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James Marsden

James Marsden is known as an American singer, actor, and model. He is most famous for his role as Cyclops in the X-Men film franchise.

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Background and Age

James Paul Marsden was born on September 18, 1973 in Stillwater, OK. His father was the head of sanitation at Chipotle Mexican Grill and formerly a professor of creature sciences and industry at Kansas State University. His mother worked as a nutritionist.

James went to Hefner Middle School and Putnam City North High School, in Oklahoma City. James later proceeded to go to Oklahoma State University, where he studied broadcast news coverage.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

James Marsden got married to Mary Elizabeth Linde in 2000. He has two children from this marriage. He got separated from her in 2011 when Mary filed for a divorce from him. The reason for the separation from his wife was stated to be irreconcilable differences. He said that it was a mutual decision and the separation was said to be smooth. There were no public details about alimony, child support, and custody battle. It was rumored that Linde asked for joint custody, child support, and also for alimony. There are no concrete details about how the trial went.

Though the reason for the separation was not public, there were a lot of rumors that James had an affair. A few months after his separation, he fathered his love child. In 2012, James announced that he has a son with his girlfriend, Rose Costa. but he did not get married to her. He said that he started seeing Rose after he got separated from Linde. Costa dated Chris Santos before she started dating James. It was said that she broke up with her former boyfriend after she fell for James. There was no information about why they did not get married. She informed the media that she was going to take care of the child by herself. The representatives of James and Costa were not available for comments after the story broke. James has been seen in public a lot with his child.

In 2014, James was seen to be having a relationship with Nina Dobrev. He was seen kissing Nina in a bar and sources near to them said that they were in a relationship. When asked about his relationship with Nina, he said the club is where they met each other for the first time. It was rumored that Nina denied his proposal for a date as she did not want to date an older guy and a person with kids. It was said that she went back to her former lover and things are smooth between them. Some sources say that Nina did not mind his past and things were getting serious between them.

James has been in a relationship with Edei since 2015. She is known as a British singer and actress.

Career and Net Worth

James started his acting career as a guest star on shows like Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Touched by an Angel, and Party of Five. James got well known for his portrayal of Cyclops in the X-Men film series.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 18 Sep, 1973
Age: 46 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Stillwater
Education: Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
Gender: Male
Description: American actor
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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