Jenny McCarthy was born in Chicago Illinois in 1972. She played on her high schools soft ball and field hockey teams. At one point she was studying to become a nurse, but later changed her mind. In October 1993 she was Playmate of the Month and in 1994 she became Playmate of the Year. She once worked with Carmen Electra on MTV. She also has appeared in films such as John Tucker Must Die, Dirty Love, Scary movie 3 and many others. In 2002 McCarthy became a mother and wrote many books on motherhood. In 2007 she later revealed her son suffered from Autism. She has since become an advocate of “curing” the disease and has also written a book talking about some of her experiences.