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- Who is Melissa McCarthy married to?
Melissa McCarthy has been married to actor and director Ben Falcone since 2005. They met in 1995 while attending a writing class at The Groundlings school in Los Angeles. "It's [about] finding someone who you just absolutely are better with," McCarthy told PEOPLE. "He's nothing but supportive, and he's super smart." The couple share two children.
- Where did Melissa McCarthy grow up?
Melissa McCarthy grew up on a corn and soybean farm in Plainfield, Illinois.
- How did Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy meet?
Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy met in the 1990s when McCarthy and future husband Ben Falcone performed with The Groundlings in Los Angeles. "When I first moved to town, I used to go to The Groundlings to watch them," Spencer told PEOPLE. All three have remained close friends since and worked together in Netflix's Thunderforce in 2021.