Ryan Gosling Biography, Height, Age, Wiki, Wife, Movies, Facts

Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor, musician, director, and writer who has been cast in several highly successful box office hit like The Notebook, Half Nelson, Lars, and the Real Girl, and The Big Short, to name a few. He received two Academy Awards nominations for his amazing performance in the films Half Nelson and the musical La La Land. Gosling is the founding member of the indie rock band Dead Man’s Bones, which released its self-titled debut album in 2009.

Ryan Gosling Biography

Ryan Gosling was born on the 12th of November 1980 in London, Ontario, Canada. He’s currently 42 years old.

Birth NameRyan Thomas Gosling
NicknameRyan Gosling
Date of BirthNovember 12, 1980
Place of BirthLondon, Ontario, Canada
Age42 years old
Sun SignScorpio
ProfessionActor, Musician, Director, Writer
EthnicityFrench-Canadian, along with some English, Scottish, and Irish
ResidenceLos Feliz, California, U.S.


  • Father – Thomas Ray Gosling (Travelling Salesman)
  • Mother – Donna (Secretary)
  • Siblings – Mandi (Older Sister)


Gosling received education from different schools. He attended Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School in Cornwall, Ontario, and Lester B. Pearson High School in Burlington, Ontario. He dropped out of high school at the age of 17 to focus on his acting career.

Ryan Gosling Wife and Kids

Ryan Gosling began dating his “The Place Beyond the Pines” co-star Eva Mendes in September 2011. They both have two daughters, Esmeralda Amada Gosling (born September 12, 2014) and Amada Lee Gosling (born April 29, 2016).

Gosling has dated several stars including actress Sandra Bullock from 2003 to 2003, Rachel McAdams from 2005 until 2008, and actress Blake Lively in 2010.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
WeightKilograms – 78 kg
Pounds – 172 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlond
Shoe Size11 (US)
Distinctive Features Idiosyncratic accent
Often plays quiet, emotionally distant characters

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Ryan Gosling made his acting debut in 1997 with the film “Frankenstein and Me” as Kenny.

Television Debut

Ryan had his first starring role in the American variety television show, Mickey Mouse Club from 1993 to 1995 as himself.

Famous For

He is best known for his roles in films like Goosebumps (1996), The Notebook (2004), Half Nelson (2006), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), The Ides of March (2011), The Big Short (2015) and the musical La La Land (2016).

Favorite Things

  • Favorite Movie –  East of Eden (1955)

Social Media Profiles

Ryan Gosling Facts

His parents divorced at the age of 13 years old, and he and his older sister Mandi was raised by his mother.

In 2004 Ryan was named one of People Magazine’s “50 Hottest Bachelors”.

He was named the 2004 Sho West Male Star of Tomorrow.

He was ranked #23 in Entertainment Weekly’s list of “30 Under 30” in 2008.

Ryan has a dog named George.

He is a co-owner of Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.

Gosling is a supporter of PETA, Invisible Children, and the Enough Project.

He won four Teen Choice Awards in 2005 for his role in ‘The Notebook’, including Choice Movie Breakout Performance – Male.