Jim Carrey Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, The Grinch, Riddler, and Net Worth

Jim Carrey Bio | Wiki

Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and artist. Known for his energetic slapstick performances, he first gained recognition in 1990, after landing a role in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color.

Jim broke out as a star in motion pictures with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber. This was followed up with Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Batman Forever, and Liar Liar.

Jim Carrey Age

Jim was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Canada. He is 60 years old.

Jim Carrey Height

He is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 6 ft 3 in (Approx. 1.88 m).

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Jim Carrey Family

He was born in the Toronto suburb of Newmarket, Ontario, Canada to his mother Kathleen and Percy Carrey. Jim’s mother was a homemaker and his father was a musician and accountant.

He was raised a Roman Catholic and has three older siblings, John, Patricia, and Rita. His mother was of French, Irish, and Scottish descent, and his father was of French-Canadian ancestry; the family’s original surname was Carré.

Jim Carrey Wife | Wives

Jim has been married twice. His first marriage was to former actress and Comedy Store waitress Melissa Womer, whom he married on 28 March 1987. Their daughter, Jane Erin, was born on 6 September 1987. Jane was a 2012 contestant on American Idol. Jim and Womer divorced in 1995.

On 23 September 1996, he married his Dumb and Dumber co-star Lauren Holly; the marriage lasted less than a year. From 1999 to 2000, Jim was engaged to his Me, Myself, and Irene co-star Renée Zellweger. He attended the Golden Globes 2019 Party with his girlfriend Ginger Gonzaga in January 2019. The couple split after less than a year of dating.

Jim Carrey Education

He spent his early years in the borough of Scarborough, Ontario, part of Metropolitan Toronto, where he attended Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School in North York. Jim’s family later moved to Burlington, Ontario, where they would spend eight years. He attended Aldershot High School while there.

Jim started attending Agincourt Collegiate Institute before dropping out of school on his sixteenth birthday. He began to perform comedy in downtown Toronto while continuing to work at the factory.

Jim Carrey As The Grinch

In 2001, Jim starred in the second highest-grossing Christmas film of all time, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, playing the title character, for which he received both praise and criticism from critics alongside a Golden Globe nomination.

Jim Carrey As The Riddler

Jim portrayed the Batman villain the Riddler in the Joel Schumacher-directed superhero film Batman Forever (1995). The film received mixed reviews but was a box-office success. He reprised his role as Ace Ventura in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls which was also released in 1995.

Like the original film, it was well received by the public but poorly received by critics. It was a huge box-office success, earning $212 million worldwide in addition to breaking records, with a $40 million opening weekend.

Jim Carrey Dumb And Dumber

He was paid $7 million to appear in Dumb and Dumber, a nearly tenfold increase on his salary for Ace Ventura. The Mask, released in July 1994, grossed $351 million worldwide, and Dumb and Dumber, released in December 1994, was another commercial success, grossing over $270 million worldwide.

Jim received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor for his work in The Mask and was voted second on Quigley’s Top Ten Money Making Stars Poll, behind Tom Hanks.

Jim Carrey Retiring

In April 2022, Jim announced that he was considering retirement from the film industry, explaining, “I have enough. I’ve done enough.”

Jim Carrey Sonic

In June 2018, Jim was cast as Dr. Robotnik, the main antagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series, in a film adaptation of the franchise. The film was released in February 2020 with positive reviews. Jim’s portrayal of Robotnik was praised, with some considering it one of his best performances in years.

He returned for Sonic the Hedgehog 2, released in April 2022, which grossed $72 million at the US box office in its opening weekend to give Carrey the best opening of his career to date.

Jim Carrey Net Worth

He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Kim’s estimated net worth is $180 million.

How Old Is Jim Carrey

He is 60 years old. Jim was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Canada.

Is Jim Carrey retiring

In April 2022, Jim announced that he was considering retirement from the film industry, explaining, “I have enough. I’ve done enough.”

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