Jim Carrey Biography

Jim Carrey Biography

Name: James Eugene Carrey. 

NickName: Jim Carrey.

Gender: Male.

Jim Carrey‘s Date of Birth: January 17, 1962 (Newmarket, Ontario, Canada).

Jim Carrey Age: 59(as of 2021).

Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.87 m).

Weight: 84 kg (185 lbs).

Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Artist, Painter, and Impressionist.

Citizenship: Canadian, American.

Net Worth: $180 Million.

Horoscope: Capricorn.

Eye Colour: Brown.

Hair Colour: Black

Skin Colour: White

Shoe Size: 10(US).

Chest Size: 37 inches.

Waist Size: 32 inches.

Arms/Biceps Size: 14 inches.

Family of Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey With His Daughter And Ex-Girlfriend Jenny McCarthy
Jim Carrey With His Daughter And Ex-Girlfriend Jenny McCarthy

Parents: Father: Percy Carrey(Musician), 

Mother: Kathleen Carrey(Housewife).

Jim Carrey with his Mom & Dad
Jim Carrey with his Mom & Dad

Spouse(s): Melissa Womer (Married: 1987, Divorced: 1995)

Lauren Holly (Married: 1996, Divorced: 1997)

 Jenny McCarthy (Dated- 2005-2010)

Children: Jane Erin Carrey  (Age 33).

Jim Carrey With His Daughter
Jim Carrey With His Daughter

Movies/TV Shows of Jim Carrey

“Kidding” (2018–2020)

“Sonic the Hedgehog” (2020)

“Dark Crimes” (2016)

“The Bad Batch” (2016)

“Dumb and Dumber To” (2014)

“Kick-Ass 2” (2013)

“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” (2013)

“30 Rock” (2012)

“Mr. Popper’s Penguins” (2011)

“The Office” (2011)

“A Christmas Carol” (2009)

“I Love You Phillip Morris” (2009)

“Yes Man” (2008)

“Horton Hears a Who!” (2008)

“The Number 23” (2007)

“Fun with Dick and Jane” (2005)

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” (2004)

“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” (2004)

“Bruce Almighty” (2003)

Jim Carrey in Bruce Almighty
Jim Carrey in Bruce Almighty

“The Majestic” (2001)

“In Living Color” (1990–2001)

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000)

“Me, Myself & Irene” (2000)

“Man on the Moon” (1999)

“Simon Birch” (1998)

“The Truman Show” (1998)

“The Larry Sanders Show” (1998)

“Liar Liar” (1997)

“The Cable Guy” (1996)

“Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls” (1995)

“Batman Forever” (1995)

“Dumb and Dumber” (1994)

“The Mask” (1994)

“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” (1994)

“Pink Cadillac” (1989)

“Earth Girls Are Easy” (1988)

“The Dead Pool” (1988)

“Peggy Sue Got Married” (1986)

“Once Bitten” (1985)

“The Duck Factory” (1984)

“Finders Keepers” (1984)

“All in Good Taste” (1983)

“The All-Night Show” (1980).

Movies/TV Shows Written by Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey's “I’m Dying Up Here” Poster
Jim Carrey’s “I’m Dying Up Here” Poster

“I’m Dying Up Here” (2017)

“In Living Color” (1992–1994)

“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” (1994)

