Rachel McAdams – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Rachel Mcadams

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Rachel McAdams is a Canadian actress. She was born in Ontario, Canada on November 17, 1978. Her mother, Sandra worked as a nurse while her father, Lance McAdams, was a truck driver. She grew up in a Protestant household in St. Thomas.

Rachel’s younger sister, Kayleen, works as a make-up artist, and her younger brother, Daniel, is a personal trainer. McAdams descends from Scots, English, Irish, and Welsh ancestors. Her maternal sixth great-grandfather, James Gray, was a Loyalist Ranger who fled to Canada during the American Revolution.

After graduating from York University’s theatrical programme in 2001, she worked in diverse Canadian television and film productions. She made her Hollywood debut in 2002 with the comedy ‘The Hot Chick’. After a few years, she took a brief sabbatical from work. She returned to the entertainment industry in 2009 in the political thriller ‘State of Play’, the romantic movie ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’, and the mystery film ‘Sherlock Holmes’.

Rachel McAdams Childhood Accomplishments

McAdams began figure skating when she was only four years old. Till the age of eighteen, she competed in various figure skating competitions and won numerous regional awards. She believes skating taught her to be in tune” with her body and thus helped her prepare for acting.

She didn’t enjoy academic work but was active in sports and extracurricular activities. At 12, she was a member of the Original Kids Theatrical Company in London and directed children’s theatre plays. She was also involved in school theatre performances and won performance awards at the Sears Ontario Drama Festival.

Rachel McAdams Awards and Achievements

  1. McAdams has won several awards for her acting skills and dedication to work. Some of her significant achievements are:
  2. McAdams was nominated in 2002 for Genie Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the movie Perfect Pie
  3. She won the Best Performance actress Film Industry Award for the Dramatic Series Slings and Arrows in 2004. She won Film Festival Awards in 2005 for Supporting Actress for the movies Mean Girls and The Notebook
  4. She won Best Breakthrough Female Performance in Audience Awards for the movie Mean Girls in 2005
  5. Won various awards at Teen Choice Awards in 2005 for the movie Notebook and Sherlock Holmes
  6. Nomination to BAFTA Awards in 2006 in the Rising Star category
  7. She won the Female Star of the Year Film Festival Awards in 2009
  8. In 2012, McAdams won the Outstanding Performance Award in Screen Actors Guild Awards for the movie Midnight
  9. She won Ensemble Performance Award in Gotham Independent Film Awards in 2015 for the movie Spotlight
  10. She won Robert Altman Award in Independent Spirit Awards in 2015 for the movie Spotlight
  11. She won American Riviera Award, Critics Associations Awards, Best cast, Florida Film Critics Circle, and New York Film Critics Online in 2015 for the movie Spotlight.
  12. Rachel was nominated for Satellite Awards in 2006, 2011, and 2016 for various movies. She won Best Supporting Actress for the movie Spotlight.
  13. Nomination in Academy Awards in 2016 for Best Supporting Actress for the movie ‘Spotlight.’
  14. Won BAFTA Awards in 2016 for Best Supporting Actress for the movie ‘Spotlight.’
  15. Nomination in 2016 for Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Actress in the Movie True Detective
  16. Nomination in 2006 and 2010 for Saturn Awards
  17. Nomination in People’s Choice Awards in 2013 and 2016

Best Known for

  • McAdams is best known for her leading roles in movies like:
  • Mean Girls (2004)
  • The Notebook (2004)
  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)
  • About Time (2013)
  • Midnight In Paris (2011)
  • Spotlight (2015)
  • Game Night (2018)

Rachel McAdams Body Measurements

Height5 ft 4 in / 163 cm
Weight119 lb / 54 kg
Breast Size34 in / 87 cm
Bra Size38 B (US) / 85 B (EU)
Cup SizeB (US)
Body Measurements34-24-35 in or 87-61-89 cm
Chest Size34 in / 87 cm
Waist Size24 in / 61 cm
Hips Size35 in / 89 cm
Shoe Size7 (US) or 4.5 (UK) or 37.5 (EU)
Dress Size2-4 (US) or 34-36 (EU)
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Interesting Facts about Rachel McAdams

  • McAdams at Doctor Strange Premium
  • McAdams with her sister Kayleen
  • McAdams at Variety Studio
  • McAdams at Santa Barbara International Film Festival
  • McAdams performing in Eurovision 2020
  • McAdams prefers to travel around Toronto on a bike.
  • McAdams ran an eco-friendly lifestyle website, GreenIsSexy.org, for five years.

