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Who Is The Most Famous Ryan In The World?

Updated March 18, 2021 2.6k votes 246 voters 156.8k 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. Then vote up all of the celebrities named Ryan that you've heard of! 

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    Ryan Reynolds

    1976-10-23
    Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, film...  more

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    Ryan Gosling

    1980-11-12
    Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor and musician. He began his...  more

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    Ryan Seacrest

    1974-12-24
    Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host,...  more

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    Ryan Newman

    1998-04-24
    Ryan Newman (born April 24, 1998) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her...  more
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    Ryan O'Neal

    1941-04-20
    Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal (born April 20, 1941) is an American actor and former boxer....  more

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    Ryan Lochte

    1984-08-03
    Ryan Steven Lochte ( LOK-tee; born August 3, 1984) is an American competitive swimmer and...  more

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

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    Ryan Murphy

    1965-11-30
    Ryan Patrick Murphy (born November 9, 1965) is an American screenwriter, director, and...  more

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    Ryan Leaf

    1976-05-15
    Ryan David Leaf (born May 15, 1976) is an American former football player who was a...  more

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    Ryan Braun

    1983-11-17
    Ryan Joseph Braun (born November 17, 1983), nicknamed "The Hebrew Hammer", is an American...  more

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    Ryan Howard

    1979-11-19
    Ryan James Howard (born November 19, 1979), nicknamed "The Big Piece", is an American former...  more

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    Ryan Kwanten

    1976-11-28
    Ryan Christian Kwanten (born 28 November 1976) is an Australian actor and comedian. He played...  more

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    Ryan Anderson

    1988-05-06
    Ryan James Anderson (born May 6, 1988) is an American professional basketball player who last...  more

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    Ryan Tannehill

    1988-07-27
    Ryan Timothy Tannehill III (born July 27, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the...  more

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    Ryan Phillippe

    1974-09-10
    Matthew Ryan Phillippe (; born September 10, 1974) is an American actor. After appearing as...  more

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    Ryan Kesler

    1984-08-31
    Ryan James Kesler (born August 31, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey center and an...  more

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    Ryan Hansen

    1981-07-05
    Ryan Albert Hansen (born July 5, 1981) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for...  more
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    Ryan Adams

    1974-11-05
    David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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    Ryan Giggs

    1973-11-29
    Ryan Joseph Giggs (born Wilson; born 29 November 1973) is a Welsh football coach and former...  more

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    Ryan Getzlaf

    1985-05-10
    Ryan Getzlaf (born May 10, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently...  more

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    Ryan Tedder

    1979-06-26
    Ryan Benjamin Tedder (born June 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter,...  more

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    Ryan Dempster

    1977-05-03
    Ryan Scott Dempster (born May 3, 1977), is a Canadian former professional baseball pitcher,...  more

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

    1984-09-28
    Ryan Wallace Zimmerman (born September 28, 1984) is an American professional baseball first...  more

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    Ryan Sheckler

    1989-12-30
    Ryan Allen Sheckler (born December 30, 1989) is an American professional skateboarder and...  more

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