She's the star of "Mike and Molly," and one of Ellen's favorites, "Bridesmaids"! Here are some more fun facts about Melissa McCarthy!

  • Melissa is married to to Ben Falcone, who played Air Marshall Jon in "Bridesmaids"
  • Both she and her husband are alumni of the legendary Los Angeles improv company, The Groundlings
  • Melissa has two daughters, Vivian and Georgette
  • She moved to NYC after high school, where she made a name for herself on the stand-up comedy circuit.
  • Jenny McCarthy is Melissa's cousin