Ryan Haywood is a former American social media personality and former member of the American video production company, Rooster Teeth. He is known for his appearance in “RWBY,” “Red vs. Blue,” “Heroes & Halfwits,” and several more.

His controversy of sexual practices, manipulations, and multiple allegations in 2020 has led him to leave his social media career.

Quick Info
Birth Name
James Ryan Haywood, aka Ryan Haywood
Nick Name
“Iron Ryan,” “The Mad King,” “BM Vagabond,”
“SortaMaliciousGaming,” “Rye Bread,” and “The Bagabond"
Birth Date
6th December 1980
Birth Place
Columbus, Georgia, United States
Debbie Hoover,
David L. Edwards
Ryan Edwards and Tanya Edwards
Full Sail University,
Georgia Southern University
Zodiac Sign
6 feet
1.83 meters
70 kg
Laurie Higginbotham
Eli Haywood (born. 2011)
Olivia Haywood (born. 2013)
Social Media
Facebook/ Banned from Instagram and Twitter
Former Social Media Personality, Actor, Voice-Actor
Net Worth$2 million
Ryan Haywood
Ryan Source: legit


Ryan Haywood was born on 6th December 1980 in Columbus, Georgia, United States. His full name is James Ryan Haywood but is used to know by his several nicknames “Iron Ryan,” “The Mad King,” “BM Vagabond,” “SortaMaliciousGaming,” “Rye Bread,” and “The Vagabond.”

He is the son of Debbie Hoover and David L. Edwards and has an older brother and sister namely Ryan Edwards and Tanya Edwards. Ryan grew up in Columbus thus he has American nationality and white ethnicity. He has a birth sign, Sagittarius.



Ryan is an educated man. He completed high school in his hometown. He used to star in several magazines and worked as a model while in high school. Later Ryan achieved his degree in computer animation from Full Sail University. He further continued his study in computer engineering, computer science, broadcast, and theater from Georgia Southern University. He has also done some studies in England.


Rooster Teeth & End of the career

Haywood joined Rooster Teeth in 2011 where he was chosen by Geoff Ramsey as an editor and manager of videos and shows. Not long after he was chosen for a full-time at Rooster as a technical director of “Red vs. Blue” as well as VFX editor. He started working as an animator for the series in 2012 until 2017. He voiced for several characters.

Ryan also appeared in the web series “RT Life” from 2011 till 2020. He went on to host the podcast “The Patch” from 2013 till 2016. The same year, he also voiced for the character Professor Port in the animated web series of Rooster Teeth, “RWBY.” Ryan has further worked for several Rooster Teeth’s productions such as “Rooster Teeth Shorts,” “On the Spot,” “X-Ray and Vav,” “Nomad of Nowhere,” and many more.

Ryan Haywood with fellow Rooster Teeth members
Ryan with fellow Rooster Teeth members Source: Facebook

In November 2020, Ryan was fired from the Rooster Company for breaching the company’s policy. Ryan’s sexual misconduct with his fans and his leaked naked pictures raged anger among millions of fans worldwide. Ryan ultimately had to leave the company and his social media platforms. We can find Ryan on his YouTube which goes by the name Ryan Haywood Twitch Stream Archive.


Body Measurement

Ryan turns 41 years old in December 2021. He is gifted with a tall height of 6 feet which is about 1.83 meters tall and weighs 70 kg. He possesses brown hair and brown eyes. Ryan possesses an athletic body build.


Marriage Life

Ryan Haywood is married to his high school lover as well as veterinarian, Laurie Higginbotham. They are blessed with a son, Eli Haywood, born in 2011, and a daughter, Olivia Haywood born in 2013. We used to often see his wife and children on his social media platforms.


Social Media

Ryan has been completely deleted from the social media platform. He was previously on Instagram and Twitter and had a huge number of followers. He used to go by the name @RyanTheTwit. Unfortunately, since the day of his countless sexual allegations, he has been removed from Twitter and Instagram. However, we can still find him on Facebook where he has over 1.6 thousand followers.

Ryan Haywood with his children
Ryan with his children Source: Biographics World

Net worth

Ryan Haywood has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. He has been maintaining a low-key life since the huge controversy in November 2020. Ryan also decided to make his return two months later in social media but due to lack of public support and fan’s rage, he had to quit his social media platform. He has also declared that he has been in three therapy sessions for his mental health. Ryan has been taking a break from all the internet works and career.



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