Melissa McCarthy Net Worth
According to uswhispers Melissa McCarthy is an actress and comedian from the United States with a net worth of $90 million. Melissa is one of the most well-known comedy actresses in the world, having spent over two decades striving to get into the industry. She is best recognised for her appearances in the successful comedy "Bridesmaids" and "Friends with Benefits."
She is consistently one of the world's highest-paid actors. Melissa typically earned $15 million or more between her multiple enterprises when "Mike & Molly" was on the air.
Melissa earned nearly $33 million in 2015 alone because to performances in films including Ghostbusters. Melissa made $18 million between July 2016 and July 2017. She earned $12 million the next year (the first year "Mike & Molly" was no longer airing).
Melissa Ann McCarthy was born on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois. She has a cousin named Jenny McCarthy, who is an actress, and a cousin named Joanne McCarthy, who is a professional basketball player. She graduated from St. Francis Academy (now Joliet Catholic Academy) in Joliet, Illinois, and went on to Southern Illinois University to study Textiles.
She famously travelled to New York at the age of 20 to pursue an acting career despite having less than $5 in her checking account.
She immediately relocated to Los Angeles, where she began performing stand-up comedy and was a member of The Groundings, an improvised sketch comedy ensemble.
McCarthy played Molly Flynn, a fourth-grade teacher, in the CBS sitcom "Mike & Molly" from 2010 to 2016, opposite Bill Gardell. In 2011, she won her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Molly. McCarthy was then nominated for her first Academy Award for her role in the 2011 comedy "Bridesmaids," starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey. She has also gotten five Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her appearances on "Saturday Night Live" from 2011 to 2017; she won the award in 2017.
McCarthy's other films include "Identity Thief" (2013), "The Heat" (2013), "Tammy" (2014), for which she also co-wrote the script, "St. Vincent" (2014), "Spy" (2015), for which she received her first Golden Globe nomination, "The Boss" (2016), "Ghostbusters" (2016), and "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" (2016).
Melissa is somewhat of a real estate mogul. Here's a brief rundown of some of her properties:
In March 2020 Melissa and her husband paid $2.4 million for a newly constructed home in LA's suburb of Valley Village. Not too far from this home, they already own a much larger house in an area called Toluca Lake. They bought their first Toluca Lake home in 2009 for $780,000. In Toluca Lake they also own custom-built home on a property they purchased in 2012 for $3.5 million.
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