Awards Won by Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey Holding Award
1999Golden Globe AwardsThe Truman ShowBest Actor – Motion Picture Drama
2000Golden Globe AwardsMan on the MoonBest Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1995MTV Movie & TV AwardsDumb and DumberBest Comedic Performance
1995MTV Movie & TV AwardsDumb and DumberBest Kiss (shared with Lauren Holly)
1996MTV Movie & TV AwardsAce Ventura: When Nature CallsBest Male Performance
1996MTV Movie & TV AwardsAce Ventura: When Nature CallsBest Comedic Performance
1997MTV Movie & TV AwardsThe Cable GuyBest Comedic Performance
1997MTV Movie & TV AwardsThe Cable GuyBest Villain
1998MTV Movie & TV AwardsLiar LiarBest Comedic Performance
1999MTV Movie & TV AwardsThe Truman ShowBest Male Performance
2001MTV Movie & TV AwardsHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasBest Villain
2006MTV Movie & TV AwardsJim CarreyMTV Generation award
2009MTV Movie & TV AwardsYes ManBest Comedic Performance
1995Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsAce Ventura: Pet DetectiveFavorite Movie Actor
1996Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsAce Ventura: When Nature CallsBatman ForeverFavorite Movie Actor
1997Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsThe Cable GuyFavorite Movie Actor
2001Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasFavorite Movie Actor
2004Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsBruce AlmightyFavorite Movie Actor
2010Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsA Christmas CarolFavorite Voice from an Animated Movie
1996People’s Choice awardsAce Ventura: When Nature CallsFavorite Actor in a Comedy Motion Picture
2001People’s Choice awardsHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasFavorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy
2005People’s Choice awardsJim CarreyFavorite Funny Male Star
2010People’s Choice awardsJim CarreyFavorite Comedy Star
2006Teen Choice awardsMe, Myself & IreneChoice Movie – Wipeout Scene of the Summer
2001Teen Choice awardsHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasChoice Movie – Hissy Fit
2003Teen Choice awardsBruce AlmightyChoice Movie Actor – Comedy
2003Teen Choice awardsJim CarreyChoice – Comedian
2005Teen Choice awardsA Series of Unfortunate EventsChoice Movie – Bad Guy
1999Boston Society of Film Critics awardsMan on the MoonBest Lead Actor
2021Critics Choice Association awardsSonic the HedgehogBest Villain in a Movie
1999Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association awardsThe Truman ShowBest Actor
2005International Cinephile Society awardsEternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindBest Lead Actor
2005International Online Cinema awardsEternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindBest Lead Actor
1995London Critics Circle Film awardsThe MaskAce Ventura: Pet DetectiveNewcomer of the Year
2004San Diego Film Critics Society awardsEternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindBest Lead Actor
2000ShoWest Convention awardsJim CarreyMale Star of the Year
1995ShoWest Convention awardsJim CarreyComedy Star of the Year
2011CinEuphoria awardsI Love You Phillip MorrisBest Actor – International Competition
2004MTV Movie awards, MexicoBruce AlmightyMost Divine Miracle in a Movie (For the chest of Grace)
2010Order of Arts and Letters awards, FranceJim CarreyKnight of the Order of Arts and Letters award
1995Blockbuster Entertainment awardsAce Ventura: Pet DetectiveFavorite Male Newcomer, On Video
1995Blockbuster Entertainment awardsAce Ventura: Pet DetectiveFavorite Actor – Comedy, On Video
1998Blockbuster Entertainment awardsLiar LiarFavorite Actor – Comedy
2001Blockbuster Entertainment awardsHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasFavorite Actor – Comedy
2018Cinema Eye Honors awardsJim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony CliftonThe Unforgettables
1999MovieGuide awardsThe Truman ShowBest Lead Actor
2012TV Land awardsIn Living ColorGroundbreaking Show
2011The Webby awardsPresidential ReunionBest Individual Performance

Interesting Facts about Jim Carrey

1) Visualization of $10,000,000 Worked

According to Jim Carrey, in 1985 he was extremely broke and depressed. In frustration, Jim wrote himself a check for $10 million “for acting services rendered”. On the check he mentioned the date thanksgiving 1995. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, he said- 

“I wrote myself a check for ten million dollars, for acting services rendered and I gave myself five years there were three years maybe and I dated at Thanksgiving 1995 and I put it in my wallet and I kept it there and it deteriorated and deteriorated and stuff, but then just before it’s the Thanksgiving 1995, I found out that I was gonna make ten million dollars on think of a dumb and dumber ”

2) People Around Jim Did Not Believe ACE VENTURA Would Be a Hit:

Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura
Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura

People around Jim Carrey in the early 90’s thought Ace Ventura: Pet Detective would not be a hit. Jim told a reporter “David Allen Grier(American actor) would go out in the audience and say, ‘Jim is gonna be doing a movie called Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, let’s wish him luck with that.’

And Everybody scoffs at me, they’d fake applause and laugh at me.” “But at the end of the year I gave 3 hit movies and said yes to naysayers,” He added.

3) Jim Had Only 10 Minutes To Live:

While writing his book “Memoirs and Misinformation”, his assistant called him and said “We have only 10 mins left to live, missiles are coming. He also got a text for the same. However, after a couple of minutes he came to know that it was fake news.

4) Jim was offered a role of Captain Jack Sparrow:

Jim Carrey got an offer for Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates Of The Caribbean film but turned it down because of his busy schedule.

Jim Carrey Quotes

“I’m very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful”

“Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them”

“Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself”

“Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased”

“There was a time when people said, ‘Jim, if you keep on making faces, your face will freeze like that.’ Now they just say, ‘Pay him!’”

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