Star kids have been a topic of discussion for many decades now, there are many star kids, and one of the most popular and known star kids is Evan Joseph Asher. Evan is the son of a famous American actress, model, activist, media personality, and author, Jenny McCarthy, and her former husband, actor, and director John Asher.
When you are born to a celebrity then your name is certainly gonna be circulate around the news, so Evan was also known by the fans since his birth but he got the attention or popularity in 2007 when actress Jenny opened up about her son got diagnosed with autism.
In this blog post, we will explore more about the inspirational life of Evan who has now overcome autism. We will talk about his personal life, his early life, and other news and details related to him.
About His Parents
Evan was born on May 18, 2002, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. He is the only son of Jenny McCarthy and John Asher. His mother Jenny is one of the famous American actresses and has worked on various movie and television dramas like Santa Baby (2006), BASEketball (1998), Wahlburgers (2014-2019), and many others but she started her career as a model for Playboy magazine in 1993 and later she was even announced as their Playmate of the Year. As for his father John he has also worked in several movies and television dramas like Diamonds (1999), The New Swiss Family Robinson (1999), Kounterfeit (1995), Somebody Marry Me (2013), Theo Von: No Offense (2016) and many others but he is mostly known for playing in the USA Network’s spinoff of the movie Weird Science, as a Gary.
On May 29 he posted an image saying “I made it through High School! Class of 2021!!“ so we assume he graduated from high school and it seems he went to Saint Charles East High School as he shared a photo on Instagram saying “Thank you so much, Saint Charles East High School for giving me this saint of the week award I wish you all the best. Go Saints! #saintcharleseasthighschool #award“. And as I mentioned above he is the only son of his parents but he does have step-siblings Elijah Hendrix Wahlberg, and Xavier Alexander Wahlberg. His parents were married for approximately 6 years (1999–2005).
He Was Diagnosed With Autism
I think it was when he was born or after few years he was born, I don’t know when he was diagnosed with autism but his mother Jenny McCarthy revealed the news in 2007 and she blamed vaccines for his son’s condition. She even has publicly expressed her belief that her son’s autism is linked to vaccines. She has also become a speaker for autism and she states that her son’s condition improved by chelation therapy. He is said to be diagnosed but some Specialists think or believe that his condition was really similar to progressive epileptic aphasia and aphasia with convulsive disorder (Landau-Kleffner Syndrome) and he was misdiagnosed with autism.
His Parent’s Divorce
His parents were divorced in 2005 and it is said that Evan’s condition was the reason for the divorce. Jenny even claimed in her book that their relationship started to get bad cause John was having difficulty dealing with his son’s condition, she even claimed the same thing on The Oprah Winfrey Show. John also admitted the same thing in an interview he said, when Evan’s diagnosis was announced, he felt responsible for the condition of his son.
Jenny’s Books About Autism
As Jenny is an author she has written a number of books on a variety of subjects, ranging from pregnancy to love and lust. A few of her works are as follows Jen-X: Jenny McCarthy’s Open Book (1997), Belly Laughs (2004), Love, Lust & Faking It: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies, and True Romance (2010), Jenny McCarthy’s Dirty Sexy Funny (2019), and she have other several books published.
After her son got diagnosed with autism she wrote books about autism, she has written three books on autism Louder Than Words: A Mother’s Journey in Healing Autism (2007), Mother Warriors (2008), Healing and Preventing Autism: A Complete Guide (2009). Her book healing and preventing autism was also written by Jerry Kartzinel.
Drama/Fantasy Movie PO
The movie is about a man whose wife dies from cancer and now he must take care of his son who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It was released on November 25, 2016, in the United States. The movie was directed by Evan’s father John and is based on a true story.
Evan Is A Social Media Star
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As you guys already know Evan is very active on social media especially on Instagram where he has 48.6k followers and back in 2013, December 13, he started a youtube channel called Gaming USA with his friend which has 12.2k subscribers, and after few years on July 14, 2017, he started his separate youtube channel, Evan Asher but he is active on both of his channels. He also has a Twitter account but he is not active on Twitter as his last post was on July 9, 2017.
Also back on May 29, 2019, he shared a photo of him standing in front of a car on Instagram with a caption stating “New car new life. #car #life“ and sources tell that the car was gifted to him by his mother few days after his birthday. He also got his driving license of course or else his mother would not have gifted him a car.
Also now he is living with his mother in Chicago, and it seems he has a bunch of friends as well according to his father John, Evan calls them The Goonies. He also likes animated movies in fact he prefers animated movies over live-action movies. And it seems he will soon find a girlfriend for him as his father says he also talks about girls now.
Second Marriage of Jenny McCarthy
After her divorce from John, she started to date legendary famous Canadian-American Jim Carrey who also has a daughter Jane Erin Carrey. They were together for five years, they separated in 2010, and a few years later in 2014, Jenny got married to singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg. And according to some reports Donnie was helped by Evan to propose to Jenny, he even did an unprepared speech at the wedding reception. Jenny also said that her son Evan walked her down and gave her away at the wedding.