Like all actors, James Marsden, 48, lives her life right in the spotlight. Her film role in hair spray and X-Men and TV roles in western world and Die for me has made James so well known to the fans. However, she managed to keep her three children out of the public eye. James’s children jack up21, dan William9, and daughter Maria16, quite under the radar, although they rarely appear in public to support their famous father in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 the film’s premiere on April 5 in LA.
James shares Jack and Mary with his ex-wife, The Days of Our Life alum Lisa Linde. After their divorce in 2011, James had a third child, son William, with the Brazilian model Rose Costa. James had told about his love as a father before. “Of all my achievements in life, being a father is the one I am most proud of,” he said earlier People. “This is the most satisfying. I’ve always been self-deprecating, but I have no problem saying I’m a great dad.” Here’s what you need to know about James’ three children.
Jack Marsden was born on February 1, 2001. He made his first major Hollywood appearance at the 2017 Golden Globes with his father. That same year, James brought his look-alike son as a plus-one to the SAG Awards. Jack went in a different career direction from his father by pursuing modeling and music. She was signed to Wilhelmina Models and walked the Dolce & Gabbana show at Men’s Fashion Week in Milan in January 2018. As for her music career, the 21-year-old released her first album To Plane in 2020 with artist name Jack Holden. Jack has been dating his girlfriend Soleil since November 2019.
Mary James Marsden was born on August 10, 2005. Since Mary is the only daughter of James, they have a very special bond. On his 13th birthday, awestruck actors share the sweetest tribute to Mary alongside a photo of the father-daughter duo. “No matter how many years you grow up, the magical spirit you lead will never grow old. It will take you, through the trees and up into the sky, surrounding you with colors only your eyes can see,” she wrote on Instagram. Apart from a few red carpet appearances with her dad, Mary lives a quiet life. The 16-year-old girl seems to be still in high school.
William Luca Costa-Marsden was born on December 14, 2012. He is the only child of James’ brief romance with Rose Costa. Despite the sizeable age difference between William and his siblings, the 9 year old seems to be very close to Jack and Mary. James adores his youngest child and has previously revealed that he has no problem caring for the newborn years later. “Once you become a father … it’s like riding a bicycle, once you learn it, you understand it,” he told ABC News in February 2014.