The doors of Hollywood opened for Jamie Linden after winning the popular game show, The Price Is Right hosted by Bob Barker in 2006. Since then he has not looked back and at present, has made his name as a screenwriter and filmmaker with movies like We Are Marshall and 10 Years.
Besides his professional life, Linden also grabbed much media attention from his romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Rachel McAdams. The couple recently welcomed a son together.
Here are five facts about McAdams' boyfriend and baby's father, Jamie Linden:
5. Jamie Linden Is A Native Of Florida
Jamie Linden was born on September 3, 1980, in Florida and raised in Winter Park, Florida. Linden attended Lake Howell High School and later graduated from Florida State University earning a degree in marketing and media production.
He later moved to Hollywood, California in 2001 to pursue his career in Hollywood.
4. He Is A Filmmaker And Screenwriter
Linden started his career as a screenwriter in 2006 writing the script for the movie We Are Marshall starring Matthew McConaughey and Matthew Fox.
His other ventures as a screenwriter are a romantic 2010 film Dear John starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum, the 2011 movie 10 Years starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, and the 2016 American thriller film, Money Monster starring Julia Roberts, and Giancarlo Esposito.
Won the game show
He also has written a screenplay for an upcoming movie set to release on March 1, 2019, Chaos Walking. Linden made his directorial debut in 10 Years and co-produced movies such as Dear John and We Are Marshall.
Prior, he won the game show, The Price Is Right in 2006. Recalling the past, Linden said:
“I won $5,000 and a Tuscan wine server cart. So I decided to stay. I got a temp job reading screenplays and was fascinated by them. I was hired and fired from a few a s sistant jobs so I figured I’d try writing a script myself.”
The show helped him build his career in Hollywood.
3. He Used To Work As An Assistant At A Production Company
Before pursuing a career as a screenwriter, Linden used to work as an assistant in a production company named Mirage Enterprises.
Talking to Variety in 2012, he revealed:
"My first job was an a s sistant at [production company] Mirage [Enterprises] for [director and producer] Sidney Pollack and [director and screenwriter] Anthony Minghella,"
The production company has produced several projects such as The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and Iris among others.
2. He Previously Dated Zooey Deschanel
Rachel McAdams is not the first actress, the 37-year-old filmmaker dated. He was previously in romantic relations with New Girl star, Zooey Deschanel.
Linden and Deschanel started dating in 2012 soon after her divorce from Ben Gibbard in late 2011 citing irreconcilable differences.
Separated in 2014
During their relationship, sources claimed that Linden was a nice man:
"Jamie's a really nice guy. He's funny, and a little geeky. . .he's into her!"
They dated for about two years and separated in 2014. Soon after the breakup, Deschanel started dating Jacob Pechenik and married in 2015.
1. Jamie Linden and Rachel McAdams Share Low Profiled Relationship
Linden and McAdams share a low-key relationship since they were captured together in April 2016. They rarely make any public appearances and haven't been spotted together at any red carpet events as well.
The low-key couple appeared together in a wedding ceremony held in Virginia in June 2016. Later, they were spotted getting cozy while attending the Louvre art museum in Paris after Linden's appearance in the 2016 Cannes Film Festival for his movie Money Monster.
Oscar-nominated actress Jamie
Reportedly, Linden and McAdams welcomed their first child on 10th April 2018. The news came out after the couple was spotted together where Linden appeared carrying their newborn baby in his arms.
The 39-year-old Oscar-nominated actress managed to keep her pregnancy private until Enews confirmed her pregnancy.
While McAdams officially hasn't confirmed the news, he previously said that she would love to be a mother:
"Having a few [kids] would be great. My mom is a great inspiration to me...She's a nurse and very nurturing and gentle. She lets me be who I am. Hopefully I can take on those qualities and be as great as her."
McAdams in movie, Game Night'
She said in her next interview in 2010:
"Part of me is very attached to the idea of having children. It’ll depend on if I find the person I want to do that with."
She was absent from her recent movie, Game Night's premiere on February 23, 2018. McAdams starred in the movie alongside Jason Bateman.
Dated her Notebook co-star
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She famously dated her Notebook co-star, Ryan Gosling. They shared an on-again and off-again relationship from 2004 to 2007.
She was also in a romantic relationship with Midnight in Paris co-star Michael Sheen from 2011 to 2013.