Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a 42 year old Canadian actor, film producer and screenwriter. He was born on October 23rd of 1976 in Vancouver. His parents are James Chester Reynolds (father), who worked as a food wholesaler and Tammy Reynolds (mother) who worked as a salesperson. He has 3 brothers, Terry, Jeff and Patrick Reynolds. He went to Kwantlen Polytechnic University but he drop out before finishing.
Ryan started acting at a very young age, he was only 12 when he got his first job. In the beginning he played roles in soap operas and sitcoms. Ryan got his first important role in 1991, he played Billy Simpson in a Canadian TV show for teens called Hillside. Some years after, in 1998, he was called to join an ABC sitcom called Two guys and a girl. He played the role of Michael Bergen until 2001 when the shoe ended. The show was filmed in Boston. Ryan made an appearance in the world famous 90s’ TV show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch. In regards to his personal life, he became engaged at the age of 26, during 2002 with the famous Canadian singer Alanis Morissette.
After participating in two guys and a girl, Ryan moved out to Hollywood to pursue his dream. He managed to get involved in several films such as Finder’s Fee, Coming Soon and Dick. He also was called to participate in 13 episodes of the TV series The Odyssey.
In 2004 Ryan played a part in the film Blade: Trinity as Hannibal King. The next year, 2005, was the beginning of Deadpool. He became very interested in this story and started thinking about adapting the original Marvel comic into a movie. He got in touch with the writer David S. Goyer. In February of 2007, his relationship with Alanis reached to an end. The couple broke up and so did their engagement.
It was May of 2008 when the proposal, a typical American romantic comedy, began to be filmed. This movie was Ryan’s first starred film and his Co-Star was the very popular actress Sandra Bullock. In regards to his personal life, in this year he got married to the actress Scarlet Johansson. In 2009 he also played a role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine as Wade Wilson. This character was the foundation of Deadpool as it was later developed.
In 2010 he starred Buried which was a Spanish thriller. The movie was filmed in Spain and was written by Chris Sparling. Later that year he was asked to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Finally, at the end of 2010 Ryan and Scarlet got divorced. It was not all bad news for him, he was already included in the list of Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 2009 but it was in 2010 when he actually was considered as the Sexiest Man Alive.
Green Lantern started filming in 2010 and was released in 2011. He headlined the movie and play the superhero role. The film was not very successful but it gave two important things to Ryan. He is one of the few actors that has starred a DC and Marvel film and also this is when he met his second wife and mother of his two kids, Blake Lively. The couple got engaged and finally got married on the 9th of September of 2012.
Besides traditional acting, Ryan also has voice-starred 2 films, the croods and human guy. These were released during 2013 and belong to the DreamWorks family.
Deadpool, originally known as Wade Wilson in the 2009 movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Reynolds became a fascination for Ryan. He truly wanted to develop the adaptation of the comic into a film and after some years of struggling for it, the script was written. Deadpool is about an anti-superhero who has a very particular sense of humor, he is the product of an experiment that gave him the possibility of have accelerated healing powers. The film was released in 2016. Deadpool was the opposite of green lantern, the movie was a huge success, both commercially and quality speaking. The critics were very pleased with film and its message.
In addition, Deadpool broke a lot of box-office records. In first place because it had the biggest income of 2016, with an opening of 264.9 million dollars. In second place, but not less important, because it also was the most watched film on IMAX 2D with the biggest worldwide opening of all time, with $27.4 million dollars.
The movie broke records and outperformed The Dark Knight Rises which worldwide’s opening was for $23.8 million dollars. The producers studied the success and considered that it was a good idea to make a sequel.
In regards to his personal achievements and family expansions, on 2012 his first daughter, James, was born. His second daughter, Inez was born in 2016. On December of the same year Ryan got into the walk of fame on Hollywood, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Deadpool 2 filming started on June of 2017. The movie was finally released on May 18th of 2018. It has gained more than $734 million dollars worldwide and was considered as the sixth highest-grossing films of 2018.
Ryan Reynolds net worth is estimated $75 million dollars
- Occupation: Actor, Model
- Age: 42 years old (in 2018)
- Date of Birth: October 23rd, 1976
- Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Gender: Male.
- Star: Scorpio
- Eye color: Dark Brown
- Hair color: Dark Brown
- Ethnicity: Irish
- Nationality: Canadian
- Measurements: 45-15-32
- Height in feet: 6 ft 2
- Height in cm: 188cm
- Weight in kg: 84kg
- Weight in pounds: 185lbs
- Married: Ryan Reynolds is Married with Blake Lively
- Spouse: Blake Lively
- Parents: Father Jim Reynolds, Tammy Reynolds
- Siblings: Terry Reynolds, Jeff Reynolds, Patrick Reynolds
- Children: Inez Reynolds, James Reynolds