Jenny McCarthy’s Son Evan Joseph Asher: Everything About Him

Jenny McCarthy’s Son Evan Joseph Asher: Everything About Him

Evan Joseph Asher is one of the popular star kids. He is the son of activist, model, actor, TV host, Jenny McCarthy, and her ex-husband, John Asher. Evan has been suffering from autism since his early childhood days, which often becomes talk in the media.

Evan’s fight with the neurological disorder has been inspirational for the millions of kids around the globe who have been going through the same phase.

Besides, he indulges in being on social media. He uses Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and other social sites, and he also has a self-titled YouTube channel. Here, let’s try to dig out some hidden facts of Evan’s life.

Asher’s Parents Divorced While He was Three

Evan was born to father John Asher and mother, Jenny McCarty, on May 18, 2002, in Los Angeles, the United States. He was just three years old when his parents got divorced.

Evan Joseph Asher and his mother Jenny McCarthy
Evan Joseph Asher and his mother Jenny McCarthy, Source: Celebrity Gossip

His parents, Jenny and John, started dating in late 1998 and after a couple of months of dating, they became engaged in January 1999. Around nine months later, on September 11, 1999, Jenny and John tied the knot.

Evan Joseph Asher Has two Step-siblings.

Asher doesn’t have siblings, but he has two step-siblings, brothers, Xavier Wahlberg and Elijah Wahlberg. They are his stepfather, Donnie Wahlberg’s children with his former wife, Kimberly Fey.

Donnie Wahlberg and Elijah Wahlberg
Donnie Wahlberg and Elijah Wahlberg, Source: Getty Image

Donnie is a singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. He is the producer of the reality series, Boston’s Finest. Besides, he is also recognized for his acting gigs in films like Zookeeper, Dead Silence, Dreamcatcher, etc.

Asher was diagnosed with Autism at Two

Evan started suffering from autism in 2004 when he was only two. He was diagnosed with the disorder in 2005. However, the celebrity mother kept it away from the media for a couple of years, only making it official in May 2007.

As per an article published on CNN, actress Jenny visited a number of doctors after her then 2-year-old son started suffering from seizures and started showing some bizarre behaviors. The actress said she finally got an appointment with a pediatric neurologist at an LA hospital.

Upon describing the symptoms her son showed, the doctor arrived at the conclusion that Evan was suffering from autism. “I felt each membrane and vein in my heart shattering into a million pieces,” described Jenny how she felt after the doctor said about Evan’s diagnosis.

As per The Famous People, Asher has been undergoing treatments at the autism department of the University of California in Los Angeles.

Got His First Car in 2019

Evan turned 17 in May 2019, the legal age to get a California’s full driving license. Just days after he turned 17, his mother gifted her a wonderful car. Asher shared it on his Instagram writing: “New car new life.” in the caption. Here is his post:


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Evan himself didn’t mention the brand and model of the car, however, one of his followers wrote on the comment section that the car was a Mazda CX-5.