Who is Jim Carrey’s daughter Jane Carrey? Wiki Bio
Jane Erin Carrey was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 6 September 1987, so her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds American nationality. She is an actress and a singer, but perhaps best known for being the daughter of Jim Carrey, a famous Canadian-American actor known from his starring roles in comedy movies such as “Ace Venture: Pet Detective” and “Bruce Almighty”.
Early life and education
Jane was raised as a single child in Los Angeles by Jim and his ex-wife Melissa, who is an actress and film producer – they divorced on 11 December 1995 when Jane was eight, but she stayed in good relations with both of her parents.
Her parents took her on the sets of their movies and TV series, and she soon fell in love with acting. She studied at a public high school where she was a member of the school’s drama club and was appearing in school plays while she was also working on her singing skills, and was a member of the school’s band. Upon matriculation, she didn’t enroll at a college but rather decided to pursue her acting and singing career.
Career as an actress and a singer
She could have been seen on television for the first time in 2002, when she competed in the musical reality show “American Idol” but failing to achieve a notable result; in 2012 she appeared in the show’s eleventh season with the song “Something to Talk About” by Bonnie Raitt when the judges were Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steven Tyle, but again failed to make her way to the second round.
She then founded her own The Jane Carrey Band. In-between her appearances in “American Idol”, Jane was working as a waitress to financially support herself.
In 2017, she appeared in the short documentary biographical film “Jim Carrey: I Needed Color” about her father, which was directed by David L. Bushell and which lasted only six minutes. In 2018, she appeared in an episode of the comedy drama series “Kidding”, which stars her father, Frank Langella and Judy Greer, and which follows a man who is trying to stay sane as his family drifts away. The series was nominated for eight awards including two Golden Globes.
Love life and relationships
Jane met Alex Santana during one of his performances, and the two married on 14 November 2009 in a small ceremony attended by only their closest friends and family. Alex is a singer best known for being a member of the metal band Blood Money, which is performing around Los Angeles. Several months before the wedding, Jane told Jim that he was about to become a grandfather and he was thrilled, stating in an interview that he believed Jane will be a great mother. She gave birth to her and Alex’s son Jackson Riley Santana on 29 February 2010, however, by the end of the year Alex and Jane started living separately, and Jane filed for divorce on 20 October 2011 citing ‘irreconcilable differences’.
There are rumors circulating the internet that Jane was seeing someone, as some of her fans have stated seeing the two walking hand in hand in the streets of Los Angeles ,but she hasn’t addressed these.
Jane is today single, was married once, and has one son.
Hobbies and other interests
Jane enjoys doing charity work and volunteering, and has assisted her father in raising funds for helping children with Autism, as well as for research to find ag cure for it. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while her favorite animals are horses and turtles. Jane grew up being physically active, and today has two to three training sessions at the gym each week, while she is also following a somewhat strict diet meaning she’s avoiding sweets and fast food.
She is responsible, and is making her own money rather than living off her father’s fortune. Jane likes to travel and has been all around the US and Canada to attend Jim’s events, while she has also been to Europe on several occasions, visiting countries such as England and Italy.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Robert Downey Jr., Johnny Depp and Julia Roberts, while some of her favorite movies are “Avengers”, the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, and “Runaway Bride”.
Appearance and net worth
Jane is 32 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 128lbs (58kgs).
As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million, while Jim’s net worth is reputedly over $150 million.
Who is Jim Carrey? Wiki Bio
Jim Eugene Carrey was born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, on 17 January 1962 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn, and he holds both Canadian and American nationality. He is an actor, comedian and film producer, best known for starring in comedy movies such as “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “The Mask” among others.
Jim was raised alongside his older brother John, and older sisters Patricia and Rita in Newmarket by their mother Kathleen who was a housewife, and their father Percy Carrey who was a musician and an accountant.
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When he was 10, Jim sent a letter asking Carol if he could appear in her comedy “Carol Burnett Show”, and got back a response stating he was too young for the show. He studied at Blessed Trinity Catholic Elementary School, before moving to Burlington and enrolling at Aldershot High School and later at Agincourt Collegiate Institute. As his family didn’t have enough money, Jim would work together with his brother as janitors, so that they could help their parents financially. Jim eventually quit school and started doing stand-up comedy around Burlington, while his family became homeless and living in a van.
He started going to Toronto at the age of 18 to do stand-up comedy there, and after he began opening for the late American comedian Rodney Dangerfield, he moved to Hollywood and started performing at The Comedy Store, while attending auditions for movie roles as he wanted to become an actor in comedy films.
He made his breakthrough performance in the comedy movies “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and “Dumb and Dumber” in 1994, while his performance in the superhero comedy movie “The Mask” won him a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He appeared as the villain The Riddler in the superhero movie “Batman Forever” in 1995, before reprising his role as Ace in “Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls”.
Jim went on to appear in several other critically acclaimed comedy movies such as “The Cable Guy” which made him $20 million, the fantasy comedy “Liar Liar” in 1997, and the satirical comedy “The Truman Show” in 1998, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama.
In 1999, he starred as the late comedian and actor Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman in the biographical comedy movie about him entitled “Man on the Moon”, which won him his second Golden Globe Award. His next notable performances were in the comedy movie “Bruce Almighty” which also starred Morgan Freeman, and the science fiction romantic drama “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” for which he was nominated for an Oscar.
Day 5 of my wild and untamed face. Please don’t put your hands near the cage. pic.twitter.com/gNcbnkiY54
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) March 28, 2020
The following years saw Jim star in comedy movies such as “Yes Man” in 2008 and “I Love You Phillip Morris” in 2009, while his latest appearance has been in the action adventure comedy movie “Sonic the Hedgehog” in which he portrayed the villain Doctor Robotnik.
After divorcing Jane’s mother in 1995, Jim married Canadian-American actress Lauren Holly, best known for having portrayed Deputy Sheriff Maxine Stewart in the crime drama series “Picket Fences”, but the marriage ended after less than a year. In 1999, he became engaged to Renée Zellweger, alongside whom he starred in the comedy movie “Me, Myself, and Irene”, but they split not long afterwards. From 2005 to 2010, he was dating the American actress and model Jenny McCarthy, and since January 2019, he has been dating the actress Ginger Gonzaga.