Jenny started her career as a nude model for Playboy magazine in 1993 by which she was later titled as Playmate of the Year. She was offered $20,000 to pose nude for October issue Playboy magazine.
McCarthy brought up her fame, starting as a co-host on MTV game show, Singled Out. After that, she got a chance to feature in sitcoms and movies such as Basketball, Diamonds, Scream 3, Santa Baby, etc. and also co-host ABC talk show, The View.
Beside her acting and modeling career, Jenny is also an author. She has published several books which include Jen-X: Jenny McCarthy's Open Book, Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth about Pregnancy and Childbirth, Baby Laughs, Life Laughs, Louder than Words, Mother Warriors, Healing and Preventing Autism, Bad Habits and much more.
Moving towards her personal life, Jenny McCarthy dated Ray Manzella for four years before getting married to John Mallory Asher. The couple engaged in January 1999 and married in September 1999. They have a son, Evan Joseph Asher who diagnosed with autism. After six years of marital relationship, the couple ended their relationship with divorced in 2005.
After the divorce, Jenny starting dating an actor, Jim Carrey in December 2005. Later, she began dating Donnie Wahlberg and announced they are getting engaged in April 2014. The couple married on 31st August 2014.
Jenny McCarthy earns the good sum of money from her professional career. Being an actress, model, author, she has several sources of income by which she finances her living. Her current estimated net worth is around $15 Million.