Rachel McAdams Biography

Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress and activist.She is 40 years old now 2019. Did you see the hit movie "Doctor Strange" which was released in 2016? Then you must have known Rachel McAdams, the famous Canadian actor. She got fame with the comedy-drama 'Mean Girls’ and romantic drama 'The Notebook.' Besides, she also is best known for her roles in 'The time traveler's wife,' 'Sherlock Holmes,' 'The Vow' and 'Spotlight.' To know more about this actor, read out the article below.

Quick Facts About Rachel McAdams


Born Name

Rachel Anne McAdams





Age (2019)

41 years old

Date of Birth

November 17, 1978

Birth Place

London, Ontario, Canada





Height & Weight

Height (in Feet-Inches)

5 feet 4 inches

Height (in Meters)

1.63 m

Height (in Centimeters)

163 cm

Weight (in Kilograms)

54 kg

Weight (in Pounds)

119 lbs

Body Measurements, Figure & Physical Stats

Breast Size

34 Inches

Waist Size

24 Inches

Hip Size

35 Inches

Sexual Orientation


Body Shape


Money Factor

Net Worth

$14 million




Educational Qualification



Myrtle Street Public School


Central Elgin Collegiate Institute


York University

Family & Relatives


Lance McAdams (Retired truck driver and furniture mover)


Sandra McAdams (née Gale) (Nurse)


Daniel McAdams (Younger Brother)


Kayleen McAdams (Younger Sister) (Celebrity Makeup Artist)

Other Relatives

Not Known

Marriage, Affairs & Children

Marital Status






Career Highlights

Filmography and Television Serials

First Film

My Name is Tanino

First Television Show

Shotgun Love Dolls

First Album


Favorite Things

Favorite Actor

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Favorite Actress

Laura Dern, Joan Cusack, Samantha Morton, Renée Zellweger, Kate Winslet, Juliette Lewis

Favorite Food


Favorite Film


Favorite Color


Favorite TV Show


Early Age, Education, and Family

Rachel McAdams was born in London City, Ontario, Canada on November 17, 1978. Her father Lance Frederick McAdams was a truck driver and furniture mover in the profession. Her mother Sandra Kay was a nurse by profession. She belongs to English, Welsh, Irish and Scottish descent.
Rachel has two siblings named Kayleen McAdams and Daniel McAdams. She has completed her school from Myrtle Street Public School. Later, Rachel went to Central Elgin Collegiate Institute.
This talented lady was active in extra curriculum activities more than academic works. In her student life, she was active in sports, student council, and crime stoppers programs. Moreover, she also worked at McDonald’s restaurants for three years during the summer holidays.

McAdams Career, Drama, and Movies

This pretty and talented actress was very passionate about acting since her teenage age. In her early 13, she performed Shakespearean productions in a summer theater camp. Later, she went to York University to receive a BFA degree in theatre.
Rachel started her career with the role of Anna Faris in the drama "The Hot Click co-featuring Rob Schneider." Then she went to the USA from Canada for better opportunities. After moving to the USA, where she got another offer for the role Regina George in "Mean Girls." It brings enormous success and masses fame in her career.

After that, Rachel subsequently played significant roles in lots of movies. Some of them are “The Red Eye,” “Wedding Crashers,” “Notebook," and "The Family Stone," and so on.

Rachel Anne McAdams

Achievements and Awards

The first significant achievement of McAdams was playing a role in 'Perfect Pie' in 2002. There she was nominated for Genie Awards. She was nominated for Oscar in 2016 for playing Sacha Pfeiffer in "Spotlight (2015)."
Moreover, she was also nominated for the Rising Star Award for the same movies. McAdams nominated for 12 Awards and won 5 Awards in her whole career.

Rachel McAdams Movies

2002My Name is TaninoSally Garfield
Perfect PiePatsy Grady (age 15)
The Hot ChickJessica Spencer / Clive Maxtone
2004Mean GirlsRegina George
The NotebookAllison “Allie” Hamilton
2005Wedding CrashersClaire Cleary
Red EyeLisa Reisert
The Family StoneAmy Stone
2007Married LifeKay Nesbitt
2008The Lucky OnesColee Dunn
2009State of PlayDella Frye
The Time Traveler’s WifeClare Abshire
Sherlock HolmesIrene Adler
2010Morning GloryBecky Fuller
2011Midnight in ParisInez
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsIrene Adler
2012The VowPaige Collins
PassionChristine Stanford
To the WonderJane
2013About TimeMary
2014A Most Wanted ManAnnabel Richter
2015Every Thing Will Be FineSara
The Little PrinceThe MotherVoice
AlohaTracy Woodside
SouthpawMaureen Hope
SpotlightSacha Pfeiffer
2016Doctor StrangeChristine Palmer
2017DisobedienceEsti Kuperman
2018Game NightAnnie Davis

Age, Height and Net Worth

Rachel McAdams age is now 40 years old, and her height is 5'4 (163cm). She weighs about 119 pounds or 54 kilograms.
This actor's net wealth is about $16 million until 2019. She earned her net worth from her films. Some of her box offices succeed movies are 'Dr. Strange' and 'Weeding crashers,' from which she earned approximately $200 million and $180 million.

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Husband and Personal Affairs

Rachel McAdams has dated with six-men in her life. Her first date was with a Canadian actor and film director Ryan Gosling in 2004. Then she dated with Josh Lucas several months in 2009 who was an American actor.
She also dated with Michael Sheen (2010), Kit Harington (2013), Patrick Sambrook (2013-14), and Tylor Kitsch (2015). Finally, she started dating with the American screenwriter Jamie Linden. But she is not married with Jamie Linden till now.

Five things about McAdams

  1. McAdams has 354.8k followers on Instagram.
  2. She has started her television career on a Disney set.
  3. Rachel had picked up many regional awards for winning ice skating events.
  4. She knows the secret to make Big Mac
  5. This famous actor has a crush on Ralph Macchio.
  • September 19, 2019
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