He began his acting career and became known for his appearances in various romantic comedies, then he graduated to the dark world of superhero movies and gave the world one of the most respected figures in modern cinema, Wade Wilson aka Deadpool. He is also married to one of the most beautiful women in the world and is married to an A-lister colleague. His name? Ryan Reynolds – one of the most popular characters in Hollywood.
Canadians have a long list of personalities who have made a name for themselves in the American entertainment industry, and while this list includes categories such as sports, music, and movies, in the movies Ryan Reynolds is at the top of the list, whose charm has made him a star, both on-screen and off. He is a superstar that millions of people know a lot about, but here is an article about what you might know about him. Read on to find out more.
Who is Ryan Reynolds and how old is he?
He was born Ryan Rodney Reynolds on October 23, 1976, in Vancouver, British Columbia as the son of James Chester Reynolds and Tamara Lee Reynolds. Ryan grew up in a very modest family of low-income earners and he is the last born in a family of four. He began his education at Kitsilano Secondary School before going on to Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where he studied for a while before dropping out to concentrate fully on his acting career.
Films and TV Shows
Ryan Reynolds began his career in 1991, back home in Canada in a show, Fifteen. He appeared on the show as Billy Simpson over the course of thirteen episodes. After his time on the show ended, he did not reappear on the screen until 1993, when he appeared in his first movie, Ganesh in Ordinary Magic, and on the show, The Odyssey as Macro.
Since then, Ryan Reynolds has continued to appear in various films and TV shows, with a focus on the former. He began to gain a modest following and popularity when he appeared as the title character in the movie Van Wilder: “Party Liaison” in 2002.
He then appeared in the film Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle in 2004, where he appeared as a male nurse. After starting his career mainly in comedies, his foray into action movies began with Blade: Trinity, and since then he has starred in other movies such as X-Men: Origins, Green Lantern, The Hitman’s Bodyguard and perhaps his most popular movie, Deadpool. Ryan Reynolds is also known to have starred in a number of popular romantic comedies such as Just Friends, The Change-Up, Definitely, Maybe, The Proposal and several others.
He has starred in over 80 films and TV shows and has won several awards, including the Golden Globes and MTV Movie Awards.
Ryan Reynolds’ net worth
Ryan Reynolds has appeared in a variety of films, with a total of over 80 in film and TV shows. Some of these have been commercially successful, which has made him a top-earning actor and helped him to a net worth of $75 million.
Apart from his acting income, he is also the majority owner of a gin company, Aviation American Gin, which was a decent investment for the actor.
His wife and children
Ryan Reynolds’ married life is perhaps the very definition of what a superstar he is. He’s been married twice, to two of the most beautiful women in the business. The first time with Scarlett Johansson between 2008 and 2011. They broke up in December 2010.
His second marriage was and is currently married to Blake Lively, Roby Lively’s sister and star of a number of films, including Gossip Girl. The two met on the set of Green Lantern and got together shortly after. They married in September 2012 and have remained married ever since.
The couple has had three children since their marriage. Their first two children, James and Inez, were born in December 2014 and September 2016 respectively. He lives with his wife and children in Pound Ridge, New York.
Height and body dimensions
Ryan Reynolds enjoys a large fan base, not only because of the brilliance with which he portrays his characters on screen but also because of his ridiculously beautiful appearance, which makes many men and women thirsty.
His beautiful appearance radiates from a body that is an admirable 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 79 kg. While not packing excessive bodyweight like a bodybuilder, Ryan retains a fit and well-defined body that makes his tongues waggle when he goes shirtless.
As proof of his attractive appearance, he was included in the People’s Sexiest Man Alive list three times in 2007, 2009 and 2010 and won the top crown in 2010.