Melissa McCarthy Bio, Wiki, Age, Weightloss, Husband, Movies, Net Worth

Melissa McCarthy Biography

Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, producer, writer, and fashion designer. She has received two Primetime Emmy Awards and nominations for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.

Melissa was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016. She has also been featured multiple times in annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world. In 2020, she was ranked  #22 by The New York Times in its list of the 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century.

Melissa McCarthy Age

Melissa is 51 years old as o of 2021. She was born Melissa Ann McCarthy on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois, USA.

Melissa McCarthy Height

Mellissa measures a standing height of 5 feet 2 inches which is equivalent to 1.57 m.

Actress Melissa McCarthy Photo
Actress Melissa McCarthy Photo

Melissa McCarthy Weightloss

After Melissa earned her role in Gilmore Girls, she tried a doctor-supervised all-liquid diet, which led her to lose 70 pounds in four months. ”

Melissa McCarthy Education

Melissa went to St. Francis Academy (now Joliet Catholic Academy) in Joliet, Illinois. Her career began with stand-up comedy in Los Angeles, and later in New York City. She is an alumna of The Groundlings, an improvisational and sketch comedy troupe based in Los Angeles, California. McCarthy also performed in New York City as a drag queen under the moniker Miss Y, including at the Wigstock festival.

Melissa McCarthy Family, Parents, Siblings

Melissa is the loving daughter of Sandra and Michael McCarthy. She was raised on a farm in a large Catholic family. Her father is of Irish descent, while her mother is of English, German, and Irish ancestry.

Melissa McCarthy Husband, Kids

Mellissa is currently married to Ben Falcone, an actor, and alumnus of The Groundlings. Ben often makes cameo appearances in McCarthy’s movies and TV series, such as a third-season episode of Gilmore Girls, The Nines, Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy, Identity Thief, Spy, The Boss, Life of the Party, The Happytime Murders, Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Nine Perfect Strangers.

The couple tied the knot on October 8, 2005. Together, they have been blessed with two daughters: Vivian and Georgette. Vivian’s pregnancy with Vivian was written into the last season of Gilmore Girls. Vivian and Georgette both made an appearance in the 2016 film The Boss, with the former playing a younger version of her mother’s character.

Melissa McCarthy Spy

Melissa starred Susan Cooper in Spy. Spy is a 2015 American action comedy spy film written and directed by Paul Feig. The film follows unorthodox secret agent Susan Cooper (McCarthy) as she tries to trace a stolen portable nuclear device.

Melissa Movies and TV Shows


  • God
  • Charlie’s Angels
  • Drowning Mona
  • Auto Motives Tonnie
  • Disney’s The Kid
  • The Third Wheel
  • White Oleander
  • The Life of David Gale
  • Chicken Party
  • Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
  • Cook Off!
  • The Nines
  • The Captain
  • Just Add Water
  • Pretty Ugly People
  • The Back-Up Plan
  • Life as We Know It
  • Bridesmaids
  • This Is 40
  • Identity Thief
  • The Hangover Part III
  • Central Intelligence
  • Ghostbusters
  • Life of the Party
  • The Happytime Murders
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • The Kitchen
  • Superintelligence
  • Thunder Force
  • The Starling
  • Thor: Love and Thunder
  • The Little Mermaid

TV Shows

  • Jenny Melissa”
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Kim Possible
  • Your Enthusiasm
  • Samantha Who?
  • Rita Rocks
  • Private Practice
  • Mike & Molly
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Penguins of Madagascar
  • Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
  • Little Big Shots
  • Nine Perfect Strangers
  • God’s Favorite Idiot

Melissa McCarthy Net Worth

Melissa has made a great fortune from her career. She has an estimated net worth of $90 million.

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