Ryan Gosling Bio, Age & Height

Last updated: May 9, 2022
  • Ryan Gosling
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 70,000,000
  • Birthday: 12 Nov 1980
  • Age: 41
  • Country: Canada
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Zodiac sign: Scorpio
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.1 ft
  • Weight: 172 lb
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Ryan Thomas Gosling
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Nickname: Ryan Gosling
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Family Details
  • Father: Thomas Ray Gosling (Traveling salesman for a paper mill)
  • Mother: Donna (Secretary, who qualified as a high school teacher in 2011)
  • Siblings: Mandi Gosling (Older Sister)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Gives strong, dramatic performances
    • Idiosyncratic accent

Who Is Ryan Gosling?

Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor, film director and musician born on November 12, 1980. His first starring role was in the movie “The Believer”. He’s best known for such films as Crazy, Stupid Love (2011), The Notebook (2004), The Big Short (2015) and La La Land (2016).

Education

He attended Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School and Lester B. Pearson High School. However, he dropped out of high school so as to pursue his career in acting.

Movies and TV Show

    First Man 2018
    First Man (2018) Neil Armstrong
    Blade Runner 2049 2017
    Blade Runner 2049 (2017) 'K'
    Song to Song 2017
    Song to Song (2017) BV
    La La Land 2016
    La La Land (2016) Sebastian
    The Nice Guys 2016
    The Nice Guys (2016) Holland March
    The Big Short 2015
    The Big Short (2015) Jared Vennett
    Gangster Squad 2013
    Gangster Squad (2013) Sgt. Jerry Wooters
    The Place Beyond the Pines 2012
    The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) Luke
    The Ides of March 2011
    The Ides of March (2011) Stephen Meyers
    Drive 2011
    Drive (2011) Driver
    Crazy, Stupid, Love. 2011
    Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) Jacob
    All Good Things 2010
    All Good Things (2010) David Marks
    Fracture 2007
    Fracture (2007) Willy Beachum
    Half Nelson 2006
    Half Nelson (2006) Dan Dunne
    The Notebook 2004
    The Notebook (2004) Noah
    The Slaughter Rule 2002
    The Slaughter Rule (2002) Roy Chutney
    Murder by Numbers 2002
    Murder by Numbers (2002) Richard Haywood
    The Believer 2001
    The Believer (2001) Danny Balint

Pets

  • George (mix-breed)

    George (mix-breed)

Quotes and Sayings

  • "I've learned it's important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what it is." - Ryan Gosling
  • "Sometimes I think that the one thing I love most about being an adult is the right to buy candy whenever and wherever I want." - Ryan Gosling
  • "I feel there is something nice about not talking. Like you can say more by actually saying less." - Ryan Gosling
  • "I dont feel like I would be a good mentor. I dont know what I have to offer in that respect. I do this for pretty selfish reasons." - Ryan Gosling
  • "Cars can have a hypnotic effect. You can get in a car and get out and not really remember the trip." - Ryan Gosling
  • "Freedom is such a gift." - Ryan Gosling

Cars

  • Ford Escape Ford Escape
  • 1973 Chevelle Malibu Chevelle Malibu (1973)
  • Toyota Prius Toyota Prius
  • Audi Q7 Audi Q7
  • Lexus RX Lexus RX

Hobbies and Interests

  • Knitting
  • Dancing
  • Singing

Tattoos

  • Ryan-Gosling-Cactus-Tattoo

    One of my tattoos is supposed to be a monster’s hand dropping a bloody heart, but I did it myself with a tattoo kit, so it looks like a cactus,” – said Ryan.

  • Ryan-Gosling-fingers-tattoos

    He has a tattoo ‘Esme‘ on his knuckles of his left hand in honor of his baby.

  • Ryan-Gosling-Tattoo

    He has ‘The Giving Tree‘ tattoo on his left arm as a reminder of his happy childhood.

Facts and Trivia

  • Built the kitchen table featured in The Notebook (2004) in preparation for his role as Noah.

  • Is an accomplished jazz guitarist.

  • He played all his filmed piano-playing scenes in La La Land, learning to play the instrument in the months before shooting.

  • Gained 60 lbs to play Jack Salmon in The Lovely Bones (2009) by eating melted ice cream. Ultimately he was fired due to creative differences which left him, in his words, “fat and unemployed“.

  • His characters often suffer a broken nose, as seen in Blue Valentine (2010), Only God Forgives (2013), and Blade Runner 2049 (2017).

  • In 1993, Ryan Gosling started his professional career on the Disney Channel’s The Mickey Mouse Club as a tyke star.

Major Awards

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Golden Globe - 2017
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy in La La Land (2016)
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Golden Carp Film Award - International - 2018
Favorite Actor in Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
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Audience Award - 2016
Best Actor in La La Land (2016)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 70,000,000