Ryan Phillippe

Matthew Ryan Phillippe is a well-known American actor who began his career in the early 90 with the film “One Life to Live.” he, however, rose to fame in the late 90s with his appearance in such films like “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and “Cruel Intentions.” He has taken many more roles and has continued to carry his name high in the filming industry.

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Biography and Early Life

Ryan Phillippe was born on 10 September 1974 in New Castle, Delaware, in the United States. He is the son of Susan and Richard Phillippe. His mother operated a day-care centre in their home while his father was a chemist. He has French descent. He was brought up in the middle of girls as he has three sisters; Kirsten, Lindsay, and Katelyn.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ryan Phillippe in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ryan Phillippe’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 1st August 2021 having been born on 10 September 1974. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Phillippe attended New Castle Baptist Academy. After graduating, he enrolled in Barbizon Modelling and Talent Agency, which is in Wilmington, Delaware.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Phillippe was married to Reese Witherspoon and was blessed with two children. They had met in 1997 during her 21st birthday and started dating. They starred together in “Cruel Intentions” the following year. Their wedding was on 5 June 1999, and at this time, Reese was six months pregnant. Their first daughter was born on 9 September 1999 and named after Ava Gardner. They welcomed their son in 2003. They separated in October 2006, and their divorce was finalized on 5 October 2007.

In late 2007, he started dating Abbie Cornish, an Australian actress. However, they split in February 2010. He started another relationship with model and actress Alexis Knapp in the summer of 2010. They broke up in September 2010, and Knapp was pregnant by then. Their daughter was born in July 2011 in his presence.

Is Ryan Phillippe Gay?

No. Phillippe is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumours; he was once married and had two children with his wife. After their divorce, he has been involved with several other women, and one relationship brought his third child, a daughter.

Professional Career

Phillippe began his professional career in the early 1990s after he was signed to Cathy Parker Management. His first appearance was in the ABC drama “One Life to Live” as Billy Douglas. After he left the show in 1993, he relocated to Los Angles, where he landed various roles in television series like “Matlock, Due South,” “The Secrets of Lake Success,” and “Crimsom Tide.” In 1997, he appeared in the horror film “I Know What You Did Last Summer” alongside Sarah Michelle, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Freddie Prinze.

In the 2000s, he appeared in such films as “The Way of the Gun,” “Antitrust,” “The I Inside among others. He appeared as Dixon Piper in the Saturday Night Live-based film, “MacGruber.” He filmed the adaptation of the crime novel “The Lincoln Lawyer” as Louis Roulet, a wealthy playboy who is accused of an unclear crime.

From November 2010, he appeared in the fifth and final episode of the TV show “Damages.” In 2012, he made his directorial debut, “Catch Hell.” In 2013, he started filming in “Reclaim”, an action film. Phillippe acts as an American man who travels to Puerto Rico with his wife, Rachelle Lefevre, to adopt an orphan. The film was released on19 September 2014.

In mid-2014, he appeared in the mystery series “Secrets and Lies”, where Phillippe, as a family man, becomes a murder suspect after discovering the body of a child.


Phillippe has won various awards throughout his career journey. In 2002, he won such awards as Teen Choice Awards, Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, Satellite Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2005, he won Gotham Award in the category of Best Ensemble Cast. He was awarded by Black Reel Awards in 2006 and also Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also been nominated for various awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ryan Phillippe in 1st August 2021

Phillippe is a very hardworking man who has accumulated a net worth of approximately $35 million as of 2021. He has acquired his wealth from his various appearances in different films and television shows. He has also worked as director of various films, which has also contributed to his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He earned a black belt in Korean martial art, tae kwon do.
  • He played football and basketball during his years at New Castle Baptist Academy.
  • He had suffered from depression

Ryan Phillippe is one of the actors who are known to have gained fame during the 1990s. Although at first, he did not gain any fame, he eventually became very famous and has achieved a lot in his life. He has earned a great fortune from his acting career as well as won various awards. He is one of the most popular actors in the filming industry.


Facts of Matthew Ryan Phillippe

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMatthew Ryan Phillippe
  • birthplaceNew Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Date of Birth September 10, 1974
  • Age 49 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$35 million
  • professionActor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolNew Castle Baptist Academy

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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