How rich is Melissa McCarthy? Is she single?

The cast of Nine Perfect Strangers is a who’s who of Hollywood talent.

Nine Perfect Strangers is based on the book by Liane Moriarty and promises an exciting ride for the audience.

The action takes place in a boutique health and wellness resort and follows nine stressed-out strangers hoping to find inner peace.

But will they find what they’re looking for or stumble upon something more sinister?


Melissa stars in the cast of Nine Perfect Strangers (Credit: Amazon Prime Video)

Cast of Nine Perfect Strangers: Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy plays Frances on the Amazon Prime Video series.

She is a hapless romance novelist seeking help after her publisher rejected her latest manuscript.

Read more: Is Nine Perfect Strangers Based On A Book? Who wrote it?

Melissa has seen quite a rise in Hollywood in recent years.

She was born on August 26, 1970 in the United States.

Her career began in the 1990s, but her breakthrough role came when she played a role in Gilmore Girls.

She continued to thrive on television, appearing on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? Then she got a lead role on her own sitcom Mike & Molly.

For this role she received her first Emmy Award.

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However, in 2011 she immediately became a global star when she played the role of Megan in Bridesmaids.

The film was a huge hit and starred virtually all of its cast.

Megan was even nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in comedy. In 2019 she was nominated again for her role in Can You Ever Forgive Me? nominated.

She said at the time that she was struggling to get a designer to make her an Oscar gown in 2011.

“It’s almost impossible to find things that are still fashionable in my size,” she told the Hollywood Reporter in 2011.

“It’s either for a 98 year old woman or a 14 year old hooker and there’s nothing in the middle.”

Since then she has participated in numerous Hollywood projects with varying degrees of success.

Her biggest roles include The Heat alongside Sandra Bullock, Tammy, Spy and The Boss.

Melissa McCarthy
Melissa portrayed washed-up author Frances in Nine Perfect Strangers (Image: Splash News)

Is Melissa McCarthy Married?

Melissa married longtime friend and fellow actor Ben Falcone in 2005.

The couple have appeared in numerous films, including bridesmaids.

They have two daughters, Vivian and Georgie.

Vivian is an actress herself and played a young Melissa in The Boss.

Nine perfect strangers cast Melissa McCarthy
Melissa and her husband on the red carpet (Image: Splash)

How much is Melissa McCarthy worth?

Her career helped Melissa get incredibly rich.

It is said to be worth a whopping £ 60 million

In 2017, Melissa was named the world’s second highest paid actress by Forbes.

She earned £ 33 million that year alone.

It’s a big change for the star who once claimed to only have $ 5 in her bank account when she started out.

The first three episodes of Nine Perfect Strangers will be released on August 20th on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

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