Jane Carrey is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and instrumentalist. She is mostly famous for being a former American Idol contestant and for being the daughter of Canadian-American actor, comedian, and writer Jim Carrey.
Many movie lovers would expect that the only child of an actor as famous as Jim Carrey would be living in the spotlight perpetually. However, Erin has done quite the opposite. Even though she works in entertainment, she has managed to keep her affairs off the tabloids.
- Full name: Jane Erin Carrey
- Birthday: September 6, 1987
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Nationality: American
- Age: 33 years (as of 2021)
- Sun sign: Virgo
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Relationship status: Divorced
- Occupation: Singer, writer, actor, guitarist
- Net worth: $1M
Jane Carrey biography
Jane Erin was born in Los Angeles, California, to world-famous actor and comedian Jim Carrey. There are no other Jim Carrey children; Jane Erin is the comedian's only child.
If you have been asking, "Who is Jane Carrey's mom?" Jane Carrey mother is Jim Carrey's first wife, Melissa Jaine Womer. Mellissa also works as an actor and producer.
Jim and Melissa's marriage ended on December 11, 1995, when their daughter was just eight years old.
Jane is of French, Irish, and Scottish descent from her father’s side and a mix of English, German, Austrian, Welsh, Dutch, Danish, Israeli and Scottish descent from her mother’s side.
How old is Jane Carrey?
As of 2021, Jane Carrey age is 33 years old. She was born on September 6, 1987.
What does Jane Carrey do for a living?
Jane is a musician and actress. Though her parents are Hollywood celebrities worth millions of dollars, she chose early in life to work hard for herself.
Before she went into music professionally, she first worked on and off as a waitress for about six years. She stepped into the spotlight briefly when she auditioned for the eleventh season of American Idol.
She made it through the auditions stage after impressing the judges with her rendition of Bonnie Raitt's song, Something to Talk About.
The show's judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steven Tyler, liked her voice and her potential and voted 'yes' for her to advance to the Hollywood stage of the competition. She called her father immediately after she got the golden ticket. Her father congratulated her and also spoke with the show's host Ryan Seacrest.
Unfortunately, she could not make it past Hollywood week. Her American Idol journey ended when the judges sent her home after an unimpressive performance of Creedence Clearwater Revival's Looking Out My Back Door.
She did not let her American Idol loss stop her from making music. She founded the Jane Carrey Band and became the lead singer of the band. The band performs at various venues.
Some of her songs, such as Sticky Situation and Simple Beauty, have gained impressive views on YouTube.
Apart from singing, she played a character named Thump-Thump in an episode of the TV series Kidding.
In 2017, Jane worked as a playback singer on a biographical documentary about her father, Jim Carrey. The documentary is titled Jim Carrey: I Needed Color.
Jane has worked on various autism fundraisers and safe vaccines initiatives alongside her father and his former girlfriend Jenny McCarthy. McCarthy is an American actress and a pro-safe vaccine activist.
What is Jane Carrey net worth?
Is Jane Carrey married?
Jane is no longer married; she is currently divorced. She was formerly married to a fellow musician, but the union did not last long.
She got married on November 14, 2009, to her now ex-husband Alex Santana. Santana is the lead vocalist of a heavy metal band called Blood Money.
Erin gave birth to her son, Jackson Riley Santana, on February 26, 2010. Erin's son is Jim Carrey's only first and currently only grandchild.
When the news of Erin's pregnancy broke in 2009, Jim Carrey, who was very happy to become a grandfather, stated that he was very excited; he also added that Jane was going to be a great mom.
Jane Carrey baby boy, who weighed 7lbs.11oz, is now 11 years old.
When his grandson was eventually born, Jim excitedly broke the news on Twitter. He tweeted,
Jackson Riley Santana, My Grandson, Born today! This is what 7lbs.11oz of California dynamite looks like!".
Two years after her son was born, Jim Carrey's daughter's marriage ended. She and Alex Santana were separated for 10 months before their divorce eventually happened in October 2011 due to irreconcilable differences.
Details of her love life after her divorce are not public knowledge yet. However, it is believed that the beautiful mom of one is currently single.
Jane Carrey is the super talented only child of renowned actor Jim Carrey. She followed her father's footsteps by working in the entertainment industry.
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