Ryan Reynolds Net Worth, Biography and Career

Busytape January 30, 2020
Updated 2020/01/30 at 3:37 PM
Ryan Reynolds Net Worth

Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian-American actor, screenwriter, film producer and comedian. Ryan Reynolds net worth comes majorly from his involvement in the entertainment industry. His career kicked off with his appearance in the Canadian teen soap opera – Hillside (1991 – 1992).

Thereafter, he played minor roles before he landed the lead role in the sitcom – Two Guys and A Girl between 1998 and 2001. The most prominent success in Reynolds’ film career came with the release of the superhero film – Deadpool (2016) and it’s sequel Deadpool 2 (2018), in which he starred as the title character.

In the year 2008, Reynolds got married to actress Scarlett Johansson but the marriage ended in 2011. However, he has since been married to actress Blake Lively from 2012 till date. The couple have three children together.

Ryan Reynolds Early Life

On October, 23, 1976, Ryan Reynolds was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents are James Chester Reynolds and Tamara Lee. His father, James, is a food wholesaler, while his mother, Tamara, is a retail saleswoman. Ryan is the last of his parent’s four children.

Reynolds has Irish ancestry and was brought up as a Roman Catholic. He got his education in 1994.at the Kistilano Secondary School and attended Kwantlen Polytechnic University, although he dropped out.

Ryan Reynolds Career Life

During Reynolds’ career, although he had performed primarily in comedies, Reynolds had to go through intense physical training to play an action role as the character of Hannibal King in the 2004 film, Blade: Trinity.

In 2016, Reynolds found critical and commercial success with Deadpool, a film that had been in development as early as 2000. After acting the role Wade Wilson / Weapon XI, without the name Deadpool, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, he became deeply involved in the production of a Deadpool film.

The film achieved a number of box-office records, including: a global opening of $264.9 million from 62 markets, which is the biggest of 2016, the biggest for an R-rated film, and the second biggest for Fox, only behind Star Wars: Episode IIIRevenge of the Sith ($303.9 million).

In addition, it also recorded the biggest IMAX 2D global opening of all time with $27.4 million from 606 IMAX theatres. The film’s commercial and critical success led to the production of the sequel – Deadpool 2.

Ryan has also featured in a range of films, including comedies such as National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002), Waiting... (2005), and The Proposal (2009). He also played in dramatic roles in Buried (2010),Woman in Gold (2015), and Life (2017), and acted in action films such as Blade: Trinity (2004), Green Lantern (2011), and Safe House (2012).

Ryan’s films were not only a commercial success, but also earned Reynolds nominations at the Golden Globe Awards and the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. In fact, in 2017, Reynolds was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Ryan Reynolds Personal Life

Back in 1996, Ryan Reynolds briefly dated co-star Melissa Hart with whom he had worked with in the series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. He then dated American actress Traylor Howard from September 1998 to May 1999. Also, he was in a relationship with actress Rachael Leigh Cook for a few months in 2001.

Thereafter, he dated singer Alanis Morisette for two years, starting in 2002. They got engaged in June 2004, but the relationship ended in February 2007.

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds began to date in April 2007 and they got engaged in May the following year. They had a secret wedding in British Columbia in September 27, 2008. They however parted ways in December 2010 and the divorce was finalized on July 1, 2011.

In the same year, Ryan started dating his Green Lantern co-star Blake Lively, in October 2011. The duo got married on September 9, 2012 at Boone Hall in South Carolina. They have three children now and reside in B Pounds Ridge, New York.

Ryan Reynolds Net Worth

Ryan Reynolds net worth is estimated at $75 million. Ryan Reynolds’ salary has been estimated to be an average of $4.9 million per year; $409,000 per day month; $102,083 per week and $14,583 per day. The main source of his income remains from film acting.

Reynolds lives with his wife Blake Lively in a very lavish and posh Bedford home located in the tranquil area of Bedford, New York, USA. The house has been estimated to have an original value of $2.25 million, and it spreads across 4,753 square foot.

The elegant estate, in addition to having a long driveway, also has two uniquely designed, well maintained terrace gardens, out of which one shows the beautiful views of Madison Square Park, a quiet happening place of New York. Furthermore, Ryan Reynolds net worth consists of a Nottingham Place House which he acquired for $2.9 million during his union with Scarlett Johansson in August 2010.

The private and exclusive house rests on over 2,800 square feet, and it is located in the posh area of Loz Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. When Reynolds’ rides are brought up, it is interesting that the handsome star loves bikes. Among his collection is the dashing Ducati Paul Smart 1000 sports bike.

The bike incorporates super advanced suspension components for a comfortable riding experience. In fact, there are just 2000 other similar versions of the bike all over the world. In addition, Reynolds also possesses a classy Retro Triumph bike. The motorcycle is definitely the dream of every bike freak, maintaining its highest position as the number one choice of bike lovers all over the world.

It is pertinent to expound that the Hollywood star also makes money from endorsement. He models for various brands; as he is the face of Hugo Boss man’s fragrance. It is also reported that he signed a $2 million deal with L’Oreal. Reynolds was one of the 20 highest paid actors in the world after earning an estimate of $22 million in 2017, especially from the release of Deadpool 2.

In February 2018, Ryan acquired an ownership stake in Aviation Gin. He now also serves as the brand’s spokesman. In November 2019, he again purchased an ownership stake in Mint Mobile. He reportedly also bought house that costs $6 million in Westchester County, NewYork, as far back as 2012. The house spreads on 11.65 acres and the main home is nearly 9,000 square feet.


Ryan Reynolds net worth is commensurate with his list of awards and nominations. Asides his successes, he has also been outspoken on his personal struggle with anxiety. He got his American citizenship around 2018. One cool thing about Reynolds is that he appeared in People’s Sexiest Man Alive lists in 2007 and 2009, and he was awarded the top honour in 2010.

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