Name: Melissa McCarthy
Birth Name: 
Melissa Ann McCarthy
Birth Date: 
August 26, 1970
Birth Place: 
Plainfield, IL
Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer
Relationship Status: 
Married to Ben Falcone
Celebrity Ranking # 61

“Ghostbusters” Set Gets a Boost of Girl Power

Posted Wednesday August 26, 2015 2:50 PM GMT

She’s been working hard on her new “Ghostbusters” reboot, and Melissa McCarthy has a message for all the naysayers that have been badmouthing the all-female cast.


Jennifer Lawrence Named 2015's Highest Paid Actress by Forbe's

Posted Thursday August 20, 2015 1:36 PM GMT

Thanks to a slew of hit films and endorsements, Jennifer Lawrence has claimed the top spot on Forbe's 2015 list of highest paid actresses.


Melissa McCarthy Plugs New Fashion Line: “I Think People Thought Maybe I Wasn’t Serious”

Posted Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:21 PM GMT

With a new movie in theaters (Spy) and a clothing collection launch, Melissa McCarthy is a busy gal these days.

The “Bridesmaids” babe told Us Weekly that she’s thrilled that her Seven7 offerings will hit stores in August- "It's kind of the way I work. I think people thought maybe I wasn't serious, but I wanted to do this since I was in grade school. It's what I thought I was going to do for a living, so I take it very seriously and I truly love it."


“Spy” Rules the Weekend Box Office

Posted Monday June 8, 2015 8:04 AM GMT

While the sunny skies and warmer temperatures tried to lure moviegoers away from theaters, “Spy” still managed to post some decent opening weekend numbers.

The brand new flick, starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Jude Law ended up raking in a respectable $30 million in ticket sales, placing it ahead of last weekend’s top dog “San Andreas,” which came in at #2 with $26.4 million.


All-Female “Ghostbusters” Cast Revealed!

Posted Wednesday January 28, 2015 11:15 AM GMT

Fans of the “Ghostbusters” franchise have been eagerly waiting to learn the fate of the upcoming reboot, and now director Paul Feig has spilled the beans.


Melissa McCarthy Looks Gorgeous at 2015 People's Choice Awards

Posted Wednesday January 7, 2015 10:10 PM GMT

Kicking off the year with a high-profile outing, Melissa McCarthy was in great spirits as she made her big arrival at the 2015 People's Choice Awards tonight (January 7) in Los Angeles.

Never one to miss out on a swanky affair, the “Bridesmaids” star got all gussied up and smiled up a storm for the fans and shutterbugs gathered outside the Nokia Theatre LA Live ahead of the festivities.


Melissa McCarthy Gears Up for Plus-Size Clothing & Accessories Launch

Posted Saturday November 29, 2014 12:03 PM GMT

Always up for a challenge, Melissa McCarthy decided to do something about the lack of amazing clothing choices for plus-size ladies.

In a new interview with WWD, the “Bridesmaids” actress explained, “I’ve been every size on the planet. I have experience dressing me as a 6, a 12 and more. And when you go above a size 12, you don’t lose your love of fashion.”


Melissa McCarthy Scores Tinker Bell Role in a New Live-Action Comedy

Posted Thursday November 20, 2014 5:53 PM GMT

She’s one of Hollywood’s hottest movie stars, and Melissa McCarthy may have just landed her most magical role yet!

The “Tammy” actress is set to play Tinker Bell in an upcoming comedy-adventure from director Shawn Levy.