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Ryan Phillippe Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ryan Phillippe Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth September 10, 1974
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color

Ryan Phillippe is an American actor who is best known for portraying roles such as Billy Douglas in One Life to Live, Sebastian Valmont in Cruel Intentions, Barry William Cox in I Know What You Did Last Summer, Greg Marinovich in The Bang Bang Club, Channing McClaren in Damages, and Cody Hoyt in Big Sky. He has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as Crimson Tide, Nowhere, Homegrown, Company Man, Flags of Our Fathers, Igby Goes Down, The I Inside, Revenge for Jolly!, MacGruber, Return to Sender, American Murderer, The Case of the Grimacing Governor, Secrets and Lies, Men at Work, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, I Love That for You, and many more. For his acting skills, Ryan has been honored with numerous awards such as the Critics Choice Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.

Born Name

Matthew Ryan Phillippe

Nick Name


Ryan Phillippe during the Crab Cake LA on August 2, 2015
Ryan Phillippe during the Crab Cake LA on August 2, 2015

Sun Sign


Born Place

New Castle, Delaware, United States




Ryan went to New Castle Baptist Academy.

He graduated from Barbizon Modeling and Talent Agency in Wilmington, Delaware.


Actor, film director, writer


  • Father – Richard Phillippe (Chemist)
  • Mother – Susan, (Used to run a daycare center in the family’s house)
  • Siblings – Kirsten Phillippe (Sister), Lindsay Phillippe (Sister), Katelyn Phillippe (Sister)


Ryan is signed with

  • MGMT Entertainment
  • The Schiff Company, LLC




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


78 kg or 172 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ryan Phillippe dated –

  1. Reese Witherspoon (1997-2007) – Actress Reese Witherspoon met Ryan Phillippe at her 21st birthday party on March 22, 1997. They soon started dating together. After dating for nearly one and a half years, the couple got engaged in December 1998. The couple tied the knot on June 5, 1999, at Old Wide Awake Plantation near Charleston, South Carolina. Reese and Ryan welcomed their first child, a daughter, Ava Elizabeth Phillippe (b. September 9, 1999) and then, the second child, a son, Deacon Reese Phillippe (b. October 23, 2003). After 7 years of marriage, the couple decided to split in October 2006. Divorce was filed by Reese in November 2006, which was finalized in October 2007.
  2. Nikki Reed (2007) – The actors had an encounter in February 2007 when they were spotted together on a date. She is 14 years his junior.
  3. Abbie Cornish (2007-2010) – After splitting from Reese, Ryan Phillippe then started dating Australian actress, Abbie Cornish after meeting her in 2007 on the set of the 2008 movie Stop-Loss. The lovebirds dated for three years from 2007 until early 2010.
  4. Lindsay Lohan (2010) – In February 2010, actors Lindsay Lohan and Ryan were RUMORed to have had a fling with each other. Ryan is 12 years her senior.
  5. Jessica White (2010) – In April 2010, he had an encounter with the American model, Jessica White when the couple was seen leaving “Saturday Night Live” after-party at Hiro Ballroom. They even partied together at The Brigade Theater until 6 in the morning on that day and finally went together in Ryan’s hotel.
  6. Alexis Knapp (2010) – In May 2010, Ryan started dating beautiful actress Alexis Knapp, who is 15 years younger than him. The couple were together until September 2010 and called it quits. But, during this time, Alexis became pregnant with Ryan’s child and gave birth to a daughter, Kailani Merizalde Phillippe-Knapp in July 2011.
  7. Amanda Seyfried (2010-2011) – Ryan first met actress Amanda Seyfried at a Halloween party thrown by Kate Hudson in October 2010. They started dating from that time up to May 2011.
  8. Paulina Slagter (2011-Present) – Since October 2011, he is seeing 17 years his junior law student, Paulina Slagter. They are dating ON and OFF since that time.
  9. Rihanna (2011-2012) – From December 2011 to February 2012, RUMORs of Barbadian singer, Rihanna, and Ryan to be dating together appeared.
  10. Ashley Greene (2013) – In March 2013, he had a fling with actress Ashley Greene.
  11. Elsie Hewitt (2016-2017) – He was in a relationship with Elsie Hewitt from 2016 to 2017. In 2017, Elsie accused Ryan of allegedly punching, kicking, and throwing her down stairs. She was later granted a restraining order by the LAPD, according to which, Ryan could not come within 100 yards of her.
Ryan Phillippe and Paulina Slagter
Ryan Phillippe and Paulina Slagter

Race / Ethnicity


Ryan has partial French ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Curly blonde hair
  • Various tattoos on the body
Ryan Phillippe shirtless
Ryan Phillippe’s shirtless body

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in an Armani Jeans commercial.

In 1991, he appeared in a Nintendo commercial.



Best Known For

Appearing in films such as I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), Cruel Intentions (1999), and 54 (1998).

First Film

Ryan debuted with 1995 submarine film Crimson Tide for his role as Seaman Grattam.

First TV Show

From 1992 to 1993, Ryan Phillippe appeared in 13 episodes of ABC’s soap opera One Life to Live for his role as Billy Douglas.

Personal Trainer

Ryan Phillippe has a buffed body. He is going regularly to the gym for more than a decade now and works under the guidance of the trainer, Happy Hill.

Since that time, he is bringing variation in his workout (which includes cardio and weight training) so that he does not get bored. He also adds Plyometrics to make his exercise session more challenging.

Ryan Phillippe Favorite Things

  • Films – Cool Hand Luke (1967), Raging Bull (1980), Fargo (1996), The Sand Pebbles (1966), The Graduate (1967)


Ryan Phillippe discussing his new Television Series "Secrets And Lies" at AOL Studios in April 2015
Ryan Phillippe discussing his new Television Series “Secrets And Lies” at AOL Studios in April 2015

Ryan Phillippe Facts

  1. Ryan has a black belt in Korean martial art, Tae Kwon Do.
  2. Phillippe has played sports like basketball and soccer at New Castle Baptist Academy.
  3. In the senior year of his school, he was a yearbook editor.
  4. Ryan suffered from depression.
  5. Phillippe was first considered in the 2008 film The Dark Knight for the role of Harvey Dent. It was finally offered to Aaron Eckhart.
  6. As he grew in Northern Delaware, he is a fan of Philadelphia sports teams (Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, 76ers).
  7. He has an American Bulldog, named, Frank Sinatra, a chihuahua, named, Chi Chi Rodriguez and a French Bulldog, named, Coco Chanel.
  8. His hobbies include cartoon making, photography, and writing.

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