Mary Carey

Mary Carey

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Updated On February 9, 2022

Mary Carey is the former American adult film actress, Playboy model, dancer, and Politician. Mary Carey became popular after her appearance on the VH1 reality TV series ‘Celebrity Rehab’ and ‘Sober House’.

Early Life and Childhood

Mary Carey was born on 15th June 1980 and is currently 40 years old. Her real name is Mary Ellen Cook and her zodiac sign is Gemini. Likewise, she was born in Cleveland, Ohio and her nationality is American. She belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, she had a very struggling childhood, her parents were both mentally handicapped and she spent her childhood with her grandparents. There is no information regarding her parents’ name but her mother suffered from Schizophrenia.

she lived with her grandparents since she was three months old. Later after her parents divorced her mother too moved in with her and her grandparents. Likewise, at the age of seven, they moved to Florida from Cleveland and after a year she was legally adopted by her grandparents. Furthermore, talking about her educational background, she completed her schooling from Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale. Likewise, after she received the dance scholarship, she enrolled in Florida State University. However, she could not complete her education after facing financial problems.

Professional Life


Since childhood, she was very much interested in dancing since childhood. Likewise, at the age of 12, she performed ‘The Nutcracker’ on the Miami City Ballet. Likewise, with this achievement, her dreams to pursue a career in dance grew stronger. Moreover, with the dance lessons she took in Cleveland, she continued it in Florida and became a straight-A student in her school. Likewise, with her dancing skills, she received many dance scholarships in various prestigious institutions. Moreover, she wanted to become a professional Ballerina in the future.

Unfortunately, at the age of 16, her grandfather died due to lung cancer. Moreover, within a few months then her grandmother’s Parkinson disease also became worst. While going through all these, her body began to develop, and no longer was it a thin ballerina type body. Moreover, she decided to leave ballerina after she had to lose weight and get a breast reduction. In the meantime, her grandmother’s health started to deteriorate to worst, and she faced a severe financial crisis.

Adult films

After having financial problems in her house, Mary began looking around for jobs. Soon she found a job as a model on an adult internet site for the role of a stripper. Likewise, she was attracted to the pay they received after she saw how successful they were. Moreover, an agent told her that the best way to be a feature as a stripper was through doing porn.

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Caption: Mary Carey at an event (Source: Celebmafia)

Furthermore, she went to Los Angeles and visited the number of adult-film producers and studios and eventually landed a job with Playboy TV. Likewise, she appeared on the VH1 reality shows like ‘Rehab with Dr. Drew’ and ‘Sober House’. This show was for celebrities with addiction and she joined because she faced the problem of alcoholism.


Likewise, Mary signed a contract with Kick Ass Pictures during the campaign against California Governor Gray Davis. There was a publicity gag that came up with the idea about her entering the field of candidacy to replace Davis. Besides, having some political group stating her as a joke, there were many supporters of her for her bubbly personality and sense of humor. Even though she did not win the election, but could manage to gain more than 11,000 votes.

Moreover, she announced her candidacy for California in the recall election of 2003. Further, she presents her sever areas of promise. They were: Legalization of gay marriage, taxation of breast implants, making lap dances a tax-deductible business expense, wiring every room of the California Governor’s Mansion with webcams, Creation of a Porn for Pistols programs to remove handguns from the state’s streets, recruitment of performers in the adult industry as goodwill ambassadors, mandating jury duty for all Californians collecting unemployment, and freeing the porn industry from harassment by the government.

Moreover, she is a republican and has attended the fund-raising event hosted by the Republican Party with the president of the adult entertainment company which produces her videos. Similarly, she submitted a paper to run in California’s gubernatorial recall election. The election was held on 7th October 2003 in which she lost to politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. She received 11,174 votes with 0.2% of the total finishing 10th among the 133 candidates on the ballot of California’s gubernatorial recall election.

Net worth and Awards

Reflecting upon her net worth she has a net worth of $500 thousand. Moreover, there is no information regarding her asset value. She is the recipient of various awards like ‘AVN Award’, ‘FOXE Award’, ‘XRCO Award’, ‘AVN Hall of Fame’.

Relationship status

Likewise, about her relationship status, Mary is married to Dr. Joseph Brownfield. They got married on 27th June 2018. However, there is no further information regarding how they met. Moreover, before this she was previously in two relationships before.

Her first marriage broke off in the year 2004 with a guy named Eric. Later she married Mario Monge on 12th July 2009 which ended after 9 years in the year 2018.

Moreover, she ended her long 9 years relationship clarifying that their marriage fell apart due to lack of sex.

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Caption: Mary along with her husband and mother-in-law. Source: Instagram

Body measurements and Social Media

Mary stands the height of 5 feet 9 inches (69 inches) tall and weighs around 55 kg (120 lbs). Likewise, she has fair skin with blonde hair and hazel brown eyes. Moreover, her body measurement is 36-26-36 inches.

Reflecting on her social media presence, she is active on Twitter and Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @realmarycarey and has 498K followers in it. Likewise, she joined Twitter in January 2009 and her Twitter account @realmarycarey has 302.6k followers.