Ryan O’Neal is an actor and former boxing player from the United States of America. He went to pursue his career in acting after boxing in the 1960s, and his breakthrough career success was with his role in the primetime soap opera “Peyton Place” where he starred in over 500 episodes. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Ryan O’Neal in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Ryan O’Neal birth name is Charles Patrick Ryan O’Neal. He was born on April 20, 1941, in Los Angeles in California, United States. His father Charles O’Neal was a screenwriter and novelist, but he passed away in 1996, and his mother Patricia O’Neal was an actress with eight credits in series and films, but she also passed away in 2003.
Ryan O’Neal was mainly grown in his hometown. He completed his early schooling at the University High School where he was trained to go into boxing in golden gloves. After that, the family went to live in Germany in Munich due to his father’s work, where Ryan attended the Munich American High School. His brother Kevin O’Neal is an actor who has 31 credits as an actor in films and series.
Ryan O’Neal has been into marriages, divorces, engagement and has children that we are aware of and that is confirmed. His first marriage was to the actress Joanna Moore who passed away in 1997; their marriage lasted from 1963-1967. Ryan and Joanna are the parents of 1 son and one daughter, actor Griffin O’Neal, actress and author Tatum O’Neal.
After that Ryan’s second marriage was from 1967-1973 to actress Leigh Taylor-Young. Ryan and Leigh are the parents of 1 son, Patrick O’Neal who is now a studio host and reporter and who is a former actor. Ryan O’Neal’s last and most popular relationship was with the actress, artist and model Farrah Fawcett which lasted from 2000 and until her death in 2009. Ryan and Farrah had one son together, voice actor Redmond O’Neal.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After a few credited and uncredited roles, Ryan O’Neal did his best work ever in “Peyton Place” series where he starred for five years in. One of his most popular films is the romantic drama “Love Story”.
For the awards, Ryan O’Neal has more than ten award wins and nominations in his credit. The most important nomination he received was the Oscars for his performance in “Love Story” film.
Ryan O’Neal doesn’t have any upcoming work. Information says that he might star in a horror named “The Waste Lands”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actor and former boxing player Ryan O’Neal has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $20 million. He made his millions from starring in films and series. Ryan O’Neal estimate salary per episode of “Peyton Place” is not confirmed, but information says that he earned $1 million for “The Main Event” film.
Ryan O’Neal is a talented actor who has been in the industry since the 60s. He first was a boxer before making it to acting, and he had most of his success from “Peyton Place” series and “Love Story” film which he received an Oscars nomination for. Ryan O’Neal most popular relationship was with Farrah Fawcett which ended when she passed away.