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5 fun facts that will surprise you about actor Ryan Gosling!

The 39-year-old actor is one of the most famous and acclaimed by the audience. We have seen him since he was a child on the Disney Channel star factory. The actor is very private with his personal life so today we want to take a closer look at him. Keep reading to find out more.  

  • Ryan Thomas Gosling was born 39 years ago in Ontario, Canada.
  • He has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
  • Throughout his career the actor has played more than 34 characters. 


Today he is one of the best known and most loved American actors by the audience. Especially the female. However, the Drive actor hails from Canada, and lived there permanently until his 16 years.We met him when he was a kid at the Mickey Mouse club. His generation was undoubtedly the most successful of the Disney star factory.

Ryan Gosling alongside a very young Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in the back.

Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Keri Russel shared screen with him.

The rest is history, he became a Hollywood heartthrob, well remembered for his role as Noah in the Notebook alongside with former girlfriend Rachel Mc Adams.

Today he is in a relationship with the actress Eva Mendes, and they share two daughters.

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes

The La La Land actor is very reserved with his personal life, so we're sure you did not know these 5 things about Ryan Gosling. 

1. He was bullied in school.

Surprisingly many celebrities had that same problem when they were young. The actor confessed he didn't make any friends until he was 15. It was so serious that Gosling's mother decided to home school.

2. The famous actor lived in a tent for a while.

Today Ryan has an estimated net worth of $70 million but things weren't always so glamorous. He revealed in an interview that a tent was his home for a while. We don't know the exact reasons why, though. This happened after shooting The Notebook, so we suspect that it had nothing to do with money.

3. Justin Timberlake was his roommate.

When they were both Mouseketeers back in the 90s Timberlake's mother was legal tutor of Gosling whose mother was living in Canada.

4. The actor stopped a street fight back in 2011. He was shooting A Place Beyond the Pines in New York at the time.

In one of his walks through the city the actor of Drive saw a fight between two men and decided to step in and break it. Such a hero!

5. He is handyman. From carpenter to musician and a lot of things in between. Ryan likes learning a new skill for every movie he does.

That's the table Ryan built

For the movie Notebook, the 39-year-old actor built the wooden table that appears in the iconic love scene with co-star Rachel Mc Adams.

Don't you feel you know him a little better now?

Kelsey Miller

Certified English teacher by the University of Cambridge. Wine enjoyer, writing lover and cute Hollywood actors expert.+ info

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