Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

  • Real nameMelissa Ann McCarthy
  • Date of birthAugust 26, 1970
  • Age51 years
  • Zodiac signVirgo
  • BirthplacePlainfield, Illinois, USA

Parents and family

  • Father
    Michael McCarthy
  • Mother
    Sandra McCarthy


  • Sister
    Margie McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy husband

Ben Falcone
since 2005

Melissa McCarthy 2 kids


Melissa McCarthy has won the hearts of millions of people around the world thanks to her astonishing acting and comic skills. She entered the entertainment industry as a stand up comedian and proceeded with becoming a member of The Groundlings troupe. In 1997, Melissa made a TV debut in an episode of Jenny series and in two years, she first appeared on the screen in Go.

McCarthy rose to worldwide fame in the early 2000s thanks to portraying Sookie in Gilmore Girls TV series. She is also famed for starring in Samantha Who? and Mike & Molly series. Her first most noticeable and acclaimed movie role was the one in Bridesmaids. Also, Melissa is noted for playing in Identity Thief, The Heat, Tammy, St. Vincent, Spy, The Boss and The Ghostbusters.

Among the accolades earned by the performer are 2 Primetime Emmys, 2 MTV Movie & TV Awards, 5 People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice and Kids Choice Awards. McCarthy also earned nominations for Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and SAG Awards.

Moreover, Melissa McCarthy deals with screenwriting and producing. She is noted for creating Tammy, The Boss and Life of the Party movies. Together with her husband, she founded On the Day Productions company.

In childhood, Melissa dreamed about becoming a fashion designer. Later, she started to design her own gowns for various awards ceremonies, including 2011 Emmy. And, in 2015, the celebrity launched clothing line Melissa McCarthy Seven7, featuring clothes of sizes 4-28 and aspiring to flatter any woman.

As to her personal life, Melissa McCarthy has been happily married to actor and filmmaker Ben Falcone since 2005. Ben often has cameo roles in his wife’s movies. Also, McCarthy tells that she frequently gets inspiration for her movies while driving in a car with her husband. By the way, the spouses raise two adorable daughters, Vivian and Georgette.

A curious fact: Melissa’s hobby is home renovation. She even shares ideas with another Hollywood celebrity, Sandra Bullock.

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  • Karen Caldwell says:

    She is the best. I have all of her movies..Melissa and I have a lot in common… being funny..and I also have a degree in design and interior design. Also designed the vice president of niggera..a few years ago his guess home. And in am an American woman. That can’t be stopped . Iove you girl .. God bless you are a true inporration too so many people.. my name is Karen Caldwell from TN. I am on Facebook if you ever need help…

  • Bonnie Nelson says:

    Why didn’t Melissa say even one word about her own parents on the show Celebrity IOU? She didn’t even mention how she was related to her Aunt and Uncle. Is her aunt her mother’s sister?