The former Playboy model Jenny McCarthy has been married twice. She is also the proud mom of a son, whom the actress had with her ex-husband of six-year John Asher.
Well, who is Jenny McCarthy married to following her divorce from John? Know about her love life in detail including her ongoing married life with her second hubby Bonnie Wahlberg and more.
Jenny McCarthy and Husband Donnie Wahlberg Married in August 2014
Jenny and hubby Donnie tied the knot on 31st August 2014. Their renowned 20-minute wedding ceremony took place at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois. They exchanged vows in front of 90 guests.
Unfortunately, Donnie’s younger brother Mark couldn’t attend the major event because of his daughter Ella’s pre-scheduled birthday party in Los Angeles. But, the actor and his family later congratulated the new couple sending a sweet video message.
As for the dress, McCarthy opted for a custom corseted Di Santo gown while her man wore a black Reiss tuxedo.
McCarthy and Wahlberg First Met in March 2013
Jenny and Donnie’s first encounter was a little bit naughty. The two first came across in her show The Jenny McCarthy Show (VH1) in late March 2013. As unexpected as it may sound, but the two had quite a flirty conversation on the show.
Jenny asked Donnie, “Do you talk dirty while you’re having sex?”
“I do” the actor replied.
“You do – but some guys do it wrong,” Jenny responded.
“Yeah, I don’t do it wrong” Wahlberg replied.
The two had already crossed paths a year before their first meeting when they both appeared on Watch What Happens: Live with Andy Cohen.
Their Engagement: Donnie Proposed with an Exquisite Ring
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg got engaged in early 2014. He popped the question with the 10-carat yellow sapphire engagement ring.
The couple announced their engagement on the ABC talk show, The View on April 16, 2014.
McCarthy is a big supporter of Her Husband
The power couple is successfully married for over a half-decade. Jenny and her husband Wahlberg also had a reality show Donnie Loves Jenny, which aired from January 7, 2015, to April 13, 2016, on the A&E cable network.
McCarthy frequently attends many New Kids on the Block concerts supporting her man.
During the rapidly growing Covid-19 crisis, the two seemed to have a great time at home. On 29th March, the actress shared a hilarious TikTok video of the couple on Instagram featuring some daily household chores.
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In the video, the two were seen cleaning the toilet, mopping the floor, and wearing matching socks.
Jenny and Donnie currently resides at their Chicago Home
The couple currently lives in their stunning house located in Chicago. The hot property features five bed-room and a newly-revamped kitchen.
Jenny was raised on the Sout Side of Chicago, therefore, she has a good connection with the city. In early 2019, the two also adopted two cute Pomeranian pups. They have been named Drogon and Nymeria.
McCarthy and Wahlberg Don’t Have Any Biological Children
The couple doesn’t share any biological kids. They are happy being exceptional step-parents to each other’s kids from their previous marriages.
They have three children together from both of their previous marriages. In an interview, the two stated they aren’t going to add more kids to their brood.
Meanwhile, Donnie’s younger brother Mark has four biological children with his wife, Rhea Durham.
Jenny McCarthy’s biological Son was diagnosed with Autism
McCarthy has a son Evan Joseph Asher from her previous marriage with husband John Asher. Evan was born on 8th May 2002. The actress told CNN that her son suffered from autism at the mere age of two.
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Jenny later started using her Hollywood status and advocated for children with autism. She also serves as the board president of the non-profit foundation, Generation Rescue. It provides help to autism victims’ families.
Her Husband Donnie Wahlberg Has Two Sons with First Wife
Jenny’s hubby Wahlberg has two grown children from his previous marriage with ex-wife Kimberly Fey. According to sources, the two first met during the early 1990s.
They tied the knot on 20th August 1999. Fey gave birth to their older son Xavier Alexander Wahlberg on 4th March 1993. The former flames welcomed their second son Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg on 20th August 2001.
The two mutually separated after almost nine years of marriage in early 2008.
McCarthy was previously married to John Mallory Asher
The former Playboy model had previously exchanged vows with John Mallory Asher on 11th September 1999.
The now-former couple began their love affair in late 1998. Subsequently, they got engaged in Jan 1999. Nonetheless, the two got divorced after six-year of their marriage in Sep 2005.
McCarthy Was Also in a Live-in-Relationship with Jim Carrey
Jenny McCarthy was in a committed relationship with the renowned comedian and actor Jim Carrey for nearly five-year. Sources reported they started dating back in late 2005.
One of the Hollywood adorable couples kept their romance to themselves for a few months. In April 2008, the actress in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres told the two were living together. Apparently, Jenny also revealed they had no plans to walk down the aisle.
The two made a series of red carpet appearances and attended several showbiz parties before calling it quits after five-year of dating.
Their Surprising Separation
The former iconic Hollywood couple shocked everyone after they announced it is over in April 2010. Sources suggest their separation was amicable.
McCarthy herself stated,
I’m so grateful for the years Jim and I shared together,” McCarthy, 37, tells Us in a statement. “I will continue to be in his daughter’s life and will always keep Jim as a leading man in my heart
Carrey took to Twitter to share the heartbroken news,
Jenny and I have just ended our 5yr relationship. I’m grateful 4 the many blessings we’ve shared and I wish her the very best! S’okay!
Judging by their aforementioned statements, it seems there was no harsh feeling between the couple.
McCarthy’s Other Past Relationships
Jenny McCarthy also dated several other men in the past. She was in a longtime relationship with her manager Ray Mazella. The two started dating in 1994 and broke up in 1998.
In addition, the actress was reportedly linked to Ivan Sergei for a while. Furthermore, Jenny briefly dated Jason Toohey in 2010, Paul Krepelka (Dec 2010 to Feb 2011), and Brian Urlacher in 2012.