Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian and American actor. He began his career starring in the Canadian teen soap opera Hillside (1991–1993), and had minor roles before landing the lead role on the sitcom Two Guys and a Girl between 1998 and 2001. Reynolds then starred in a range of films, including comedies such as National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002), Waiting… (2005), and The Proposal (2009). He also performed in dramatic roles in Buried (2010), Woman in Gold (2015), and Life (2017), starred in action films such as Blade: Trinity (2004), Green Lantern (2011), 6 Underground (2019), and Free Guy (2021), and provided voice acting in the animated features The Croods film series (2013–2020), Turbo (2013), and Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019).
Reynolds’s biggest commercial success came with the 20th Century Fox X-Men films Deadpool (2016) and Deadpool 2 (2018), in which he played the title character. The former set numerous records at the time of its release for an R-rated comedy and his performance earned him nominations at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and the Golden Globe Awards.
Reynolds was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2010 and was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017. As a businessman, he holds an ownership stake in Mint Mobile and is a co-owner of Welsh football club Wrexham A.F.C.; the latter was documented in the TV series Welcome to Wrexham.
Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976, in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the youngest of four sons. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman before retiring from the force and going to work as a foods wholesaler. His mother, Tamara Lee (née Stewart) worked in retail sales. Reynolds has two brothers who work in law enforcement in British Columbia, one of whom followed his father into the RCMP. His paternal grandfather, Chester Reynolds, was a farmer who represented Stettler in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1940 to 1944. Reynolds has Irish and Scottish ancestry, and was raised in the Roman Catholic Church in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.
Reynolds has been involved in acting since age thirteen. He graduated from Kitsilano Secondary School in 1994, which he attended with actor Joshua Jackson. Reynolds played small roles in a number of television series, but became discouraged and quit acting at age 19 to enroll at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. A few months later he ran into fellow actor Chris William Martin, who convinced him to try again and move with him to Los Angeles.
Ryan Reynolds Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography
|Original/Real Name||Ryan Rodney Reynolds, Ryan Rodney|
|Date of Birth||October 23, 1976|
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California, U.S|
|Debut||Film – Ordinary Magic in 1993TV – Fifteen in 1991 to 1993|
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height (Centimeters)||188 cm|
|Height (meters)||1.88 M|
|Weight (Kilograms)||84 kg|
|Weight (Pounds)||(185 pounds)|
|Body Measurements||45-15-32 inches|
|Chest’s Size||45 inches|
|Waist’s Size||32 inches|
|Biceps’s Size||15 inches|
|Shoe’s Size||10 US|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Family and Relatives
|Father’s Name||Jim Reynolds|
|Mother’s Name||Tammy Reynolds|
|Brother’s Name||Jeff Reynolds, Patrick Reynolds, Terry Reynolds|
Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriends
|Girlfriends||Blake Lively (M. 2012), Scarlett Johansson (M. 2008–2011)|
|Spouse/wife||Blake Lively (M. 2012)|
|Daughter||Ines Reynolds, James Reynolds|
|Education Qualification and Schooling/College|
|School||Kitsilano Secondary School in Vancouver|
|College/ University||Kwantlen College, Vancouver|
|Educational Qualification||Not Available|
|Favorites Things and Like & Dislike|
|Hobbies||Fishing, Scuba Diving, Traveling, Swimming and Riding Motorcycles|
|Favourite Food||Pizza, Burger and Reese’s Peanut butter cup|
|Favourite Movie||Not Known|
|Favourite Sports||Football (Green Bay Packers)|
|Favourite Color||Black, Green, Red and Blue|
|Favourite Actor||Steve Martin, Albert Brooks|
|Net Worth||$65 million|
|E-Mail Address||Not Available|
|Phone Number||Not Available|
|House Address||Not Available|
Reynolds began dating singer Alanis Morissette in 2002, and they announced their engagement in June 2004. In February 2007, representatives for the pair announced they had mutually decided to end their engagement. Morissette said her album Flavors of Entanglement was created out of her grief after the split, and the song “Torch” was written about Reynolds.
Soon after the end of his relationship with Morissette in 2007, Reynolds began dating actress Scarlett Johansson.They announced their engagement in May 2008, and married on September 27 of that year, in a private ceremony near Tofino, British Columbia.On December 14, 2010, they announced their separation. Reynolds filed for divorce in Los Angeles on December 23, and Johansson filed her response simultaneously. The divorce was finalized on July 1, 2011.
