If you are familiar with the Canadian-American impressionist and actor Jim Carrey, who is famous for his energetic batting performances, then you would be happy to learn more about his daughter, Jane Erin Carrey. Jane is the product of his 8 year marriage to his ex-wife, Melissa Womer. Just like her father, Jane has made leaps and bounds as a multi-talented singer, actress, writer and producer.
She is renowned for being the lead singer of the Santa Monica-based indie rock band, The Jane Carrey Band. Beyond that, Jane also participated in the 2012 edition of the famous television singing competition American Idol. Although she didn’t win the contest, Jane Erin Carrey has gone on to record huge feats during her musical career and has many songs to her credit.
In addition, the singer also supports variouscharities and helped raise funds for them. Want to know more about Jim Carrey’s daughter? Keep reading to find out interesting facts about her below.
Jane Erin Carrey – Bio (Age)
Born Jane Erin Carrey on September 6, 1987, the singer is the daughter of award-winning actor and comedian Jim Carrey and his former wife, Melissa Womer. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Jane is of American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity: French, Irish, Scottish, Dutch, Israeli, English and German.
The singer grew up in Los Angeles where she completed her basic and higher education. However, details of his educational background were not leaked to the media. Born into a celebrity family, Jane had a flair for music and performance from an early age. Before getting into music, Jane reportedly worked as a waitress for about six years.
Career and Rise to Fame
We already know that Jane Erin Carreywas born to famous parents, the glitz and glamor of the limelight was nothing new to her. She also joined the American entertainment industry and soon began to make progress as a songwriter and singer. At the beginning of her career, Jane took part in the 11th edition of the famous American Idol television singing competition. During the show, she performed the Bonnie Raitt song titled Something to Talk About. However, despite her impressive performance, Jane was unable to qualify for the finals of the competition. Nevertheless, this did not prevent the singer from continuing her career.
Prior to her appearance on American IdolJane Erin Carrey formed an indie rock band called The Jane Carrey Band of which she became the lead singer. The band released their self-titled debut studio album in September 2009. Alongside the band, Jane has performed at various popular events and venues in Los Angeles.
Since the group’s inception, they have released and performed such popular songs as ‘Oh Lover’, ‘Sticky Situation’, ‘Blank Face’, ‘Sexy Man in a Death Metal Band’ and Simple Beauty. . Among their songs, Simple Beauty and Sticky Situation are the two most popular with millions of views on YouTube.
Besides music, Jane Erin Carrey appeared in the 2017 TV documentary, Jim Carrey: I Needed Color with His Dad. Before that, she also featured in Catfish: The TV Show and among many others.
Family: parents, spouse and children
As mentioned earlier, Jane is the daughter ofAmerican parents – Jim Carrey and his ex-wife, Melissa Womer. Her father is an award-winning comedian, actor, and producer, while her mother is a former actress and waitress at the comedy store. His parents hitchhiked in 1987, a few months before he was born. They remained married for eight years until their marriage ended in 1995.
After their marriage ended, her father went on to marry actress Lauren Holly in 1996. However, their union lasted less than a year before they broke up. He has also dated other popular Hollywood stars such as Jenny McCarthy and Renee Zellweger among others.
On the relationship front, Jane Erin Carrey has had her own share of relationships. She was attached to a man named Alex Santana, lead singer of metal band Blood Money. The couple walked down the aisle in 2009 and the following year, 2010, welcomed their first child, a son named Jackson Riley Santana.
Jane’s relationship with Alex was short-lived; the couple broke up 11 months into their marriage. After 10 months, Jane filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences to justify their divorce. Although they are no longer together, the duo have remained good friends. Jane currently resides in Los Angeles, she is still single and dedicates her time to raising their son, Jackson.