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Who Is The Most Famous Ryan In The World?

Updated January 14, 2020 2.5k votes 215 voters 154.3k views98 items

List RulesVote up the Ryan you believe to be the most famous.

How many celebrities named Ryan can you think of? The famous Ryans below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ryan, athletes named Ryan, and even political figures named Ryan. 

Ryan Phillippe is one of the famous actors named Ryan. There are also famous girls named Ryan on this list, such as actress Ryan Newman. Other actors with the first name Ryan include Ryan Kwanten and Ryan Hansen. There are also plenty of singers named Ryan on the list, such as Ryan Adams. 

Two of the biggest heartthrobs in Hollywood are named Ryan; Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling (take your pick, ladies). You'll notice that so many Ryans on this list play professional sports, including Ryan Braun, Ryan Matthews, and Ryan Tannehill. Don't forget long time American Idol host and Keeping Up With The Kardashians creator Ryan Seacrest, too.

Did we miss any of your favorite celebrities named Ryan? If so, be sure to add them to our list of famous people named Ryan. 

  • Ryan Reynolds1

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, film...  more

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  • Ryan Gosling2

    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor and musician. He began his...  more

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  • Ryan Seacrest3

    BirthplaceDunwoody, Georgia, United States of America

    Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host,...  more

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  • Ryan Lochte4

    BirthplaceRochester, New York, United States of America

    Ryan Steven Lochte ( LOK-tee; born August 3, 1984) is an American competitive swimmer and...  more

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  • Ryan Newman5

    BirthplaceUSA, California, Manhattan Beach

    Ryan Newman (born April 24, 1998) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her...  more
  • Ryan Murphy6

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Indiana

    Ryan Patrick Murphy (born November 9, 1965) is an American screenwriter, director, and...  more

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  • Ryan Fitzpatrick7

    BirthplaceGilbert, Arizona

    Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick (born November 24, 1982), nicknamed Fitzmagic, is an American football...  more

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  • Ryan Leaf8

    Ryan Leaf

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceGreat Falls, Montana

    Ryan David Leaf (born May 15, 1976) is an American former football player who was a...  more

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  • Ryan Howard9

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Ryan James Howard (born November 19, 1979), nicknamed "The Big Piece", is an American former...  more
  • Ryan Braun10

    Ryan Braun

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceMission Hills, Los Angeles, California

    Ryan Joseph Braun (born November 17, 1983), nicknamed "The Hebrew Hammer", is an American...  more
  • Ryan O'Neal11

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal (born April 20, 1941) is an American actor and former boxer....  more

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  • Ryan Anderson12

    BirthplaceSacramento, California

    Ryan James Anderson (born May 6, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who last...  more

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  • Ryan Tannehill13

    BirthplaceLubbock, Texas

    Ryan Timothy Tannehill III (born July 27, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the...  more

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  • Ryan Kwanten14

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Ryan Christian Kwanten (born 28 November 1976) is an Australian actor and comedian. He played...  more

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  • Ryan Giggs15

    Ryan Giggs

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceCardiff, United Kingdom

    Ryan Joseph Giggs (born Wilson; born 29 November 1973) is a Welsh football coach and former...  more

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  • Ryan Hansen16

    BirthplaceFountain Valley, California, USA

    Ryan Albert Hansen (born July 5, 1981) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for...  more
  • Ryan Ross17

    Ryan Ross

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceSummerlin, Nevada

    George Ryan Ross III (born August 30, 1986) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter...  more
  • Ryan Tedder18

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    Ryan Benjamin Tedder (born June 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more
  • Ryan Adams19

    Ryan Adams

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceJacksonville, North Carolina, United States of America

    David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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  • Ryan Dempster20

    BirthplaceGibsons, Canada

    Ryan Scott Dempster (born May 3, 1977), is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher,...  more
  • Ryan Getzlaf21

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    Ryan Getzlaf (born May 10, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently...  more
  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins22

    BirthplaceBurnaby, Canada

    Ryan Jarromie Noel Nugent-Hopkins (born April 12, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey...  more
  • Ryan Phillippe23

    BirthplaceUSA, Delaware, New Castle

    Matthew Ryan Phillippe (; born September 10, 1974) is an American actor. After appearing as...  more

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  • Ryan Sheckler24

    BirthplaceUSA, California, La Palma

    Ryan Allen Sheckler (born December 30, 1989) is an American professional skateboarder and...  more
  • Ryan Zimmerman25

    BirthplaceWashington, North Carolina

    Ryan Wallace Zimmerman (born September 28, 1984) is an American professional baseball first...  more