Jenny McCarthy Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Son, Net Worth, Movie Roles

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg's wife

Jenny McCarthy Biography

Jenny McCarthy also known as Jennifer McCarthy Wahlberg and born as Jennifer Ann McCarthy is an actress, model, television host, satellite radio broadcaster, author, and anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist from the United States of America.


Her career started in 1993, working as a nude model for Playboy magazine. She was then named by the magazine as the Playmate of the Year than the same year. McCarthy’s acting in television and film career began with her co-hosting on the MTV game show Singled Out, and later some eponymous sitcoms, as well as in films such as BASEketball, Diamonds, Scream 3, and Santa Baby. She was the co-host of The View, the ABC talk show. She is the judge on the Fox musical competition show The Masked Singer.

Jenny McCarthy Age

McCarthy is 47 years old as of November 1, 2019. She was born in 1972 in Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States.

Jenny McCarthy Family

McCarthy is the daughter of Linda McCarthy, who was a housewife and courtroom custodian, and Dan McCarthy, a former steel mill foreman. She is the second born of three siblings: all sisters; Lynette McCarthy, Joanne McCarthy, and Amy McCarthy. She is the cousin of actress Melissa McCarthy. She is from a working-class Catholic family and is of German, Irish, and Polish ancestry.

Jenny McCarthy Husband

She is married to singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg. The couple first announced their relationship in July 2013 and later on while on the ABC talk show, “The View” on April 16, 2014, Jenny announced that she and Donnie were engaged. They married on August 31, 2014.

Prior to marrying Donnie Wahlberg, McCarthy married to actor and director John Mallory Asher. The couple had started dating in January 1999 and got married on September 11 of the same year. However, the couple divorced in September 2005 and together, they have a son known as Evan Asher who was born in May 2002.

Jenny McCarthy with her husband, Donnie Wahlberg
Jenny McCarthy with her husband, Donnie Wahlberg

Jenny McCarthy Jim Carrey (Other Relationships)

McCarthy has been in various relationships. She has been in a relationship with manager Ray Manzella from 1994 until 1998. McCarthy started dating actress, Jim Carrey in December 2005. She revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on April 2, 2008, that they lived together but had no plans to marry for reasons that, did not need a piece of paper. They later announced their split in April 2010.

Jenny McCarthy Son

McCarthy revealed in May 2007 that her son Evan had been diagnosed with autism in 2005. She thought that her son’s autism of her son was induced by vaccination, She wrote that he was talented, a” crystal boy, “and that she was an” indigo mom. The condition of Evan first manifested as seizures and its change occurred after-treatment of the seizures, which symptoms specialists have found to be more consistent with Landau-Kleffner syndrome, sometimes misdiagnosed as autism. She said in a 2014 Daily Beast report that her son, then 12, was doing okay.

On talk shows and at protests, McCarthy claimed that chelation therapy helped her son recover from autism. Clinical studies have roundly dismissed the underlying explanation for chelation, the speculation that mercury triggers autism in vaccines, with the National Institute of Mental Health finding that children with autism are unlikely to benefit from balancing the risks of autism

Jenny McCarthy Net Worth

McCarthy has an estimated net worth of $25 million. She has made her fortune from her acting, modeling, television hosting, satellite radio broadcasting, author, and as an anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist career.

Jenny McCarthy Movies and TV shows Roles

♦  2019–present – The Masked Singer as a judge
♦  2019 – Bar Rescue as herself
♦  2017 – Return of the Mac as Jenny and an executive producer
♦  2015 – Donnie Loves Jenny as herself and an executive producer
♦  2015 – Tooken
♦  2014–17 – Wahlburgers as herself
♦  2013–2014 – The View as a Co-Host
♦  2013 – The Jenny McCarthy Show as the host and executive producer
♦  2012 – Love in the Wild as the host
♦  2010 – A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures as the voice of Shelly
♦  2009 – Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe as Mary Class / Mary Claus

♦  2008 – Witless Protection as Connie
♦  2006 – John Tucker Must Die as Lori
♦  2005 – The Bad Girl’s Guide as JJ
♦  2003 – Scary Movie 3 as Katie
♦  2003 – What’s New, Scooby-Doo? as Marcy
♦  2002 – The Perfect You as Whitney
♦  2000 – Scream 3 as Sarah Darling
♦  1997 – The Jenny McCarthy Show as the host
♦  1997–98 – Jenny as Jenny McMillan
♦  1996 – Baywatch as April Morella
♦  1995 – Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead as the Blonde Nurse
♦  1995 – Mr. Show with Bob and David as Rhonda
♦  1994 – Silk Stalkings as the totally positive rush model