Melissa Ann McCarthy, a.k.a. Melissa McCarthy, is an American born actress, comedian, fashion designer, producer and writer, who has an estimated net worth of $60 million. She is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood and makes millions of dollars on an annual basis and to date has received two Primetime Emmy Awards.
As an actress, the 47-year-old is best known for her portrayal of Sookie St. James in Gilmore Girls, Dr. Abby Yates in Ghostbusters and much more. Also, as the former cast member of Saturday Night Live, she has worked with some A-listers like Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Chris Hemsworth, Alexis Bledel, Milo Ventimiglia, and many others.
Here, we are going to share some information related to her net worth, salary, and lifestyle. Continue reading to find out more.
As of 2018, Melissa McCarthy has an estimated net worth of $60 million while just a few years back, in 2015, her net worth was estimated to be $20 million.
While her net worth is indeed very staggering, it is not the only thing that defines the actress. She is an inspiration because she was once broke and had less than $5 in her bank account while now, she is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood.
In 2017, Forbes ranked McCarthy fourth on their list of The World's Highest Paid Actresses with an earning of $18 million. She was succeeded by Jennifer Lawrence in the third place with an earning of $24 million. On the other hand, the first place was abducted by Emma Stone with an earning of $26 million.
Likewise, in 2016 too, she was ranked second by CBS News on their list of World's top 10 highest paid actresses. In the year, her earning was a jaw-dropping $33 million and the majority of the income was credited for her work in Ghostbusters and The Boss.
Watch Melissa in the trailer for Ghostbusters.
Here we have listed down her salaries from some of her movies.
The primary source of her earning is through her career as an actress, but McCarthy has her hands in other businesses too which help her add up more money in her bank account.
As we have mentioned above, she is also a fashion designer, and she also has her clothing collection which focuses on plus size women.
The line is called Melissa McCarthy Seven7 and includes jeans, dresses and much more.
With such a staggering net worth of $60 million, McCarthy is capable of purchasing houses in numerous states of USA, and she does.
Recently in 2018, it was reported that the actress cum comedian was renting her mansion located in Toluca Lake.
She and her husband purchased the mansion back in 2009 for $780,000 and currently, it is available for rent for a charge of $10,000 per month. Likewise, the estate is massive and features three bedrooms and three baths.
Moreover, she also owns a mansion in LA which has a price tag of $4 million.
And the other estate she owns lies in Toluca Lake too. McCarthy and her husband bought the house in 2016 for a jaw-dropping $5 million.
Some of the exquisite features of the estate include a spa, swimming pool, sauna, gym, guest house, six bedrooms and seven baths.
Moving along to McCarthy's automobiles, she does not seem to be an avid car collector as she does not make headlines for buying the most expensive cars.
However, her cars that we know of include a Range Rover. Range Rovers usually have a price tag starting at $104,850.
Meanwhile, McCarthy does live a very luxurious life, but her life is not just limited to luxury. She is a philanthropist and loves to support causes. She has helped numerous causes from saving rhinos to #letgirlslearn movement.