MELISSA WOMER is a well-known American actress, producer, and writer, recognized for her performances in television series like ‘Petrocelli’ and her involvement in the film ‘Man on the Moon.’ She is notably remembered as the former wife of the renowned Hollywood actor, Jim Carrey.
Melissa Womer Biography & Profile Summary
|Age (2023)||65 years|
|Date of Birth||July 8, 1960|
|Daughter||Jane Erin Carrey|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Height||1.7 meters (5’7)|
Melissa Womer Early Life & Education
Melissa Womer, born on July 8, 1960, in the United States, has limited details about her early life and family background. She attended a high school in New York City and an undisclosed elementary school. Following high school, Melissa pursued higher education at the University of Kansas. During her university years, she took on various jobs to sustain herself, including a role in crafting jokes for the morning broadcast of the Kansas City radio station Q104.
Melissa Womer Career
Melissa initially engaged in various jobs while in college, notably writing jokes for a morning radio show in Kansas City. After earning her degree, she relocated to Hollywood, where she worked as a bartender at a comedy club on Sunset Boulevard.
Her significant breakthrough occurred when she participated in an open mic night at the comedy club, gradually gaining popularity as a comedian. This paved the way for Melissa Womer to transition into acting, and she made appearances in films like “Petrocelli” in 1974 and “Man on the Moon.”
Expanding her career, Melissa ventured into the production of reality television shows, contributing to projects such as “The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin” and “Real Stories of Donut Men.”
Melissa Womer Personal Life
Melissa Womer and Jim Carrey, initially brought together by their shared pursuit of comedy, began dating in 1986 after meeting at the Comedy Store. They tied the knot the following year at a Santa Monica hotel.
Their daughter, Jane Erin Carrey, was born on September 6, 1987, a few months after their marriage. Unfortunately, their relationship faced challenges, leading to their divorce in the 1990s, primarily due to the demands of their burgeoning careers.
In the divorce proceedings, Melissa sought a settlement of $5 to $10 million from Jim Carrey. Following eight years of separation, she ultimately received $3.5 million for herself and an additional $7 million for their daughter, Jane Erin Carrey.
Melissa Womer Net Worth
Melissa Womer’s approximate net worth is $7 million, amassed through her career in the entertainment industry, encompassing acting, producing, and her divorce settlement with Jim Carrey.
Melissa Womer Social Media
Melissa Womer’s Twitter handle is @nwomer9.
Who is Melissa Womer married to?
James Eugene Carrey
What happened to Melissa Womer?
Melissa Womer, known for her reserved nature, currently resides with her family, including her grandson Jackson Riley Santana.
Does Jim Carrey have a child?
Jane Ein Carrey.