ABOUT JIM CARREY
It has been announced that the actor’s Jim Carrey net worth is around 150 million dollars. Jim Carrey is of both American and Canadian origin and performs as both an actor and a comedian. Jim Carrey was born in Ontario, Canada. He started his career as a stand-up comedian in various clubs in Canada, mainly in Toronto. Later, he moved to
Los Angeles to pursue his dream job as an actor. It was in Los Angeles where Rodney Dangerfield noticed him in one of his performances. He really liked what he saw and decided to sign Jim Carrey as his opening act. Jim Carrey became known to the public when he appeared on a comedy show called “In Living Colors” by Wayans’ brothers in 1990.
He performed a role of the masochistic Fire Marshal Bill, who usually got into many accidents. The performance of that show led to Jim Carrey’s career to shoot up and it definitely brought first sums of money to Jim Carrey net worth. Jim Carrey acted in “In Living Colors” until its seasons ended in 1995. Before its finish, the legendary movie called “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” with Jim Carrey as a leading actor was released in cinema theatres and Jim Carrey became known for the whole world due to that role in the movie. It is obvious without even mentioning it that the movie brought huge revenues, which also increased Jim Carrey net worth. Another two movies which were box-office hits were “The Mask” and “Dumb and the Dumber”, which got huge and positive reception from both critics and the audience.
The next film he acted in was called “The Cable Guy”. Jim Carrey received 20 million dollars for acting in that film and he set a record with this salary as a best-paid comic of all time. Other movies in which Jim Carrey appeared and which gained a lot of success were “Liar Liar”, “Bruce Almighty”, Me, Myself and Irene” and “Yes, Man”. Also, Jim Carrey starred not only in comedies but in dramas as well, such as “The Truman Show”, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, “The Majestic”, “Man on the Moon” and “The Number 23”. Talking about his personal life, Jim Carrey was married two times and now he is said to be dating Jenny McCarthy since 2005.
Thus, it seems that Jim Carrey is successful in acting in different kinds of films and this success brings also material luck to him, such as all the time increasing Jim Carrey net worth.