Ryan Reynolds is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, coming in second place after Dwayne Johnson. Surely this has to do with his role in the Deadpool franchises. Apart from Deadpool 1 and Deadpool 2, Ryan also made quite a hit with his appearance in the film “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”, for which he was highly appreciated by critics and colleagues, but also very well paid.
What is Ryan Reynolds’ net worth?
The famous Canadian-born actor, Ryan Reynolds has a net worth of $150 million at the time this article is written.
Salary per movie
Ryan Reynolds earns around $20 million for starring in a movie. He was paid $27 million upfront for the movie “6 Underground”.
In 2017, he was paid $22 million for “Deadpool 1”, becoming one of the 20 highest-paid actors in the world that year.
It is estimated that for “Deadpool 2” he received $30 to $40 million.
For the role of Wade Wilson in “Deadpool 3”, the actor will receive an initial amount of $20 million.
For the movie “Red Notice”, the actor received $20 million, without taking into account the money he will receive for the receipts from the cinema.
Born in Vancouver, Canada, on October 23, 1976, Ryan Reynolds was the youngest of 4 children in the family. Although it would be predictable that this would have molded him into a spoiled brat, in fact, Ryan was the favorite target of the 3 older brothers, full of energy and impatient with the youngest of them.
However, it was not the relations with his brothers that turned the blond boy into an anxious one, full of fears at every step. His father, an ex-policeman and ex-boxer, was working in sales at the time of Ryan’s birth. The actor would later describe him as a minefield. You never knew when he would explode and why.
In order to cope with the constant fears and anxiety, Ryan adopted a funny personality, which characterizes him even today.
Career beginning and the way to celebrity
He sought refuge in acting, starting to receive small roles at the age of 13. He appeared sporadically in several television series, but at the age of 19, he considered that things were not going in the expected direction and he felt he had to give up this dream. He entered the Kwantlen Polytechnic University, but a few months later a meeting with his former co-star, Chris Martin, made him leave school and go to Los Angeles in search of success.
Reynolds really started his career in 1990 when he played the role of Billy Simpson in the Nickelodeon Canadian series “Hillside”, which ran in the United States under the name “Fifteen”. In 1996, he co-starred with Melissa Joan Hart in the television movie “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”. As an adult, Reynolds starred in the American series “Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place” (1998), and in the National Lampoon film “Van Wilder” (2002), as medical student Michael “Berg” Bergen.
Between 1993 and 1994 he starred in several episodes of “The Odyssey”. He had a brief appearance in “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” as a nurse, starred alongside Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks in “The Prisoners” (2003), as well as in the Canadian production “The Perfect Heist” (2003). He landed a role in Glenn Close’s series “Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story” (1995), later starring in the television movie “In Cold Blood” (1996). The teen movie “Van Wilder” brought Ryan fame. Other films like “Blade Trinity” and “Smokin’ Aces” only strengthened his position as a movie star.
In 2009 Reynolds’ film career exploded, starring alongside Sandra Bullock in the romantic comedy “The Proposal”, the film quickly becoming one of the most successful romantic comedies.
He starred as a beloved Marvel superhero in the $780 million international film “Deadpool”.
Over time, Ryan also starred in the films: “Coming Soon” (1999), “Dick”, “Finder’s Fee” (2001), “The Amityville Horror” (2005), “School of Life” (2005), “The Nines” (2007), “Fireflies in the Garden”(2008), “Chaos Theory” (2008), “Paper Man”(2009).
So far, he won two awards: “Scream Award” and “Young Hollywood Award”, and was nominated for “Goya Award” (for the film “Buried” (2010)), 4 “MTV Movie” awards, 4 “People’s Choice” awards, and a “Teen Choice” award. In 2016, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 8601 Hollywood Blvd.
Ryan Reynolds bought an ownership stake in Mint Mobile in November 2019. This company provides low-cost pre-paid mobile services. He is featured in online marketing campaigns for this company.
Also, in January 2018, Ryan bought an “unspecified minority” ownership stake in Aviation American Gin for a secret amount of money.
In January 2019 Ryan was named the face of Amani Code fragrance.
In his personal life, Ryan began a romantic relationship with Canadian singer Alanis Morissette in 2002, they were to announce their engagement in June 2004. In February 2007, their close friends announced that they had mutually decided to end the relationship. Immediately after his relationship with Morissette ended, Reynolds began a new relationship with actress Scarlett Johansson, announcing their engagement on May 5, 2008. They married on September 27, 2008, in a ceremony near Tofino, British Columbia. Their relationship lasted until 2010. In September 2012, Reynolds married actress Blake Lively in South Carolina.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds make one of the most beautiful couples in Hollywood. The actors have three children together and for a time gave up their careers to devote themselves equally to their upbringing and education.
Ryan Reynolds has opened up about his fatherhood journey with partner Blake Lively, revealing that they both share the ‘work’ of parenting. The two actors have been together since 2012 and have three daughters: seven-year-old James, five-year-old Inez, and two-year-old Betty.
Ryan Reynolds owns a home in Los Angeles and in 2012 he purchased a house in Westchester County, New York for $6 million.