- Real nameJennifer Ann McCarthy
- Date of birthNovember 1, 1972
- Age47 years
- Zodiac signScorpio
- BirthplaceEvergreen Park, Illinois, USA
Parents and family
- Father Dan McCarthy
- Mother Linda McCarthy
- Sister Joanne “Jojo” McCarthy, Amy McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy
Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg husband
Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg 3 kids
It’s really hard to calculate all the projects TV star Jenny McCarthy has ever embarked on. A daughter of homemaker Linda and steel mill employee Dan, she was raised alongside three sisters: Lynette, Amy and Joanne.
Jenny started her career with modeling and gained popularity after posing for Playboy magazine in 1993. In 1995, she was invited to host the TV show Singled Out and in 1997, she launched The Jenny McCarthy Show. McCarthy proceeded with starring in the Jenny sitcom and Donnie Loves Jenny reality show, hosting The View and judging The Masked Singer. Besides, she appeared on various TV projects, including Two and a Half Men and In the Motherhood. And among her big screen credits are BASEketball, Scream 3, Scary Movie 3 plus Dirty Love movies.
Additionally, Jenny McCarthy is a talented author who wrote several books, sharing her parenting tips. As an entrepreneur, she sells drinks called Blondies Cocktails.
In 1994-1998, Jenny was romantically linked to manager Ray Manzella. On September 11, 1999, she tied knots with performer John Mallory Asher. In 2002, they welcomed their son Evan but in 2005, they got divorced. In 2005-2010, McCarthy dated Jim Carey.
In 2013, the celebrity fell in love with Donnie Wahlberg. They first met on the Times Square NYE Special, but the romantic feelings arose between them after they appeared together on Andy Cohen’s show Watch What Happens Live. On August 31, 2014, the lovebirds got hitched after Donnie popped the question with a 10-carat yellow sapphire engagement ring during their vacation in Turks and Caicos in April. They renew their vows every year.
As both Jenny and Donnie were married before, they shared that they learned to put family first. Moreover, the spouses sleep together every night and do a pillow talk even if they are in different places. FaceTime app assists them in that.
A curious fact: Jenny is a cousin of Tammy star Melissa McCarthy.