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Meet Jim Carrey

From left to right; Jim Carrey, Rita Carrey (Sister), Kathleen Carrey (Mother), and Percy Carrey (Father)

Carrey was born and raised in Newmarket, Ontario on January 17, 1962. Jim grew up with both his mom and dad as well as 3 siblings, (John, Patricia and Rita Carrey). They were all raised a Roman Catholic and went to church as much as they could and the children even went to catholic schools. As for his nationality, his mom was french , Irish and Scottish and his father was a french Canadian. Leaving him to be mostly French. He is known for for being the greatest comedic actor of all time, and also one of the best Canada has ever seen.

More About Jim

Happy 55th birthday shoutout to Jim Carrey...his birthday is in 4 days! It’s pretty safe to say that Jim Carrey is considered elite when it comes to acting, especially in the genre of comedy. Although you may not know it, Jim Carrey has dealt with major depression for a significant portion of his life. In fact, at one point, his depression became so bad, that he didn’t know how he would overcome it. Like many people, he sought out help from a doctor and was prescribed Prozac. Jim was depressed from factors like family problems, he suffered from ADHD and the fact that he was a comedian shows that he could be experiencing and battling with some sort of trauma that he turns into a joke. He does have some hobbies other than joking and that is things like painting, sculpting and reading.

Love Life

Melissa Womer and Jim Carrey

Jim And Melissa were together from 1987-1995

Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly

Lauren and Jim were together from 1996-1997

JIm Carrey and Jenna Mcarthy
Jims baby and himself
Jim and his daughter now


Jim, Father and Mother smiling for the camera

Jim never fully completed school due to his younger life struggles. He did in fact though go to many schools. He went to all catholic schools like the blessed trinity catholic school, Aldershot elementary, North view Heights Secondary and Agincourt Collegiate Institute. After moving away to Scarborough to gain a fresh start, Jim enrolled in many schools but never was able to complete any schooling there either, he had to help with economic problems and his mother was dealing with a chronic illness.


Jim Carrey has won multiple awards for movies and best actor. He has won 8 Golden globe awards for multiple movies. Carrey first gained recognition after landing a recurring role in Sketch comedy series, In loving color. At age 10 Carrey wrote a letter to the Carol Burnett Show saying he is a master of impressions and was so excited to actually get a written response back from the company asking to see the impressions.

"If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty or back to pain and regret" - Jim Carrey


I believe that Jim is important to Canada because he gives us a really good sense of Humor. He is definitely someone you can look up to for inspiration.. he had a very rough childhood, was unable to finish school but ended out becoming one of the best comedians we have ever seen in Canada.


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