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Jane Erin Carrey is an American singer, songwriter, actor, writer, and producer, who many would say took after her father as her father is also a very popular actor.
As one of the rising Hollywood stars, there is a lot of buzz around Jane which means that a lot of information is needed about her for her fans to fully grasps the kind of person that they have as their star.
In this article, we are going to endeavour to bring to you all the things you need to know about Jane: her biography, career, parents, her husband and a few other things about her that you should know. Read on for all the gist.
Who is Jane Erin Carrey? Biography
Born on September 6, 1987, in Los Angeles, California, USA, to superstar Jim Carrey and his first wife Melissa, an actor and producer, Jane, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, writer, and producer.
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Jane’s mother, Melissa Jaine Womer, was the first wife of Jim Carrey.
Although she was born to celebrity parents, who parted ways while she was a kid, Jane resolved to create her own identity.
She worked on and off as a waitress for around six years.
She garnered attention when she auditioned for the popular ‘Fox’ singing competition ‘American Idol.’
She auditioned for its eleventh season but could not make it to the ‘Hollywood’ rounds.
Jane Erin Carrey career
Jane’s career, one would say, is one inspired by her father whom she grew up watching.
Jane Erin Carrey career started in singing which she always had an interest in her early days as a kid.
Jane participated in the eleventh season of ‘American Idol,’ which premiered on January 18, 2012, on ‘Fox.’
She was subjected to criticism, as many said that she just seemed to have given an interview, instead of waiting outside the studio like the other contestants.
The show, which had Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steven Tyler as judges, saw her singing Bonnie Raitt’s song ‘Something to Talk About,’ in the first round of the Hollywood auditions of the contest, held at the ‘Pasadena Civic Auditorium’ in Pasadena, California, from December 12, 2011.
However, she failed to reach the second round and was sent back home.
Prior to this, she had intermittently worked as a waitress for around six years.
Determined to take her singing career forward, Jane became the frontwoman of her band, ‘The Jane Carrey Band,’ and performed at various places.
Jane Erin Carrey’s father
Her parents must be proud of her, so who is Jane Erin Carrey’s father?
Jane Erin Carrey’s father is the popular Jim Carrey.
Jane’s father, Jim Carrey is a Canadian and American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
Known for his energetic slapstick performances, Carrey first gained recognition in 1990, after landing a recurring role in the American sketch comedy television series In Living Color.
Jim Carrey was born on January 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Canada.
Suffices to say that Jane Erin Carrey career was largely influenced by the exploits of her father.
Jane Erin Carrey’s husband
Who is Jane Erin Carrey’s husband?
Jane Erin Carrey’s husband is Alex Santana whom she married on November 14, 2009.
Alex Santana was the lead singer of the metal band ‘Blood Money.’
The couple was blessed with a son, Jackson Riley Santana, on February 26, 2010.
However, Jane’s marriage failed after a while, and on October 20, 2011, following 10 months of separation, Jane filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
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