|occupation||American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer and producer.|
|education||Joliet Catholic Academy|
|place_of_birth||Plainfield, Illinois, United States|
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Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedian as well as writer. Moreover, she is also a fashion designer and producer. Since the 1990s she is continuously working in the field of acting. However, she got her nationwide recognization from the television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007).
Well, she has won Emmy Awards, Academy Award, and many other awards. McCarthy is a married woman and mother of two children.
Melissa McCarthy was born on August 26, 1970, in Illinois, United States. She was born to Sandra and Michael McCarthy.
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However, she is the cousin of professional basketball player Joanne McCarthy and the actress as well as model Jenny McCarthy. McCarthy grew up along with her sibling sister Margie McCarthy. She completed her early education from the local school. However, she is the graduate of Joliet Catholic Academy.
In the starting of her television acting career, she acted in the NBC comedy series Jenny along with her cousin Jenny McCarthy. However, in 1999 she acted in her first movie Go. After that, she acted in other movies like Drowning Mona, Disney's The Kid, Charlie's Angels etc. In 2000, she acted on the television series Gilmore Girls which is again going to be returning on Netflix.
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In 2007, she acted in her first science fantasy psychological thriller The Nines along with Ryan Reynolds. Moreover, she also acted in the comedy movies like The Captain, Just Add Water and Pretty Ugly People. However, in 2010 she played a supporting role in the movie The Back-Up Plan and Life as We Know It. In 2011, she received her first Emmy Award for her outstanding acting in the movie Bridesmaids.
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Besides this, she also hosted Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards as well as Saturday Night Live. McCarthy continuously acted in different science fiction as well as comedy movies. Coming to 2015, for the first time she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for the movie Spy. Moreover, Forbes ranked her as the world's third highest paid actresses. In 2016, McCarthy acted in the movies like Can You Ever Forgive Me and Can You Ever Forgive Me.
Well, on February 4 and 11, 2017, she appeared on the on Saturday Night Live. Her appearance gave a huge surprise to the audience. Later she also hosted the program. Moreover, she also appeared in the Super Bowl LI ad for Kia Motors. Furthermore, she also played the role of environmentalist which features her as capsized by a whale, charged by a rhino etc.
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Famous actress Melissa McCarthy is already married. She is blessed with a happy married life. Melissa married her long term boyfriend Ben Falcone on October 8, 2005.
Melissa McCarthy and her husband, Source: closerweekly.com
Ben is also an actor as well as an alumnus of The Groundlings. They welcomed their first daughter Vivian in May 2007 who played a younger version of her mother's character in the movie The Boss. However, they welcomed their second daughter Georgetta in March 2010.
Melissa McCarthy and her children, Source: dailymail.com
Besides this, there are no any records of her other relationships. Moreover, there are no any rumors of their divorce.
One of the versatile actress Melissa McCarthy deserves to have a good net worth and salary. Well, her current net worth is $20 million. She is one of the highest paid actresses with $18 million of 2017 according to the record of Forbes. Well, her net worth and salary are sure to be increased in upcoming days.
She is active on social sites like Twitter with 921 k followers and Instagram with 5.5 million followers.