Jenny McCarthy – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy’s original name is Jennifer McCarthy Wahlberg was born on 1st November 1972. She is a versatile American actress, activist, model, author as well as a television personality. She started her career as a nude model in 1993 for the magazine “Playboy” and later she was placed in Playmate of the year in that magazine. Then she had a television and movie acting career, initially, McCarthy footed as co-host for the MTV game show named “Singled Out” which was hired between 1995 to 1997. Subsequently, she had an opportunity to act in an eponymous sitcom called “Jenny” which was telecasted between 1997 to 1998. In the year 2013, she hosted “The Jenny McCarthy” her own television talk show.

She also co-hosts “The View”, an ABC talk show that appeared until 2014. On the other hand, she became a judge on the “The Masked Singer”, Fox musical competition. Her notable films such as “Basketball” in 1998, “Scream 3″ in 2000, ‘Dirty Love” in 2005, “John Tucker Must Die” in 2006, and “Santa Baby” in 2006.

Jenny McCarthy Childhood accomplishments

Jenny McCarthy was born in Chicago to the parents Linda and Daniel McCarthy. Her mother was a courtroom custodian and her father worked as a steel mill foreman. She totally has three siblings and she is the second eldest daughter. She went to Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School and then attended Southern Illinois University to pursue her nursing and psychology. Due to a lack of funds, she pushed to drop her studies. In order to earn some money, she landed as a model for Playboy magazine. After she relocated to Los Angeles, she get a chance to do host roles and started her acting career.

Jenny McCarthy Awards and Achievements

McCarthy has won the Golden Apple Award in 1997 under the category Female Star of the year

She has received the 26th Golden Raspberry Award under the genre worst screenplay for the film “Dirty Love” and also won the Worst Actress category for the same movie.

She was nominated for the 19th Golden Raspberry Awards under the category Worst Supporting Actress for the film “Basketball”

She was nominated for Stinkers Bad Movie Awards under the genre Worst Actress in 2005 for “Dirty Love”

She was nominated for 27th Golden Raspberry Awards in the Worst Supporting Actress category for the movie “John Tucker Must Die”

Her film “Witless protection” came under the nomination at 29th Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Supporting Actress and Worst screen couple

Best known for

McCarthy is best known for co-hosting the show “The View”, a famous MTV dating show
She started her career for Playboy magazine and placed as Playmate of the Year

Jenny McCarthy Body Measurements

Height5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
Weight121 lb / 55 kg
Breas Size37 in / 97 cm
Bra Size42 D (US) / 95 D (EU)
Cup SizeD (US)
Body Measurements37-24-35 inches or 97-61-89 cm
Chest Size37 in / 97 cm
Waist Size24 in / 61 cm
Hips Size35 in / 89 cm
Shoe Size8 (US) or 38.5 (EU)
Dress Size4 (US) or 36 (EU)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Interesting facts about Jenny McCarthy

  • McCarthy has received her 6th piece of art from Francineturk
  • She is with Alma, her mother in law
  • She shared her childhood photos with her sisters and stated happy sibling’s day
  • McCarthy released a clip during she was a judge on “The Masked Singer” show
  • She mentioned that she loves to eat Chicago pizza very much
  • She shared her black and white picture
  • McCarthy with her co-host Katecaseyca for her own talk show ” Jenny McCarthy show”

Jenny McCarthy Personal Info

Full NameJennifer Ann McCarthy
NicknameJenny, Miss October 1993
OccupationActress, Model, Activist, Comedian, Author, Talk Show Host
ReligionBuddhist
Date of Birth1 November 1972 (age 49 years)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Zodiac SignScorpio
Father NameDan McCarthy
Mother NameLinda McCarthy
Sibling NamesLynette McCarthy (Sister), Joanne McCarthy (Younger Sister), Amy McCarthy (Sister)
SpouseDonnie Wahlberg (m. 2014), John Asher (m. 1999–2005)
ChildrenEvan Joseph Asher

Pre-relationship of Jenny McCarthy

McCarthy dated Ray Manzella in 1994 and separated in 1998. Then she started dating director and actor John Mallory Asher in 1998. This couple got engaged in January 1999 and married was happened on 11th September of that year. McCarthy and Asher have one son who was born in May 2022. Later they both filed for divorce and legally separated in 2005. In the year 2005, she started dating Jim Carrey actor. They didn’t reveal their relationship in public. Later she announced they are living together relationship on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on 2nd April 2008. Also stated that they had no plans to marry. In 2010 April, Carrey and McCarthy said that they have broken up. In July 2013, she started to date Donnie Wahlberg, a singer, and actor who acted in “Blue Blood” television series. In the talk show “The View” she announced that she was engaged to Wahlberg and married on 31st August 2014.

