Many can agree Rachel McAdams portrayed one of our favorite queens bees, Regina George, in the pop-culture classic Mean Girls. Since then McAdams has continuously graced our screens with romantic films like The Notebook and The Time Traveler’s Wife. She never fails to makes us all jealous when she shares romantic scenes with handsome men like Ryan Gosling and Channing Tatum.
The Canadian actress has an extensive and impressive resume filled with movies of different genres. But of course, comedies and romances are her specialty. McAdams has said she never wanted be a Hollywood star which is insane because she’s a natural born actress!
Since becoming Hollywood’s it girl, McAdams has returned back to her roots and currently lives close to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. All of her amazing work makes us wonder how much is Rachel McAdams worth?
Rachel McAdams Net Worth As Of 2018: $14 Million
Here’s how Rachel made her money.
2001 – 2005
McAdams made her Canadian debut in 2001 on MTV’s pilot of Shotfgun Love Dolls. That same year she boarded her first airplane to go to Sicily, Italy to film the comedic movie My Name Is Tanino. McAdam’s first film grossed over a million dollars in Italy.
Her Hollywood film debut happened in 2002 alongside Anna Faris and Robert Schneider in the comedy The Hot Chick. McAdams received praise from the Los Angeles Times and the Daily Mail. The film grossed over $54 million worldwide. She would later return to Canada to star in the comedic mini-series Sling and Arrows. McAdams would have continued being part of the project if it weren’t for her success in the U.S.
In 2004, McAdams landed her break out role as the catty popular queen bee, Regina George in the high school comedy Mean Girls. The 25-year-old actress was praised by USA Today, the Daily Telegraph, the San Francisco Chronicle and even her co-star Tina Fey who wrote the screenplay. The film was an instant hit grossing $129 million worldwide and McAdams won 2 MTV awards.
McAdams would go on to star in another hit film alongside Ryan Gosling, The Notebook. She was dedicated to her role as a the southern belle, Allie Hamilton. McAdams spent time in Charleston, South Carolina practicing her southern accent, taking ballet and etiquette classes. The romantic film was immediately loved by all, both critics and fan. The Notebook has been named one of the most romantic movies of all time with its well-known kissing scene. The film earned $115 million worldwide and McAdams won several awards.
In 2005, McAdams worked alongside Bradley Cooper, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn in Wedding Crashers. She again dedicated herself to the role by earning a sailing certification because her character was an accomplished sailor. The film grossed $285 million worldwide and McAdams received much deserved recognition by the press.
Later that year, she starred in the thriller Red Eye which earned $95 million. Before the year was up McAdams worked with Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Keaton in the family comedy-drama Family Stone. She would move away from the girlfriend or wive roles we were accustomed to seeing her portray. It grossed over $92 million worldwide.
2006 – 2010
McAdams had a hiatus from 2006 to 2007, a period in which was offered parts in movies like The Devil Wears Prada and Mission: Impossible III. She was considered the new “Hollywood it girl” but McAdams knew she wanted to spend time away from the screen to recollect herself.
In 2008, she made her return in film noir Married Life. Despite it’s flop at the box office, only grossing in $2 million, McAdams was welcomed again by Hollywood. She continued to dedicate herself to roles such as in the film The Lucky Ones where McAdams spent time training at a real boot camp in Kentucky. Yet again it wasn’t a success, only earning about $200 thousand but McAdams was still praised for her great work by the New York Times and Entertainment Weekly.
McAdams returned back to her romantic film roots in the film The Time Traveler’s Wife and it was a hit with $101 million worldwide. She didn’t stay in that category for too long as she starred in the political thriller State of Play and the mystery/action movie Sherlock Holmes, which earned $87 million and $524 million worldwide respectively.
In 2010, she starred in Morning Glory with Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton. It grossed $58 million worldwide.
2011 – 2014
McAdams worked with Woody Allen in his fantasy romantic comedy Midnight in Paris in 2011. She received mixed reviews from the press who weren’t comfortable with her portraying a heartless woman. The film earned $151 million. Later that year, McAdams starred again in the mystery/action sequel of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. The film earned over $543 million worldwide.
In 2012, McAdams starred in another romantic film The Vow with Channing Tatum. It was a success grossing $196 million. The next year in 2013, she worked with Ben Affleck in the romantic drama To The Wonder. Afterwards she starred in the erotic thriller Passion. Both films earned less than a million dollars each. McAdams ended 2013 playing a love interest in the romantic comedy-drama About Time.
McAdams worked alongside the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in an espionage thriller A Most Wanted Man in 2014. Later that same year, she received her own star on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
In 2015, McAdams starred in several films like the romantic comedy Aloha, the boxing drama Southpaw with Jake Gyllenhaal and the drama Everything Will Be Fine. But the movie that was the biggest success for McAdams was her role as a dilegent journalist in Spotlight. She got nominations for an Academy Award, the Critics’ Movie Choice Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. The drama film earned over $88 million worldwide.
McAdams was cast in the second season of HBO’s crime drama True Detective in 2015. Despite the mixed review for the season, her work was praised.
Keep a look out for the actress’ upcoming work that includes the much anticipated superhero film Doctor Strange with Benedict Cumberbatch. McAdams is also said to be part of the animated version of The Little Prince.
McAdams is set to star alongside Rachel Weisz in the movie Disobedience, which is based on Naomi Alderman’s novel. She is also going to have a role in the comedy Game Night with Jason Bateman and in the survival Drama Kursk.
Rachel McAdams’ new movie ‘Game Night’ trailer is finally out and fans love it.