Melissa Womer is an actress, producer, and writer who is famously known as Melissa Carrey. Melissa is the former wife of American actor and comedian Jim Carrey.
Also, the actress is famous for her appearance in the comedy movie Man on the Moon. Besides, Womer has appeared in many movies in her acting career. But enough about it, aside from her on-screen character, we rarely have any idea regarding real life.
So, let us take this time and know about the actress in detail, including her personal life, net worth, and more.
But before, here are some interesting facts about Melissa Womer.
Melissa Womer: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Melissa Womer|
|Date of Birth||July 6, 1960|
|Birthplace||United States of America|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches(170 cm)|
|Weight||58 kg(127 lbs)|
Early Life and Childhood
Melissa Wormer was born as Melissa Jaine Womer on July 8, 1960, in New York City, the United States. Womer belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Melissa has not disclosed any information regarding her parents and their whereabouts.
However, Melissa had a rough time growing up as her family was dysfunctional. Talking about her education, Melissa attended elementary and high school in New York City. Later Womer entered the University of Kansas for her higher studies.
During her University days, the actress did many odd jobs like writing jokes for the morning radio show at Q104 in Kansas City.
Age and Measurements
Since Melissa was born in 1960, she is 59 years as of now. Despite that, the actress has maintained her beauty. She is 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm) tall and weighs about 58 kg(127 lbs).
Moreover, she has a slim body build. Not only is she physically fit, but she also has attractive brown eyes and long blonde hair.
Melissa Womer: Professional Career
From an early age, Melissa wanted to be an actress; hence, after her graduation, she moved to Hollywood. But it was not so easy for her, as Melissa found it hard to get jobs as an actress. However, she landed a cocktail waitress stint at the Sunset Boulevard around the vicinity of the Comedy Store.
Eventually, Melissa got the chance to appear in an open mic night at the comedy store. She enjoyed her time there and even became a fan favorite in some comics. From there, Melissa got the inspiration to write.
Likewise, Melissa experienced a big break in her career from BET’s Socially Offensive Behavior with D.L. Hughley. Since then, Womer’s career has only taken a turn for the better. Moreover, the actress got famous for her roles in motion pictures like Petrocelli(1974), Man on the Moon(1999).
The actress has also appeared in many television series like Real Stories of Donut Men(1997), The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin(2004), and many more.
Personal Life: Husband and Children
Besides being an actress and writer, Melissa is mostly known for her relationship with Jim Carrey. Jim is one of the most prominent actors/comedians in the Hollywood industry. Besides, he is also an impressionist, producer, and screenwriter.
Jim, the actor, was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He was the youngest son of Kathleen Carrey and Percy Carrey, who was a musician and a business accountant. Similarly, Carrey has three older siblings named John, Patricia, and Rita.
Jim and Melissa met at the comedy store where Melissa used to work. The two bonded well and soon started dating each other in 1986. The following year, the couple took their relationship to the next step and tied the knots. The couple got married at a hotel in Santa Monica, California.
On September 6, 1987, the pair welcomed their first daughter, Jane Erin Carrey. However, their marriage could not last long as the couple parted ways in the mid-1990s. Though Jim claimed their careers was the main reason for their divorce, it was reported that he wanted to be with Lauren Holly.
Net Worth and Income
The multitalented actress has accumulated a massive sum throughout her career as an actress. However, Melissa’s exact net worth has not been revealed as of now.
Melissa received an impressive amount of $3.5 million from her divorce with Jim though she asked for $5-$10 million. Similarly, after eight years of living separately, she received $7 million for her daughter Jane.
Any other information regarding cars, houses, and shares are unknown.
Social Media Presence
The actress and former wife of Jim Carrey, Melissa, is not active on any social media platforms.