Ryan Paevey is an American model as well as an actor. Ryan Paevey is most popular for his role in the recent series “General Doctor” and several other movies. He also worked on music videos for singers like Robin Thicke, Christina Aguilera, and Toni Braxton. Similarly, Ryan also launched the brand “Fortunate Wanderer”.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Ryan Paevey was born on 24 September 1984 and his current age is 36 years. His full name is Ryan Jacob Paevey-Vlieger and he is originally from Santa Monica, California, the U.S. However, he also lived in Harlem for some time. Similarly, Paevey’s parents are father Les Vlieger and mother Linda Paevey. Similarly, he has a younger sister named Kaitlyn and the siblings are very close. However, the occupation of his family members is unknown to the public.
Similarly, talking about Paevey’s childhood, he ran track and cross country during high school. He also loves to play video games and go surfing. He often went surfing with his dad. Ryan also loves cooking and his favorite cuisine is sushi. Besides being a well-known actor and model, he also makes jewelry during his spare time.
Furthermore, talking about his knowledge in language, he can speak a bit of French and Japanese languages. He is better at reading Japanese more than speaking. Further, he holds the nationality of an American and talking about Ryan’s ethnic background, he is of Dutch and Indonesian ancestry on his father’s side.
Career and Professional Life
The prominent American model and actor Ryan grew up working with his father in construction and also doing bartending jobs for some time. While in high school, someone scouted him for modeling. Though he explains that he initially turned down those opportunities, he eventually decided to try modeling and later tried acting as well.
Presently, Ryan is best known for his character Nathan West in the telefilm General Hospital. He was a part of this show from 2013 to 2018 and it is a medical drama series. Another well-known character that Ryan played is Donovan Darcy in the 2016 telefilm Unleashing Mr. Darcy and its 2018 sequel Marrying Mr. Darcy.
Some additional movies that Ryan is a part of are 4 Dead Girls: The Soul Taker, Harvest Love as Will Nash in 2017, Hope At Christmas as Mac in 2018, From Friend to Fiancé, and Dude Ranch among many others. Ryan also appeared as a guest in shows like Hollywood Heights, and Games People Play. On the BET series Games People Play, Ryan appeared as Bryce.
He started off the year 2013 with a guest appearance on The Client List in one of its episodes. The only movie Ryan stars in is Bogie and Bacall released in 2016. He plays the role of Adlai Stevenson. He also appeared in the short film ‘The Girl with the Gloves‘ in 2011. Furthermore, Ryan also played the role of Richard Belmont in the 2019 romance film A Summer Romance.
Moreover, Ryan started out as a model and he has also worked on music videos for Robin Thicke’s Sex Therapy, Toni Braxton’s Hands Tied, and Christina Aguilera’s Your Body. For Robin Thicke’s Sex Therapy, Ryan worked body double for the singer. Similarly, for Your Body, a director that Ryan had a link with provided him the opportunity in 2012. Later on, Ryan also shot a campaign for Izod and he also got featured in a Corona commercial.
Also, Ryan worked as the guest co-host on Extra in 2014 and The View in 2015. Similarly, Ryan was the presenter for the ‘Outstanding Morning Program’ award at the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards in 2015. In 2020 he played a role in a television film Matching Hearts as Daniel O’Connor.
Ryan is a self-proclaimed nature-boy. Hence, he launched a brand named Fortune Wanderer in which he sells custom prints of photography from his travels, handmade jewelry, and outdoor gear. He started the brand in August 2016. Ryan also has two motorcycles which he named Lillith and Sage. He loves to travel in either one of his bikes. Moreover, Ryan was also involved in an accident in July 2015. This motorcycle accident left him with a shattered wrist.
Awards and Net Worth
Despite his hard work and dedication, Ryan has yet to bag any awards yet. Though he hasn’t won, he has presented an award at the prestigious 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards. He presented the award titled Outstanding Morning Program in this award event in the year 2015.
Talking about his net worth, Ryan works as a model as well as an or in various films, series, music videos, etc. Hence, all these works influence Ryan’s net worth. To be precise, his net worth is approximately $3 million.
Personal Life and Rumors
Talking about his relationship status, he is neither married nor has children. The handsome hulk Ryan Paevey is currently single and he is probably waiting for the right person to spend the rest of his life with. Moreover, he is busy focusing on his career as a model and an actor. He has also maintained a good profile and kept away from any kind of rumors, scandals, and controversies at present.
However, Ryan was once rumored to be dating co-star of General Hospital, Kirsten Storms. The rumor also has it that he had an affair with model Jessica Hinton. Furthermore, it is believed that Ryan has a crush on brunettes like Evangeline Lilly, Jessica Biel, and Kate Beckinsale. He also stated once, “Any way we could set that up somehow? I’m great with kids, can cook, do dishes, fix everything, whatever.”
Furthermore, Ryan is also a firm believer in love at first sight. He has also experienced it! Though he couldn’t be with the person, he says that it was such a great experience.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Ryan Paevey has an athletic body build that stands at a height of 185 cm/6′. Similarly, he has not shared his exact weight. Moreover, other body measurements like his chest-waist-hip, arms, shoe size, dress size, etc are unknown at present. Talking about his facial features, he has beautiful blue eyes and dark brown hair color. Similarly, he also often keeps short beards which adds up to his handsome face.
Talking about his social media visibility, Ryan has personal accounts on Twitter and Instagram. In both these platforms, he is a verified user. He joined Twitter with username @RyanPaevey in January 2014 and has 86.7k followers. Similarly, he also has an Instagram account with the same username, i.e. @ryanpaevey, and this account has 208k followers with 1462 posts so far so of March 2020.