Jenny McCarthy has not only had a successful career in acting but also being a TV host, author, model and screenwriter. She first appeared in the Playboy magazine back in 1993. She was one of the hosts on an MTV game show – “Singled Out”. She has been in a lot of movies, some of them being “Diamonds”, “BASEketball”, “Santa Baby” and “Scream 3”. If you would like to find out Jenny McCarthy’s net worth, take a look at the text below.
Jenny was born in Evergreen Park, in the state of Illinois, but raised in West Elsdon in Chicago. She was born to mother Linda McCarthy and father Dan McCarthy on November 1, 1972.
She went to many different schools and one of them was Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School and she used to be a cheerleader. After graduating high school she attended Southern Illinois University.
When it comes to her love life, she was involved with Ray Manzella from 1994 to 1998. After that, she met John Mallory Asher who she married in 1999 and they had a son together in 2002 – Evan Joseph Asher. Unfortunately, they got a divorce in 2005, after that she dated the actor Jim Carrey until 2010 when they broke up. In 2014 she got married to Donnie Wahlberg.
She is also known for being an activist and voicing her opinion on autism (she is a spokesperson for TACA – Talk About Curing Autism) and her views on vaccination.
Back in 1993, Jenny posed naked in Playboy. Some time after that she hosted the “Hot Rocks”, the Playboy TV show. She also had an appearance on the TV show “Mr. Show”.
Another hosting job she had was between 1995 and 1997 when she hosted “Singled Out” on MTV.
Some other TV shows she has appeared on are “Baywatch”, ‘Just Shoot Me!’, ‘My Name Is Earl’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Less than Perfect’, “Wings”, ‘One on One’, ‘Hope & Faith’, ‘Stacked’, ‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ and “The Big Breakfast”. She also had a self-titled show – “The Jenny McCarthy Show”.
Others include ‘Return of the Mac’, ‘Donnie Loves Jenny’, ‘Wahlburgers’, ‘The View’, and ‘Love in the Wild’. She has had a lot of appearances on many different TV shows.
Besides TV shows she has also acted in a lot of movies. Some of them are ‘The Stupids’, ‘BASEketball’, ‘Scream 3’, ‘Crazy Little Thing’, ‘Dirty Love’, ‘John Tucker Must Die’, ‘Tooken’, ‘Wieners’, ‘Diamonds’, ‘A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures’.
She has been nominated for many awards throughout the years of her career. Her first award was in 1997, and it was a Golden Apple for Female Star of the Year. Later in 2005 she got an Emmy nomination. And just a few years ago she had a nomination for Favorite New Talk Show Host for the People’s Choice Awards.
Her Net Worth
The estimates of Jenny’s net worth are around $14 million. She made her money from all of her movie and TV show roles throughout the years. Her salary, while she was in Playboy, was also very impressive. She also released a couple of books that have also made her a good amount of money.
Jenny McCarthy is a name that is very well-known around the world. Her success started with her modeling for the Playboy magazine. This gave her great exposure which then leads to an amazing career in the movie and television industry. Among all the great things she has done she also voiced ‘Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3’. She’s also an author and a TV host.