Was named by People magazine in 2009 as the sexiest man alive.
|Net Worth:||$77 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Actor|
|Born:||October 23, 1976|
|Children:||3 (Ines, James, not yet revealed)|
|Birth Name:||Ryan Rodney Reynolds|
|Height:||6 ft 16 in (1.88m)|
Reynolds is one of the versatile actors in Hollywood. He can play romantic roles, comedies, and actions. The film Deadpool and Deadpool 2 marked his biggest commercial success. Deadpool earned $388,249,600 and set various records during its release for an R-rated comedy. X-Men Origins: Wolverine also hit the box office with $221,357,500 as well as The Croods with 208,811,400. His tandem with Sandra Bullock in The Proposal gained $201,724,000.
Reynolds was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He went to Kitslano Secondary School and attended Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He later dropped out of college.
Reynolds debuted his career as Billy Simpson in the Canadian soap opera Hillside in 1991. It was distributed by Nickelodeon in the US as Fifteen. He had a recurring role as Macro for the Odyssey between 1993 and 1994. He also starred in a miniseries In Cold Blood in 1996 as Bobby Rupp, boyfriend of murdered teen. In 1998, he played Michael “Berg” Bergen, a medical student, in Two Guys, A Girl, and a Pizza. These appearances helped him build his identity in the movie industry.
Reynolds played his first action role as Hannibal King in the 2004 movie Blade: Trinity. He underwent intense physical training for the role. He also appeared in The Amityville Horror, Waiting, and Just Friends. He also starred in The Change Up, Definitely Maybe, Green Lantern, and The Proposal. Reynolds also starred in the X-Men Origins: Wolverine as Wade Wilson/Weapon XI in 2009. He talked to screenwriter David S. Goyer about the film adaptation of Deadpool back in 2005.
2016 marked the biggest breakthrough for his career. Deadpool was finally released after years of being in the development stage. The movie received critical and commercial success. It made many box-office records including a worldwide opening of $264.9 million from 62 markets. It also earned $27.4 million from 606 IMAX cinemas, the biggest IMAX 2D worldwide opening of all time. The film’s success led to the release of Deadpool 2 in 2018. Deadpool is a superhero from Marvel Comics. The film tells the story of Wilson Wade / Deadpool in hunting down the man who gave him mutant abilities.
In 2019, he lends his voice to Pikachu in the animated film Detective Pikachu or Pokemon.
Reynolds and Blake lively met on the sets of Green Lantern. They’ve dated for 11 months before going together in October 2011. The couple got engaged and got married on September 9, 2012. They have 3 children: James born on December 16, 2014 and Ines on September 30, 2016. Details on their third daughter, who was born in October 2019, were not yet revealed.
Reynolds dated actress, singer Scarlett Johansson in 2007. They tied the knot in 2008 and separated in 2010. Their divorced was finalized in 2011.
Reynolds also dated singer, songwriter Alanis Morissette in 2002. They got engaged in 2004 but their relationship ended in 2007.
Reynolds received several awards and nominations for his outstanding acting performances. Deadpool gave him many awards including the MTV Movie Award for Best Fight and for Best Comedic Performance. He also won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in a Comedy and the Saturn Award for Best Actor. He also received the Teen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit: Film.
Reynolds won the Young Hollywood Award for Next Generation - Male in 2013. He also received the Critics’ Choice Entertainer of the Year Award in 2016. It was followed by People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor in 2017.
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