Who is Ryan Gosling?
Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician. He is popularly known for his work in movies like “The Notebook”, “The Nice Guys” and “The Gray Man.” Gosling is also portraying “Ken” in the soon-to-be-released “Barbie” movie.
As a musician, Ryan Gosling is a member of the rock duo, “Dead Man’s Bones” where he performs under the stage name “Baby Goose”.
Ryan Gosling’s full name is Ryan Thomas Gosling. He was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada to his parents – Thomas Ray Gosling (father) and Donna Gosling (mother). As of March 2023, Ryan Gosling is 42 years old.
About Ryan Gosling’s parents
Ryan Gosling’s father, Thomas Ray Gosling was a travelling salesman for a paper mill. He was married to Donna Gosling but they got divorced when Ryan Gosling was 13 years old. Due to Thomas Ray Gosling’s work as a travelling salesman, Ryan Gosling and his family had to move around a lot.
Ryan Gosling’s mother, Donna Gosling was a secretary and a teacher. She has a bachelor’s degree in education from Brock University. She graduated in June 2012. After her divorce from Thomas Ray Gosling (Ryan Gosling’s father), Donna Gosling took both her children (Ryan and Mandi Gosling) to live with her.
Both Ryan Gosling’s parents are of French Canadian descent, along with some German, English, Scottish and Irish origins.
About Ryan Gosling’s siblings
Ryan Gosling has an older sister named Mandi Gosling. Mandi Gosling was born on January 1, 1977, to Thomas Ray Gosling and Donna Gosling. She is currently 45 years old. Mandi Gosling is a Canadian producer and journalist. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge, the United States.
Are Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling related?
No. Despite the similarity in their names and both of them being Canadians, Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling are not related.
About Ryan Gosling’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article, Ryan Gosling is unmarried and has no wife. However, he has been in a relationship with Eva Mendes since 2011.
List of women Ryan Gosling has dated
- Ryan Gosling dated Sandra Bullock in 2001.
- Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams dated in 2005.
- Ryan Gosling and Blake Lively reportedly dated in 2010.
- Ryan Gosling was rumoured to have dated Olivia Wilde.
- Ryan Gosling has been dating Eva Mendes since 2011.
About Ryan Gosling’s relationship with Sandra Bullock
Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. She is popularly known for her work in movies like “A Time To Kill” and “The Lost City.” Sandra Bullock was born on July 26, 1964, in Arlington County, Virginia, the United States and is currently 58 years old.
Sandra Bullock and Ryan Gosling met in 2001 while on the set of the thriller movie, “Murders by Numbers.” At the time, Bullock was 37 years old and Gosling was 21 years old. Despite the sixteen-year age gap, the two managed to make the relationship work (for the time). They dated for two years from 2001 to 2003. Their relationship was initially kept on the low but in a 2003 interview, Bullock hinted at her affair with Gosling. When asked if she and Gosling were “just friends”, Sandra Bullock said:
“If you were to add the word, ‘just,’ it would probably be a bit of a lie. So I’d say we’re friends.”
Bullock also added that Gosling taught her to live in the moment. She said:
“I live my life at a manic pace, and he’s taught me to disregard all that isn’t important. He’s like a little Buddha.”
The pair broke up in 2003 and the reason for their split was unknown at the time. Gosling later blamed the entertainment industry for the relationship not working out. In 2011, Gosling said:
“Show business is the bad guy. When both people are in show business, it’s too much show business. It takes all the light, so nothing else can grow.”
Sandra Bullock has since moved on and is currently in a relationship with the photographer, Bryan Randall.
About Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams’ relationship
Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress. She is popularly known for her work in movies like “Mean Girls”, “The Notebook” and “Doctor Strange.” Rachel McAdams was born on November 17, 1978, in London, Ontario, Canada and is currently 44 years old.
Actors, Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling met while playing star-crossed lovers, Allie and Noah in the romantic drama, “The Notebook.” They started dating shortly after filming the movie, according to reports. Like the characters they portrayed in the film, Gosling and McAdams didn’t get along at first. In fact, it was reported that Gosling had approached the director and asked if another person could be brought in to play “Allie.” However, they later became friends and soon started dating. They dated for two years from 2005 to 2007.
About his relationship with McAdams, Gosling said:
“People do Rachel and me a disservice by assuming we were anything like the people in that movie. Rachel’s and my love story is a hell of a lot more romantic than that.”
About Ryan Gosling’s relationship with Eva Mendes
Eva de la Caridad Mendez (known professionally as Eva Mendes) is an American actress, model and fashion designer. She is known for her work in movies like “The Place Beyond The Pines” and “The Women.” Eva Mendes was born on March 5, 1974, in Miami, Florida, the United States and is currently 49 years old.
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling met in August 2011 while filming “The Place Beyond The Pines.” They started dating not long after their initial meeting. In June 2012, Gosling and Mendes attended the graduation ceremony of Gosling’s mother, Donna. About working with Mendes, Gosling said that the experience strengthened their bond and mutual respect for one another. The couple welcomed their first child together, Esmeralda Gosling in September 2014 and then their second daughter, Amada Gosling in April 2016.
In 2017, Ryan Gosling won the award for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for his work in “La La Land.” The actor then dedicated the award to Eva Mendes’ brother, Juan Carlos Mendes who died of throat cancer in 2016. In 2020, Mendes revealed that Gosling is an amazing cook. She said:
“Hopefully, this is showing my girls that there are no gender-specific roles that one must take on and that we’re partners in this. Not just Ryan and I but our children as well.”
Are Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes officially married?
Possibly. On November 15, 2022, Eva Mendes posted a picture of a tattoo on her wrist that reads, “de Gosling.” It is speculated that the tattoo is a short form of Eva Mendes de Gosling, stirring rumours of marriage.
Three days later, Mendes appear to confirm the rumours by referring to Ryan Gosling as her husband during an interview with Channel Nine’s Today.
In another interview with Australia’s Kyle and Jackie O Show podcast, Mendes revealed she got the “de Gosling” tattoo “years ago” but refused to deny the marriage reports, saying:
“But who says we weren’t already? I like to keep it all mysterious. I’m a very mysterious woman.”
As of the time of writing, the couple is still together and going strong in their relationship.
About Ryan Gosling’s kids
As of the time of writing, Ryan Gosling has two children (two girls) from his relationship with Eva Mendes.
a. Esmeralda Gosling
Esmeralda Amada Gosling is Ryan Gosling’s first daughter. She was born on September 12, 2014, to Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes. She has a younger sister named Amada Gosling. Esmeralda Gosling is currently 8 years old.
b. Amada Gosling
Amada Lee Gosling is Ryan Gosling’s second daughter. She was born on April 26, 2016, to Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes. She is currently 6 years old.