Rachel McAdams is a Canadian actress who became famous in Hollywood with movies like Sherlock Holmes and The Time Traveler’s Wife as well as her environmental activism.
Without further ado, here is our short biography post regarding Rachel McAdams’ net worth, movies and her private life.
Rachel McAdams Net Worth
Rachel McAdams’ net worth may seem not so huge, comparing to other Hollywood stars, though, the films she took part in were quite popular and financially successful.
Let’s name just some of them. The Hot Click earned $54 million around the world in 2002.
Mean Girls brought $129 million to its creators in 2004.
Sherlock Holmes in 2009 was even much more successful, cultivating $524 million around the globe.
Having contributed to the success of the films, Rachel McAdams now has $16 million net worth.
Rachel McAdams Biography
McAdams was born on November 17 in 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, in a family of a mover and a nurse. Rachel waas the eldest child in the family with a younger sister Kayleen and brother Daniel.
As a child she took up figure skating at the age of 4, but when she was 12 she realised that her real passion was acting.
She confessed once, that she thought she would die, if she didn’t act. Luckily, as a child she was supported by her family who sent her to a theatre school in their hometown.
While studying in high school, McAdams acted in the school theatre and went on to study it at York University in Toronto.
McAdams started her career in 2001 with a Disney series The Famous Jett Jackson and continued it in My Name is Tanino which was produced by Canadian and Italian film makers.
In 2002 she was nominated for a Genie Award which is known to be Canada’s Oscar for a supporting role in Perfect Pie, which made it possible for her to move to Los Angeles and continue her career with films The Hot Chick, which she called a “huge milestone” in one of the interviews.
Coming back to Canada, she acted in series Slings and Arrows and won a Genie Award for them.
Hollywood movies Mean Girls, Wedding Crasher, The Family Stone, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Sherlock Holmes and The Vow followed in a row soon after her success at home.
McAdams was first nominated for an Oscar in 2015 for her role in Spotlight as a reporter in Boston Globe.
Rachel McAdams also turned down a lot of major roles from producers.
Among the rejected films were Mission Impossible 3, Casino Royale, The Devil Wears Prada and Get Smart. According to the actress, she never used to act for acting. She had always to be passionate about the movies she agreed to act in.
So, among the films which were lucky to get McAdams’ passion there is Morning Glory (2010), Midnight in Paris (2011). The Vow (2012) was the film which brought the biggest box office success to McAdams.
After that To the Wonder (2012), Passion (2012), About Time (2013) and A Most Wanted Man (2014) came out. Spotlight (2015) brought Oscar to McAdams. Soon after, such films as Disobedience (2017) and Game Night (2018) were made.
Rachel McAdams Private Life
Rachel McAdams dated Ryan Gosling from 2005 to 2007. After that, she had a short relationship with Josh Lucas. In 2010, she started dating with Michael Sheen and their relationship lasted till 2013.
In April, 2018 McAdams and her current boyfriend Jamie Linden welcomed a baby boy.
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