Jenny McCarthy Family and personal life

McCarthy proved herself as a multi-talented actress, apart from successful acting, she has written many books related to parenting. She has promoted research on environmental causes as well as an alternative treatment for autism. Her son also suffered from autism and she mentioned that chelation therapy, a quack remedy assisted her son to cure autism. Coming to her professional she also came into visible at World Wrestling Federation as a guest valet for the professional wrestler Shawn Michaels. About her personal life presently she married Donnie Wahlberg and living with one child. She has 5 feet 7 inches in height and 55 kg in weight.

Jenny McCarthy Most Favorite Things

Favorite FoodChocolate Milkshake

What is the net worth of Jenny McCarthy?

The net worth of Jenny McCarthy is around $ 25 million

What are her sources of income?

As a multiskilled person, she has gained her income through actress, hosting, and as a television personality

How much is Jenny McCarthyeducated?

She has gone to Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School and joined Souther Illinois University to get her nursing and physiology degree but she discontinued her studies due to insufficient money

Does Jenny McCarthy smoke?

Yes, she is having smoking habit

Controversies of Jenny McCarthy

Jenny has been involved in controversies that for a magazine advertisement she has given a pose on a toilet seat only wearing underwear near her ankles.

Also, it was rumored that McCarthy was against children’s vaccination but she refused it

How old is Jenny McCarthy?

Jenny McCarthy is 49 years old

Assets of Jenny McCarthy

She has an impressive home in Illinois and she shared with her husband Donnie Wahlberg

Does she have any tattoos?

She has a “Donnie” word tattoo on her middle finger and the word “love” written on her index finger

Does she own any brand?

McCarthy has introduced her own cosmetics brand named Formless Beauty

Jenny McCarthy Social Media Profiles

Jenny McCarthy Movies List

  • 1995 – Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead
  • 1996 – The Stupids
  • 1998 – BASEketball
  • 1999 – Diamonds
  • 2000 – Scream 3, Python, Live Girls
  • 2001 – Thank Heaven, Honey Vicarro
  • 2002 – The Perfect You
  • 2003 – Scary Movie 3, Untitled Jenny McCarthy Project
  • 2005 – Dirty Love
  • 2006 – John Tucker Must Die, Santa Baby, Untitled Patricia Heaton Project
  • 2008 – Witless Protection, Tripping the Rift: The Movie, Wieners
  • 2009 – Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe
  • 2010 – A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures
  • 2015 – Tooken

Jenny McCarthy TV Shows

  • 1994 – Silk Stalkings
  • 1995 – Mr. Show with Bob and David, Singled Out
  • 1996 – Baywatch, Wings
  • 1997 – The Jenny McCarthy Show
  • 1997,98 – Jenny
  • 1999 – Home Improvement
  • 2000 – MADtv
  • 2000,03 – Just Shoot Me!
  • 2001 – Going to California
  • 2001,02 – The Drew Carey Show
  • 2003 – Fastlane, Charmed, What’s New, Scooby-Doo?, Wanda at Large, Less Than Perfect
  • 2003,04 – One on One
  • 2004 – Wild Card, All About the Andersons, Hope & Faith, The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years
  • 2005 – What I Like About You, The Bad Girl’s Guide, Stacked
  • 2006 – My Name Is Earl
  • 2007 – Tripping the Rift, Two and a Half Men
  • 2008 – In the Motherhood, Sesame Street
  • 2009 – Chuck
  • 2010,present – Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
  • 2012 – Love in the Wild
  • 2013 – The Jenny McCarthy Show
  • 2013,2014 – The View
  • 2014 –International Ghost Investigators, Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny, Nashville
  • 2014,17 – Wahlburgers
  • 2015 – Donnie Loves Jenny
  • 2016 – The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  • 2017 – Return of the Mac
  • 2019,present – The Masked Singer
  • 2019 – Bar Rescue
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