Melissa McCarthy

1970 - Today

Melissa McCarthy

| birth_place = Plainfield, Illinois, U.S. | occupation = | spouse = | children = 2 | relations = Jenny McCarthy (cousin) Joanne McCarthy (cousin) | yearsactive = 1997–present | awards = Full list }} Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1969) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and fashion designer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and nominations for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. McCarthy was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016, and she has been featured multiple times in annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world.Melissa McCarthy began appearing in television and film in the late 1990s, and first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melissa McCarthy has received more than 17,081,045 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,377th most popular comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Melissa McCarthy ranks 19 out of 8Before her are Simon Pegg, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Andy Kaufman, Lucille Ball, and Richard Pryor. After her are Henry Winkler, Harpo Marx, Ronald Golias, Chris Rock, John Ritter, and Ricky Gervais.

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Among people born in 1970, Melissa McCarthy ranks 39Before her are Halit Ergenç, Christian Karembeu, Roberto Di Matteo, Amaury Nolasco, M. Night Shyamalan, and Gabriela Sabatini. After her are Alan Shearer, Emmanuel Petit, Frank de Boer, Sadiq Khan, Joseph Fiennes, and Paolo Sorrentino.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Melissa McCarthy ranks 2,475 out of 12,171Before her are William Wallace Campbell (1862), John C. Reilly (1965), John Connally (1917), LeBron James (1984), Jerry Siegel (1914), and Wesley Clark (1944). After her are Delmer Daves (1904), George William Hill (1838), Woody Strode (1914), Jane Darwell (1879), Ricky Nelson (1940), and Henry Murray (1893).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Melissa McCarthy ranks 17Before her are Chevy Chase (1943), Don Rickles (1926), Joan Rivers (1933), Andy Kaufman (1949), Lucille Ball (1911), and Richard Pryor (1940). After her are Henry Winkler (1945), Harpo Marx (1888), Chris Rock (1965), John Ritter (1948), Jackie Gleason (1916), and Larry David (1947).