How much does melissa mcCarthy weigh?

Actress Melissa McCarthy (born Melissa Ann McCarthy on August 26, 1970 in Plainfield, Illinois) is most known for her role as Sookie in the television series Gilmore Girls (2002-2007), or as Megan in the critical and box office success Bridesmaids (2011).

McCarthy is 5’2” tall and estimated to be larger than a size 16. From this we can estimate that she is probably over 250 pounds.

As a teen she was an athletic size 4-6 cheerleader. She says she is trying to lose weight and is motivated by her health, not by any Hollywood ideals.

She's been married to actor Ben Falcone (born Benjamin Scott Falcone on August 25, 1973) since October 8, 2005, and they have 2 children together.

Updated on Wednesday, March 07 2012 at 01:26PM EST