She was also nominated for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts ‘Best Rising Star’ Award. Rachel Mc Adams was born on the 17th of November in London, Ontario to Lance and Sandra Mc Adams. She is of Welsh, English, Scottish and Irish descent.Her father was a truck driver while her mother was a nurse. She has two younger siblings – Daniel, who is a personal trainer and Kayleen, who is a celebrity make up artist.Rachel Mc Adams is a Christian, having grown up in a Protestant home. She began skating when she was four and competed in skating competitions until she was 18.She even took home several regional awards and she has credited skating for preparing her for the physical demands that would come with acting.She has credited her English and drama teachers for the 11th and 12th grades for being a huge source of inspiration.After high school, she had initially intended to study Cultural Studies at the University of Western Ontario but she ended up graduating with Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University with the intention of pursuing acting as a career option.While I should be lauding her Oscar-nominated performance in Spotlight, I can't help but wonder who Rachel Mc Adams will bring to the Oscars?
) And if you noticed the pattern of Mc Adams dating costars, you aren't alone, though the Canadian actor told Glamour that she only dates costars after they work together.
Her net worth is the sum total of her salaries for her years as an actress.
It also comes from wise investments and endorsement deals.
But as far as the cast of Spotlight goes, she seems to have strictly professional relationships with her male costars of John Slattery, Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Brian d'Arcy James, Liev Schreiber, and Billy Crudup.
(Good lord, she really was outnumbered in this cast.)The star pretty much always looks flawless on the red carpet and she has been continually accepting awards for Spotlight in style, like Best Ensemble Acting at the Critics' Choice Awards and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the SAG Awards (pictured above).