|Ryan Gosling Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0½ in|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1980|
Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor, musician, voiceover artist, and producer who has given critically acclaimed performances in a variety of on-screen projects which include Blue Valentine, Half Nelson, Crazy, Stupid, Love, La La Land, The Notebook, The Ides of March, Lars and the Real Girl, The Big Short, Hercules in Young Hercules, and The Place Beyond the Pines. Moreover, his work in La La Land and Half Nelson got him nominated for the Academy Award for “Best Actor”.
Ryan Thomas Gosling
London, Ontario, Canada
Los Angeles, California, United States
He has moved a lot and so changed his schools. Ryan attended Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School in Cornwall, Ontario, and Lester B. Pearson High School in Burlington, Ontario.
He was bullied in elementary school. So, he had no friends until he was 14 or 15. Gosling once took knives to school and threw those on the students there. He was expelled from school and this led to homeschooling by her mother, who resigned from her job.
Also, he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Actor, Director, Musician, Writer, Producer, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Thomas Ray Gosling (Traveling salesman for a paper mill)
- Mother – Donna (Secretary, who qualified as a high school teacher in 2011)
- Sibling – Mandi Gosling (Older Sister)
- Others – George Bigelow Gosling (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Yvette Brown (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Thomas “Bob” Wilson (Maternal Grandfather), Ruby Kitts (Maternal Grandmother)
He is represented by Slate PR, Public Relations Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Indie Rock, Folk Rock
Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Cello
6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gosling has dated –
- Erin Foster – In 2012, performer and writer Erin Foster revealed during the Fracture movie promotion event that she had dated Gosling in the past.
- Sandra Bullock (2002-2003) – Sandra, who is 17 years older than Ryan, met him on the set of the 2002 movie “Murder by Numbers”. They soon began dating but the relationship came to an end in 2002 as it was a long-distance one, with Sandra in Texas and Gosling in Downtown LA.
- Famke Janssen (2004) – In 2004, there were RUMORs that Ryan hooked up with Dutch actress and filmmaker Famke Janssen.
- Rachel McAdams (2005-2008) – They both met each other on the set of the 2004 movie “The Notebook” and soon started seeing each other. The duo was in a relationship from 2004 until 2007. They also reconciled for a couple of months in 2008. So, this was an ON-again OFF-again kind of relationship.
- Casey LaBow (2010) – After separating from Rachel in 2008, Notebook star Gosling was RUMORED to be dating Casey. They were seen in an Italian restaurant in California and Gosling had kept her arm around her throughout the dinner.
- Kat Dennings (2009) – It was RUMORed that he had a short-lived romance with American actress Kat Dennings in 2009.
- Jaime Murray (2009) – In 2009, it was RUMORed that he had a fling with English actress Jaime Murray.
- Blake Lively (2010) – From October to December 2010, Gosling and Blake Lively were seen dating. She was seen at Disneyland with him and had also attended the New York premiere party of his film, Blue Valentine, in December 2010.
- Olivia Wilde (2011) – In early 2011, Ryan was seen with Olivia Wilde giving rise to dating RUMORS.
- Eva Mendes (2011-Present) – Eva Mendes was spotted with Gosling at Disneyland during the weekend of Labor Day 2011. They were seen kissing and holding hands at the park. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Esmeralda Amada Gosling, on September 12, 2014, and on April 29, 2016, they were blessed with their 2nd daughter named Amada Lee Gosling.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Black)
He is of French-Canadian, English, Scottish, Irish, German, and likely African-American descent.
- Strong jawline with a well-built physique
- Gives strong, dramatic performances
- Idiosyncratic accent
His measurements may be –
- Chest – 44 in or 112 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 16 in or 41 cm
- Waist – 34 in or 86 cm
He is likely to be wearing a shoe of size 11 (US).
- In October 2021, Ryan was announced as the brand ambassador for TAG Heuer.
- In September 2022, he appeared in Gucci‘s new travel campaign.
Best Known For
Working in films like Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995), Goosebumps (1996), Breaker High (1997–98), and Young Hercules (1998–99), The Believer (2001), Murder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002), and The United States of Leland (2003)
Ryan is a part of the band, Dead Man’s Bones. So, the band released its debut album, titled “Dead Man’s Bones” in October 2009 under ANTI- Records. Gosling performs under the alias “Baby Goose”.
He debuted on the big screen via the 1997 movie Frankenstein and Me for his role as Kenny.
First TV Show
The American variety television show, Mickey Mouse Club from 1993 to 1995 as himself. He appeared in just 3 episodes.
For the 2013 movie, Only God Forgives, he took the help from the trainer, Kui Puk, who made Ryan learn Muay Thai. Read his workout routine and diet plan.
Ryan Gosling Favorite Things
- Movie – East of Eden (1955)
Source – IMDb
Ryan Gosling Facts
- He has traveled a lot due to the nature of her father’s work.
- His parents divorced when he was a child. So, he lived with his mother along with his older sister.
- He has a dog named George.
- Ryan is the co-owner of Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.
- He practices ballet. He spent his childhood mostly with his mother and older sister, who had also learned ballet. As a result, Ryan developed a habit of the same and he also continues his childhood interest, now also.
- He is a supporter of PETA.
- Justin Timberlake‘s mother had served as the legal guardian of Ryan Gosling when Gosling was 12 and had moved to Florida to complete the shooting of The All New Mickey Mouse Club with castmate Justin Timberlake. Though Ryan’s mother also went with him to the US, she needed to go back to Canada for some work. So, Ryan lived with Justin and his mother looked after Ryan for 6 months.
- He has been a part of the band named Dead Man’s Bones. The band consists of 2 members – Zach Shields and Ryan. It was formed in 2008.
- He and Rachel McAdams were born in the same hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, in London, Ontario.
- In December 2021, it was revealed that Ryan and Eva had sold both of their homes in Los Angeles. One of them was sold for $4.9 million and was previously purchased by Eva Mendes in 2008 for $3.2 million.