Jenny McCarthy net worth and salary: Jenny McCarthy is an American model, Playboy Playmate, television host, actress, author and activist who has an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars. Jenny McCarthy was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1972 and raised in a working-class Catholic family with three sisters. She attended Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School and graduated in 1990. In 1993, Playboy chose McCarthy out of 10,000 applicants to be the magazine's October 1993 Playmate of the Month. Jenny McCarthy was paid $20,000 ($32,320 in 2014 dollars). Jenny McCarthy was named the 1994 Playboy Playmate of the Year. She moved to Los Angeles in 1994 and landed the hosting gig on the MTV dating show "Singled Out" in 1995. Jenny McCarthy has appeared in a number of films including "The Stupids", "BASEketball", "Diamonds", "Scream 3″, "Scary Movie 3″, "Dirty Love", and John Tucker Must Die". In addition to "Singled Out", Jenny McCarthy has appeared in her own MTV sketch comedy show "The Jenny McCarthy Show" as wells short lived NBC sitcom "Jenny" and guest starred on a number of shows including "Charmed", The Drew Carey Show", and "Two and a Half Men". Jenny McCarthy is the author of several books on parenting and an activist promoting alternative treatments for autism. Jenny McCarthy is currently one of the co-host of the ABC talk show "The View".