The popular Canadian-American actor, comedian and producer was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. He relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his comedy and acting career. Rodney Dangerfield spotted him when he was performing him at The Comedy Store. He was signed as the opening act of the show and success followed. His first achievement as a comedian was the Wayans brother’s comedy “In Living Color. His character of the clumsy and accident prone Fire Marshall Bill was praised and loved by the audience. The show ran from 1990 to 1995. After its cancellation, Jim Carrey debuted in a movie called the “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”. The movie was a blockbuster and made him a hit overnight. He starred in many films after that including The Cable Guy, Liar Liar, Bruce Almighty Me, and Yes Man. He earned $20 million for his work in The Cable Guy, giving him the title of the most paid comedy actor. He has also appeared on many TV shows. Number 23, The Truman Show, The Majestic, and Man on the Moon are some of his notable work on TV.
Jim Carrey has been married twice and has a daughter from his first marriage to Melissa Womer. He recently broke up with actress Jenny McCarthy. Carrey has a net worth of $150 millions. Looks like the comedian and actor has all the luck in his hands.