Melissa McCarthy Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Melissa Ann McCarthy

Nick Name

Mel

Melissa McCarthy is immortalized with a hand and footprint ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
Melissa McCarthy is immortalized with a hand and footprint ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre on July 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Plainfield, Illinois, U.S.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Melissa graduated from St. Francis Academy (now Joliet Catholic Academy) in Joliet, Illinois.

Occupation

Actress, comedian, writer, film producer

Family

  • Father – Michael McCarthy
  • Mother – Sandra McCarthy
  • Siblings – Margie McCarthy (Sister)
  • Others – Jenny McCarthy (Cousin) (Actress, model), Joanne McCarthy (Cousin) (Former professional basketball player), Lynette McCarthy (Cousin), Amy McCarthy (Cousin)

Build

Large

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157 cm

Weight

94 kg or 207 pounds

Spouse

Melissa started dating actor and alumnus of The Groundlings Ben Falcone in 2003. The couple married on October 8, 2005. They have two children together (both daughters) – Vivian (born – May 5, 2007), and Georgette (born – March 22, 2010).

Melissa McCarthy attends the 2015 People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California.
Melissa McCarthy attends the 2015 People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California.

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

She often does physical comedy

Measurements

43-38-45 in or 109-96.5-114 cm

Melissa McCarthy attends the 2014 Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
Melissa McCarthy attends the 2014 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

Dress Size

18 (US)

Bra Size

40C

Shoe Size

9 (US)

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in the Old Navy commercial in November 2013.

She has also appeared in television commercial for Washington Mutual in 2005.

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Playing Sookie St. James in the comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls from 2000 to 2007, and as Megan in the 2011 romantic comedy film Bridesmaids.

First Film

Melissa appeared in the 1998 short film God for her role as Margaret.

First TV Show

In 1997, she played Melissa (opposite her cousin Jenny McCarthy) in the NBC’s sitcom Jenny in an episode #1.5.

Personal Trainer

Melissa McCarthy eats this 3-step vegetable soup as a healthy snack.

  • It can be made via fresh vegetables and even the frozen ones.
  • She adds brown rice, Parmesan cheese, broccoli, succotash (1 bag), chicken stock (2 quarts) in her healthy soup.
  • It takes total 40 minutes to cook (including 15 minutes simmer cooking time). Melissa boils all the veggies by putting it in a pot and finally seasons it with garlic, pepper, salt, etc.

She dropped 45 pounds in the past, which she revealed in November 2014.

Melissa McCarthy at 2015 Golden Globe Awards.
Melissa McCarthy at 2015 Golden Globe Awards.

Melissa McCarthy Favorite Things

Unknown

Melissa McCarthy Facts

  1. For 2012 Oscars, most of the high level designers turned down Melissa’s offer for making her an Oscar dress.
  2. In November 2014, it was revealed that she lost considerable amount of weight from 265 pounds to 220 pounds.
  3. McCarthy is close friends with Octavia Spencer and Christina Applegate, co-star from Samantha Who? TV series.
  4. Melissa grew up on a farm in a big Irish family.
  5. McCarthy is an alumnus of The Groundlings, Los Angeles based improvisational and sketch comedy troupe. She was a member there for about 10 years.
  6. She likes to play tennis.
  7. McCarthy was the screenwriter, executive producer, and lead actor (played the title role) in the 2014 film Tammy.
  8. Follow Melissa on Twitter.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. SHES A GREAT ACTRESS AND A WONDERFUL PERSON NO MATTER WHAT SIZE SHE IS,, KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK ON EVERYTHING YOU DO MELISSA, YOU ALWAYS MAKE ME LAUGH AND I THINK YOURE THE GREATEST!!!!!

  2. C’mon now, she doesn’t weigh any 194 pounds or anything close. She invariably holds a pillow on top of her belly when she sits down on that sofa.

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