Katherine Ryan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Katherine Ryan Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight59 kg
Date of BirthJune 30, 1983
Zodiac SignCancer
BoyfriendBobby Kootstra

Katherine Ryan is a Canadian comedian, TV presenter, writer, and actress who is best known for appearing on British shows like 8 Out of 10 Cats, QI, Your Face or Mine?, Safeword, etc. In addition, she is also a popular stand-up comedian and has starred in many successful comedy specials. She has more than 600k followers on Twitter, more than 500k followers on Instagram, and more than 100k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Katherine Louisa Ryan

Nick Name


Katherine Ryan seen at the Made In Dagenham press night in London
Katherine Ryan seen at the Made In Dagenham press night in London (PictureCapital / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada


Crouch End, London, England, United Kingdom





Katherine attended Northern Collegiate Institute and Vocational School in her hometown. Then, she studied at the University of Toronto and graduated with a degree in city planning.


Comedian, Actress, Writer, Presenter


  • Father – Finbar Ryan (Draftsman, Owns an Engineering Company)
  • Mother – Julie McCarthy (Owner of an IT Consulting Company)
  • Siblings – Kerrie Ryan (Younger Sister), Joanne Ryan (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Dorothy Knight (Maternal Grandmother)


Katherine is represented by Kitty Laing from United Agents Ltd. in London.




5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


59 kg or 130 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Katherine has dated –

  1. She has a daughter named Violet (b. 2010) from an earlier relationship.
  2. Alex Edelman
  3. David Hellard
  4. Bobby Kootstra – Katherine and Bobby Kootstra were high school sweethearts and first dated when she was 15 years old. The two crossed paths again 20 years later and resumed their relationship.
Katherine taking a selfie with her boyfriend Bobby Kootstra in August 2019
Katherine taking a selfie with her boyfriend Bobby Kootstra in August 2019 (Katherine Ryan / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


She has Irish and English ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Faint beauty mark on her right cheek
  • Elongated chin

Brand Endorsements

Katherine has endorsed the following brands –

  • Ariel
  • Barclaycard
  • TK Maxx
  • Poppy Belle Florals
  • Simmi Shoes
  • Valentino
  • Victoria Percival
  • Eyeko
Canadian comedian and actress Katherine Ryan as seen in 2013
Canadian comedian and actress Katherine Ryan as seen in 2013 (Paul Bevan / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Katherine Ryan Favorite Things

  • Dishes – Gluten-free stuffing, Brussels Sprouts
  • Festive Treats – Chocolate Raisins, Big Turk, Gherkin-flavored crisps
  • Comedians – Joe Lycett, Eddie Murphy
  • TV Shows To Work On Bring the Noise, Taskmaster
  • Comedy Club – Always Be Comedy in London
  • Foods – Mexican food, Burritos
  • Comedy ShowsCatastrophe, Seinfeld, Divorce, Girls
  • City – Poole
  • Jewelry Brand – Carat
  • Designer – Mara Hoffman
  • Fashion Era – The 1950s
  • High-Street Clothing StoresZara, Whistles, Topshop, Oliver Bonas

SourceRed, Reddit, Metro, Express

Katherine Ryan as seen in July 2019
Katherine Ryan as seen in July 2019 (Katherine Ryan / Instagram)

Katherine Ryan Facts

  1. While studying at university, she worked part-time as a waitress at the fast-food chain Hooters. She eventually got fired from Hooters for writing “club sandwiches not seals” on her breasts.
  2. The feisty comedian has openly admitted to getting cosmetic surgery done like using fillers in her jawline, lips, and chin and getting breast augmentation twice.
  3. She appeared in a music video titled Consent by the YouTube comedy duo Jack and Dean in 2014.
  4. Katherine is a two-time skin cancer survivor.
  5. She performed stand-up comedy 3 weeks after giving birth to her daughter Violet. Katherine carried her newborn baby on stage with her while doing her routine.
  6. Her house was burgled in 2019. Her boyfriend Bobby fought off the intruder and secured her laptop which had the scripts of her Netflix series The Duchess.

Featured Image by PictureCapital / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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