He once was the $20 million-per-movie actor; everyone’s favorite comedian throughout the 90’’s and 2000’s. But today, Jim Carrey isn’t your regular star anymore. And, as it turns out, he may never have been.
At 57, Jim continues to isolate himself from Hollywood standards—including taking leading roles, discussing his personal life with the media, or even enjoying the benefits of fame. Ironically, though, by living the opposite life of a celebrity, he’s become one of our favorite ones.
In honor of his birthday, here are 10 reasons why Jim Carrey isn’t your regular star. Because when Hollywood Zigs, Jim Carrey zags.