Date of Birth
1 November 1972, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Jennifer Ann McCarthy
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
- Spouse : John Mallory Asher (11 September 1999 - 2006) (divorced) 1 child
- She has three sisters: Lynette McCarthy, Joanne McCarthy (JoJo) and Amy McCarthy.
- She was the MVP of her high school softball & field hockey team.
- In 1993 she was a struggling model, until Playboy appearance.
- Playboy Playmate of the Year 1994.
- Playboy Playmate of the Month October 1993.
- Hobbies: Kickboxing.
- Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world 
- Dropped out of nursing school to become an actress.
- Had her breast implants removed in 1998.
- Turned down a role in Scary Movie (2000) to star in Scream 3 (2000).
- Auditioned for the lead female role in Showgirls (1995).
- Cousin of actress Melissa McCarthy.
- Gave birth in Los Angeles to son Evan Joseph Asher, on May 18th, 2002, 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
- Attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
- Ex-daughter-in-law of actress Joyce Bulifant and William Asher.
- Graduated from Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School in Chicago.
- Auditioned for the role of Natalie in Charlie's Angels (2000).
- Grew up on the southside of Chicago.
- Has co-written an autobiography, "Jen-X", with Neal Karlen.
- Ranked as #54 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005).
- Named #7 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
- Along with her ex-boyfriend Jim Carrey, she was among the guests at Tom Cruise's and Katie
- Holmes' wedding ceremony in Italy.
- Friend of Chelsea Handler.
- Auditioned for the role of Ellie Arroway in Contact (1997) that was played by Jodie Foster.