What is Melissa McCarthy’s Net Worth?


Melissa McCarthy’s net worth is $90 Million as of July 2022.

Melissa McCarthy, an American actress, comedian, and writer is from Illinois.

Time magazine named McCarthy one of the 100 most influential people on the planet in 2016. McCarthy has been included multiple times in the annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses worldwide.

Early Life

Melissa Ann McCarthy was born to Michael and Sandra McCarthy in Plainfield, Illinois on the 26th of August 1970. Her father is Irish while her mother is of mixed Irish and German ancestry.

She was raised in a Catholic home on a farm. She is related to Jenny McCarthy, the actress, and Joanne McCarthy the athlete.


McCarthy’s first TV role was in NBC’s comedy series Jenny’, in which she starred with her cousin Jenny McCarthy.

Her first film appearance was in the comedy ‘Go,’ in which she played a minor part. In the movies Drowning mona’, “Charlie’s Angels”, “The Third Wheel”, and “The Life of David Gale” she played minor roles.

She was the voiceover artist for DNAmy, the character in the animated series Kim Possible. In two episodes, she played Molly in the TV show ‘D.C.

She got her second big break when she was cast as Dena Stephens on ABC’s sitcom ‘Samantha Who?. Melissa was again cast as the protagonist’s best friend, with a twisty plotline.

2014 saw her star opposite Bill Murray on ‘St. Vincent’. The film had moderate success commercially and received favorable reviews.

She was a star in 2015’s comedy “Spy”. McCarthy received a nomination for the Golden Globes for her role in the film, which was a huge success. Her star was then added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


These are the top highlights of Melissa McCarthy’s career:

  • The Heat (Movie, 2013) 
  • Tammy (Movie, 2014) 
  • The Kitchen (Movie, 2019) 

Three Lessons From Melissa McCarthy About Parenting

Now that we know everything about Melissa McCarthy and her net worth, let’s see some of the lessons she can teach us about parenting.

1. It’s easy to get stuck in the rut, especially if you have kids.

When you have children, suddenly, you are going to bed at 8.30 pm and not going out for dinner or to the cinema anymore. Melissa and Deanna (her character who becomes Dee Rock when she embraces her new life) believe you should always be open to new possibilities.

You can’t stop living life after having children. Even if you’re done with your 20s, it’s not over. Melissa suggested to me that you can redefine yourself and she might consider moving to Portugal at age 70 to plant beans.

2. Mom guilt is a waste of time

Melissa mentioned that Melissa’s mom was a worker, as well as Ben Falcone, her husband and Life of the Party director. However, back then moms didn’t seem to feel guilty about working. They worked to earn money and then made sure that their time with their children was valued.

3. Melissa’s favorite app as a parent? Facetime

It doesn’t matter what friends ate for lunch. Or how many people filled in the quiz “What Gilmore Girl Character Are You?” Let’s face it, she is busy. Melissa loves Facebook because it allows her to stay in touch with her family while on vacation.

Favorite Quotes From Melissa McCarthy

It made me feel really sorry for someone who was drowning in hate. I was thinking that someone is in a very bad spot. But I’m in such a happy place.

Comedy has to be alive. However, without a strong script and well-rounded characters, comedy is not possible. Without it, comedy becomes boring and repetitive.