Evan Joseph Asher Is Related To Melissa McCarthy
Asher was born on May 18, 2002, in Los Angeles, California. His maternal grandparents were a working-class Catholic family. From his mother’s side, Evan has German, Irish, and Polish ancestry.
Asher’s paternal grandfather, Edward Mallory is best known for his role as Dr. Bill Horton on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Likewise, his grandmother, Bulifant Joyce acted in films such as The Happiest Millionaire and Airplane! She was also a frequent panelist on game shows including Chain Reaction, Match Game, and Password Plus.
Actress, Melissa McCarthy is Evan’s mother and Jennifer’s cousin. Asher graduated from Saint Charles East High School, St Charles, Illinois in May 2021. In April 2021, it was announced Evan will be attending Elgin Community College and will be majoring in Videography.
Evan Joseph Asher Was Diagnosed With Autism
In the spring of 2004, Asher started to show the early symptoms of autism. He was a little over 2 years old when he had his first seizure. At the time, Evan’s parents were still living together.
Shortly afterward, paramedics arrived and concluded that it was epilepsy. Not long after, his condition worsened. Evan started experiencing a lot more seizures.
Jenny eventually took Asher to a neurologist at UCLA in 2005. It was the Autism Evaluation Clinic at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital that first diagnosed Evan’s autism.
The State of California (through their Regional Center) later confirmed his condition. Asher’s mental growth trailed behind by a couple of years.
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Jenny McCarthy’s Relentless Effort For Evan Asher’s Treatment
Evan Joseph Asher has been under treatment at the ‘University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA) autism department and has shown significant improvement in the recent past.
Asher’s mental growth lagged as well. His mother left no stone unturned in finding the cure for her son.
Evan’s Mother Wrote Books On His Autism
McCarthy also went on to write a few books on autism and has actively linked herself to many such organizations. Since Evan was diagnosed as autistic, his mother has written three books on the topic: Louder than Words: A Mother’s Journey in Healing Autism, ‘Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds,’ and ‘Healing and Preventing Autism.’
Asher’s Mother Claims Vaccine Caused Her Son’s Autism
The Scream 3 actress also spoke about the alternative methods she had adopted to improve Evan Joseph’s condition. She explained that they were not under the principles of the scientific community.
McCarthy even blamed measles/mumps/rubella vaccines for her son’s condition and later became an advocate for the anti-vaccine and “Autism Biomed” movements. Evan’s mother campaigns against vaccines and claims they caused her son’s autism.
The Time Asher’s Mother Knew He Was Bullied
Jenny once came to know that her son became a bully victim during summer camp. She, however, was happy to realize that his son was unaware of the fact because of autism. Asher did not understand the term “bully” back then.
McCarthy, nonetheless, got disheartened to realize that Evan believed his bullies were his friends.
Evan Joseph Asher Ratted Out His Mother
In an interview with US Weekly, the former Playboy model said she can’t get away with anything because Evan loves putting her on blast.
Jennifer said she can’t tell him anything because he’ll just call her out. She recalled how at one time she, Evan, and the rest of her family went through TSA at the airport.
McCarty remembered her son telling the security that they needed to look extra special at her. They kind of gave her a double look. But fortunately, she got through there.
Evan Allegedly Had To See Therapy Over His Mother’s Break Up With Jim Carrey
The Mask actor, Jim Carrey, and McCarty were in a relationship for five years. They split up in 2010 after which McCarthy said that her child Evan, then 10, is in therapy because he missed the comedian.
But the Ace Ventura actor shot back at her comments saying he would always do what he believes is in the best interest of Evan’s well-being.
The Canadian star said he loves Evan and will always miss him.
McCarthy opened up about the matter on Howard Stern’s radio show saying she tried to ask [Jim] numerous times [to see Evan] because he asked several times.
Evan Joseph Asher Has A Girlfriend
Jenny’s son Evan Asher is currently dating his girlfriend Natalie Gallo. Asher is yet to reveal when he started dating Gallo. She, however, first appeared on his Insta on July 30, 2021. Sharing a picture of himself alongside Gallo, McCarthy’s son wrote, I Love this lady!
Evan Joseph Asher is dating a woman.
Evan Asher, Jenny’s son, is presently seeing Natalie Gallo. Asher hasn’t said when he and Gallo started dating. But she debuted on his Instagram on July 30, 2021. McCarthy’s kid posted a photo of himself with Gallo and captioned it, “I Love this Lady!”
Evan’s heart was set on someone, as evidenced by the red love stickers. On each of their social media accounts, the couple has posted numerous images of themselves.