|Lee Ryan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 17, 1983|
Lee Ryan is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and voice actor best known as a member of the English boy band Blue, alongside Antony Costa, Duncan James, and Simon Webbe. Formed in 2000, the group has worked alongside artists such as Stevie Wonder, Elton John, and Lil’ Kim. The boy band’s discography includes albums and songs like All Rise, Roulette, Guilty, One Love, Colours, All Rise, Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (ft. Elton John), If You Come Back, Too Close, U Make Me Wanna, Breathe Easy, Curtain Falls, Get Down on It (ft. Kool & the Gang and Lil’ Kim), Only Words I Know, Break My Heart, King of the World, Broken, Hurt Lovers, Nothing Like You, and Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours (ft. Stevie Wonder and Angie Stone). Lee Ryan has also been a part of shows and movies like Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity Big Brother, Celebs Go Dating, The Heavy, Hell’s Kitchen, Most Haunted, Holby City, 24 Hours with…, and EastEnders.
Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Lee Ryan studied at the Bedonwell School in Belvedere, London.
He went to Welling School and later to the Belcanto London Academy (BLA) in London, England.
He has also attended Sylvia Young Theatre School in the Marble Arch area and Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London.
Singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor
- Father – John Broad
- Mother – Sheila Ryan
- Siblings – Gemma Ryan (Sister)
He has been managed by –
- Payne Management
- ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
Pop, R&B, Soul
Sony BMG, Tale Tale, Geffen Records
His net worth had been $1 Thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
80 kg or 176 pounds
Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse
Lee Ryan has dated –
- Vanessa Perroncel – Lee was in a relationship with French model Vanessa Perroncel in the past.
- Maxine Higham – The singer dated Maxine Higham for a short while.
- Duncan James – It has been rumored that Blue members Duncan James and Lee Ryan had a homosexual affair in the past. In January 2014, Lee revealed in Celebrity Big Brother’s episode that he had a relationship with a man.
- Alicia Douvall (2001) – Lee Ryan and English model Alicia Douvall had a romantic encounter in 2001.
- Louise Glover (2003) – He met British model Louise Glover and the two had a brief romantic stint in 2003.
- Liz McClarnon (2003-2004) – Lee and the English singer and Atomic Kitten star Liz McClarnon dated for some time and got engaged in May 2003. They split in 2004.
- Janet Jackson (2004) – He was rumored to be dating American singer Janet Jackson in 2004 after they met at Sanderson Hotel in London.
- Geri Horner (2004) – He hooked up with fellow singer Geri Horner.
- Caprice Bourret (2004) – Lee dated American model Caprice Bourret for a short period in 2004.
- Emily Oldfield (2004-2005) – The actor was in a relationship with model Emily Oldfield. They were seeing each other from July 2004 to December 2005 and had a daughter named Bluebell.
- Stephanie Saunders (2005) – He was seeing model Stephanie Saunders for a brief period in 2005.
- Samantha Millar (2008-2012) – Lee Ryan was in a relationship with hairdresser Samantha Millar. He declared their engagement in June 2008. They became parents to Rayn Lee Amethyst in November 2008 and planned to get married in 2009. Lee was charged with physically abusing Samantha in August 2010. After a rock and roll relationship, the two separated in 2012.
- Anara Atanes (2011) – Lee was rumored to be in a relationship with model Anara Atanes.
- Casey Batchelor (2014) – He fell in love with model Casey Batchelor after meeting her during the Big Brother reality TV series in 2014.
- Jasmine Waltz (2014) – Lee met American reality TV actor Jasmine Waltz during the Big Brother series in 2014. The two parted ways after some time.
- Jaime Lee-Faulkner (2017) – Lee then started dating Miss Universe Great Britain Jaime Lee-Faulkner and the two split in June 2017.
- Verity Paris – Lee later started dating singer Verity Paris and the couple tied the knot during a romantic secret ceremony in Gibraltar in May 2022. In 2021, they were blessed with a daughter and in November 2022, they welcomed another baby girl. In September 2023, it was revealed that they were expecting their 3rd child together.
Race / Ethnicity
Lee Ryan is of English and Irish descent.
He was a brand ambassador for Dolce & Gabbana‘s new clothing line in the UK in 2005.
Lee doesn’t like religion but he is spiritual.
Best Known For
Lee Ryan is noted for being a member of Blue, a British band. His other band members are Duncan James, Simon Webbe, and Antony Costa.
On August 1, 2005, the singer came out with his debut album Lee Ryan. It reached No. 3 in Italy and No. 6 on the UK Album Chart.
Lee Ryan made his acting debut in the Marcus Warren movie The Heavy in 2010 for his role as Reuben.
First TV Show
In 2000, Lee Ryan guest appeared in an episode of the medical drama series Holby City as Arian Kirkwall.
Lee Ryan Favorite Things
- Singer – Stevie Wonder
- Sports – Football
- Football Team – Charlton Athletic FC
- Album – Evolution by Boyz II Men
- Song – Superstition by Stevie Wonder
Source – IMDb
Lee Ryan Facts
- Lee’s parents divorced when he was just 6.
- His song “Real Love” was featured in the end credits of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006).
- He lent his voice to the character of an elk for the UK version of Ice Age: The Meltdown and dubbed as Eddie for the film’s Italian version.
- On August 22, 2003, the singer faced an 18 months ban on driving after being nabbed for drunk driving. He was also fined £2,250.
- Lee was a contestant on the TV reality show Hell’s Kitchen in September 2007.
- The singer was arrested in Oxted, Surrey in England on December 31, 2007, for assaulting a taxi driver.
- Lee Ryan made his stage appearance in The Pretender Agenda along with Natalie Casey. The play was held at The New Players Theater in London in 2008.
- He became part of a controversy when he said in a public interview on BBC that elephant hunting and whaling were more important than the September 11 attacks in New York City in 2001.
- He was a contestant on the TV reality show Celebrity Big Brother 13 in 2014.
- Sir Elton John is his good friend.
- Lee was hospitalized in June 2017 due to severe illness caused by quinsy.
- From 2017 to 2018, he appeared as Harry “Woody” Woodward in the soap opera EastEnders.
- In July 2022, Lee was accused of drunkenly assaulting a police officer during his arrest after he had allegedly abused a Black flight attendant on a flight from Glasgow to London. In January 2023, he was convicted of four charges and was found guilty of being drunk on an aircraft, behaving in an abusive way toward a crew member, as well as a racially aggravated assault of a flight cabin crew member. Lee had also pled guilty to assaulting a police officer by biting him. However, he later filed documents in order to withdraw the guilty plea. In June 2023, it was revealed that the court had agreed to withdraw his guilty plea for ‘assaulting officer’.
- In July 2023, Lee suffered a leg injury after he was physically assaulted on a flight to Turkey by a male passenger. The passenger had allegedly pushed him down a flight of stairs, which caused an injury to his leg.