- Birthday17th Jan, 62
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusDivorced
Funny face, witty nature and arguably the one of the funniest man in Hollywood, Jim Carrey has cultivated an image that is as unique as him. Jim is the highest paid and one of the most popular comedic actors of all time. Born as James Eugene Carrey in Canada into a wandering household that frequently ran the range from middle-class comfort to miserable scarcity.
He started acting at a very tender age, he was 10 when he performed constantly, for anyone who would watch, and even mailed his résumé to "The Carol Burnett Show". Seeing his natural talent, his teachers in school he was granted a few precious minutes at the end of each school day to do stand-up routines for his classmates. He has also performed at many local clubs as a stand-up comedian and in one such club he impressed Rodney Dangerfield and he signed him as an opening act for an entire season. He met his ex-wife Melissa Womer during that period from which he also has a daughter (Jane).
Carrey also married his Dumb and Dumber co-star Lauren Holly but the two were divorced in less than a year. He got several awards for his performances in Ace Ventura and The Mask since then Jim never looked back in life and became one of the highest paid comedian in Hollywood till date. The young Canadian boy, who worked hard for his daily bread, today owns a privet jet, few luxurious homes in some of the most expensive cities in world and drives some of the most desirable vehicles. Jim has proved that amalgamation of hard work and skills can take you to any heights.
Family & relationships
Location: One of the funniest men on earth has a vast mansion in Los Angeles which is located in the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, bounded by the San Diego Freeway on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south, the Santa Monica city.
Accommodation: This well-laid out home has a big tree in front of the yard as the comedian is a nature fan. Although the house is not too big but the estate itself is big enough for the actor. The mansion has a pool and a tennis court just in front of the house.
Neighborhood: The locals of the city are acquainted to have celebrities walking around. Celebrities like Arquette David, Diane Keaton have their homes in the city.
Malibu Beach home
The star listed his ocean-front home of Malibu Colony for $13.95 million which he has bought in 2002 for $9.5 million. To own a house in Maibu beach is every beach lover’s dream and Ace Ventura fame Jim Carrey is one such lucky person. The house was built in 1930s but was completely remodeled.
Location: The beach front house is located at Maibu beach which is an affluent, beachfront city in northwestern Los Angeles County.
Accommodation: This midcentury modern house has two levels and boasts three large bedrooms. These bedrooms include a master suite overlooking the water and the house also has large glass windows to peep out at the beach. The house also has a rooftop deck, limestone flooring and 30 feet of beach frontage.
Neighborhood: Malibu is famous for celebrity homes stars like Stevin Spielberg, David Beckham, Larry Ellison and many other owns mansions in Malibu.
The Dining area
The living hall
Stunning screen hall
The dining hall
The kitchen hall
The master bedroom
View from the bedroom
Malibu Beach house
All the A-listed bachelors love to splurge on luxurious bachelor pads. Just like few others Jim Carrey also owns an ultra-posh bachelor pad. After his split with many women in his life, he has opted this luxurious bachelor’s pad in New York City.
Location: The pad is located in Tribeca's Zinc Building 233 West 20th Street, Manhattan, New York.
Accommodation: The apartment is spread in the area of 7000 sq. ft. and costs him around $13.65 million. The duplex penthouse in Tribeca's Zinc Building boasts 6-bedrooms, 6 full and 4 half bathrooms. The house has a oversized passenger elevator that welcomes visitors and a bright and cheerful living room beckons. The grand master suite, including two full bathrooms and an enormous windowed dressing room is built in the upper level. The house also has a separate retreat atop that is perfect for family get together. Although build in 1824, but the building has been completely renovated and suits to the utmost modern facilities.
Neighborhood: Manhattan is used to have celebrities waking in its roads. Stars like Sasha Vujacic, Brad Pitt and many others have homes in Manhattan.
Jim Carrey also owns this luxurious jet. Jim is an aviation enthusiast and has an extremely experienced crew of two and advanced state of the art avionics on board. Gulfstream V is one of the highest performance and safety intensive private jets in the world and can accommodate up to 16 passengers. Jim Carrey is currently offering his Gulfstream V on a charter model, where in interested individuals can take a ride in the aircraft for a whopping $8,000 an hour.
