Rachel McAdams is a Canadian actress who had gained for her roles in ‘Mean Girls’, ‘Wedding Crashers’, and ‘Doctor Strange’, among others. Before joining Hollywood, she has acted in several Canadian movies and series. She has been praised her role in Canadian drama ‘Perfect Pie’ for which she received a Genie Award nomination. Further, she earned a Gemini Award for a role in Canadian TV series ‘Slings & Arrows’.
She debuted her Hollywood career with the movie ‘The Hot Chick’. Next, she was seen in the 2004 comedy teen film ‘Mean Girls’ along with Lacey Chabert and Lindsay Lohan.
Rachel McAdams: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born on 17 November 1978, in London, Ontario, Canada as Rachel Anne McAdams. She was born as the eldest daughter to parents Sandra and Lance McAdams. Her father is a truck driver and mother is a nurse. She has two younger siblings: sister, Kayleen, a celebrity makeup artist. Her younger brother, Daniel is a personal trainer. She has a mixed ethnicity of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh.
Regarding her education, She attended Myrtle Street Public school. Then moved on to join Central Elgin Collegiate Institute. Although she has an active student life, she revealed that she usually does find academic work enjoyable. However, she was interested in sports including soccer and volleyball.
Nonetheless, she was very active in figure skating, as a result, she started performing from the age of four. At the age of nine, she moved to Toronto and practiced pair skating training. Till the age of 18, she competed and won regional awards. Further, the sport only became her hobby and entered to acting field. But in the beginning, her family didn’t support her to make an acting career. At the age of 12, she participated in Original Kids Theatre Company, London productions. Then later joined children’s theatre productions in her teens. She enrolled herself in York’s University and graduated with a bachelor of Fine arts honor degree in 2001.
Rachel McAdams: Career & Life Achievements
She started her acting career in 2001 after graduating with an honors degree in B. Fine arts. She made debut with the television MTV pilot ‘Shotgun Love Dolls’ as Beth Swan. Also made her Canadian film debut in the same year with ‘My Name is Tanino’. The year 2004 became the breakthrough year for her as she appeared in the role of high school queen bee Regina George in ‘Mean Girls’. The film grossed $129 million worldwide and gathered two MTV Movie Awards.
In the same year, she was cast opposite Ryan Gosling in the romantic drama ‘The Notebook’. For the drama, she has gained MTV Movie Award and four-teen Choice Awards. And also praised by different online and magazines as well. However, from 2006 to 2008, she took a short break from film career and after returning, she starred in a film noir ‘Married Life’. In 2009, she appeared in the romantic drama ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’.
Besides her acting career, she is also an activist. As an environmentalist, she has created an eco-friendly lifestyle website ‘GreenlsSexy.org’ along with her two friends for five years. In 2013, she promoted by filming two videos for food and water first movement. She also worked with charities including ‘United Way of Canada’ and ‘The Sunshine Foundation of Canada’.
Rachel McAdams: Personal Life & Husband
The beautiful actress is currently not single nor married. But she is in a relationship with her long-term boyfriend Jamie Linden. He is an American screenwriter since 2016. The Mean Girls actress announced that she is expecting a child in February 2018 and gave birth to a son on 10 April 2018.
Prior to her current relationship, she has also been in a brief relationship with Josh Lucas and Patrick Sambrook. Also has been in a rumored relationship with actor Kit Harrington of ‘Games of Thrones’. However, she became noticeable for her relationship with actor Ryan Gosling. They met on the sets of ‘Midnight In Paris’ and gradually they involved in a romantic bond. Sadly, they parted their ways after dating for four years.
Caption: Rachel and her boyfriend Jamie Linden
Rachel McAdams: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
According to reliable sources, her net worth has an estimation of $14 million. Her main source of earning is her acting career. However, she has made a profit from her wise investments and endorsements.
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Rachel McAdams: Body Measurements
The gorgeous and elegant actress has a perfect slim body with a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 meters. She has a weight of 54 kg with body statics of 34-24-35 inches. She has light brown eye color with natural brunette hair color which she dyes according to the new trend.