Jenny McCarthy nabbed herself a New Kid and made it official on Sunday August 31, 2014 when she married Donnie Wahlberg outside her hometown of Chicago, IL. The two were wed at Hotel Baker in Saint Charles, IL.
The two began dating in 2013 and were engaged in April 2014; McCarthy announced their engagement on her talk show ‘The View’. Wahlberg made a special appearance on the show when the announcement was made.
Jenny McCarthy started her career as a Playboy Playmate and starring in several Playboy video programs. She soon became a fixture on the MTV game show ‘Singled Out’. Jenny then starred in her own comedy series ‘Jenny’ and had a recurring role on ‘Two and a Half Men’. Later McCarthy landed a spot on the TV talk show ‘The View’. Recent controversy has led McCarthy to make statements of leaving the talk show and also started a weekly radio talk show on Sirius XM ‘Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy’.
Donnie Wahlberg began singing in the 1980's with his pop band New Kids on The Block and then ventured off to small roles on the big screen, including ‘The Sixth Sense’ in a scene that sets up the film. Wahlberg moved onto the television roles in ‘Boomtown’ and currently on CBS’ hit show ‘Blue Bloods’ opposite Tom Selleck. Donnie reunited with his band and has released new music and toured. Currently Wahlberg is an executive producer and makes regular appearances on his family reality show ‘Wahlburgers’ on A&E.
This is the second marriage for both celebrities. Donnie Wahlberg was married to Kim Fey from 1999 until 2008. Donnie has two children from that marriage, 21 year old Xavier and 13 year old Elijah. Jenny McCarthy was married for six years to actor/producer John Asher and has one son, Evan age 12. She was also involved with actor Jim Carrey for five years.