Jenny McCarthy Net Worth, Husband, Age, Wiki, Bio, Height


Jenny McCarthy is an American actress, model, television host, author, and anti-vaccine activist known for her time on MTV’s Singled Out and as a Playboy model.

Jenny McCarthy in pink dress


Full NameJennifer Ann McCarthy
Also Known AsJenny Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg
Profession(s)Actress, Model, TV Host, Author
Date of BirthNovember 1, 1972
Age50 years (As of 2023)
Place of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
Zodiac SignScorpio
Ancestry & HeritageIrish, German, Polish

Physical Stats

Height5′ 7″ (170 cm)
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
Body Measurements34-23-35 in
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde
Jenny McCarthy eating pizza with DONNIE WAHLBERG

Family & Relationships

ParentsDan McCarthy (Father), Linda McCarthy (Mother)
SiblingsJoanne McCarthy, Amy McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy
AffairsRay Manzella, John Mallory Asher, Jim Carrey
Partner/SpouseDonnie Wahlberg (m. 2014), John Asher (m. 1999–2005)
ChildrenEvan Joseph Asher

Education & Early Life

SchoolingGraduated from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School
Higher EducationN/A
Early LifeBorn and brought up in Chicago suburbs
Early InfluencesInspired by Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett


DebutBegan career as a nude model for Playboy magazine
Significant WorksMTV’s Singled Out (1997–1998), own talk show (2013–2014)
Awards & NominationsWon a People’s Choice Award for favorite talk show host
Filmography/DiscographyFilms like Scary Movie 3, Santa Baby; TV shows like Two and a Half Men, The Masked Singer
Voice WorkVoice of Six in cartoon Tripping the Rift
Music Videos“The Jenny McCarthy Show” online
Tours & Live ShowsPerformed standup comedy shows
CollaborationsCollaborated with Jim Carrey from 2005-2010
DocumentariesSubject of E! True Hollywood Story episode
Jenny McCarthy with Malin Akerman and Damar Hamlin

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$20 million
PropertiesHomes in Los Angeles area
Business VenturesLaunched shoe line among other business ventures
InvestmentsInvests in real estate and startup companies

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsPractices yoga, animal rights activism
ControversiesSpread of anti-vaccine views and autism claims
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports autism awareness groups and PETA
Public ImageKnown as a sex symbol, former Playboy model and MTV personality
Personal ChallengesSon diagnosed with autism
Notable InterviewsFrontline interview on vaccine safety beliefs
Publications & BooksMultiple bestselling books on parenting, autism, and nutrition
Personal AnecdotesCompeted in cheerleading as a teen
Quotes“Time heals all wounds.”
Jenny McCarthy drinking Blondies By Jenny

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@jennymccarthy
Twitter Handle@JennyMcCarthy
Facebook Handle@JennyMcCarthyOfficial
Youtube ChannelJenny McCarthy

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesInspired a character on South Park
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionSuccessful transition into hosting and writing
MentorshipActive in autism awareness organizations
LegacyIconic image in 1990s-2000s pop culture

Over a varied career spanning modeling, acting and hosting, Jenny McCarthy has maintained extensive visibility and impact as an influencer on entertainment, gender roles and medical beliefs.