Jenny McCarthy is an American actress, TV personality, model and author who started her career as a nude model for Playboy magazine in 1993.

Jenny McCarthy Married Twice

Jenny McCarthy has been married twice in life. Her first marriage to actor and director John Mallory Asher later in 1998. The pair became engaged in January 1999 and tied a knot on 11 September of the same year.

Jenny McCarthy does not have any children with Donnie Wahlberg
Jenny McCarthy married Donnie Wahlberg in mid-2014.

McCarthy is currently enjoying her current married life with her present husband, Donnie Wahlberg. They walked down the aisle on August 31, 2014. On April 16, 2014, Jenny McCarthy announced on the ABC talk show The View that she and Wahlberg were engaged. In July 2013, the actress stated she was dating singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg.

Does Jenny McCarthy Have Children?

In the lifetime voyage, McCarthy and her ex-husband Asher became parents to son Evan Asher in May 2002. Evan was diagnosed with autism in May 2005.

Evan Joseph Asher With His Girlfriend, Natalie Gallo
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Sadly, the couple parted separate ways, citing personal issues despite emotionally supporting their only child. They divorced in September 2005.

Past Affairs

The Hollywood diva Jenny McCarthy had been romantically linked to the past’s big names in the Hollywood industry. She dated her manager Ray Manzella from 1994 to 1998. And years later, she went on to date actor Jim Carrey.

Jim Carrey attended Sundance Film Festival with Jenny McCarthy.
Jim Carrey dated Jenny McCarthy for years.
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They managed to keep the relationship hus-hush until June 2006. But on 2 April 2008, Jenny announced on The Ellen Degeneres Show that she and Carrey lived together but had no plans to marry. Carrey almost made a mock proposal to McCarthy to promote the film Yes Man for Ellen’s Twelve Days of Christmas. Unfortunately, in July of 2013, Carrey said they broke up.

Jenny McCarthy The Masked Singer

On March 24, 2021, The Masked Singer Jenny McCarthy shut down husband Wahlberg’s rumors on season 5. The starlet thought her husband Donnie Wahlberg will instantly be on The Masked Singer, just not this season. Regardless of being a regular guess among her fellow panelists, McCarthy told ET it just doesn’t seem like it’s on the list.

Jenny McCarthy happens to be a judge on The Masked Singer season 5.
MaskedSingerFox: Raccoon explains his infatuation with judge JennyMcCarthy.
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The Masked Singer is presently on its 5th season. Jenny is once again servicing as one of the show’s panelists and celebrity detectives, opposite Robin Thicke, Nicole Sherzinger, and Ken Jeong. The only real this season beyond the costumed contestants is the introduction of guest host Niecy Nash.

Nash tapped to substitute for longtime host Nick Cannon immediately later. He tested positive for COVID-19 just a few days before the production ended. Other than that, this season is throwing fans some curveballs with some new twists and turns, mostly with the introduction of Wild Card contestants who come in at different points in the competition to change the game.

Jenny McCarthy Net Worth

Jenny McCarthy has been on the Hollywood fraternity scene since the 90s. And, now, she’s nothing short of a multimillionaire. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, she has $25 Million worth, which she shares with her husband Donnie. Similarly, Hollywood stars Sarah Paulson and Maria Valverde are also millionares.

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Jenny McCarthy is a renowned American actress.
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McCarthy was 21 years old when she went to audition for the legendary magazine. She was offered $20,000 to pose for the 1993 October centerfold. Suddenly, Hugh Hefner liked her “wholesome” Catholic schoolgirl image so much that she earned the Playmate of the Year crown in 1994 with a cash prize of $100,000.

We don’t really know how much Jenny has exactly earned from Playboy throughout her career. It’s no doubt been profitable. She’s been on cover six times and posed for the mag seven. The Illinois native’s most recent cover was the July/August issue in 2012 when she was just a few months shy of 40.

As soon as the Illinois native became a household name thanks to Playboy. She first earned a hosting job on Playboy TV and then signed a $500,000 deal with MTV to host the dating show Singled Out. Subsequently, in 1997, Jenny launched The Jenny McCarthy show on MTV. Later that year, NBC offered her a sitcom Jenny, which lasted only one season.

Jenny McCarthy appeared in several movies, but five main movies didn’t do so well. She wrote, produced, and starred in Dirty Love, a flop that won Razzie Awards for Worst Actress, Worst Screenplay, and Worst Picture in 2005.

When it comes to the TV show, Jenny has been on the Masked Singer judging bench since the show’s first season. It seems like she’s earned somewhere between $1,250,000 (on the low end) and $2,500,000 (on the high end).

Jenny McCarthy Books

Jenny McCarthy has written some books on her career and life journey, including Jen-X: Jenny McCarthy’s an open book and Bad Habits: Confessions of a Recovering Catholic. To sum up, she has six New York Times bestsellers to her name.

Jenny McCarthy Short Bio, Wiki

Jenny McCarthy was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States on November 1, 1972. Her parents are Linda McCarthy and Dan McCarthy. McCarthy has three siblings, including Joanne McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy, and Amy McCarthy. Speaking of education, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School. Later on, he graduated from Southern Illinois University.

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