Jenny McCarthy Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Jenny McCarthy

Biography / Wiki

An American multi-faceted personality Jenny McCarthy is a model, actress, and TV show host. She rose to prominence with her appearance in ‘Playboy’ magazine as one of their nude models. For her contributions to the magazine, she was named the ‘Playboy Playmate of the Year’ in 1994.

Her popularity as a model landed her to get associated with the film and television industries as well. She was cast in films like ‘BASEketball’, ‘Diamonds’, ‘Scream 3’, and ‘Scary Movie 3’. As an activist, she stepped forward to spread awareness about autism, and also she raised her voice against vaccines being one of the major causes of autism.

Height / Weight / Age

Jenny McCarthy has a towering height of 170 cm and in feet inches; her height is 5’7”. Her weight is 55 kg in Kilograms or 121 lbs in Pounds. She has turned 50 years old. She has beautiful sparkling blue eye color and her hair color is blonde.

She has a curvaceous figure body measurement is as follows 38 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. Her bra size is 34D inches whereas her dress size is 4 and her shoe size is 8 (US). She has a breathless voice.

Net Worth

The net worth of Jenny McCarthy is evaluated to be $15 million USD approximately.

Education / Family

Born on November 1, 1972, their birth name Jenny McCarthy is Jennifer Ann McCarthy. She belongs to a working-class Catholic family where her father Dan McCarthy, worked in a steel mill whereas her mother was a homemaker.

She was raised along with her three sisters, Lynette, Joanne, and Amy in Illinois, USA.  For elementary education, she has changed her schools from time to time, first, she attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, and later she was enrolled at St. Laurence High School and Brother Rice High School where she became a cheerleader respectively.

To pursue higher studies, she went to Southern Illinois University where she spent two years and dropped out later due to lack of money.


Jenny McCarthy

Real name Jennifer Ann McCarthy
Birth Place Illinois, USA
Date Of Birth November 1, 1972
Age 50 Years
Height In centimeters – 170 cm

In feet inches – 5’7”

Weight In kilograms – 55 kg

In pounds – 121 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Model
Zodiac sign Scorpio
School Brother Rice High School

St. Laurence High School

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

College Southern Illinois University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Illinois, USA
Debut Not known
Fathers Name Dan McCarthy
Mothers Name Linda McCarthy


Jenny McCarthy with her family
Jenny McCarthy with her family

Brothers Mark Wahlberg
Sister Joanne McCarthy

Lynette McCarthy

Amy McCarthy

Career / Fashion And Style

Jenny McCarthy started her career with Playboy magazine as its nude model in 1993. She had received criticism from the catholic community in her neighborhood as she was not appreciated for posing for “Playboy” magazine. Despite all obstacles, she continued to work with the magazine and established a successful career.

Her career received a major breakthrough when she was selected as a co-host of the show “Singled Out”. She appeared in WWF alongside Shawn Michaels as his valet in the pay-per-view event WrestleMania XI. Michaels. She has been offered various offers for films and TV shows as well.

She was cast in the 1996 British-Canadian-American adventure comedy film ‘The Stupids’. For two episodes, she was featured in the “Baywatch” series. Her appearance in the variety comedy shows ‘The Jenny McCarthy Show’ has earned her another American sitcom, ‘Jenny’, from NBC.

She landed a role in the comedy sports film “BASEketball”. She has appeared in the sequel films of “Scary Movie”. She also made a guest appearance in TV series such as ’What I Like About You’, ‘Tripping the Rift’, “Wild Card”, and ‘Two and a Half Men’.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Jenny McCarthy has married longtime boyfriend John Mallory Asher in 1999. She has a won with him named Evan Joseph Asher who is suffering from autism. They parted their ways in September 2005. She has been involved in various other relationships with different men. Currently, she is married to Donnie Wahlberg who is an actor cum producer.

Boyfriends John Asher

Jason Toohey

Jenny McCarthy with her ex-boyfriend Jason
Jenny McCarthy with her ex-boyfriend Jason

Jim Carrey

Jenny McCarthy with her ex-boyfriend Jim
Jenny McCarthy with her ex-boyfriend Jim

Brian Urlacher

Jenny McCarthy with her ex-boyfriend Brian
Jenny McCarthy with her ex-boyfriend Brian

Marital Status Married
Husband John Asher


Jenny McCarthy with her ex-husband John
Jenny McCarthy with her ex-husband John

Donnie Wahlberg

Jenny McCarthy with her husband Donnie
Jenny McCarthy with her husband Donnie

Children Son – Evan Joseph Asher


Jenny McCarthy with her son
Jenny McCarthy with her son

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of Jenny McCarthy’s favorite things.

Favorite Food Chocolate milkshake

Jenny McCarthy

Some Interesting Facts About Jenny McCarthy

  • Jenny McCarthy has tattooed “Love Donnie” on her right index and middle finger.
  • She is the cousin sister of popular actress Melissa McCarthy.
  • She practices kickboxing.
  • She worked in “Dirty Love” as a writer which was labeled as Worst Screenplay in 2006 at Razzie Awards.
  • During high school, she became the MVP of softball and field hockey.
  • She became the spokeswoman of Jose Cuervo Tequila.
  • She belongs to mixed ethnicity i.e. German, Irish, Croatian, and Polish.
  • She won the Pigasus Award for best performer.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @jennymccarthy
  2. Twitter@JennyMcCarthy
  3. Facebook @JennyMcCarthy
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