Who Jim Carrey dated; list of Jim Carrey loves, ex girlfriends; breakup rumors.
James Eugene Carrey was born on January 17, 1962 in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, and is the youngest of four children of Kathleen (Oram), a homemaker, and Percy Carrey, an accountant and jazz musician.
The family surname was originally "Carré", and he has French-Canadian, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. As a child, he performed constantly, for anyone who would watch, and even mailed his résumé to The Carol Burnett Show (1967) at age 10.
In junior high, he was granted a few precious minutes at the end of each school day to do stand-up routines for his classmates (provided, of course, that he kept a lid on it the rest of the day).
Carrey's early adolescence took a turn for the tragic, however, when the family was forced to relocate from their cozy town of Newmarket to Scarborough (a Toronto suburb).
Earlier this year, Carrey furthered his May-December preferences when he was linked to then 24-year-old "America's Next Top Model" contestant Anchal Joseph.
The 50-year-old actor has been twice married and divorced.
The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura - loomadetektiiv (1994), Dumb & Dumber (1994) and The Mask (1994) established him as a bankable comedy actor.
citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions.
They all took security and janitorial jobs in the Titan Wheels factory, Jim working 8-hour shifts after school let out (not surprisingly, his grades and morale both suffered).