Irish American Jenny McCarthy is a model who, in spite of gaining her fame as a Playboy playmate, has managed to expand her career and is now also known as an author, activist, comedian, and actress.
McCarthy began her career in 1993 as a Playboy model
McCarthy has continued her modelling work over the years, but once she found fame, she quickly branched out into hosting TV as well as television acting.
In recent years, McCarthy has been known as an activist and author. She served as spokesperson for the organization Talk About Curing Autism after her own son was diagnosed with the condition, and has also written books about being the parent of an autistic child.
Jenny McCarthy and her son, Evan.
McCarthy had a long term relationship with the actor Jim Carrey, from 2005 until 2010. She is currently dating Chicago Bears Brian Urlacher.
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