20 million, helped him to set a salary record among comic actors. He went on to feature in several other comic movies including Liar, Liar, Bruce Almighty, Me, Myself, and Irene, and Yes Man, while also appearing in numerous drama like The Truman Show, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Majestic, Man on the Moon, and the thriller The Number 23 at the same time.
Jim Carey who has won over 40 awards including Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for The Truman Show in 1999 and Man on the Moon in 2000, repeated his role in the 2014 movie Dumb and Dumber To and starred in the movies Mr. Popper’s Penguins and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, while also authoring the book How Roland Rolls in 2013.
Jim has been married twice to Lauren Holly while also dating actress Jenny McCarthy whom he has also broken up with.