Jim Carrey BJJ: Is he really a Brown Belt in Jiu Jitsu?

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Jim Carrey is rumored to be a BJJ Brown Belt under Royce Gracie, but no one knows if it is true. We could imagine Jim enjoying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but unfortunately, there’s no evidence.

The Canadian and American actor, comedian, and artist is famous for iconic roles in The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, The Grinch, and Bruce Almighty.

Check out Part 4 of our YouTube BJJ Celebrities Series which covers Jim Carrey’s complete Jiu Jitsu journey:

Jim Carrey BJJ FAQ

Here’s everything you need to know about Jim Carry’s Jiu Jitsu journey in a short format:

Unfortunately, Jim Carrey doesn’t do BJJ. At least no evidence or footage suggests that Jim Carrey practices Jiu Jitsu.

The evidence doesn’t suggest that Jim Carrey is a Brown Belt in BJJ, although the rumor has been spreading for a while now.

Jim Carrey is most likely a White Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu if he even owns a BJJ Belt at all.

It is unclear if Jim Carrey ever trained in BJJ at all. If the rumors about him being a Brown Belt were true, he would probably have started training BJJ more than 10 years ago.

Are the Rumors about Jim Carrey Training BJJ True?

We did some digging, but it is very hard to find any evidence of Jim Carrey training Jiu Jitsu. At this point, we are very curious about the source of the rumors in the first place.

Wikipedia has no entry on Jim Carrey training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at all.

The only “evidence” is a post on the Sherdog MMA Forum that can not be verified and states:

“I actually met [Jim Carrey] once at Jorge Gurgel’s MMA and Fitness Academy, he isn’t as funny as he is in the movies though.”

From a lack of evidence, we can only assume that Jim Carrey is not a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Jim Carrey BJJ Footage on Social Media

Unfortunately, Jim Carrey declared to leave all social media for good in 2022.

Since there has been no footage of Jim Carrey training or competing in BJJ on the Internet up to this point, the probability of training footage making its way to us is rather low.

The only footage of Jim Carrey practicing and teaching martial arts can be seen in the following video:


We hope the rumors about Jim Carrey being a Brown Belt under Royce Gracie turn out to be true and we are eager for some footage of Jim on the mats.

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