Ryan Gosling is a musician and actor. He is Canadian by origin. He began his career as a child star in The Mickey Mouse Club. Since then he has acted in many movies. People began noticing him after his leading role in The Notebook. Gosling had a band called Dead Man’s Bones. He is a co-owner of a restaurant in Beverly Hills, California, called Tagine. Keep reading further to know more about the early life, career, awards, nominations and net worth of Ryan Gosling 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Gosling was born on the 12th of November, 1980, in London, Ontario. His parents moved around a lot. When he was 13, they got divorced, and Gosling and his older sister went to live with their mother.
He went to Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School, and Lester B Pearson High School. He was inspired to become an actor after he watched Dick Tracy. He could not read. He was diagnosed with ADHD. After this, his mother home-schooled him for a year. He and his sister performed with Elvis Perry sang at weddings and were part of a local ballet company. Acting on stage was the only thing he got praised for. He dropped out of school when he was 17 years old to focus on acting as a career.
Career, Awards & Nominations
At the age of 12, Gosling auditioned for a revival of Disney Channel’s the Mickey Mouse Club. He was given a two-year contract as a Mouseketeer. He moved to Florida. He did not appear on screen very frequently, but he still considered these two years the best in his life. After the show got canceled, he returned to Canada.
He appeared in family entertainment television series Are You Afraid of the Dark, Goosebumps and Breaker High.
When he was 18, he went to New Zealand. He acted in Young Hercules as the title character.
At the age of 19, Gosling took to acting more seriously. He secured a lead role in The Believer because of his religious background. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. This film helped Gosling kick-start his career even though it was a financial failure.
After that, Gosling went on to act in films like Murder by Numbers, The Slaughter Rule, and The United States of Leland.
Gosling came to public attention only after he acted in The Notebook.
He continued to star in Stay, Lars, and the Real Girl, Fracture, etc. He was to act in The Lovely Bones but left before the production began.
After a three-year gap, he began acting again. He acted in Blue Valentine, All Good Things, Crazy Stupid Love, Drive, etc.
His final appearance was in 2011 in The Ides of March. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Actor.
Gosling made his first solo recording Put me In the Car in 2007. After that, he formed an Indie Rock Band called Dead Man’s Bones with his friend. They recorded their debut album and played all the instruments themselves. The album was released in 2009.
In 2009, they also had a three-night residency at LA’s Bob Baker Marionette Theatre and a 13- date tour of North America using a children’s choir at every show they had.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ryan Gosling has been an extraordinary person who is loved by an innumerable number of people. Ryan is not just an actor but a successful director who has made his mark in the Hollywood industry. Besides, he has been a successful writer as well. He has reached the stairs to success through several ups and downs. Henceforth, the net worth of Ryan Gosling has been estimated to be $70 million as of the present year.
Through the extraordinary role played him in “The Notebook,” Ryan has tasted flattering success in his career. He has been married to Eva Mendes since 2011, and the couple has been blessed with two beautiful children.