Today, here we have Melissa Womer, who is the ex-wife of Jim Carrey. Though Jim Carrey is one of the famous names in Hollywood.
We will not only introduce Melissa Womer but also talked about her married life and her personal life. Let’s know all the details!
Melissa Womer’s Married Life with Jim Carrey
Melissa Womer was married to Canadian actor and a legend of comedy movies on March 1987. The two got married after dating each other for one year. Melissa gave support to her husband when he was depressed and restless regarding his big step of Taking on the DADA standups.
During their wedding, Melissa was three months pregnant and was 29 years old. The wedding was held in mahi-mahi hotel in Santa Monica, California. Her daughter is 31 years old now.
Everything was going peacefully in their married life but unfortunately, their relation didn’t the last forever.
After being together for 8 years, they decided to separate and got divorced on December 11, 1995. Though the two never disclosed the reason for their separation till to date. Melissa temporary alimony and child support’s amount was revealed to $25,000 per month.
Womer asked between $5-10 million as the divorce settlement from Jim Carrey. However, she received only $3.5 million. Eight years later, she got $7 million for her daughter Jane.
After the divorce, she is not linked up with any gentlemen and lived her life with full enjoyment.
Ex-husband, Jim Carrey’s life after divorce from Melissa
After divorced from Melissa, her ex-husband remarried to Lauren Holly in 1996 but lasted for a short period of 8 months. Further, the Canadian actor dated American actress, Renee Zellweger and got engaged in 1999 but the relationship was called off in 2000.
Then Jin dated Jenny McCarthy in 2005after five years. The relationship with Jenny lasted for five years only. Jim was going through the roller coaster of relationships.
In 2012, Carrey began dating a make-up artist, Cathriona White and they had an on-off relationship with for a quiet time. The couple broke up and after their split, White even thought of suicide. She had threatened to suicide Jim and eventually, Cathriona suicided in 2015 in her home in Los Angeles by the overdose of drugs.
At that time White was married to Mark Burton who is a cameraman. Mark filed a lawsuit against Melissa’s ex-husband, Jim Carrey for White’s death.’ Jim said,
“It would be easy for me to get in a back room with this man’s lawyer and make this go away, but there are some moments in life when you have to stand up and defend your honor against the evil in this world. I will not tolerate this heartless attempt to exploit me or the woman I loved. Cat’s [Cathriona] troubles were born long before I met her and sadly her tragic end was beyond anyone’s control.”
Melissa Womer is a former actress and has been active in the entertainment industry since the late 1990s. While she was studying at the University, she did odd jobs. Melissa wrote jokes for a morning radio show in Kansas City.
After graduation, she tried her hand in the Hollywood industry. She landed as a cocktail waitress at a comedy store at the Sunset Boulevard. Later she got a chance to featured in an open mic night at the store. At that time, she became one of the favorites at the comedy store.
Eventually, she got the opportunity to act in films. Her first motion picture was ‘Petrocelli’ that came out in 1974. In 1997, she starred in the movie Real Stories of the Donut Men and after two years, she played in the comedy movie Man on the Moon. In 2004, Womer appeared in the TV show, The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin.
Melissa Womer becomes a Grandmother
Melissa Wormer became a grandmother after her daughter, Jane Carrey gave birth to a son, Jackson Riley Sanatana in 2010. Jane married the singer of the metal band, Blood Money in 2009 but the marriage didn’t succeed.
Jane file divorced against her husband citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ and sought for Joint custody of her child after their divorce. Currently, Jane is dating an American comedian, John Campanelli.
Melissa Womer was born on 8 July 1960 in the USA. Womer does not have a wiki page and has been staying out of the limelight for a long time. Information about her family, siblings are missing and her net worth has not disclosed yet.
Melissa Womer’s age is 56.
We can assure that in past, she earned a decent money from her acting. To speak further about her social page, Melissa is not active on any social media pages.