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 # 795

Elle Magazine's Melissa McCarthy Cover Draws Controversy

Posted Thursday October 17, 2013 7:08 PM GMT

Elle Magazine has always been one to feature female models and actresses in flattering and sexy ways, but the high-end fashion mag's most recent issue, featuring "Identity Thief" all-star actress Melissa McCarthy, has garnered more than a little backlash from viewers and critics.


Reese, Penelope, Shailene and Melissa Front ELLE's 2013 Women in Hollywood Issue

Posted Thursday October 10, 2013 11:45 AM GMT

They continue to take Hollywood by storm, and now Reese Witherspoon, Melissa McCarthy, Penelope Cruz and Shailene Woodley soak up the spotlight by covering Read More >>

Sofia Vergara Named Highest-Earning Television Actress by Forbes!

Posted Wednesday September 4, 2013 2:40 PM GMT

She’s one of the hottest ladies on the small screen, and now it seems Sofia Vergara is also one of the wealthiest!

The “Modern Family” star topped the Forbes Top-Earning Television Actress poll thanks to her whopping $30 million salary last year.


Melissa McCarthy Grabs Breakfast with Vivian

Posted Monday August 12, 2013 8:50 PM GMT

Spending some mother-daughter time before school starts up again, Melissa McCarthy and Vivian headed to Sweetsalt Restaurant for breakfast in Toluca Lake, California on Monday (August 12).

The "Heat" star wore a pink patterned top, a light cardigan, and black pants as she walked along with her 6-year-old girl.


Sandra Bullock: “The Heat” Sequel Unlikely

Posted Thursday July 25, 2013 4:53 PM GMT

She’s riding high on whopping $130 million in ticket sales for “The Heat,” however Sandra Bullock doubts there’s any chance for a sequel.

The “Proposal” actress told press, "I know they say never say never, but right now, I can't imagine it. I don’t want to ruin what Melissa and I had."


Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy: Big Apple Pals at “The Heat” Premiere

Posted Monday June 24, 2013 12:00 PM GMT

Stepping out for their brand new flick, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy attended “The Heat” premiere in New York City on Sunday evening (June 23).

The hilarious duo struck a few goofy poses on the red carpet before heading inside to view their upcoming comedy.


Melissa McCarthy in More July/August 2013: I’ve Been Every Size in The World

Posted Friday June 21, 2013 2:23 PM GMT

She’s gearing up for the premiere of her anticipated comedy “The Heat” and during promotions, Melissa McCarthy covered the July/August issue of More magazine.

After striking an adorable pose for the Yu Tsai-shot front page, the “Bridesmaids” star opened up about her role in the film and even reveals how she used to be critical about her body.


Melissa McCarthy Responds to "Female Hippo" Comment in "Identity Thief" Review

Posted Thursday June 13, 2013 5:16 PM GMT

Hollywood is a fickle place to be, especially when it comes to the overbearing standards of being stick thin, but hilarious actress Melissa McCarthy isn't letting the critics bring her down.

Back in February, when the 42-year-old's hit film "Identity Thief" was released, New York Observer critic Rex Reed caused a media firestorm when he called the comedic star "tractor-sized" and a "female hippo" in a review of the flick.