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Jim Carrey’s Girlfriend Cathriona White Reportedly Commits Suicide: Details and Photos on Their On-Again, Off-Again Relationship

Jim Carrey and Cathriona White on May 21, 2015
Jim Carrey's girlfriend Cathriona White is dead from a suspected suicide after reportedly leaving behind a note that alluded to their recent split -- take a look back at their on-again, off-again relationship.

Jim Carrey‘s on-again, off-again girlfriend Cathriona White died from a suspected suicide on Monday, Sept. 30, after reportedly leaving behind a note that alluded to their recent split.

The L.A. County Coroner’s Office confirmed to ET that White was found dead inside her home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on Monday night. Police sources told TMZ that the Irish native left behind a suicide note, which mentioned her breakup from Carrey on Sept. 24.

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The couple, who first met back in 2012, two years after Carrey’s high-profile split from Jenny McCarthy, dated briefly for several months until early 2013. Carrey confirmed his breakup with White, a makeup artist, in an interview with the Irish Independent in March of that year.

Jim Carrey and Cathriona beach 2012
Jim Carrey and Cathriona White were photographed on the beach in Malibu in 2012

“I did go out with an Irish girl,” he told the outlet at the time. “We’re not seeing each other anymore. But she is lovely.”

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Us Weekly confirmed in May 2015 that the pair had rekindled their romance after they were photographed hand in hand in NYC. “They’re having a great time now,” a source told Us at the time.

Jim Carrey and Cathriona Letterman
Carrey took White to Letterman’s final taping in May 2015

Indeed, they were together through at least Sept. 16, when Carrey last mentioned White on social media. “Grand Central, NYC,” the actor captioned an artsy photo of himself standing under an arched awning. “Photo by Cathriona White.”

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White, meanwhile, posted a cryptic final tweet on Sept. 24, the same day of their alleged breakup. “Signing off Twitter, I hope I have been a light to my nearest and dearest,” she wrote. “[Love] to you all.”

Jim Carrey and Cathriona

Jim Carrey and Cathriona

Her Instagram updates oftentimes included many selfies of her life.


Prior to White, Carrey dated McCarthy for five years until the relationship ended in April 2010. In the late ’90s, he also dated actress Renee Zellweger and model Anchal Joseph. Carrey was previously married to his Dumb and Dumber costar Lauren Holly from 1996 to 1997, and to Melissa Womer, with whom he shares a 28-year-old daughter Jane, from 1987 to 1995. Click here to see the most recent pics of Carrey.

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If you or someone you know is struggling, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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