Canadian actor Ryan Thomas Gosling was born on November 12, 1980. His films, which are well-known in both self-sufficient and major studio productions of many genres, have amassed a global box office revenue of nearly 1.9 billion USD.
|Full name||Ryan Thomas Gosling|
|Date of birth||November 12, 198”|
|Net worth||$70 million|
Early life and education
Ryan Thomas Ray Gosling, a travelling salesman for a paper mill, and Donna Gosling, a secretary, welcomed their son Thomas on November 12, 1980 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London, Ontario. Gosling has stated that his family and he were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and that their faith had a profound impact on every facet of their lives. They “moved about a lot due to his father’s business, and Gosling lived in both Cornwall, Ontario, and Burlington, Ontario.
Gosling attended Lester B. Pearson High School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School, and Gladstone Public School for his education. He was motivated to become an actor as a child by Dick Tracy. Gosling had a lot of challenges growing up. He had trouble reading and was tested for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but he was never given a diagnosis and, in spite of rumours to the contrary, never took medication for it. His mother took a year off work to homeschool him.
Gosling began performing in front of people at a young age since his sister was a performer. He performed with Elvis Perry, his uncle’s Elvis Presley tribute act, at weddings with his sister. He also sang with a nearby ballet company. Since performing was the one thing for which he earned praise, it increased his self-confidence.
Parents and family
His parents are German, English, Scottish, and Irish-born French Canadians. According to Gosling, they are all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Due to his father’s job, they frequently moved, and Gosling lived in both Cornwall and Burlington, Ontario. He and his older sister Mandi moved home with their mother when he was 13 since his parents had divorced; Gosling credits this to having been raised to think like a feminine.
He became well-known at the age of 13 as a kid actor on The Mickey Mouse Club on the Disney Channel (1993–1955). He also made appearances in other family-friendly television shows such Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995) and Goosebumps (1996). In The Believer (2001), he played a Jewish neo-Nazi, and in 2004’s romance drama The Notebook, he played the lead part that catapulted him to fame.
Gosling starred in the critically acclaimed independent dramas Half Nelson (2006), Lars and the Real Girl (2007), and Blue Valentine (2010). For Half Nelson, he received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2011, he appeared in three blockbuster hits: the comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love; the political drama The Ides of March; and the action thriller The Dark Knight.
After making his directing debut with Lost River (2014), Ryan Gosling acted in the comedies The Nice Guys (2016), The Big Short (2015), and La La Land (2016), the latter of which earned him a Golden Globe and another nomination for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. The science fiction movie Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and the biographical First Man (2018) received additional praise.
He portrayed Ken in the fantasy comedy Barbie in 2023, which became his highest-earning release.
2009 saw the release of Dead Man’s Bones’ self-titled first album and a North American tour.He is one of the partners in the Beverly Hills, California-based Moroccan eatery Tagine. Gosling has visited the Chad, Uganda, and eastern Congo to spread awareness about the problems there. He is a supporter of PETA, Invisible Children, and the Enough Project.
Since September 2011, Gosling has been seeing his co-star in The Place Beyond the Pines, Eva Mendes. Two children were born to the couple, one in 2014 and the other in 2016.
He is thought to be valued around $70 million.