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Rachel McAdams Biography

Rachel McAdams

Facts of Rachel McAdams

Date of Birth: 1978 , November-17
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Rachel McAdams
Birth Name Rachel Anne McAdams
Father Lance McAdams
Mother Sandra McAdams
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City London
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $14 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color White Brown
Body Measurements 34-24-35
Weight in KG 54 KG
Affair with Patrick Sambroock
Boyfriend Josh Lucas
Married Not Yet
Education University of Western Ontario
Awards Genie Award 2002
Movies Doctor Strange
TV Show True Detective Since 2014
Siblings Kayleen McAdams, Daniel McAdams

Quick Timeline of Rachel McAdams

1978 Born in London, Ontario
2001 Graduated from York University
2005 Dated Ryan Gosling
2009 Dated Josh Lucas
2010 Dated Michael Sheen
2013 Dated Patrick Sambrook
2001 Television debut in the MTV
2004 Her breakout role Mean Girl
2005 Awarded with Supporting Actress of the Year
2009 Awarded Female Star of the Year
2004 Won Gemini Awards
2010 Won Teen Choice Awards
2006 Named 100 Sexiest Women
2010 Honored by The Annual Independent Critics
2019 Net Worth
2016 Dating Jamie Linden

Detail Timeline of Rachel McAdams

November 17 , 1978

Born in London, Ontario

Rachel was born in London, Ontario, Canada to middle class family. Her mother was a nurse and her father was a retired truck driver. She is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent. She began her interest in performing when she was seven years old.


Graduated from York University

She attended York University's four-year theatre program and she graduated from there with a bachelor of Fine Arts honors degree in 2001. While attending university, she also worked with the Toronto-based Necessary Angel Theatre Company.


Dated Ryan Gosling

McAdams started dating Canadian actor Ryan Gosling from late 2005. She dated him until late 2007. After being separated for a while they briefly reunited in 2008. But their relation didn't last long and they finally broke up within a year.


Dated Josh Lucas

After splitting up with her former boyfriend, she was found dating American actor Josh Lucas in 2009. They were also found in public places and they were also the center of attraction to all the media people.


Dated Michael Sheen

It seems like she is fond of changing boyfriend. Her relation with her previous boyfriend didn't last for a year too. After ending her relation with Josh, she dated Welsh actor Michael Sheen from late 2010 to early 2013.


Dated Patrick Sambrook

It is the matter of focus point to the media, whether she has some problem to the long lasting relationship or she dated wrong guy. She also broke up with her 3rd boyfriend and then began dating Canadian music manager Patrick Sambrook from mid-2013 to mid-2014.


Television debut in the MTV

She began her acting career in 2001. She made her first television in the MTV. She played her role in pilot Shotgun Love Dolls as Beth Swanson that was filmed during her spring break from York University. 


Her breakout role Mean Girl

Her breakout role as Regina George in the hit comedy Mean Girl instantly copulated her onto the shorts list of Hollywood's hottest young actress. She then played her role in the bestseller The Notebook, which was a surprise box office success and became the predominant romantic drama for a new, young generation of movies.


Awarded with Supporting Actress of the Year

With the massive success of the bestseller The Notebook, she received ShoWest's "Supporting Actress of the Year" Awards as well as the "Breakthrough Actress of the year" at the Hollywood Film Awards.


Awarded Female Star of the Year

In 2009, she was honored with ShoWest's "Female Star of the Year." With these awards her career was rising and she was gaining lots of positive feedback from all the movie critics. This sort of comment was boosting her up.


Won Gemini Awards

In 2004, she was honored with Gemini Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series. She won it for her role in Slings and Arrows, 2003 for episode "A Mirror up To Nature".


Won Teen Choice Awards

Rachel won massive success for her role in Sherlock Holmes (2009). She won Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actress: Action Adventure. She was also honored with this award in 2006 and 2005. She has been nominated in this awards several times.


Named 100 Sexiest Women

2006 was really the best year of her life. She not only won several prestigious awards, she was also named 51st in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the world 2006" supplement. In the same year she was also ranked 17th on maxim's Hot 100 Women of 2006 list.


Honored by The Annual Independent Critics

In 2010, she was ranked as having one of the "Most Beautiful Famous Faces" by the "Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces From Around the World". She was also ranked 62 in 2009, 32 in 2007, 88 in 2008 and 47 in 2006.


Net Worth

As of early 2019, Rachel McAdams' net worth is reported to be around $16 million.


Dating Jamie Linden

Currently, Rachel is enjoying a healthy relationship with boyfriend Jamie Linden since 2016. The couple has even welcomed a child together.



Rachel Anne McAdams or simply Rachel McAdams is a famous Canadian actress who came into the spotlight for appearing in movies and television series like True Detective, Game Night, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Morning Glory, and many others.

Early Life And Education Of Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams was born Rachel Anne McAdams on November 17, 1978, and is currently 40 years old as of early 2019. She was born in London, Ontario, to mother Sandra Kay, a nurse, and father Lance Frederick McAdams, a retired truck driver and furniture mover.

Rachel was raised in nearby St. Thomas. She is of Canadian nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity; from various descents which include: English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent. She was enrolled at York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts back in 2001.

While she was attending York University, she lived in the same house as Ron Sparks in Vanier Residence.

Rachel McAdams' Career

Rachel started her professional acting career in 2001 in the role of Beth Swanson in the television series, Shotgun Love Dolls. In the same year, she acted in the television series, The Famous Jett Jackson as Hannah Grant.

Till the date, Rachel has appeared in dozens of movies and television series like My Name is Tanino, Wedding Crashers, Morning Glory, Every Thing Will Be Fine, Doctor Strange, Spotlight, Game Night, Slings & Arrows, and many others.

In 2005, she was in consideration for the role of Sue Storm in Fantastic Four, but Jessica Alba was cast instead.

Rachel McAdams' Net Worth

Rachel McAdams, who has acted in dozens of movies and television series, has collected a high figure of salary. As of early 2019, Rachel McAdams' net worth is reported to be around $16 million.

Back in 2015, Rachel McAdams' salary was reported to be around $1,000,000 from Red Eye. Her salary from The Time Traveler's Wife was $4,000,000 and Sherlock Holmes was $5,000,000. In 2010, her salary was around $2,000,000 from Morning Glory.

Rachel McAdams' Personal Life

While talking about Rachel McAdams' personal life and current relationship status, she has been involved in a couple of relationships.

Rachel dated many boys from 2005 to till date. First, she dated Canadian actor Ryan Gosling. She then openly dated American actor Josh Lucas. After breaking up with Lucas, she was found dating Welsh boyfriend Michael Sheen from mid-2010. 

In 2013, she was seen dating Canadian music manager Patrick Sambrook. She was once in a serious relationship with Taylor Kitsch. There were even headlines of the pair tying the knot but things did not go as planned, thus, the couple got separated.

Currently, Rachel is enjoying a healthy relationship with boyfriend Jamie Linden since 2016. The couple has even welcomed a child together.

Rachel is formerly a vegetarian. She stands a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 54 kg. Her body measurements are 34-24-35 inches.