Melissa McCarthy Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Height, Net worth, Husband

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Height, Net worth, Husband

Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, writer, producer, comedian, and fashion designer. She is the Actress who starred as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls for eight years and began starring in the comedy series Mike & Molly in 2010. Her comedy role in various films has also won hervarious awards.

Melissa McCarthy was born on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois,USA. She is the daughter of Sandra and Michael McCarthy. She is also the cousin of actress and model Jenny McCarthy and professional basketball player Joanne McCarthy. She was brought up in a Catholic family on her father’s farm. She has Irish and German ancestry.

Her career began as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. Her first appearance on Television was in the NBC comedy series “Jenny”. Her debut film was “Go” in which she played a minor role. She has also worked in a few episodes of Kim Possible. Her role as SookieSt. James on Gilmore Girls made her very famous.

In 2007 she appeared in the science fantasy psychological thriller “The Nines” opposite Ryan Reynolds. She also starred in other films. Her major breakout performance in the comedy movie Bridesmaids was alongside Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, RoseByrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Ellie Kemper. She received an Academy Award for it in 2011. She has also received her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on Mike & Molly. Her crime comedy “IdentityThief” with Jason Bateman was released in 2013. “The Heat” was another of her comedy film that was released in 2013.

In May 2015, McCarthy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Forbes ranked her as the third highest-paid actress of 2015, with earnings of $23 million. Her starring roles in the films St. Vincent (2014), Spy (2015),  Ghostbusters (2016), and Can You Ever ForgiveMe? (2018) are also very remarkable. McCarthy’s Comedy roles in her film are very entertaining. Her lovable personality and chubby looks just seem to beautify her more and connect with the audience. She was married to Ben Falcone on October 8, 2005, and has two daughters named Vivian and Georgette. She has a net worth of $60 million through her acting and producing career.

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