Melissa Mccarthy

Melissa Mccarthy is a comedian, fashion designer, writer and actress of American origins. She started to be noticed when she played in Sookie St James and for the television series Gilmore girls since 2000 until 2007. Since 2007 until 2009, she was Dena in an ABC Sitcom called Samantha Who?. She became then a cast as Molly Flynn at the CBS sitcom called Mike & Molly. She starred in the movie since 2010 until 2016. She got a prime Emmy Award for being an Outstanding Lead Actress in the Comedy Series for the work she has as the host for the Saturday Night Live in three years that were consecutive.

Melissa Mccarthy got more success and also fame because of the breakthrough film role where she was Megan Price in comedy film called Bridesmaids. It got the nomination and this included Academy Award nomination for her for being the Best Supporting Actress and she got a BAFTA nomination with a Screen Actors Guild Award. She is a co-star for the comedy films like The Heat and Identity Thief. She had a cameo appearance in the Charlie’s Angels and she appeared in the movies roles such as The Hangover Part II, This is 40, Life as We Know It, The Back-up Plan and The Nines.

From her biography, Melissa Mccarthy was born in Illinois State in the city of Plainfield. She is the daughter of Michael McCarthy and Sandra. She is a cousin to a model and actress Jenny McCarthy and to Joanne McCarthy, a professional basketball player. She grew up on a farm surrounded by a big Irish Catholic family. She has ancestors who came from Ireland, in the city of County Cork. She finished the studies at St Francis Academy and in the city of Joliet Illinois. She started to act with standup comedy and she is an alumna of Groundlings, which is a sketch and an improvisational comedy troupe that was based in the city of Los Angeles.

Melissa Mccarthy got married to her boyfriend of a long period called Ben Falcone. Her husband was also a member of The Groundlings in 2005. The couple had already two daughters; they are Vivian born in 2007 and Georgette born in 2010. Her pregnancy with Vivian, it was found in the last season of Gilmore Girls. Her daughter was in the movie The Boss, where he played her younger version. While starring in Mike &Molly, she was able to lose over 75 pounds and she said that her weight loss is a result of low carbohydrate diet, high protein and exercising regularly. Her net worth is 20 million dollars and she was killed by celebrity death hoax in 2016. Melissa Mccarthy wanted to pursue a career in Fashion since she did textiles in Southern Illinois University but she changed to acting afterwards.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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