Jenny was born on November 1st, 1972 and over the years, Jenny McCarthy also known as Jenny Wahlberg has been able to win the hearts of thousands of Americans as a model, author, television host, actress, anti vaccine activist and screenwriter. She started her career in right earnest in 1993 when she was around 21 years old.
Jenny posed nude for Playboy magazine and this led to her being named as the Playmate of the Year. Jenny’s Playboy fame helped her to make it big in film and television acting and took her many places. Hence, it would be worthwhile to know more about her and perhaps even look at her biography in brief.
Talking about her early life she was born in a place called Evergreen Park, Illinois. She belonged to a typical catholic working class family and has multiple ancestries including that of Polish, Italian and German. Jenny’s early life was spent in West Elsdon neighborhood of Chicago. She is one among four daughters. The famous actress Melissa McCarthy is her cousin.
Therefore Jenny does have a film lineage attached to her. Her father Dan McCarthy worked as a steel mill foreman while her mother Linda was a housewife apart from being a courtroom custodian. McCarthy did her schooling from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. She often was referred to as an outcast and was bullied in school. This famous actress also spent a few years at the Southern Illinois University.
Jenny has had a colorful love life and personal life. She dated Ray Manzella her manager for four years from 1994 to 1998. She then, started dating John Mallory who was an actor and director. She got married to him in 1999. Jenny has a son out of this marriage. The couple divorced in 2005. Jenny then started dating Jim Carrey. They never married but did live together from 2008 to 2010 before splitting up. Jenny McCarthy then started getting into a relationship with Donnie Wahlberg. The couple got married on August 31st, 2014 and since then they have been together.
McCarthy has seen equal success both on the small and big screen. As far as her small screen career is concerned, it began in 1995 with Mr. Show. She also was a part of the famous Baywatch series and has worked in around thirty nine titles and the last one was in 2017 by the name Return of the Mac where she was donning her own role. Her filmography is also quite impressive and it started in the year 1995 with a good role as the blonde nurse in the movie Things to do in Denver when you are dead. Since then Jenny McCarthy has acted in around sixteen movies and her last tryst in the big screen was in the film Tooken which was released in 2015.
Jenny’s net worth must be around $15 million and she certainly is a rich and famous individual. It is likely that the net worth of this actress will go up further given the fact that she is still very attractive and has quite a bit of talent left in her.