Who is Ryan Gosling?

Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician who has actively been involved in the entertainment field from 1993 to date. This amazing actor had always loved acting from his childhood days. Moreover, he became attracted to acting when he watched the film ‘Dick Tracy’ as a child. He also sang alongside her sister at a wedding and also joined the local ballet company during his childhood days. Initially, when he started his acting career he did minor roles in independent films. Likewise, he became more popular when he played the leading role in the romantic drama film ‘The Notebook’ in 2004. Additionally, this actor has also received prestigious nominations and awards for his acting role.

Quick Info
Full nameRyan Thomas Gosling
ProfessionActor, Musician
Birth Date12 November 1980
Birth PlaceLondon Ontario, Canada
Parents nameThomas Ray Gosling
Donna Gosling
Siblings1 elder sister
Net worth 2020$70 million
PartnerEve Mended (2011-Present)
Children2 daughters
Height6 feet and 0 inch (1.84m/184cms)
Weight78kgs (172lbs)

Ryan Gosling


Ryan Thomas Gosling was born on 12 November 1980 in London Ontario, Canada. He was born to his father Thomas Ray Gosling, who worked as a traveling salesman, and to his mother Donna, a secretary who later became a teacher. His parents divorced when he was a child. Moreover, he was raised by his mother and an elder sister named Mandi Gosling. Additionally, he is currently 40 years old with the zodiac sign of Scorpio. Moreover, he is now staying in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Ryan Gosling holds Canadian nationality and as per her ethnicity, he is of mixed background Black and White. He is of French-Canadian, English, Scottish, Irish, German, and likely African-American descent. Moreover, his religious belief is Mormon. Besides this, he stands 6 feet and 0 inches (1.84m/184cms) tall and weighs around 78kgs (172lbs). Moreover, he has a slim body figure measuring 44-16-34 inches, respectively. He has a pair of blue colored eyes and blonde colored hair.


Ryan Gosling has changed three different schools. He attended Gladstone Public School, Vocational School, and Lester B. Pearson High School. Since he was bullied in his school, he once took knives to school and threw those on the students who bullied him. He even suffered from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) which led him to stay homeschooled by her own mother. Similarly, he loved acting from his early days which made him join The Mickey Mouse Club when he was 12 years old and signed a contract for two years.


This actor is only active in his Twitter account (@RyanGosling) which has 2.1 million followers.

Personal Life

Ryan Gosling previously dated different celebrities like Sandra Bullock from 2002 to 2003, Rachel McAdams from 2005 to 2008, Blake Lively in 2010, and many more. He is currently in a relationship with actress Eve Mended. They started dating in 2011. This couple welcomed their first child, Esmeralda Amada Gosling, on September 12, 2014. Likewise, they were blessed with their second daughter named Amada Lee Gosling on April 29, 2016.

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Movies of Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling landed his debut film role in the 1997 film ‘Frankenstein and Me’ 1997. He then appeared in ‘Remember the Titans’ in 2000, ‘The Believer’ in 2001, and ‘Murder by Numbers’ in 2002. His main role came in the romantic drama film, ‘The Notebook’ in 2004. In this movie, he played Noah Calhoun alongside Rachel McAdams which brought him huge fame in the industry. Likewise, he then appeared in ‘Stay’ in 2005, ‘Half Nelson’ in 2006, and ‘Fracture’ in 2007.  After this film, he directly appeared in the 2010 romantic drama film ‘Blue Valentine’ where he played Dean Pereira. He also became the executive producer of the film. The same year, he also featured in ‘All Good Things,’ and ‘ReGeneration.’

In 2011, he played in three different films ‘Drive,’ ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love,’ and ‘The Ides of March’ where he portrayed the roles of The Driver, Jacob, and Stephen Meyers respectively. He also appeared in  ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ as Luke in 2012. In 2013, he became executive producer for two films ‘Gangster Squad,’ and ‘Only God Forgives.’ Similarly, he also became a writer, director, and producer for the film named ‘Lost River’ in 2014. Ryan’s next important role came in the musical romantic drama film ‘La La Land’ in 2016 where he played Sebastian Wilder. He, Emma Stone, John Legend, and Rosemarie DeWitt were the main leads of this film. Furthermore, his recently played movies are; Song to Song,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is 2017, and ‘First Man’ in 2018.


Ryan Gosling landed his debut acting role in the ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ from 1993 to 1995. He then played in ‘ Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ in 1995, ‘PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal,’ ‘Kung Fu: The Legend Continues,’ and ‘Goosebumps’ in 1996. Moreover, he also played as Sean Hanlon in ‘Break High’ from 1997 to 1998, and in the television film ‘ Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy’ in 1998. Likewise, he also featured Hercules in 50 episodes of ‘Young Hercules’ which ran from 1998 to 1999. After this, he directly appeared on TV in the late-night comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he hosted the show in 2015 and 2017. Furthermore, his recently played TV role is ‘ My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres’ in 2019.

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Ryan Gosling has won the Golden Globe Award for his film role ‘La La Land’ in 2017. He has also received different awards like the Teen Choice Awards, National Board of Review Awards, and MTV Movie & TV Awards in 2004 for his film role ‘The Notebook.’ Moreover, his other awards are the Independent Spirit Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society, and Stockholm International Film Festival, etc.

Net Worth of Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling is one of the famous actors who has a huge fan base in the industry. His estimated net worth as of 2020 is $70 million.