Fast forward to when she was 15, and her mom claimed that ,000 was too little money because her daughter's needs had "increased significantly." While justifying the need for more cash, she claimed that she herself was simply unable to provide the same "type of home and amenities" as her ex-husband and stated that she'd like to take Jane on "at least one skiing trip per year and get a private skiing instructor to work with her," possibly move into a more lavish residence, get her her own personal trainer, and more.
It's one thing to be proud of your heritage — it's another to get an ode to it permanently tattooed on your body.
While doing stand-up at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, a then-unknown Carrey met aspiring actress Melissa Womer, who was working as a waitress at the venue.
They tied the knot in 1987 and had one daughter — Carrey's only child — named Jane that same year. Womer was forced to put up with an "extremely depressive person" and "sit up counselling him …
Although the couple's marriage didn't last (they called it quits on December 11, 1995), their little girl has always been a major part of his life.
From supporting her musical dreams (the proud papa was the first to call her after she auditioned for to spoiling her son whose birth he dubbed an "explosion of pure bliss," the funnyman has proven he has a real soft spot for his only child.
"I know I can do way better than that so I'm really disappointed." In November 2009, at the tender age of 22, Jane said, "I do," to Alex Santana, with whom she shared a very special bond: They were both musicians. I wish them everything that love has given us," the comedian told .
Jane, the frontwoman of the Jane Carrey Band, and her beau, the lead singer of Blood Money — a band hailing from Milwaukee, Wis., which describes itself as playing "hardcore and metal-influenced heavy music" — exchanged vows after proud papa Jim walked his little girl down the aisle. Taking to Twitter, he shared even more excitement over the big day, telling his followers, "My Jane is a married woman.
Carrey got his start with a spot doing stand-up at a Toronto comedy club when he was just 15 years old.“The last name definitely helps and hurts, I feel like there’s kind of this pressure to maybe be better, because if I make it somewhere, I run the risk of people saying, ‘Oh you only got there because of this.’” Amid his early success on the sketch comedy series In Living Color and only a few years before becoming a household name thanks to films like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Dumb and Dumber, Jim Carrey’s life took on an entirely new meaning after he and his wife at the time, Melissa Womer, welcomed their daughter—Jane Erin Carrey—into the world.By age 22, he was making a good living as a standup comic, and was starring on the short-lived sitcom The Duck Factory -- a series which curiously did little to take advantage of its star's uncanny physical dexterity.Throughout the 1980s, Carrey appeared in supporting roles in such films as Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) and Earth Girls are Easy (1990).until four or five in the morning on many, many nights," according to the While with him, she was spoiled to the point that her mom actually went to court to try to get more money out of her ex to be able to provide her daughter with the "prestigious lifestyle" to which she was getting accustomed.Back when the pair initially split in 1995, Jane was just seven years old and Jim agreed to pay ,000 in monthly child support, plus cover various other expenses.