James David Rodriguez, popular as James Roday is a famous American actor, director, and screenwriter, known for starring as Shawn Spencer on the U.S. network series, Psych. He briefly dated his Psych co-star Maggie Lawson for the duration of filming the show from 2006-2014.
Furthermore, James is remembered for his remarkable works in movies and television shows and has received nominations and won many awards in his career.
From his career as an actor and director, he has managed to earn a massive salary and has well maintained an impressive net worth in his life. Have a quick look at his biography, his journey to success and his romantic relationship history.
James Roday was born James David Rodriguez on 4th April 1976 in San Antonio, Texas, the U.S under the birth sign Aries. He was born to parents; father Jamie ”Jim” Rodriguez and mother Irene Rodriguez.
James has a sister named Lisette Rodriguez. He has an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity. His father is of Mexican descent, and his mother is of English, Irish, Scottish ancestry.
James joined Taft High School in San Antonio. Similarly, he has also grabbed the Bachelor’s degree in fine arts from New York University’s Experimental Theater Wing.
James Roday is known for his ups and downs personal life with his Psych co-star Maggie Lawson. He started dating Maggie in 2006 and started a live-in relationship in Los-Angeles. After being together for seven longs years, the couple ended their relationship in 2014.
James is unmarried and has no children at present. While he was in a relationship with Maggie, he shared $2.2 million 4-bedroom mansion and later, shifted to a $1.1 million worth 2-bedroom mansion.
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James Roday’s net worth as of 2019 is reported to be around $3 million. He earns a salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million, according to online sources.
James started his career starring in various theatrical productions including Three Sisters, A Respectable Wedding and Severity’s Mistress.
Being a successful actor, he has portrayed various characters in the films like Rolling Kansas, Fear Itself, Christmas Eve, The Buddy Games, A Million Little Things, and so on.
As a director, he has directed the films like Battle Creek, Rosewood, Rush Hour, The Resident, and so on.
He starred as Shawn Spencer, a hyper-observant consultant detective and fake psychic on the USA Network series Psych on July 7, 2006, which became a big break of his career.
James returned to his most famous role in 2017 as he starred and executive produced Psych: The Movie. The television movie, which he also co-wrote with Psych’s series creator Steve Franks, aired in December 2017.
As of 2018, he has appeared on television shows such as A Million Little Things, Fortune Rookie, and The Resident.
As a writer, he has worked for The Driver, Skinwalkers, Psych, Shoot The Moon, Quest For Truth, Gravy, Psych: The Movie, and Treehouse.
James Roday has received nominations for the Best Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical in 2006, for Psych by the Satellite Awards. He earned an EWwy Award nomination in 2009 for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. He won the award for Best Actor in a television series for Psych at the Imagen Awards.