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Who is Ryan Paevey?
Ryan Paevey is an actor and model, probably best known for his role in the TV series “General Hospital” as Nathan West. Keep reading this biography to know more about his birthday, childhood, career achievements and family background.
Ryan Paevey Birthday, early childhood, family and educational background
He used to be born Ryan Jacob Paevey-Vlieger under the zodiac sign Libra on September 24, 1984 in Torrance, California, USA, so of American nationality, and 36 years old in September 2020. His parents are Les Vlieger and Linda Paevey, and he has a sibling , a younger sister named Kaitlyn Paevey, who is very close to him.
Ryan grew up with his family in Los Angeles, but also lived briefly in Harlem during his childhood. Although Ryan is an American by nationality, he inherited Indonesian and Dutch ancestry from his father. He is fluent in English and French and speaks Japanese.
From an early age, Ryan was an athletic boy who ran cross country and track and field in high school. In his spare time he also played video games, cooked or surfed with his father. Regarding his educational background, Ryan studied up to high school.
Ryan Paevey Career and Rise to Stardom
In his youth, Ryan helped his father with construction work and bartending; at the time, he had no plans to venture into the showbiz industry. However, he received numerous offers to work as a model, and although he turned them down at first, eventually gave in.
In 2009 Ryan worked as a body double model for Robin Thicke in his music video called “Sex Therapy”.
The following year, he appeared in Toni Braxton’s “Hands Tied” song video, after which a director Ryan had previously worked with offered him the chance to appear in Christina Aguilera’s music video for the song “Your Body” in 2012. a campaign for Izod, and also featured in a Corona commercial.
During his early modeling days, Ryan also posed for numerous racy photo shoot photos, which he is not proud of. In an interview, Ryan stated that there are many photos of him that anyone can access through Google, adding that he wishes he hadn’t taken them.
However, it is his modeling career that later opened up his opportunities in acting. In 2011, he gave a chance in the short film “The Girl with the Gloves”, and in 2012, he starred in the television movie “4 Dead Girls: The Soul Taker”. In the same year, Ryan landed a recurring role in ‘Hollywood Heights’, a drama series, and in 2013, Ryan began a guest appearance in an episode of ‘The Client List’.
By the end of the year 2013, he had landed what would become his breakthrough role as Nathan West in ‘General Hospital’, a medical drama series, appearing in 280 episodes of this series until it ended in 2018.
While this is the role Ryan is best known for, he has also worked on several other television movies and shows. Simultaneously in 2014, he was a guest co-host on “Extra” and “The View” in 2015. In 2016, he appeared as a male lead in “Unleashing Mr. Darcy”, as Donovan Darcy, an original movie for the Hallmark Channel The film gained immense popularity, leading to the 2018 sequel film “Marrying Mr. Darcy” in which Ryan reprized his role.
He also appeared in the telefilm “Harvest Love” as Will Nash in 2017, and in 2018, he landed the role of Mac in “Hope at Christmas”. The following year, Ryan appeared in “Dude Ranch” and “From Friend to Fiance.”
Ryan was the presenter for the Outstanding Morning Program award on the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards held in 2015.
In his recent works, Ryan appeared as Richard Belmont in the 2019 romantic movie “A Summer Romance”, and then also appeared as Bryce in the BET series “Games People Play”.
His most recent work in 2020 is the Hallmark TV movie “Matching Hearts” in which he plays the role of Daniel O’Connor.
Ryan Paevey Personal Life: Is He Married Or Gay?
When it comes to Ryan’s personal life, he is a very secretive person, leading many people to speculate that he is gay as they have not seen him with a lady in public.
However, there are also rumors that Ryan was dating Kirsten Storms, his co-star, and model Jessa Hinton. Despite all the rumors and speculation, Ryan remains a single man as of 2020.
Aside from acting, Ryan also owns a brand called Fortunate Wanderer in which he sells custom photo prints of his travel adventures, plus outdoor gear and handmade jewelry.
He also considers himself a nature boy, and hiking is one of his favorite outdoor activities, but Ryan also owns two motorcycles, which he has named Sage and Lillith. In July 2015, while riding Lillith, he was involved in a motorcycle accident in which he suffered a broken wrist.
In his free time Ryan also likes to cook, his favorite meal is sushi.
Interesting facts about Ryan Paevey
Here are some interesting facts about the actor.
He is still single but in an interview Ryan confessed that he is a workaholic who doesn’t even own a dog due to his tight schedules. However, he believes in love at first sight.
Contrary to many people’s assumptions, Ryan didn’t just leave General Hospital, nor was he fired. He had an agreement with the producers for the period that he would work with them. Once that time had passed, he packed up and left, without any resentment from either party.
Ryan Paevey net worth
Ryan has had a successful acting and modeling career which has earned him not only popularity but also wealth. His estimated income as a model is $120,000. Reputable sources estimate that of Ryan Paevey net value as of 2020 amount to approximately $3 million.
|First and last name||Ryan Paevey|
|Parents||Linda Paevey, Les Vlieger|
|Brothers or sisters||Kaitlyn Paevey|
|Movies||Unleashing Mr. Darcy, Harvest Love, The Girl with the Gloves, The Rental|
|TV shows||General Hospital|
|Bogie and Bacall||announced||Adlai Stevenson|
|General Hospital||2013-2017||TV serials||Nathan West / Nathan / James Nathan Reeves|
|Harvest love||2017||TV movie||Will Nash|
|Unleash Mr. Darcy||2016||TV movie||Donovan Darcy|
|The customer list||2013||TV serials||Simon|
|Christina Aguilera: Your body||2012||Video short||Love interest|
|4 Dead Girls: The Soul Taker||2012/i||Jonathan|
|The girl with the gloves||2011||Short||Tom|
|Birds of a feather||2011/i||production assistant|
|A renaissance reborn||2018||Film documentary||Himself|
|Additional||2014-2017||TV serials||Himself / Himself – guest co-host|
|Home & Family||2016-2017||TV serials||Himself|
|Battle of the Network Stars||2017||TV Miniseries||Himself – Contestant|
|The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards||2015||TV movie||Himself – presenter|
|The view||2015||TV serials||Himself – Guest co-host|
|AfterBuzz TV Spotlight Interview with Ryan Paevey-Vlieger||2015||TV serials||Himself (2015)|
|Live from the red carpet: The 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards||2014||TV special||Himself|