In 1995, McCarthy was hired by MTV to co-host a new series, Singled Out. She became a popular success on the series due to her good looks and sense of humor. McCarthy had two short-lived television series; The Jenny McCarthy Show, a variety show, and Jenny, a sitcom. She has also appeared in the movies Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995), The Stupids (1996), BASEketball (1998), and Scream 3 (2003). McCarthy is the author of Jen-X (1997), an autobiography, and Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Childbirth (2004).
McCarthy had a relationship with Ray Manzella who was also her manager. The couple separated and McCarthy married John Mallory Asher on September 11, 1999. The couple have a son, Evan, who was born May 18, 2002. In August 2005, McCarthy and Asher filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
McCarthy wrote and starred in the feature film Dirty Love which will premiere at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
In her book Jen-X, Jenny revealed that when it came to modeling, she was not that comfortable with nudity. Nonetheless, ten years after she was featured as a Playmate, she posed again for Playboy and appeared in the January 2005 issue.
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Jenny McCarthy Facts
|Birth Name||Jennifer McCarthy|
|Birthday||November 1, 1972 (47)|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Height||5' 6½" (1m69) How tall is Jenny McCarthy compared to you?|
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