Rachel McAdams Net Worth: Lifestyle & Career

Rachel McAdams

Canadian actress and philanthropist Rachel Anne McAdams, known professionally as Rachel McAdams, has a net worth of $25 million.

She initially worked for Canadian films and TV productions. Similarly, she debuted in Hollywood with the 2002 film ‘Hot Chick.’

Rachel has appeared in more than 32 films to date, and her movies have grossed over $1.6 billion in the worldwide box office.

In 2015, she received the Academy Awards Best Actress nomination for her work in the drama/history film ‘Spotlight.’

Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams (Source: Life & Style)

Moreover, Glamour’s magazine dubbed Rachel the Sexiest Actress Alive in its November 2021 issue.

Rachel McAdams was born on 17th November 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Lance McAdams, was a truck driver and her mother, Sandra, was a nurse.

As a child, she began a passion for figure skating. Rachel competed in skating until she turned 18, winning regional awards.

Likewise, she would later embrace skating as a hobby. She has even stated that skating prepared her for physical acting.

Rachel McAdams | Quick Facts

Birth Name Rachel Anne McAdams
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Rach
Date of Birth 17 November 1978
Gender Female
Profession Film and Television Actress, and Model
Place of Birth London, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian, American
Ethnicity Mixed (Scottish, Irish, English, and Welsh)
Horoscope Scorpio
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jamie Linden (2016–present)
Children 2 Children
Father Lance McAdams
Mother Sandra McAdams
Siblings Kayleen McAdams & Daniel McAdams
Education Myrtle Street Public School, Central Elgin Collegiate Institute, and York University
Religion Unclear
Height 5 feet 4 inches, i.e., 163 cm, 1.63 m
Weight 54 kg, i.e., 119 lbs.
Body Measurement 34-24-35
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Skin Color Fair
Hair Color Yes
Net Worth $25 million
Source of Income Acting, Modeling, Business
Favorite Color Purple, Black, & Pink
Favorite Food Ice cream, Chocolate, & Burger
Favorite Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
Favorite Actress Juliette Lewis
Favorite Holiday Destination Dubai
Hobbies Dancing & Traveling
Films The Notebook (2004), Mean Girls (2004), About Time (2013), The Vow (2012), Disobedience (2017), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Wedding Crashers (2005)
Debut Film Hot Chick (2002)
Awards Critics’ Choice Movie Awards (2016), Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016), Gemini Awards (2004), Gotham Independent Film Awards (2015)
Endorsements McDonald’s
Salary $1-$5 million per film
Active Years 2001-Present
Social Media Not Available
Last Update April 2024

Rachel McAdams Net Worth and Income

Canadian actress best known for her role in 2004 romance/drama ‘The Notebook,’ Rachel McAdams’ net worth is a whopping $25 million as of 2024.

Having appeared in more than 32 films, Rachel McAdams’ net worth is enough for her to lead a lavish and comfortable life.

Reportedly, Rachel earns about $2 million a year from her various endeavors, including acting, modeling, and brand endorsements.

Moreover, Rachel earned a cool $2 million for her role in the 2010 romance/comedy film ‘Morning Glory.’

Similarly, she bagged about $5 million for her role as Irene Adler in the 2009 mystery film ‘Sherlock Holmes.’ She starred opposite superstar Robert Downey Jr. in the film.

Rachel McAdams in The Notebook
Rachel McAdams in The Notebook (Source: Wallpaper Flare)

Canadian superstar, Rachel was paid $4 million for the 2009 romance/sci-fi film ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife.’ She was paid $1 million for the 2005 thriller/mystery film ‘Red Eye.’

Well, there is no information about how much she was paid for her role in the 2004 romance drama film ‘The Notebook.’

However, we can assume that a year after The Notebook, Rachel was paid a million dollars for Red Eye.

So if these two films are anything to go by, we can make a guess that $1 million was her base salary at the time. Later, she must’ve been paid about a million dollars for her most successful film, The Notebook.

Apart from films, Rachel also makes good money from her endorsement deals with several brands.

Rachel McAdams Net Worth in Different Currencies

Mentioned below is Rachel McAdams’ net worth calculated in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 21.41 million
Pound Sterling £ 18.125 million
Australian Dollar A$ 33.120 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 30.85 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 1,869,413,750
BitCoin ฿ 407.06

Rachel McAdams | Houses and Cars


Academy Award-nominated actress Rachel McAdams strays from the stereotype of a Hollywood actress with several celebrity homes. She prefers a simple life.

She owned a home in The South Annex neighborhood in Harbord Village, Toronto, Canada.

The home cost the actress about $750,000. However, we are not sure if she still has it.

Reportedly she also owns a beautiful mansion in LA, where she lives with her family.


Rachel McAdams has several cars at her garage. Though they are not that extravagant, I still think McAdams has good taste in cars.

She has a red Mini convertible and has often termed it as her best investment.

McAdams And Her Mini
Rachel McAdams And Her Mini(Source: Pinterest)

Mini is a British car that comes with a price tag of around $30,000.

Similarly, she has been spotted many times in her black Mercedes-Benz CLS, which costs about $70,000.

Other cars in the garage of McAdams include Fiat 500 worth $17,500, Lexus CT 200h worth $35,000. She also owns a Lincoln Towncar worth $47,000.