Reynolds first met Blake Lively in early 2010 while filming Green Lantern, in which they co-starred. They began dating in October 2011 and married on September 9, 2012, at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. In the wake of civil rights protests in 2020, Reynolds publicly apologized and expressed deep regret for using that venue due to its association with slavery; he and Lively renewed their vows at home in New York. The couple have three daughters and a baby: born December 2014, September 2016, and February 2023. In September 2022, Lively herself revealed that they are expecting their fourth child to prevent paparazzi from stalking the family’s home for candid photos of her pregnancy.
The family reside in Pound Ridge, New York. Reynolds and Lively are close friends with singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, who named the characters in her song “Betty” after their daughters.
Reynolds has openly spoken about his lifelong struggle with anxiety, noting in 2018 that he carried out many interviews in the character of Deadpool to alleviate his fears. He became a U.S. citizen c. 2018.
On November 26, 2021, Governor General Mary Simon awarded Reynolds a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award to recognize his philanthropic work and significant contributions to the cultural life of Canada. Sandra Bullock, Morena Baccarin, Michael J. Fox, and Hugh Jackman made pre-recorded speeches in support of, and to congratulate Reynolds on the award.
In the aftermath of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, Reynolds and Lively pledged to “match up” to $1 million for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the conflict in Ukraine.
In March 2022, Lively and Reynolds made another donation, amounting to $500,000 to Water First, to provide indigenous people in Canada with clean water and training to young people to become professional technicians in environmental issues.
In January 2018, Reynolds started the production company Maximum Effort and signed a three-year first-look deal with Fox. Maximum Effort is in development on a live-action adaptation of the board game Clue, to be penned by Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. On June 23, 2021, the marketing division of Maximum Effort Production was spun off as a separate company, and acquired by MNTN Software. Reynolds is the driving force of Maximum Effort and has created ads for a number of his film projects and for brands such as Peloton and R.M. Williams.
Reynolds acquired a stake in Aviation American Gin in February 2018. He stated that his interest went beyond that of an owner, and that he planned to oversee the product’s creative direction as well as taking an active role in the business.
In November 2019, Reynolds purchased an ownership stake in Mint Mobile. It was later revealed that Reynolds owns between 20% and 25% of Mint Mobile. He joined the board of Match Group in July 2020. In August 2020, Diageo announced it was acquiring Aviation American Gin in a deal valued at up to $610 million.
On September 23, 2020, the Wrexham Supporters Trust announced that a business partnership consisting of Reynolds and fellow actor Rob McElhenney was in talks to purchase the Welsh football club Wrexham AFC. On November 16, it was confirmed that Reynolds and McElhenney took over the club after receiving the backing of the Wrexham Supporters Trust. In February 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority approved their takeover of Wrexham. The process of Reynolds and McElhenney’s investment in Wrexham was covered by the 2022 TV documentary series Welcome to Wrexham.
As soon as Reynolds and Rob McElhenney became involved with Wrexham AFC, they also took interest in Welsh culture, specifically their use of Welsh language, with them first advertising their club takeover with a Welsh translator. Reynolds asked that Welsh subtitles be included with his Netflix movie Red Notice, which was also advertised within Wrexham. In 2022, Reynolds and McElhenney were awarded the Diolch Y Ddraig award by Welsh language TV station S4C for their role promoting Welsh culture.
On May 3, 2021, Ryan Reynolds was part of an investor group led by Greylock Partners that made a $750 Million investment into Wealthsimple. Reynold’s exact ownership amount was not disclosed, but this investment round valued the Canadian financial startup company at $5 Billion CAD.
In August 2022 Ryan Reynolds took an equity stake in FuboTV. Reynolds, his Maximum Effort studio and Fubo announced a co-production partnership that will include the launch of the Maximum Effort Network on FuboTV. Reynolds and his team will create original content for the forthcoming channel.
In November 2022, reports began circulating that Reynolds was interested in purchasing ownership of the Ottawa Senators, which were to be sold by the estate of the late Eugene Melnyk. Reynolds confirmed that he was looking to acquire a stake in the team in a November 7 appearance on The Tonight Show, telling host Jimmy Fallon that he would “need a partner with really deep pockets” to accomplish this. The following day he attended a Senators game at the Canadian Tire Centre, and received a standing ovation from the crowd. It was subsequently reported that he had been meeting with different consortiums that were planning to bid on the team, as well as with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.