Ryan Gosling Biography
Ryan Gosling, the first Canadian actor, nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for Half Nelson in 2006. He is not only an actor but a musician as well. Ryan has started his career as a child star on Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club. He is also best known for his marvelous acting at 'The Notebook,' 'Blue Valentine,' and so on. Let’s know more about the success of this legend.
Quick Facts About Ryan Gosling
|Birth Name||Ryan Thomas Gosling|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1980|
|Place of Birth||London, Ontario, Canada|
|Age||38 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Musician, Director, Writer|
|Ethnicity||French-Canadian, along with some English, Scottish, and Irish|
|Residence||Los Feliz, California, U.S.|
|Height||Feet – 6 feet|
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 78 kg|
Pounds – 172 lbs
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Idiosyncratic accent|
Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters
Early life, Family and Education
Gosling was born on 12th November 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada. The young man’s birth name is Ryan Thomas Gosling. He is the second child of his parents Donna (Wilson) and Thomas Ray Gosling.
His mother was a secretary, and his father was a traveling salesman by profession. Gosling’s elder sister’s name is Mandy. Ryan had started his education from Gladstone Public School. Then, he attended Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School.
After that, he enrolled Lester B. Pearson High school when his family shifted to Burlington, Ontario.
Gosling was interested in singing and acting since the beginning. His first performance was with his sister, Mandy as a singer in a talent contest. Then, he had got an opportunity to give an audition for 'The Mickey Mouse Club’ and got selected.
This talented star was only 12 years old when was started performing the show of Disney Channel. After that, he acted in a vast number of series and movies successfully in his career. Till the age of 18, he worked only in the TV series.
At the age of 19, Gosling decided to move into serious acting. He played a lead role in 'The Believer' which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Besides, he has shown his unique performance in many movies. Some of them are:
- The notebook (2004)
- Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
- The Ides Of March (2011)
- First Man (2018)
- The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
- La-La Land (2016)
- Only God Forgives (2013)
- Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
- The Believer (2001)
Achievements and Awards
This legendary actor was nominated for and won many awards for his performance. He was nominated for Oscar at 2017 for two movies. It was the significant achievement of Gosling’s career.
Besides, he got the nomination for “Golden Globes” for his best performance in 2008, 2011 and 2012. But he has won “Golden Globes” in 2017 for his best performance. Gosling also nominated for “Bafta International Awards," “Grownups Awards” and so on.
Age, Height and Net Worth
This dashing 38 years old man is 6 feet tall. Ryan’s estimated net worth is about 65 million dollars until 2019. He made 142.9 million forms 'Crazy, Stupid, Love,' 133.4 million from 'The Big Short' and 115.5 million from 'The Notebook.'
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Personal Life, Marriage and Children
Ryan Gosling was always disclosed about his own life. But he had dated with six lucky women in his life till now. Later this star met Eva Mendes during the shooting of 'The Place Beyond the Pines.'
This cute couple continued their six years of a stable relationship. Their relationship got an official announcement when they were expecting their first child. Later, they welcomed their two daughters' Esmeralda Amada’ in 2014 and 'Amada Lee’ Gosling in 2016.
Five Facts about Gosling
- The handsome and young star Gosling has 175.9K followers on Instagram.
- Ryan is not only an actor or musician. He is also co-owner of a Moroccan restaurant called Tagine.
- Ryan and his friend Zach Shields started an indie rock band Dead Man's Bones.
- The car which he used in the movie 'Drive' was built by himself.
- After working on 'The Notebook,' he worked in a restaurant.