Who is James Marsden?

James Marsden is a renowned American actor, singer, and former model who is popularly known for his role in the movie “X-Men” and Superman Returns”. He has been seen working actively since the year of 1993.

Quick Info 
Full NameJames Marsden
Date of Birth18 September, 1973
Birth PlaceStillwater, Oklahoma, United States
ParentsJames L. Marsden
Kathleen Marsden
ProfessionAn Actor
SpouseMary Elizabeth (2000- 2011)
PartnerRose Costa
Age 47 years
ChildrenJack Marsden
Mary James Marsden
William Luca Costa-Marsden
Net Worth$8 million dollars


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Biography, Family, and Age

James Marsden, whose real name is James Paul Marsden was born on 18 September 1973 as a son of father, James L. Marsden, and mother, Kathleen Marsden. His father was a food safety advisor to LexiGene Industries where his mother was a nutritionist. His parents divorced when he was just nine years old. He has four siblings and among them, two are younger sisters and two are brothers. Currently, he is 47 years old


Early Life and Education

Earlier, James Marsden went to attend Hefner Middle School and Putnam City North High School and then, went to join Oklahoma State University. He also became one of the members of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. After one and a half years, he left his work and moved into Los Angeles to focus on his acting career.


Nationality and Ethnicity

James Marsden holds an American nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of English, German, Scottish, and French. 

As he was born on 18 September, his zodiac sign is Virgo.


Physical Features

He has got dark brown hair with blue eyes.


James Marsden’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)


James Marsden’s weight is 75 kg.


Personal Life

Wife, Children, and Relationship

On July 22, 2000, James Marsden got married to Mary Elizabeth “Lisa” Linde and had two children together, son and daughter. Their son was born in 2001 and the daughter was born in 2005. Later, they divorced in the year of 2011. Marsden also has a son from his former girlfriend Rose Costa in 2012.


Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

James Marsden has an Instagram account with the tag name (“@james_marsden”) where he had 1.3 M followers.



Television Shows

James Marsden started his television career after he had been cast as Steven Willis on an American made-for-television action drama movie “In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco” in 1993. In the same year, he was also seen appearing as Brian on an American sitcom “Joe’s Life” and also seen appearing as Eddie on an American television sitcom “The Nanny”. Later, he was seen playing the role of Chad Westerfield on an American teen sitcom “Saved by the Bell: The New Class”.

Further, he was seen playing the role of Jason on a syndicated Canadian sitcom “Boogies Diner” in 1994. In that year, he was also seen on series like “Heavenly Road” alongside Vera Farmiga and “Search and Rescue”. In 1995, he was cast as Josh on an American sitcom “Blossom” and also cast as Griffin Holbrook on an American television teen and family drama “Party of Five”. Likewise, he was cast as Jake on an American fantasy drama television series “Touched by an Angel” in 1995.

Later, he appeared on television movies like “Gone in a Heartbeat” and “919 Fifth Avenue”. From the year of 1996 to 1997, he was seen playing the role of Ricky Beckett in the television drama “Second Noah”. He was also seen as Luka on an American television movie “Bella Mafia” in 1997.

In the same year, he was also cast as Jake Walker on a television drama movie “On the Edge of Innocence”. Furthermore, he was seen appearing on several series like “Ally McBeal”, “Robot Chicken”, “Modern Family”, alongside Lauren Cohan “30 Rock”, “Wander Over Yonder” as a voice actor, “Westworld”, “Tour de Pharmacy”, “Dead to Me”, “Mrs. America” and “The Stand”.

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James Marsden started his film career after he had been cast as Tyler Cochran on an American comedy movie “No Dessert Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn” in 1994. Later, he was seen appearing as Doc Barker in the movie “Public Enemies” in 1996. In the following year, he was also seen appearing in the role of Eddie on an American anthology horror movie “Campfire Tales” which was directed by Matt Cooper.

In the year 1998, he was seen appearing as Steve Clark on an American teen science fiction psychological horror movie “Disturbing Behavior” alongside Katie Holmes. In 2000, he was seen playing the role of Derrick Webb in an American teen psychological thriller movie “Gossip” which was directed by Davis Guggenheim. In the same year, he was cast as Scott Summers and Cyclops on an American superhero movie “X-Men” for which, he had earned many positive responses and feedbacks for his outstanding work. His performance was praised by many people.

After the success of “X-Men”, he was cast as Jack Bartlett on an American black comedy movie “Sugar & Spice” in 2001. In the same year, he was also cast as John Wilkes Booth on an American action-comedy movie “Zoolander”. Further, he was cast on several movies like “Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road”, “X2”, “The Notebook”, “The 24th Day”, “Heights”, “The Alibi”, “Superman Returns”, “10th & Wolf”, “X-Men: The Last Stand”, “Enchanted”, “Hairspray”, “27 Dresses”, “Sex Drive”, “The Box”, “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” as voice actor”, “Death at a Funeral”, “Hop”, “Straw Dogs”, “Bachelorette”, “Robot & Frank” and “Small Apartments”.

Also, he was seen appearing as Jack Lim in an American comedy movie “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” in 2013. In the same year, he was seen appearing as Chuck Diamond on an American comedy-drama movie “As Cool as I Am”. He was also cast into the role of John F, Kennedy in an American historical drama movie “The Butler”.

Likewise, he was seen in the movies like “Into the Grizzly Maze”, “2 Guns”, “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”, “The Best of Me”, “The Loft” alongside Oona Chaplin, “Walk of Shame”, “Welcome to Me”, “Accidental Love”, “The D Train”, “Unfinished Business”, “The Female Brain”, “Shock and Awe”, “Henchmen”, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Sonic the Hedgehog”. 

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Further, James Marsden will be seen providing his voice on an upcoming American computer-animated comedy movie, “The Boss Baby: Family Business” in 2021. He will also be seen as Tom Wachowski on an action-adventure comedy movie “Sonic the Hedgehog” in 2022.


Net Worth

James Marsden is a hardworking and talented actor who has an estimated net worth of 8 million dollars with his outstanding performance and good-looking looks. 


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