Ryan Rodney Reynolds, popularly known as Ryan Reynolds is a very popular actor and producer from Canada. He is best known for his role of the title character in 2016’s popular movie Deadpool. Reynolds has was nominated for the Golden Globe for the portrayal of the character in Deadpool.
Ryan has also played the role of Michael Bergen in comedy series Guys and a Girl which aired from 1998 to 2001. He also was in 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. In the movie, he played the role of Wade Wilson.
Other films in which Reynolds is starring in are 2002’s National Lampoon’s Van Wilder,
2005’s The Amityville Horror, 2009’s The Proposal etc.
Ryan was born on 23rd October of 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was born to mother Tammy who is a retail salesperson and father James Chester “Jim” Reynolds who was a food wholesaler. He is a Roman Catholic and he also has an Irish descent. Reynolds is also the youngest of 4 brothers.
Reynolds attended the Kitsilano Secondary School which lies in Vancouver. He graduated from there in 1994. In the same location, he later attended the Kwantlen Polytechnic University. But he dropped out so that he could become an actor.
Ryan made a debut as a child actor in 1991. He was cast in Hillside which is a teen soap as Billy Simpson. The soap was aired all over the USA by Nick. He also was cast in television film Sabrina the Teenage Witch in 1996 alongside Melissa Joan Hart.
As an actor
Later on, Ryan played the role of a medical student named in TV series Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place. It was his first role as an adult.He also played a frequent role as Macro in The Odyssey from 1993 to 1994. He was made a cameo in 2004’s movie Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle. He played the role of a nurse. Later he appeared in different movies like The In-Laws and Foolproof. Reynolds played the role of waiter ‘Monty’ in the movie Waiting in 2005.
Reynolds is usually known to perform in comedy films and shows. But for 2004’s film Blade: Trinity, Reynolds did an extreme physical workout as it was an action movie. He played the role of Hannibal King in the movie and for it, he gained 11.33 kg of muscles. In 2006, Reynolds also played the role of an FBI agent in crime action movie Smokin’ Aces. In 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, he played the role of Wade Wilson. This character of his, later on, made a reprise and another movie based on it was released in 2016.
The movie is Deadpool and through the movie, Reynolds gained a lot of success. Deadpool has been developed in the early 2000’a. The movie was a huge success and it earned 264.9 million dollars during opening only. The movie was the biggest of 2016 despite being rated as an R film. In the same year, Reynolds played a supporting role in thriller movie Criminal.
He is currently working on his new project which is a sci-fi thriller movie. Yje movie is called ‘Life’ and it is expected to be released in 2017. He also received his own star on 15th December of 2016 at on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame‘.
Awards and Nominations
Ryan has won many awards for his portrayal of Deadpool in 2016’s hit comedy action movie ‘Deadpool’. In 2016, he won a Critics’ Choice Movie Awards under category ‘Best Actor in a Comedy’. He also won an Entertainment Weekly Entertainer of the Year Award under the category ‘Entertainer of the Year’. In the same year, he won 2 MTV Movie Awards, a Teen Choice Awards, and a Miscellaneous award.
Ryan Renolds’ Personal Life
Actor Ryan has a very athletic build. He has a height of 6 ft 2 and he weighs 185 pounds (84 kg). The distinctive feature of the actor is that he has a very muscular body. He has hazel eyes and light brown hair.
Relationship, Dating, and Children
Reynolds started dating singer Alanis Morissette in 2002. The duo announced their engagement in June of 2004 but it ended in 2007, February.
Soon after the breakup, Reynolds started dating Scarlett Johansson. The duo got married om 27th September of 2008 in Columbia. But they soon separated in 2010. The were legally divorced on 1st July of 2011.
In 2011, it was rumored that the actor was dating his co-star Blake Lively. Soon, the pair got married on 9th September of 2012. The pair also had their first child in December of 2014.
Ryan Renolds Net Worth
The estimated net worth of actor Ryan Reynolds is $45 million. He earned the sum through his career as an actor.
In 1996, Ryan Reynolds was rumored to be dating Melissa Joan Hart. At the time, the duo was working together on Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Later, the rumor was confirmed to be true.