Rachel McAdams is one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces , thanks to her iconic roles as Queen Regina George in Mean Girls and Ellie Hamilton's love interest in The Notebook , followed by other romantic films such as The Oath . Although the Canadian actress has a strong presence in show business, her children are a priority. Rachel rarely talked about her family life in public until she mentioned her children in an interview with Bustle in April 2023.
Read on for everything we know about Rachel's two children, a boy and a girl.
How many children does Rachel McAdams have?
According to an interview with Rachel Bustle , the "Red Eye" star has two children, which she explained when she mentioned why she asked the publication to edit her photos as little as possible.
"I'm wearing latex underwear for this photo shoot. But I have two kids," Rachel said. "This is my body, and I think it's very important to show it to the world."
While promoting his 2023 film Are You God? I, Margaret , from Ontario, found out she is still breastfeeding baby #2. She gave birth to daughter #2 just five months before filming began.
"I felt like a milking machine," she joked in an interview at the time.
In April 2018, Rachel gave birth to her first child, a son. In November of the same year, the Oscar nominee spoke about her child for the first time during an interview with The Sunday Times .
"It's definitely the greatest thing that's ever happened to me," Rachel said. “[People say] your life is no longer yours, but I was 39. you tire me I was so happy to have someone else to focus on… I've been waiting for [motherhood] for a long time."
Two years later, she revealed that she was pregnant with a daughter in August 2020, showing off her belly in public. In May 2022, Rachel announced that she had given birth to a child.
Who does Rachel McAdams share her children with?
Although the True Detective alum is single, she has been dating screenwriter Jamie Linden since 2016 and they have a son and a daughter together.
What are the names of Rachel McAdams' children?
Neither Rachel nor Jamie have publicly named their children.
Where does Rachel McAdams live with her children?
According to her interview with Bustle , Rachel and Jamie live with their children in the south of the country, away from the lights of Los Angeles. Discussing her personal life with the publication, the "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" actress noted that she likes to ride her children's bicycles.
"All my bikes have child seats," she said.
Because she was able to take a break from acting, Rachel explained that it allowed her to stay in touch with her family, which "really helped her feel stronger."