Jim Carrey is one of the greatest comic actors that Hollywood has seen and thanks to his highly successful career he owns a net worth of around $180 million. Carrey might be a millionaire now but the actor once struggled hard to begin his career in the film industry. After many rejections made worse by financial instability, Carrey’s breakthrough came with a leading role in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. He was made a huge star by this movie and went on to give many iconic performances, not only in comedic movies but drama and thrillers as well. Check more details about the actor like Jim Carrey’s net worth in 2023, personal life, career, house, cars, and more from this article.
Jim Carrey Net Worth 2023
|Net worth (2023)||$180 million (est.)|
Jim Carrey’s Personal Biography
Carrey was born on January 17, 1962, in Ontario, Canada, to Kathleen and Percy Carrey. His mother was a homemaker and his father was an accountant and a musician. At one point of time, his family struggled financially and Jim and his brother even worked as janitors and security guards at a tire factory.
In 1983, Carrey dated singer Linda Ronstadt. In 1987, he married actress and Comedy Store waitress Melissa Womer and they had one daughter together. The couple divorced in 1995. He later married actress Lauren Holly in 1996 but got divorced in less than a year. From 1999 to 2000, Carrey was engaged to actress Renée Zellweger and was in a relationship with actress Jenny McCarthy from 2005 to 2010.
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|Full name||James Eugene Carrey|
|Profession||Actor, comedian, author, producer|
|Years active||1977 – present|
|Genres||Observational, physical, character, satires, slapstick, and surreal humor|
|Age||Born on January 17, 1962|
|Place of birth||Newmarket, Ontario, Canada|
|Spouse||Lauren Holly (1996 – 1997) Melissa Womer (1987 – 1995)|
|Partner||Jenny McCarthy (2005 – 2010)|
|Parents||Kathleen Carrey (mother) Percy Carrey (father)|
Carrey took the stage for a stand-up comedy act in 1977 at the age of 15 but failed to make an impression. His family’s financial struggles made it difficult for them to support his ambitions. When the family became stable, Carrey once again returned to the stage and started building a reputation as a comedian.
In early 1983, Carrey decided to move to Hollywood and was cast for the first time in a supporting role in the comedy film “Finders Keepers”. He landed his first starring role in the 1985 movie “Once Bitten”. In the meantime, he kept auditioning and failing to join the cast of “Saturday Night Live”. When he got cast in the comedy television series “In Living Color”, Jim finally started getting regular roles in movies.
In 1994, Carrie played the lead role in “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” which became a success. In the same year, he appeared in films “The Mask” and “Dumb and Dumber” which went on to collect $351 million and $270 million worldwide respectively. For “The Mask” Carrey also received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor. His 1998 movie “The Truman Show” earned him another Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama. The actor’s recent hit includes the movie “Sonic the Hedgehog” and its sequel “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”.
Jim Carrey’s Must-Watch Movies
- Liar Liar (1997)
- The Truman Show (1998)
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
- Bruce Almighty (2003)
- Dumb and Dumber (1994)
- The Mask (1994)
- The Cable Guy (1996)
- Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
- Man on the Moon (1999)
- I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Jim Carrey’s House, Cars & Private Jet
Jim Carrey owns some stunning four-wheelers apart from a beach home and a private jet.
Jim owned a luxurious ranch in Los Angeles that he recently put for sale and it was one of his most prized possession. Extending over two acres, the house was built in 1951 and spreads over 12,700 square feet of living space. This 5-bedroom mansion featured beautiful ceilings, skylights, multiple fireplaces, a gym, tennis courts, and a pool with a waterfall.
His car Mercedes-AMG SL63 ($154,450) comes with a strong 6.2-liter V8 engine and produces 518 horsepower. It attains a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in under 3.9 seconds.
His another car Porsche Panamera ($189,800) comes with a 2.9-liter V6 engine that produces 330 PS and 450 NM of peak power. It attains a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in under 4.1 seconds.
Carrey also owns a $59 million luxurious Gulfstream V, known as one of the world’s highest-performing and safest private jets. The jet is capable of achieving speed near the speed of sound and has a carrying capacity of 16 people.
Other than this, Carrey also owns a couple of motorcycles and a Tesla.
Frequently Asked Questions
$180 million (approx.)
Bruce Almighty (2003): $485 million
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