Rachel McAdams Favorite Things

Favorite ActorPhilip Seymour Hoffman
Favorite ActressLaura Dern, Joan Cusack, Samantha Morton, Renée Zellweger, Kate Winslet, Juliette Lewis
Favorite ColorPurple
HobbiesTennis, Ballet, Swing Dancing, Piano
Favorite FoodItalian cuisine

Rachel McAdams’s Pre-relationships

McAdams dated Ryan Gosling from 2005 to 2007. Later, she was in a relationship with Michael Sheen from 2010 to 2013. In 2016, McAdams began dating American screenwriter Jamie Linden 2016.

Family and Personal Life of Rachel McAdams

She has two children, born in April 2018 and August 2020. She is an environmentalist and is associated with many movements creating awareness to save the environment.

Rachel McAdams Personal Info

Full NameRachel Anne McAdams
NicknameRach
OccupationActress, Voiceover Artist
ReligionCatholicism
Date of Birth17 November 1978 (age 43 years)
BirthplaceLondon, Ontario, Canada
Zodiac SignScorpio
Father NameLance McAdams
Mother NameSandra McAdams (née Gale)
Sibling NamesKayleen McAdams (Younger Sister), Daniel McAdams (Younger Brother)
PartnerJamie Linden (2016–)
Children1

Net Worth

What is Rachel McAdams’s net worth?

McAdams has a net worth of $16 Million.

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What are her sources of income?

McAdams has earned her fortune through her acting career and endorsement deals.

Is Rachel McAdams married? Who is her husband?

Yes, McAdams is married to Jamie Linden.

How much is Rachel McAdams educated?

McAdams went to Central Elgin Collegiate Institute and Myrtle Street Public School. McAdams’s theatre teacher convinced her to pursue a professional acting career by seeing her acting skills. In 2001, she got a Bachelor of Fine Arts honours degree from York University.

Does Rachel McAdams have tattoos?

Yes, she has two tattoos: a butterfly on her lower back and a peacock and swirl on her back.

Does Rachel McAdams smoke?

Yes, McAdams smokes.

Assets of Rachel McAdams

McAdams has a luxurious house in Toronto worth about $2 million and owns a massive property in Baltimore.

Does Rachel McAdams have undergone any surgery?

Yes, McAdams underwent rhinoplasty surgery on the nose and face.

Rachel McAdams Movies List

  • 2002 – My Name is Tanino, Perfect Pie, The Hot Chick
  • 2004 – Mean Girls, The Notebook
  • 2005 – Wedding Crashers, Red Eye, The Family Stone
  • 2007 – Married Life
  • 2008 – The Lucky Ones
  • 2009 – State of Play, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Sherlock Holmes
  • 2010 – Morning Glory
  • 2011 – Midnight in Paris, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • 2012 – The Vow, Passion, To the Wonder
  • 2013 – About Time
  • 2014 – A Most Wanted Man
  • 2015 – Every Thing Will Be Fine, The Little Prince, Aloha, Southpaw, Spotlight
  • 2016 – Doctor Strange
  • 2017 – Disobedience
  • 2018 – Game Night
  • 2020 – Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
  • 2022 – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
  • 2022 – Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret

Rachel McAdams TV Shows

  • 2001 – Shotgun Love Dolls, The Famous Jett Jackson
  • 2002 – Earth: Final Conflict, Guilt by Association
  • 2003,05 – Slings & Arrows
  • 2015 – True Detective
  • 2018 – Explained
  • 2021 – What If…?

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