Irrespective of how talented he is, James Marsden just does not get the recognition he deserves. He not only starred as a superhero in the X-Men film series but also appeared in Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Party of Five, Superman Returns, Touched by an Angel, and now he is appearing as one of the lead characters in the already iconic Westworld.
Though he is known for his comic book film roles, James has starred in a diverse genre of films such as the musical – Hairspray; the family-friendly films – Hop and Enchanted; and the romantic comedies – The Best of me and 27 Dresses. He showed off his comedic chops when he played Criss Chros, Liz Lemon’s boyfriend in 30 Rock. He has also appeared in several independent films including Robot & Frank, Small Apartments and Bachelorette.
From his good looks, you can easily tell that James Marsden is a former model.
Find out more about the actor below:
James Marsden: Bio & Age
James Paul Marsden was born on the 18th of September, 1973 to Kathleen and James Marsden in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His father was a professor of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University while his mother was a nutritionist. Sadly, his parents got divorced when he was nine years old. James has two brothers – Jeff and Robert – and two sisters – Elizabeth and Jennifer.
The young actor attended the Hefner Middle School as well as Oklahoma City’s Putnam City North High School. He also studied broadcast journalism at Oklahoma State University where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta.
After a year and a half at Oklahoma State University, James Marsden dropped out and moved to Los Angeles to become an actor. We have to admit, that leap of faith paid off.
Is He Gay?
Even though James Marsden has consistently dated women, there are still speculations about his sexuality. For the record, James Marsden is completely straight. The actor has also been in several relationships with females including his time with Rose Costa, Cherie Thibodeaux, Sukie Waterhouse, Emma Deigman and his most famous relationship – Lisa Linde.
James Marsden: Wife, Kids, Divorce From Lisa Linde
The actor was once married to Lisa Linde, the daughter of Dennis Linde – an American country songwriter who spent most of his time working in Nashville. James and Lisa were married for over a decade and in that time, they had two children together. They had both a son and a daughter. Their son was born in 2001 and their daughter was born in 2005.
After his divorce, James fathered another child with his then-girlfriend Rose costa but they have since broken up.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
James Marsden currently has his height listed at 5 ft 10 in and he is said to presently weigh 74 kgs (163 lbs). The actor certainly puts in the work to stay fit and healthy by eating right, not eating late and working out frequently.
He trained with fitness instructor – Aaron Williamson – to get into peak shape for his role in the 2014 romantic film The Best Of Me.
Since 2015, however, James has trained with Tyer Lough (a personal trainer) in order to maintain his amazing physique. The actor likes to stay in excellent shape because of the physically demanding nature of the roles he takes.
Besides working out in the gym, James also plays different types of sports as part of his fitness routine.
James Marsden currently has a net worth of $8 million. This is as a result of his years in the industry. The actor has proven himself versatile enough to take on comic book blockbusters, small indie films and even romantic comedies. As a result, this versatility has made him an actor that is in high demand in Hollywood. As long as he in demand, the money will keep coming.
What’s more is that James Marsden is also currently starring in one of the most successful television shows of the present era and as a result, we can be pretty sure that as long as the show is on the air, James’ net worth will continue to only grow.