Ryan Gosling Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $36 Million

PROFESSION: Actor, director, producer, writer, musician, restaurant owner

Ryan Gosling is famous for playing Noah in The Notebook, winning hearts all over the world. Born Ryan Thomas Gosling, is an actor, director, producer, writer, musician and a restaurant owner! He began his career at a very tender age on the Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club in 1993. From there, he went on to be a part of  other family  entertainment programs like Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Goosebumps, Breaker High and Young Hercules.

Ryan Gosling has chosen a wide range of characters to portray in his movies. He has a reputation of playing misfits in independent films like The Slaughter Rule and The United States of Leland. 2011 was a landmark year for Gosling with movies like Crazy, Stupid, Love, Drive, and The Ides of March.

Gosling is also a co-owner of Tagine, a Moroccan restaurant in California. Also, he is an avid supporter of PETA, Invisible Children and Enough Project.

CHILDHOOD

Ryan Gosling was born in  London, Ontario to parents Thomas Ray Gosling and Donna. As a child, watching Dick Tracy inspired him to become an actor. He has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. After a good period of time, he dropped out of high school at the age of seventeen to focus on his acting career.

CAREER

As discussed above, Gosling stepped into the acting industry at a very tender age with the Mickey Mouse Club. After doing a certain number of other family entertainment programs, he shifted his area of interest from acting on television to acting on the big screen.

Gosling came to notice in an instant with the release of The Notebook, a romantic movie, in which Gosling plays the heartfelt character of the lovestruck Noah. The entire world fell in love with both the film and his acting at that very moment! From that point, his career just took off. In 2007, he was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

In 2010, he co-starred with Michelle Williams in a movie called Blue Valentine which had him nominated for a Golden Globe. All of us know about the three movies he starred in, in 2011. Crazy, Stupid, Love, Drive and The Idea of March. All these films got him a lot of recognition for his work. Some of it was good, some of it was not so good.

In 2013, Gosling starred in the violent revenge drama Only God Forgives.

PHILANTHROPY

Gosling has a huge heart and he believes in giving back to the community. He supports various social causes. He has worked with PETA on a campaign to encourage KFC and McDonald’s to use improved methods of chicken slaughter in their factories. He volunteered in Biloxi, Mississippi in 2005, as a part of the clean up effort that followed Hurricane Katrina.

Gosling is a supporter of Invisible Children Inc, a group that aims at raising awareness about the LRA in Central Africa. He is also a speaker at Campus Progress’ National Conference in 2008 where he discussed Darfur.

PERSONAL LIFE

Gosling currently resides in New York City with his pet dog, George. He dated Sandra Bullock in 2002, Rachel McAdams till mid-2007 and model Eva Mendes in September 2011.

ASSETS

- The Mansion

- Motorcycle Dirt Bike

- Rolex Day Date

- Barton Perreira Gilbert Eyewear

- Ford Escape

- Envvy

FUN FACTS

- Ryan is a true artist for not only does he play his part in all our favorite movies, he also plays the jazz guitar and piano as well as sings in indie rock band Dead Man’s Bones! The group released their first music video in December 2008 for their song, “In The Room Where You Sleep.”

- At age 17, Ryan dropped out of high school and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his movie career. The first role he got in the new city was in the series “Young Hercules”.

- Ryan’s nickname is Opie!

- If you thought that Ryan is a gym time-junkie, think again! In an interview he says that “It’s such a waste of time. It takes so much time to make muscles and then they don’t really do anything.”

- Handyman Ryan built the kitchen table featured in “The Notebook” (2004) in preparation for his role as Noah.

- In Only God Forgives Ryan Gosling’s character only speaks 22 lines throughout the entire film.

- Ryan Gosling had to beat out Adam Brody, Joel Edgerton, Luke Evans and Joseph Gordon-Levitt for the part of Sgt. Jerry Wooters in Gangster Squad.

- According to Ryan, all the bank robbery scenes in The Place Beyond the Pines were shot in one take.

- Hugh Jackman almost played “Driver” in Drive.

FUN QUOTES

“Freedom is such a gift.”

“If I have any particular appeal to women, maybe it’s because I listen more than other guys do and appreciate how they think and feel about things.”

“I feel like everything has happened naturally.”

“I don’t even think of myself as particularly good looking, and not at all a typical kind of Hollywood leading man sort of actor.”

“I think we just knew that we had a movie when Rachel walked in the room”

“I try not to discriminate against genres.”

“i think we’re very complicated and we’re capable of all kinds of things, and movies don’t reflect that.”

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