Melissa McCarthy Profile
Melissa McCarthy is an award-winning actress, comedian, producer, writer, and fashion designer from the United States. She has won numerous awards, including two Primetime Emmys and nominations for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes.
Melissa McCarthy Education
Melissa received her high school diploma from St. Francis Academy (now Joliet Catholic Academy) in Joliet, Illinois. Her career began with stand-up comedy in Los Angeles, then moved to New York City. McCarthy is a former member of The Groundlings, a Los Angeles-based improvisational and sketches comedy troupe. She also performed as a drag queen in New York City as Miss Y, including at the Wigstock festival.
Melissa McCarthy Age
Melissa is 51 years old as of 2021. She was born Melissa Ann McCarthy on 26 August 1970 in Plainfield, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 26 August every year.
Melissa McCarthy Height
Melissa stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m).
Melissa McCarthy weight loss
Melissa previously admitted to More magazine in 2013 that her weight fluctuated in the past. Melissa told People magazine that after landing her role on Gilmore Girls, she tried an all-liquid diet under the supervision of a doctor, which resulted in her losing 70 pounds in four months.
Melissa McCarthy Family
McCarthy was born to Sandra and Michael McCarthy. Jenny McCarthy, the actress, and model is her cousin. McCarthy was raised in a large Catholic family on a farm. Her father is Irish, and her mother is of English, German, and Irish ancestry. Her ancestors came from County Cork.
Quick Facts About Melissa McCarthy
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Melissa McCarthy Husband
McCarthy married her longtime boyfriend, actor and Groundlings alumnus Ben Falcone, on October 8, 2005.
Melissa McCarthy Kids
The couple has two daughters; Vivian Falcone born in 2007 and Georgette Falcone born in 2010. McCarthy’s pregnancy with Vivian was incorporated into the finale of Gilmore Girls. Both Vivian and Georgette appeared in the 2016 film The Boss, the former as a younger version of her mother’s character.
Melissa McCarthy Net Worth
McCarthy has an estimated net worth of $90 million.
Melissa McCarthy Salary
McCarthy’s annual income fluctuates: from 2010 to 2016, she received large consistent paychecks from Mike & Molly, which increased her yearly salary to around $15 million. She earned $23 million in 2015. She earned $12 million to $25 million per year after the show ended, depending on how full her film schedule was.
Melissa McCarthy Spy
McCarthy appeared as Susan Cooper in the 2015 American action comedy spy film Spy. She took her role on On July 25, 2013. Susan Cooper, a 40-year-old single CIA employee, works at a desk. She provides remote assistance to her partner, field agent Bradley Fine, on a mission. Susan discovers evidence that Rayna communicated with terrorist middleman Sergio De Luca. Susan pursues and apprehends the would-be assassin after being shot at. Susan convinces them that she adores Fine and will go to any length to protect him. Susan is shown on various missions all over the world, as well as her relationship with Ford, in the credits.
Melissa McCarthy NetFlix
McCarthy announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on April 7, 2016, that she would be returning for the show’s Netflix revival, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. McCarthy appeared in one of the four episodes of the latter, which was released on November 25, 2016.
Melissa McCarthy The Boss
McCarthy starred in The Boss, a comedy film based on a character created by McCarthy in the Los Angeles Groundlings – a wealthy businesswoman “who goes to jail for insider trading and struggles to reinvent herself as America’s new sweetheart when she’s released.”
Melissa McCarthy Bridesmaids
McCarthy made her film debut in the comedy Bridesmaids in 2011, alongside Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Ellie Kemper. McCarthy was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance. She received her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on Mike & Molly in the fall of 2011, following her success with Bridesmaids.
Melissa McCarthy Gilmore Girls
McCarthy received critical acclaim for her performance in the comedy film Bridesmaids in 2011, earning her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Melissa McCarthy Clothesline
McCarthy, who studied Textiles at Southern Illinois University before pursuing a career in acting, was originally interested in a career in fashion. She moved to New York City to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology when she first arrived. Brian Atwood, a shoe designer, is one of her closest friends. McCarthy has also worked as a customer for a dance company. Melissa McCarthy Seven7, her first clothing collection for plus-size women, was created in collaboration with Sunrise Brands. The clothing will be available in sizes up to 28. Her fashion line, Seven7, debuted on the Home Shopping Network in August 2015, with plans for her designs to be sold in major retailers.
Melissa McCarthy Movies
- 2023 – The Little Mermaid
- 2022 – Thor: Love and Thunder
- 2021 – Thunder Force
- 2021 – The Starling
- 2020 – Superintelligence
- 2019 – The Kitchen
- 2018 – Life of the Party
- 2018 – The Happytime Murders
- 2018 – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
- 2016 – The Boss – Michelle Darnell
- 2016 – Central Intelligence
- 2016 – Ghostbusters
- 2015 – Spy
- 2014 – Tammy
Melissa McCarthy TV Shows
- 2022 – God’s Favorite Idiot
- 2021 – Nine Perfect Strangers
- 2020 – Little Big Shots
- 2017–2018 – Nobodies
- 2016 – Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
- 2012 – The Penguins of Madagascar
- 2011–2017 – Saturday Night Live
- 2010–2016 – Mike & Molly
- 2010 – Private Practice
- 2009 – Rita Rocks
- 2007–2009 – Samantha Who?
- 2004 – Curb Your Enthusiasm
- 2002–2005 – Kim Possible
- 2000–2007 – Gilmore Girls
- 2000 – D.C.