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Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, the second oldest daughter of Linda (Loheit), a courtroom custodian, and Daniel McCarthy, a steel mill foreman. She has Irish, German, and Polish ancestry. McCarthy has three sisters. She was educated at Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, before going on to Southern Illinois University to study nursing and psychology. However, a lack of funds meant she had to drop out. To earn some money, McCarthy landed a chance to model for Playboy magazine and was Miss October 1993. She was eventually named 1994 Playmate of the Year. Following a relocation to Los Angeles, California, McCarthy landed some television host roles and also began picking up acting parts. Roles followed in various projects including BASEketball (1998), Scream 3 (2000), Scary Movie 3 (2003), The Drew Carey Show (1995) and her own sitcom Jenny (1997). She also continued modeling.McCarthy has one son, Evan Joseph, from her marriage to John Asher. In 2005, Evan was diagnosed with autism. She is also an author, writing successful books on pregnancy, motherhood and more.After one year as co-host of The View, McCarthy can now be found hosting her own daily talk radio show on Sirius XM called Dirty, Sexy, Funny and can be found touring the country with her entourage of female comediennes with a show by the same name. A 1 hour special, with her comediennes and comedy vignettes can be found on Netflix by searching Jenny McCarthy presents, Dirty, Sexy, Funny.

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Nov 1, 1972 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Street 1969-07-21
Latest Project:
Series Donnie Loves Jenny 2015-01-07

3 wins & 7 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The View
Donnie Loves Jenny Self 18 episodes, 2015-2016 2015-01-07
Wahlburgers Unknown 2014-01-22
The Show with Vinny Unknown 2013-05-01
Nashville Unknown 2012
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
After Lately Unknown 2011-03-06
Love in the Wild Self - Hostess 8 episodes, 2012 2011-06-29
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
The Millionaire Matchmaker Unknown 2008-01-22
In the Motherhood Kelly 2007-05-01
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
Stacked Unknown 2005-04-13
My Name Is Earl Unknown 2005-09-20
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Tripping the Rift Six 13 episodes, 2007 2004-03-04
Hope & Faith Unknown 2003-09-26
Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Fastlane Unknown 2002-09-18
One on One Unknown 2001-09-03
Charmed Unknown 1998-10-07
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Just Shoot Me! Unknown 1997
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
Mr. Show with Bob and David Unknown 1995-11-03
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Home Improvement Unknown 1991-09-17
Silk Stalkings Unknown 1991-11-07
Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Baywatch Unknown 1989-09-22
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
Frontline Unknown 1983-01-17
Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21