Ryan O’Neal

Charles Patrick Ryan O’Neal is a worldwide recognized actor cum boxer based in America. He got widely renowned for his movies “Love Story,” “The Main Event,” and “Barry Lyndon and was awarded for the same and others. He is a dreamer who achieves what he dreams about.

Well, how well do you know about Ryan O’Neal? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ryan O’Neal’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ryan O’Neal to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ryan took birth in Los Angeles, California, on 20 April 1941. His family was Irish-British. His father is Charles O’Neal, who is a screenwriter, and his mother is Patricia Ruth Olga, who is an actress. This brought him more comfort in his career as he had fortunate parents already skilled at the job. Ryan was an attractive person ever since he was a child. He also has a brother called Kevin, whose profession is a screenwriter too, just like his father.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ryan O’Neal in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ryan O’Neal’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 20 April 1941. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171.9 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Ryan schooled at the “University High School” for a very short amount of time. We do know that he had later joined “Munich American High School” as his family had shifted to Germany’s Munich. Quite in contrast to his family members, who showed business people, Ryan wanted to be a boxer as a kid. He had even taken professional training to hone his skills, but as we all know, destiny had something else for him.

Ryan did not join any college after his high school and instead focused on his film industry career.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ryan’s personal life isn’t much great as he has always been in trouble because of his issues in the headline. A few incidents to prove this might be blowing out his son’s teeth and having an affair with his friend’s woman outside marriage. His daughter Tatum had also openly shared his abusiveness while being a drug addict father in her autobiographical book.

As for his love life, Ryan had two wives married one after the other and also a girlfriend who had conceived his child. He has one child, each with his first and second wife and two children with his then-girlfriend. He is currently single at present.

Is Ryan O’Neal Gay?

No, not at all; Ryan O’Neal is not gay. He is a straight person. The actor had four children from his two wives and a girlfriend. Thus, the above fact proves that he is a heterosexual, much like 93% per cent of the world’s men population.

Professional Career

Ryan was inclined towards boxing as a child. He had begun his professional boxing career after receiving intense training from the professionals. Unfortunately, even after trying his luck in boxing for years, he couldn’t find any success in it and eventually had to stop. After that, he laid his foot in Hollywood. He had to struggle at the start as he began his practice with the role of a stuntman in television shows based in Germany. Later, he found a supporting role in another television show called The Empire, and his skills got noticed there.

His career saw the quantum leap with the 1964’s soap opera called “Peyton Place.” This show finally gave him the position that he could rightfully be called an actor. In the later years, he was quite active in the industry but failed to gain fame.

The most fruitful year for him was 1970. The movie “Love Story” propelled his career to advance to a different level. The film was the best of him gaining the most success. Also, recognition was no longer a big deal for him now. His other hits are “Main Event.” “Barry Lyndon,” and “Oliver Story.”

Awards and achievements

Ryan has been awarded numerous awards for his great acting skills. Over his entire career, he has won the following:

  1. “David di Donatello” award in the “Best Foreign Actor” category for the film in 1970
  2. Nominated for the “1970 Academy Award” for Love Story and the “1971 Golden Globe Award” for the same movie.
  3. Nominated for “Golden Globe Award” for Best Actor for “Paper Moon” in 1974.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ryan O’Neal in August 2021

As of 2021, Ryan O’Neal is believed to have a net worth of $16 million. He has accumulated such great wealth through strong determination and hard work while being a boxer first and an actor later. His life has seen the most of good and bad events. He was quite successful while he had started his journey, and due to which he has been able to amass such net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. Ryan and Tatum’s reconciliation got filmed in the series “Ryan and Tatum: The O’Neals” by Oprah Winfrey Network as both had tried to mend their damaged relationship in 2011.
  2. He is very humble and down towards the earth, and he is also very kind-hearted.
  3. He is very loyal towards his work as he considers his work as a working ship.

Ryan O’Neal’s career has the most downs and ups. In the beginning, he had proved himself to be a great actor, but then his personal life came in the way of his professional life resulting in the latter’s downhill. The ugly mess resulted in his nobility’s decline. But even though life has been unfair to Ryan, be it in his private or career life, he is blessed with some decent things. At the age of seventy-six, he is living a good life. Thus, leading people towards positivism.


Facts of Charles Patrick Ryan O’Neal

  • Gender Male
  • full nameCharles Patrick Ryan O’Neal
  • birthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
  • Date of Birth April 20, 1941
  • Age 83 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionFallen Catholic
  • net worth$16 million
  • professionFormer boxer and actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78kg, In Pounds – 171.9 lbs
  • heightIn Centimeters – 172 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorSalt-and-pepper
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolUniversity High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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