Who is Jamyan McGregor?

Jamyan McGregor is a celebrity kid adopted by the famous Scottish actor Ewan McGregor and his ex-wife Eve Mavrakis in 2005.

At the time of her adoption, she was four years old. 

The couple raises her and their other three daughters with so much care and love. Jamyan was in Mongolia when her foster father, Ewan, met and adopted her.

Jamyan McGregor Biography
Jamyan McGregor Biography

Quick facts

Full nameJamyan McGregor
Nickname Jam
BirthdateJune 01, 2001
Age21 years old
TraitsPositive: Adaptable, outgoing, and intelligent
Negative: Indecisive, impulsive, and unreliable
BirthayUlaanbaatar, Mongolia,
Currently residingLos Angeles, California, USA
EducationCriminal Justice at Mitchell College, (2024)
Besant Hill School of Happy Valley, (2020)
ParentsEwan Mcgregor,
Eve Mavrakis
GrandparentsJames Charles Stuart McGregor
Carol Diane McGregor
SiblingsClara Mathilde McGregor,
Esther Rose McGregor,
Anouk McGregor,
Laurie McGregor
Marital StatusSingle (bisexual)
SpouseNot applicable
ChildrenNot applicable
ProfessionNot applicable
Net worthUSD 50 million
Social mediaInstagram
Height5 ft 5 inches
Eye colorBrown

Early life

Jamyan Mcgregor adopted daughter of Ewan Mcgregor
Jamyan Mcgregor the adopted daughter of Ewan Mcgregor

Jamyan McGregor was born in June 2001. Ewan McGregor rode his motorbike through Mongolia for the British television series Long Way Round.

It was there that he met Jamyan. She was an orphan growing up in a Government street shelter for kids.

Jamyan McGregor a Gemini. A Gemini woman is adaptable, outgoing, and intelligent; however, she can be indecisive, impulsive, and unreliable. Her favorite color is red, and Switzerland is her favorite travel destination. Chinese food is also a favorite of hers.

The name Jamyan is of Mongolian origin and means wholeheartedness, versatility, and efficiency.

Jamyan McGregor is currently studying Criminal Justice at Mitchell College.

She and her sisters are in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. Additionationally, Jamyan is bisexual.


Ewan McGregor (father)

Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor

Ewan, the foster father of Jamyan, is an actor, singer, and producer. He won 5 Empire Awards and one European film award in 2010.

Ewan has won TV and Satellite Awards and has been a nominee for Golden Globe twice and Primetime Emmy Awards Thrice.

Before even graduating from his school of drama, Ewan won the lead role in “Lipstick in your Collar” in 1993. 

The Scottish actor, Ewan, has been able to win the Humanitarian Award for his charitable contribution and is known as the fourth most influential person in British culture. 

Ewan has done several roles in the past years; however, he is best known for his excellent acting skills in “Trainspotting: and “Star wars.”

Apart from that, Ewan has been a motorcycling enthusiast. In addition, he is known for his contribution to the Scottish film industry. 

This veteran actor loves doing charity and has been actively serving as a UNICEF UK ambassador since 2004.

Talking about his 2021, Ewan was busy shooting his new Netflix drama series “Halston,” which was telecasted recently on May 14 on Netflix UK. 

Based on the rise of fame of legendary fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick, the series has an IMDB rating of about 7.5, which is quite good, and fans are loving it.

Eve Mavrakis (mother)

Eve Mavrakis at IWC Filmmakers Dinner at Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc on May 21, 2012, in Cannes, France.

Eve was born in Dordogne, South-west France, and spent her life mainly in France and China. 

She received her first break in 1987 for the film “Empire of the Sun” that Steven Spielberg directed. She even worked as an assistant for the romantic drama” Dangerous Liaison” in 1988.

Since then, her career has never seen a downfall. Instead, she evolved as a production designer and art director

The foster mother of Jamyan journey as a production designer has been remarkable, and she has worked on several movies and TV series.

Her career involved appearing behind the screen and on-screen. Eve Mavrakis has been into films, including ‘Long Way Down, a mini-TV series featuring his ex-husband Ewan and his good friend Charley Boorman.

Ewan and Eve Mavrakic met each other while filming a series “Kavanagh QC” in 1995. So naturally, the news of their romance made headlines.


They married on July 22, 1995. The lovely couple had three kids.

However, the marriage didn’t end on good terms, and the couple separated. Eve divorced Ewan when she saw him kissing Winstead on sets of Fargo.

The couple’s separation shocked many fans because they seemed to be the perfect couple in the industry.

While she wanted to have single custody of her kids, actor Mcgregor filed for joint custody and even agreed to pay alimony. 

The court finalized their divorce on August 13, 2020.


Jamyan has 3 other sisters, namely Clara, Esther, and Anouk, out of which Jamyan and Anouk are the only adopted ones. But there is nothing you can say that they are adopted.

She has been loved all the same way as her sisters, and all four of them live very happily. Even though the relationship between the sisters is solid, the bonding between their parents kind of gets colder, and they decide to part ways after living for about 22 years with each other.

Ewan McGregor with daughter, Jamyam McGregor
Ewan McGregor with daughter, Jamyam McGregor


Jamyan McGregor is planning to be a lawyer as she is currently pursuing Criminal Justice at Mitchell College.

Additionally, she is a women’s rights activist, swimmer, international traveler, and equestrian.

Jamyam Gregor
Jamyam Gregor

She is already an internet sensation and famous as an actor’s kid, so we assume she has greater chances in a similar field, but nobody knows her dreams.

Were the children okay with the divorce of their parents?

Even though the couple happily drifted their ways, the eldest daughter was not okay with the decision, and she time and again showed her anger towards her father’s new wife.

She once commented ‘Piece of trash’ on a photo posted by a fan page however was even sorry in an interview with the Times. She said,

It wasn’t the most mature way to go about things, But I was angry and upset. There had been a lot of building up to it and a lot to deal with -not to make excuses or anything-but yeah, it wasn’t my finest moment.

She even said it was not very easy to accept the sudden change in the family. She further added

I said how I felt and I didn’t want to apologize for it. It wasn’t the right way to go about things, but it’s a hard thing to wrap your head around when you feel you had this idea of what the family unit is and then to have that shift. It’s very weird“.

But things ended on good terms, and actor McGregor married his girlfriend, Winstead. Her daughter Clara who was not okay with the marriage, heartily welcomed her baby brother and the first child of the newly married couple.

She and Jamyan posted a picture of welcoming their baby brother on their official Instagram page.

The net worth of Jamyan McGregor

Since Jamyan is just a kid, there’s no way she has gained any sources of income and is living with her parents. Still, her father, Ewan, an actor, singer, and director from a similar profession has saved up a good amount of money for himself and his kids.

Ewan is said to have a net worth of about USD 50 million. All the daughters seem to enjoy the wealth he has acquired after all that a father earns.

Social media

Jamyan Mcgregor has been to fame after getting adopted by famous parents, and since then, she has been the center of attraction. People want to know how she is doing now and what she is all about.

Well, she is active on Instagram and available under the name @Jamyan.mcgregor.
Her recent post on Instagram shows that she is an official citizen of the US, and she is pleased about it.

Her Instagram has about 7948 followers with 147 posts. She first opened her Instagram in 2017 and has been active on it since then. She is an evolving personality for the public.