Mercedes benz SL63
Jim Carrey owns a luxurious Mercedes benz SL63 with angular bi-Xenon lamps that Mercedes says are more efficient and powerful than LEDs. The car gets 518bhp 6.2-litre V8 and innovative gearbox. Jim has been spotted many a times in this sporty looking luxurious car.
Apart from being an aviation enthusiast, Jim is also in love with luxurious cars. Except for owing a Mercedes benz SL63 he is also a proud owner of Porsche Panamera. This lavish car is capable of achieving a sub-4 second 0-to-60-mph time. The interior of his car is made of carbon fiber and customized leather upholstery.
After break up with his long time girl friend, Jim Carrey spends most of his time alone making funny videos and posting them to his official website in a quest for a ‘more direct interaction’ with his fans. When he is not doing that Carrey can be seen sightseeing in exotic locations like Peru and Brazil. The popular comedy artist visited the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, which is famous all over the world for its historic value. Carrey took a train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes and then carried on his further journey by bus to Machu Picchu. Being a famous Hollywood face he was recognized by locals and visitors. Showing his humble side, he happily obliged for photographs and autographs. Like other tourists he was equally fascinated and impressed with the architecture of the Incas. Maybe his latest fascination with South American countries has a lot to do with the peaceful surroundings, mysterious culture and breathtaking views that they have to offer.
Main Attractions: Peru is such a destination which offers equal opportunities of adventure and inquisitive exploration, mainly due to its geographical terrain (full of slopes and dense green forests) and its mystic cultural sites aka Machu Picchu (built by the pre-historic Incan tribe). Peruvian holidays are full of variety, where the tourists have the choice to spend their time either in solitude or have the fun of shopping, eating and drinking in the bustling capital city of Lima.
Jim Carrey on Mount Pichau
Jim Carrey and his ex-gf Jenny Mccarthy, with whom he broke up in early 2010 spent some quality time with each other on the exotic beaches of Hawaii, which are more than welcoming for anyone who wants some time off work. Hawaii is one of the most fun-filled and popular holiday destinations in not only the United States, but in the whole world.
Main Attractions: The Hawaiian Islands are a showcase of awesome scenic views, multiple white sandy beaches, fun-filled atmosphere and amazingly diverse flora & fauna. What makes these islands a tourist haven is the world class facilities and a welcoming air that entices almost everyone into staying on the islands. The islands are easily the hot favorites of new couples and honeymooners who want to get really close without the world worrying them. Other than a number of beach sports, one can also indulge in some serious stuff like sea diving, sea exploration and golfing as almost every island has its own golf course.
Jim Carrey with Jenny Mccarthy
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Jim Carrey has himself seen bad days in his early life which is why he has a very soft heart for downtrodden. He is associated with St. Jude Mission Statement that provides advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.
National Veterans Foundation
Jim Carrey actively participates in the National Veterans Foundation that provides poignant support and information about Veteran services and resources accessible all through the United States.
Luke Neuhedel Foundation
Jim Carrey is a supporter of the cancer awareness organization Luke Neuhedel Foundation. The foundation which is named after Luke Neuhedel, who is child cancer patient himself aims to spread awareness and improve the quality of life of children inflicted with the deadly disease using educational and financial resources. The organistaion is aimed at children that fall inside the 2 to 19 age group. More children die annually from cancer than from AIDs, asthma, cystic fibrosis, congenital anomalies, and diabetes combined. LNF uses all the donated money for supporting the kids and their families.
Being one of the most popular comic actors of his time it comes hardly as a surprise that Jim Carrey supports the Comic Relief foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at generating funds for the needy people by organizing comedy events. The organization was founded in 1986, by comedy writer and actor Bob Zmuda. The charity offers help to the homeless people with special focus on disaster relief, and other needy people. The necessary funds are raised by the participation of the general public in the charity organized comedy events and projects. The foundation also works to educate and raise awareness in the common people for promoting social change.