Jamie Linden Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Apr, 2018
Facts of Jamie Linden
Date of Birth: 1980 , September-3
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jamie Linden
Birth Name Jamie Linden
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession Screen writer
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for We Are Marshall, Dear John
Education Lake Howell High School, Florida State University’s College of Communication
Movies We Are Marshall, Dear John, 10 Years
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American screenwriter, Jamie Linden is well-recognized for his screenplay for the movie, Dear John and We Are Marshall. He is also credited for his work in several movies like 10 Years and Money Monster. As of 2018, he is co-writing the screenplay for the upcoming movie, Chaos WalkingHe was hired and fired from several assistant position jobs before pursuing his career in writing. In early 2000, he won the game show, The Price Is Right which inspired him to stay in Hollywood.

Linden is in a relationship with Canadian actress, Rachel McAdams. The couple started their relationship in 2016. In 2018, the couple welcomed their first child.

Early Life And Education Of Jamie Linden

Jamie Linden was born on 3rd September 1980 in Florida under the birth sign Virgo. Linden is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His parents raised him in Winter Park, Florida near Orlando.

Linden attended Lake Howell High School and later majored in marketing and media production at Florida State University’s College of Communication. After graduation, he along with his three friends traveled to Hollywood with the tickets to The Price Is Right. He then won $5k and a Tuscan wine server cart. The victory inspired him to stay there,

‘’ I won $5,000 and a Tuscan wine server cart. So I decided to stay.’’

Besides, he was hired and fired from several assistant jobs.

Jamie Linden’s Career

Jamie Linden, at the initial phase of his career, worked as an assistant to directors, Anthony Minghella and Sydney Pollack at Mirage Enterprises. The job was a big break of his career. 

Linden made his Hollywood debut as the screenwriter in 2006 in the movie, We Are Marshall. The movie starred Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Kate Mara and Anthony Mackie. The movie was based on a true story of 1970 Southern Airways Flight 932 plane crash in which most of the members of Marshall University football team were killed.

In 2010, Linden wrote his second screenplay for the movie, Dear John. The following year, he made his directional debut with the movie, 10 Years. Three years later, he worked with George Clooney and Julia Roberts for the movie, Money Monster.

As of 2018, he is co-writing the screenplay for science fiction action thriller film, Chaos Walking with Patrick Ness, Charlie Kaufman, and John Lee Hancock.

Jamie Linden’s Net Worth

Jamie Linden has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as per some online sources, however, the amount is still under review. Whereas, his girlfriend has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

As per Hollywood Reporter, film writers averagely earns a salary ranging between $100k-$1 million.

Here is the list of his movies that made a good collection at the box office:

Movies Budget  Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Awards and Nominations Cast Members
Dear John (2010) $25 million $114.9 million 6.3
  • Nominated for ASCAP Film and Television Music, and CinEuphoria Awards.
  • Nominated for People's Choice AwardsMTV Movie Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.
Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins and Henry Thomas.
Money Monster (2016) $31.4 million $93.3 million 6.5   George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell and Caitriona Balfe.

Jamie Linden’s Personal Life

Jamie Linden is in a relationship with Rachel Ann McAdams, a Canadian actress. The couple started dating in 2016. Though the couple has been dating for months, they never walked on a red carpet together. They also rarely appear together in public.

CAPTION: Jamie with his girlfriend, Rachel McAdams. SOURCE: US Weekly

The two were first spotted in Virginia attending a wedding ceremony. Later, they were spotted getting cozy in Paris.

In February 2018, E! News revealed Rachel’s pregnancy to the world other than that the couple kept the news about the pregnancy under wraps. The same year, the couple welcomed their first child. On 9th April 2018, the couple was spotted carrying their infant son. This was the first public appearance of their child.

The couple is together for years and is not married yet.

CAPTION: Jamie with his ex-girlfriend, Zooey Deschanel. SOURCE: Daily Mail

Previously, Linden dated New Girl Star, Zooey Deschanel in 2014 and broke up in 2016.

In April 2013, at the wedding of Friday Night Lights actor, Scott Porter, he appeared as a groomsman.

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