Who is Ryan Gosling?

Ryan Gosling is a professional actor and singer who gained international attention after his starring role in the American romantic drama film, The Notebook. He further gained fame after the film, Half Nelson for his portrayal of drug-addicted teachers. He has been giving his audience heart throbbing performances since then.


Ryan Gosling
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Bio, Age, Family, and Young

Ryan Gosling was born on 12th November of 1980 in the city of Ontario, London in Canada. His full name is Ryan Thomas Gosling and he was born to a traveling salesman, Thomas Ray Gosling, and a secretary, Donna Gosling. He was raised in a Mormon upbringing.

Ryan Gosling finished his schooling at Gladstone Public School. He then joined Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School and later graduated from Lester B. Pearson High School. He was constantly bullied during high school.


Nationality, Height, and Weight

Ryan Gosling is 40 years old and he possesses a slim body build with a weight of about 78 kg. He is about 6 feet tall and has a chest of 44 inches, biceps of 16 inches, and waist of 34 inches. Gosling may not be a regular trainer but when the film requires, he is ready to make every compromise by taking hard workout plans and cutting his diets. He possesses blonde hair and blue eyes. His distinctive features are a strong jawline, physiques, and his unique accent.

Gosling belongs to mix ethnicity having African-American, English, German, Scottish, English, Irish and French-Canadian ancestry. His sexual orientation is straight and has Scorpio as his birth sign. His nationality is Canadian.


Personal Life, Partner, and Children

Ryan Gosling is not married yet but that doesn’t mean he is single. He has dated a number of beautiful women in the past. He was first seen dating Erin Foster in 2012, he then had a long-distance relationship with actress, Sandra Bullock for a year. In 2004, he was rumored to be dating actress Famke Janssen. In 2005, he started dating actress, Rachel McAdams, they broke up in 2008 with on an off relationship for 3 years.

He was then rumored to have a fling with Casy LaBow, Kat Dennings, Jamie Murray, Blake Lively, Olivia Wilde finally confirming his relationship with Eva Mendes in 2011. The couple has 2 beautiful daughters, she gave birth to Esmeralda Amada Gosling in 2014 and Amada Lee Gosling in 2016. The couple resides in Los Angeles in California in United States.


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Social Media: Twitter

Ryan Gosling is not an Instagram user but thankfully, he uses Twitter and has over 2.1 million followers. He is also the man of few words; he prefers to keep his personal life away from social media. His posts mostly consist of his new films and projects.



Movies and TV Shows

Ryan Gosling made his career debut in 1997 with the film, Frankenstein and Me as Kenny. Following year, he played another small role in the film, Remember the Titans and made his breakthrough in 2001 starring in the American drama film, The Believer as Danny Balint. He next starred in the film, Murder by Numbers and in The Slaughter Rule. He made his second major breakthrough in 2004 with the romantic film, The Notebook alongside Rachel McAdams. He then started making breakthroughs one after another with the hit films like Half Nelson, Lars, and the Real Girl, Blue Valentine, Crazy, Stupid, Love, Drive.

Gosling further starred in Gangster Squad and made his directorial debut in 2014 with the film, Lost River alongside Matt Smith. In 2016, he made another breakthrough with the romantic musical film, La La land as Sebastian Wilder. Gosling also made his television debut in 1993 with the series, The Mickey Mouse Club. He then made small appearances in tv series like Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Goosebumps, Flash Forward, Ready or Not. He then appeared in 44 episodes of Breaker High as Sean Hanlon and in 50 episodes of Young Hercules as Zylus. He also hosted 2 episodes of Saturday Night Live in 2015 and 2017.


Achievements and Awards

Ryan Gosling has been awarded numerous awards and nominations. His performance has earned him 2 Academy Awards nominations, one for the film Half Nelson in 2007 and the other in 2017 for the film, La La Land. He earned his first Golden Globe Awards in 2017 for Best Actor in a Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy with the film, La La Land. His all-time best film, The Notebook earned him ShoWest Awards in 2004, 6 Teen Choice Awards, and an MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2004.

He also won Independent Spirit Awards in 2006 for Half Nelson. He earned his first Irish Film & television Drama Academy Awards in 2011 from the film Drive. He also earned 2 National Board of Review Awards, one in 2006 for the film, half Nelson and another in 2015 for the film, The Big Short. He also earned 2 Satellite Awards from the film Lars and the Real Girl and Drive. He has earned numerous other awards and nominations for his contribution to the film industry.


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Net Worth

As of 2021, Ryan Gosling’s net worth is estimated to be 70 million dollars. It is all thanks to his successful acting career that helped him to reach this milestone. Since he hasn’t shown any sign of stopping yet, we believe we will be able to see more of his breakthrough performances in the coming years. Having said that, we can be assured that he will be making more millions in the coming years.