James Marsden Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James Marsden Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 18, 1973
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorBlue

Born Name

James Paul Marsden

Nick Name

Bello Jimmy, J.P.

James Marsden during the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International
James Marsden during the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International

Sun Sign


Born Place

Stillwater, Oklahoma, U.S.




James Marsden went to Hefner Middle School and had completed his high school studies from Putnam City North High School in Oklahoma City.

He studied broadcast journalism at Oklahoma State University.


Actor, Singer, and Model


  • Father – James Luther Marsden (Head of Food Safety)
  • Mother – Kathleen (née Scholtz) (Nutritionist)
  • Siblings – Jennifer (Younger Sister), Elizabeth (Younger Sister), Jeff (Brother), Robert (Brother)
  • Others – Luther Durwood Marsden (Paternal Grandfather), Norma Junelle Owrey (Paternal Grandmother), William George Scholz (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Louise Orr (Maternal Grandmother)


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5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


74 kg or 163 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Marsden has dated –

  1. Mary Elizabeth “Lisa” Linde (2000-2011) – Lisa Linde is a famous actress and daughter of country music songwriter Dennis Linde. James and Lisa married on July 22, 2000. They have a son named, Jack Holden (b. February 1, 2001) and a daughter named Mary James (b. August 10, 2005). Their divorce was filed by Linde on September 23, 2011.
  2. Rose Costa (2011) – Brazilian model, Rose Costa dated James for a while in 2011. Their son William Luca Costa-Marsden was born on December 14, 2012.
  3. Cherie Thibodeaux (2012) – Actress Cherie and James were rumored to be dating in the year 2012.
  4. Suki Waterhouse (2015) – Suki is an actress, model, and entrepreneur by profession. She was rumored to be dating James in April 2015.
  5. Edei (aka Emma Deigman) (2015-Present) – English singer and songwriter, Emma Deigman and James commenced dating in 2015. They are still going strong as a couple.
James Marsden and Edei in a selfie as seen in February 2019
James Marsden and Edei in a selfie as seen in February 2019 (James Marsden / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


James has English, German, Scottish and French ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Charming Smile
  • Attractive personality

Brand Endorsements

James has appeared in these commercials –

  • AT&T Unlimited Plus
  • Several Toyota RAV4 Hybrid commercials titled “Wolf Pack”, “Lumberjacks Challenge”, and “Mars”.
  • Hugo Boss “Own Your Journey” campaign.

Best Known For

  • His role of Scott Summers / Cyclops in the superhero film series X-Men (2000).
  • His character Richard White in the 2006 film Superman Returns.

As a Singer

  • He sang two songs for the 2007 musical film “Hairspray”. Both the songs were certified platinum by the RIAA.
  • He sang “True Love’s Kiss” and “That’s Amore” for the 2007 romantic film “Enchanted”.

First Film

His debut role was Tyler Cochran in the 1994 comedy film No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn.

First TV Show

James’s first appearance on the television show was as Chad Westerfield in Saved by the Bell: The New Class in 1993.

Personal Trainer

Aaron Williamson was James’s trainer for the 2014 romantic movie “The Best of Me”.

Later in 2015, Tyler Lough was helping James to stay in shape.

James plays lots of sports to stay fit. He drinks a lot of water and tries to avoid late night meals.

James Marsden Favorite Things

  • Food – Sushi
  • ClothesCalvin Klein, Prada, and thrift-store clothes
  • Songs – “Shameless” and “The Dance” by Garth Brooks
  • Movie – “Jaws”, “The Godfather”
  • Musical Production – Rent
  • Film Stars – Paul Newman and Kate Winslet
  • Sinatra Songs – “I Get a Kick Out of You”

SourceNY Post, Babble, Aceshowbiz, Box Office Mojo, MTV

James Marsden Dogs

  1. Buddy – He previously had a dog named Buddy who passed away in February 2021.
James Marsden in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018
James Marsden in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2018 (James Marsden / Instagram)

James Marsden Facts

  1. James was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
  2. In order to pursue his acting career, he left his university after one and a half years.
  3. He was nominated for the “Teen Choice Awards” for his role in “Enchanted” and “27 Dresses”.
  4. In January 2011, he guest appeared in ABC’s “Modern Family”.
  5. He has done modeling work for Versace.
  6. He was awarded the Blockbuster Award under the “Best Supporting Actor” category for his role of Cyclops in the “X-Men” series.
  7. Marden’s mother and father got divorced when he was 9 years old.
  8. He was offered a role in the Magic Mike (2012) movie starring Channing Tatum. However, he turned down the role in the fear that his role would be edited out.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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