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Who is Melissa Womer? All you need to know about Jim Carrey’s ex-wife



Melissa Womer

Who is Melissa Womer? All you need to know about Jim Carrey’s ex-wife.

Melissa Womer is an actress, producer, and writer from the United States. She is best known for her roles in ‘Petrocelli’ and ‘Man on the Moon’. She is still known to the public as the ex-wife of Jim Carrey, a famous Hollywood actor.

Melissa Womer Biography & Profile Summary

NameMelissa Womer
Age (2023)65 years
Date of BirthJuly 8, 1960
DaughterJane Erin Carrey
Marital statusSingle
ex-HusbandJim Carrey
NationalityUnited States of America
Skin colorWhite
EthnicityWhite American
Eye colorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde
Height1.7 meters (5’7)

Early Life & Education

Melissa was born on July 8, 1960, in the United States of America. There is limited information available about her early childhood and family background. She attended a high school in New York City and an unnamed elementary school.

After completing high school, Melissa Womer applied to the University of Kansas to further her studies. While at the university, she worked several jobs to support herself. One of her jobs included writing jokes for the Kansas City radio station Q104’s morning broadcast.


Melissa initially worked odd jobs during her college years, including her role in writing jokes for a Kansas City morning radio show. After completing her degree, she moved to Hollywood, where she took a job serving drinks at a comedy club on Sunset Boulevard.

Her big break came when she had the opportunity to participate in an open mic night at the comedy club. Over time, Melissa Womer became a popular figure at the comedy club, honing her skills as a comedian.

She eventually transitioned into acting and appeared in the movie “Petrocelli” in 1974. She also played in the film “Man on the Moon.”

In addition to her acting career, Melissa Womer produced reality television shows, including “The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin” and “Real Stories of Donut Men.”

Personal Life

Melissa met Jim Carrey, a struggling actor and comedian, at the Comedy Store. The two quickly formed a close connection and began dating in 1986. They married the following year at a hotel in Santa Monica, California.

Their first child, Jane Erin Carrey, was born on September 6, 1987, just a few months after their wedding. However, their marriage did not last, and they divorced in the 1990s. The divorce was attributed to the demands of their respective careers.

During the divorce proceedings, Melissa Womer requested $5 to $10 million from Jim Carrey as part of the settlement. After eight years of separation, she received $3.5 million for herself and $7 million for their daughter, Jane Erin Carrey.

Melissa Womer Net Worth

Melissa Womer’s estimated net worth is around $7 million. She accumulated wealth through her entertainment career, including acting and producing, and her divorce settlement with Jim Carrey.

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, who is naturally shy, currently lives with her family and her grandson Jackson Riley Santana.

Does Jim Carrey have a child?

Jane Ein Carrey.