Jim Carrey Biography
Name: James Eugene Carrey.
NickName: Jim Carrey.
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.
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
Parents: Father: Percy Carrey(Musician),
Mother: Kathleen Carrey(Housewife).
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).
Movies/TV Shows of Jim Carrey
“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)
“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
“I’m Dying Up Here” (2017)
“In Living Color” (1992–1994)
“Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” (1994)
Awards Won by Jim Carrey
|1999||Golden Globe Awards||The Truman Show||Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama|
|2000||Golden Globe Awards||Man on the Moon||Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy|
|1995||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Dumb and Dumber||Best Comedic Performance|
|1995||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Dumb and Dumber||Best Kiss (shared with Lauren Holly)|
|1996||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||Best Male Performance|
|1996||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||Best Comedic Performance|
|1997||MTV Movie & TV Awards||The Cable Guy||Best Comedic Performance|
|1997||MTV Movie & TV Awards||The Cable Guy||Best Villain|
|1998||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Liar Liar||Best Comedic Performance|
|1999||MTV Movie & TV Awards||The Truman Show||Best Male Performance|
|2001||MTV Movie & TV Awards||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Best Villain|
|2006||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Jim Carrey||MTV Generation award|
|2009||MTV Movie & TV Awards||Yes Man||Best Comedic Performance|
|1995||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||Ace Ventura: Pet Detective||Favorite Movie Actor|
|1996||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||Ace Ventura: When Nature CallsBatman Forever||Favorite Movie Actor|
|1997||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||The Cable Guy||Favorite Movie Actor|
|2001||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Favorite Movie Actor|
|2004||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||Bruce Almighty||Favorite Movie Actor|
|2010||Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||A Christmas Carol||Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie|
|1996||People’s Choice awards||Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||Favorite Actor in a Comedy Motion Picture|
|2001||People’s Choice awards||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy|
|2005||People’s Choice awards||Jim Carrey||Favorite Funny Male Star|
|2010||People’s Choice awards||Jim Carrey||Favorite Comedy Star|
|2006||Teen Choice awards||Me, Myself & Irene||Choice Movie – Wipeout Scene of the Summer|
|2001||Teen Choice awards||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Choice Movie – Hissy Fit|
|2003||Teen Choice awards||Bruce Almighty||Choice Movie Actor – Comedy|
|2003||Teen Choice awards||Jim Carrey||Choice – Comedian|
|2005||Teen Choice awards||A Series of Unfortunate Events||Choice Movie – Bad Guy|
|1999||Boston Society of Film Critics awards||Man on the Moon||Best Lead Actor|
|2021||Critics Choice Association awards||Sonic the Hedgehog||Best Villain in a Movie|
|1999||Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association awards||The Truman Show||Best Actor|
|2005||International Cinephile Society awards||Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind||Best Lead Actor|
|2005||International Online Cinema awards||Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind||Best Lead Actor|
|1995||London Critics Circle Film awards||The MaskAce Ventura: Pet Detective||Newcomer of the Year|
|2004||San Diego Film Critics Society awards||Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind||Best Lead Actor|
|2000||ShoWest Convention awards||Jim Carrey||Male Star of the Year|
|1995||ShoWest Convention awards||Jim Carrey||Comedy Star of the Year|
|2011||CinEuphoria awards||I Love You Phillip Morris||Best Actor – International Competition|
|2004||MTV Movie awards, Mexico||Bruce Almighty||Most Divine Miracle in a Movie (For the chest of Grace)|
|2010||Order of Arts and Letters awards, France||Jim Carrey||Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters award|
|1995||Blockbuster Entertainment awards||Ace Ventura: Pet Detective||Favorite Male Newcomer, On Video|
|1995||Blockbuster Entertainment awards||Ace Ventura: Pet Detective||Favorite Actor – Comedy, On Video|
|1998||Blockbuster Entertainment awards||Liar Liar||Favorite Actor – Comedy|
|2001||Blockbuster Entertainment awards||How the Grinch Stole Christmas||Favorite Actor – Comedy|
|2018||Cinema Eye Honors awards||Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton||The Unforgettables|
|1999||MovieGuide awards||The Truman Show||Best Lead Actor|
|2012||TV Land awards||In Living Color||Groundbreaking Show|
|2011||The Webby awards||Presidential Reunion||Best 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:
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!’”