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Jim Carrey was born in Ontario Canada on January 17, 1962. His name is James Eugene Carrey. He became a U.S. citizen in 2004 and was the first performer to receive $20 million for his part in the 1996 movie The Cable Guy. Yet, at one time Carrey and his family fought working 8 hour night shifts in a factory and residing from a camper van. A brief time afterwards, in 1979, he moved to LA and got a regular job at The Comedy Store. When Carrey was 10 years old he sent his resume to Carol Burnett. Nicole Kidman has said Carrey was her best male friend. Carrey has one daughter and is a vegetarian.
Jim Carrey Net Worth $150 Million
During one of his shows the infamous Rodney Dangerfield saw and recruited Carrey to be his opening act on tour. Feeling like he didn’t wish to be a lounge performance for the remainder of his life, Carrey decided to audition for parts and got a part in a television show, The Duck Factory, in 1984 that ended up falling flat. On the other hand, the expertise gave Carrey the bravery he needed to pursue more playing parts. Carrey studied with the renowned acting coach Larry Moss, and got his foot in the door when he got a part in Earth Girls are Easy with Damon Wayans. Wayans was so impressed with the Carrey he urged him to his brother Keenan Ivory Wayans for In Living Color. In 1994 Carrey had major success with his first major feature film character, Ace Ventura Pet Detective in 1994. A character he meticulously rehearsed for and poured himself into. HE went onto create other smash hits like Liar Liar and Dumb and Dumber showing he was a bankable star. No other star has won more MTV movie awards than Carrey. Carrey has additionally taken home 2 gold globe awards paradoxically for serious characters (Truman and Man on the Moon) showing he’s playing range beyond his well known comedic flavor. Julia Roberts became the first performer to reach the feat four years after. To get location to put Carrey has a Mercedes Benz SL63 and a Gulfstream V. Not too shabby for a man that used to live in a camper van. Success well deserved!