Rachel McAdams | Lifestyle


Even with such vast net worth, Rachel McAdams leads a pretty normal life. No celebrity extravaganza stuff!

She does, however, have a soft corner in her heart for finer things in life but does not flaunt it.

As for her daily lifestyle, she is an early bird. After waking up, she does exercise and, most importantly, yoga.

She is really passionate about biking and yoga. She practices Kundalini yoga nearly every morning.

Similarly, she once abandoned her non-vegetarian diet and instead began relying heavily on carbohydrates to get her energy.

However, animal-lover Rachel eventually gave up and returned to her carnivorous ways. She felt that her body started weakening without proper nutrition.

She had to banish her vegetarian diet after realizing her restricted eating habits left her too tired to work.

Her daily workout routine includes hip crossovers, scorpions, lateral lunges, sumo squat, forward lunges, and a 1.4-mile jog.

Following that, she does advance warmups that include squats, pushups, and jumping jacks.

And lastly, she does kettle ball swings, box jumps, and burpees.

Apart from that, Rachel has been spotted in designer clothes on several occasions.

For her clothing, her go-to brands are Miu Miu Matelassé Nappa Leather, Giuseppe Zanotti, Celine, and Louis Vuitton.

Rachel McAdams | Charity

Rachel McAdams is an environmentalist.

She is passionate about the causes related to the environment. In fact, she even launched the eco-friendly lifestyle website GreenSexy.org in 2007. She ran the website along with her two friends till 2011.

Even her house back in Toronto is powered by Bullfrog renewable energy.

Similarly, she visited and volunteered in Mississippi and Louisiana as part of the clean-up effort after Hurricane Katrina.

Likewise, McAdams appeared in promotional videos in 2013 for the Food and Water First Campaign.

Moreover, she worked with foundations like United Way of Canada, Sunshine Foundation of Canada, and Alzheimer’s Association.

McAdams on Telethon
Rachel McAdams on Charity Telethon (Source: News24viral)

She is also a member of Represent.Us, an anti-corruption organization, and also sits on their cultural council.

Furthermore, McAdams appeared in a video produced by Stand Earth in 2021. It called on the Canadian government to stop logging the rainforests across the British Colombia province.

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Movies & TV Shows

Rachel made her television debut in 2001, appearing in an episode of the Disney Channel series ‘The Famous Jett Jackson’ and MTV pilot ‘Shotgun Love Dolls.’

With her debut, she booked roles in films My Name is Tanino, The Hot Chick co-starring Rob Schneider and Anna Faris, and Perfect Pie in 2002.

The same year she also guest-starred on the TV series Earth: Final Conflict and Guilt by Association.

In 2003 she appeared as Kate McNab on seven episodes of ‘Slings & Arrow.’

She got her major role in 2004 as Regina George in ‘Mean Girls,’ written by Tina Fey. The film grossed over $130 million at the box office and was also adapted into a Broadway musical.

The movie was a breakthrough not only for McAdams but also for other actresses, including Lindsay Lohan, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried.

Moreover, Rachel’s 2004 film The Notebook was a massive hit that grossed over $116 million globally.

Following the success of The Notebook, she appeared in several other blockbuster hits, including ‘Wedding Crashers.’ Moreover, the movie grossed $288.5 million worldwide.

Similarly, she appeared in the 2005 film ‘Red Eye,’ which grossed $96.2 million. This was followed by comedy-drama ‘The Family Stone’ with a $92.9 million box office collection.

Apart from these, McAdams has several other movies in the pipeline, including ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse Madness.’ The movie is set to release in 2022.

Rachel McAdams | Career

Rachel was raised in a Protestant household (a form of Christianity) along with her siblings Kayleen and Daniel.

She learned to figure skate when she was four, participated in competitions, and also won regional awards.

McAdams went to Myrtle Street Public School and Central Elgin Collegiate Institute. She played soccer, volleyball, and badminton as a student.

Similarly, she was a member of the student council and Peer Helping Team.

The Canadian actress also attended several summer camps and started performing at the age of 12 with Original Kids Theater Company.

She not only appeared in the play but directed a few of them. Interestingly she received the acting award at the 1995 Sears Ontario Drama Festival.

After completing high school, McAdams attended York University in Toronto and obtained a Bachelors’s degree in Fine Arts in 2001.

As of April 2024, Rachel McAdams’ net worth is $25 Million.

Unknown Facts About Rachel McAdams

  • To book a role in ‘To the Wonder,’ Rachel lied about her horsehair allergy to the director since she knew horses would be in the film. The reaction was so bad that her eyes swelled up, and she couldn’t see.
  • Both of the leads of the 2004 film The Notebook, Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, were born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London, Ontario.
  • McAdams worked at McDonald’s for more than three years, along with her siblings Daniel and Kayleen.
  • In 2005 Rachel won an MTV Movie Award for best kiss for her role in The Notebook. Both the co-stars recreated the scene while accepting the award.


Who was originally supposed to play The Notebook?

Britney Spears also auditioned for the role in The Notebook and almost secured the part, but it ultimately went to Rachel McAdams.

Did Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams date?

Shortly after the filming of The Notebook was over, the two entered into a romantic relationship. However, the pair broke up after two years of dating.

Will Rachel appear in Doctor Strange 2?

Yes, Rachel will reprise her role as Dr. Christine Palmer in Doctor Strange 2. She first appeared in 2016’s Doctor Strange.

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