Jenny McCarthy

Biography: Jennifer "Jenny" McCarthy is an American model, actress and author. She first appeared in Playboy magazine in October 1993 and was named Playmate of the Year in its June 1994 issue. She later began a career in television and film and has recently started writing books.

Jenny was born in a middle class Catholic family that lived on the Southwest Side of Chicago in the West Elsdon neighborhood. She is the second of four daughters born to her mother, a housewife of German ancestry,and her father, a steel mill foreman of Irish ancestry. As a teenager, Jenny attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School and was cheerleading captain at nearby St. Laurence High School.

After McCarthy graduated from high school, she attended Southern Illinois University to study nursing. She needed money to pay for college, so she decided to submit her picture to Playboy magazine to make money. She was accepted and became a model.

Jenny McCarthy's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 34
Highest Metascore: 55 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
Lowest Metascore: 9 Dirty Love
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 7
  2. Negative: 4 out of 7
7 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
55 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Jul 30, 2010 Herself tbd
17 Witless Protection Feb 22, 2008 Connie 2.4
41 John Tucker Must Die Jul 28, 2006 Lori 6.2
9 Dirty Love Sep 23, 2005 Producer / Writer / Rebecca Sommers 3.2
49 Scary Movie 3 Oct 24, 2003 Kate 6.6
33 Diamonds Dec 10, 1999 Sugar 6.3
38 BASEketball Jul 31, 1998 Yvette Denslow 7.5