Jenny McCarthy

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jennifer McCarthy
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/01/1972, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; model; TV host
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Jenny McCarthy Fast Facts:
  • Was named Playboy Playmate of the Year in 1994.
  • Auditioned for the role of Nomi in Showgirls (1995); it went to Elizabeth Berkley (of TV's Saved by the Bell).
  • Was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People magazine in 1996.
  • Won a Golden Apple Award (presented by the Hollywood Women's Press Club) in 1997 for Female Star of the Year.
  • Has a son with autism and has been a vocal activist for autism awareness and support.
  • Has published several books, including Louder Than Words (2007), which spoke about her experiences with her son's autism. Also coauthored Healing and Preventing Autism with Dr. Jerry Kartzinel in 2009.
  • Jenny McCarthy Relationships:
  • Xavier Wahlberg - Stepson
  • Elijah Wahlberg - Stepson
  • Evan Joseph Asher - Son
  • Jim Carrey - Ex-significant Other
  • John Asher - Ex-husband
  • Lynette McCarthy - Sister
  • Amy McCarthy - Sister
  • Linda McCarthy - Mother
  • Melissa McCarthy - Cousin
  • Donnie Wahlberg - Husband
  • Joanne McCarthy - Sister
  • Dan McCarthy - Father
  • College:
  • Attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, United States

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"I'm always fascinated [by] people that work that hard and go under those types of conditions to feed rich people! I realize that they love fishing and they love what they're doing. So be it."

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