Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer. She is best known for television roles as Sookie St. James on Gilmore Girls, Molly Flynn on Mike & Molly and Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?. She has also starred in such films as Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters, Identity Thief, Tammy, The Boss, The Heat, St. Vincent, Spy and Life of the Party. For her role in Bridesmaids, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She hosted Saturday Night Live in October of 2011. Born Melissa Ann McCarthy on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, she grew up on a farm and loved playing tennis. She is of Irish descent on her father’s side, and of English, German, and Irish descent on her mother’s side. She attended and graduated from St. Francis Academy (now Joliet Catholic Academy) in Joliet, Illinois. She began her career with stand-up comedy in Los Angeles. She has been married to Ben Falcone since October 8, 2005. They have two daughters, Vivian and Georgette.
Melissa McCarthy Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 26 August 1970
Birth Place: Plainfield, Illinois, USA
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Name: Melissa Ann McCarthy
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Fashion designer
Race/Ethnicity: White (Irish, English, German)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Melissa McCarthy Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 207 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 94 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.57 m
Body Build/Type: Large
Body Measurements: 43-38-45 in (109-96.5-114 cm)
Bust Size: 43 inches (109 cm)
Waist Size: 38 inches (96.5 cm)
Hips Size: 45 inches (114 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 40C
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 18 (US)
Melissa McCarthy Family Details:
Father: Michael McCarthy
Mother: Sandra McCarthy
Spouse/Husband: Ben Falcone (m. 2005)
Children: Vivian Falcone (Daughter), Georgette Falcone (Daughter)
Siblings: Margie McCarthy (Sister)
Others: Jenny McCarthy (Cousin), Joanne McCarthy (Cousin), Lynette McCarthy (Cousin), Amy McCarthy (Cousin)
Melissa McCarthy Education:
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Joliet Catholic Academy
Melissa McCarthy Facts:
*She was born on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois.
*She is a cousin of actress Jenny McCarthy and basketball player Joanne McCarthy.
*Became 4th highest-paid actress of 2017 with $18 million.
*She is good friends with Octavia Spencer and Christina Applegate.
*Visit her official website: www.melissamccarthy.com
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.