Professionalism at its peak, the real-life former couple, James Roday and Maggie Lawson kept their personal differences aside to recreate the magical onscreen pair in Psych: The Movie.
James Roday rose to the fame through his breakthrough performance as psychic impersonator Shawn Spencer in TV series Psych. The actor was also nominated for a Satellite Award in the category of Best Actor in 2006. The 42-year-old actor also is famous for his recurring role on the drama series First Years in 2001.
James Roday Married Then-Girlfriend OnScreen!
James Roday was dating his co-star Maggie Lawson. The couple started dating on and off-the-screen in 2006. He and then-girlfriend, Maggie recreated their affair on-screen in Psych. In the TV series, James and Maggie portrayed the role of Shawn Spencer and Juliet O'Hara.
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They were reportedly in a live-in relationship in Los-Angeles and resided in a $2.2 million 4-bedroom mansion. In January 2014, they kept their home for sale and shifted to a $1.1 million worth 2-bedroom mansion.
After seven years of relationship in real life, James and Maggie separated in late 2014. However, they continued their magic on-screen in Psych and Psych: The Movie.
While the fans desired the heartthrob to reunite together once again, the TV series Psych brought its a sequel in the form of a movie, Psych: The Movie in 2017. In the film, Shawn Spencer (James Roday) and Juliet O'Hara (Maggie Lawson) got married.
The film fulfilled the wish of fans, who have been waiting for years. In the on-screen wedding, the two got married in a carpel with the big, white dress in the presence of hundreds of guests.
James got married on-screen to his ex-girlfriend, Maggie Lawson (Photo: Twitter)
James's then-girlfriend, Maggie went to get married to actor Ben Koldyle in August 2015. However, after less than two years of married life, Maggie and Ben filed for divorce in 2017.
As of now, James Roday is reportedly single, and the actor is busy with his on-going projects like A Million Little Things in 2018. He is also working as director and co-writer of Treehouse in 2018.
How Does James Roday Gather The Net Worth?
James Roday enjoys the net worth of $3 Million. He earned the fortune from his career as an actor, director, and screenwriter. He mustered the income, appearing in the movie The Dukes of Hazzard, which has a box office collection of $111.1 million out of budget $50 million. He also increased the wealth appearing in the long-running TV series like Psych (2006–2014) and as a director of Rosewood (2015-2016).
James began his professional career in acting in the late 90s, appearing in "Coming Soon," and "Ryan Caulfield: Year One." His portrayal as Shawn Spencer in the USA Network series Psych earned enormous fan following. Later, he worked as a director of series in 2009-2014 and as an occasional writer in 2007-2014.
The San Antonio-born actor, James, at the age of 22, selected his professional named as James Roday as there was already an another named "James Rodriguez" registered in the Screen Actors Guild.
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Son of Jaime "Jim" Rodriguez and Irene Rodriguez, James Roday was born as James David Rodriguez on 4 April 1976 in San Antonio, Texas.
He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed-nationality. His father is of Mexican descent and mother is of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He completed his bachelor's degree in fine arts from New York University's Experimental Theatre Wing.