Ryan Reynolds is an actor, comedian, screenwriter and entrepreneur. Also, he is a film producer. From 1991 to 1993, Ryan began his career starring in the Canadian teen soap opera Hillside. By the way, how much is the net worth of Ryan Reynolds? Let us find out that information here.
Net worth of Ryan Reynolds
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ryan Reynolds has a net worth of $150 million. He began his career as a teen soap opera star. Now, he is known for his action and comedy roles in films. He is most popularly known as the face behind Deadpool, the Marvel superhero with a sense of humor. However, before Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds starred in a few successful films, including the likes of ‘The Change Up’, ‘Green Lantern’, ‘Definitely, Maybe’, and ‘The Proposal’.
After the success of the Deadpool movie, Ryan Reynolds is an actor who earned $20 million upfront to star in a movie. For the “6 Underground” movie he was paid $27 million.
How Much did Ryan Reynolds make for Deadpool?
Ryan’s base salary for Deadpool was $2 million. His payday eventually increased almost y 10-fold thanks to a profitable share of the backend points. The cost of making Deadpool 1 was only $58 million, it went on to gross $780 million. In the year of 2017, he earned enough money, approximately $22 million. It made him one of the highest-paid actors in the world for that year.
His earnings for Deadpool 2 have not been confirmed officially. Probably, he likely earned a minimum of $20 million for the second installment. With backend points, his earnings for Deadpool 2, which earned $785 million globally, might eventually reach around $30-40 million.
Career of Ryan Reynolds
In 1991, when Ryan Reynolds was still a high school student, he began his career. He got the starring role of Billy Simpson in the Canadian teen soap opera “Hillside”, that was distributed in the United States by Nickelodeon under the title “Fifteen”.
In 1993, Ryan Reynolds had a recurring role as Macro on “The Odyssey.” During this period, he also appeared in an episode of “The X-Files” in 1996, starred as Bobby Rupp on “In Cold Blood” (1996), and co-starred along Melissa Joan Hart in the “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” movie (1996).
In 1998, Ryan Reynolds starred as Michael “Berg” Bergen in the show.” Then, he went on to star in movies such as below:
- “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” (2002)
- “Blade: Trinity” (2004)
- “The Amityville Horror” (2005)
- “Smokin’ Aces” (2006)
- “The Proposal” (2009)
- “Buried” (2010)
- “Safe House” (2012)
- “R.I.P.D.” (2013)
- “The Voices” (2014)
- “The Captive” (2014)
- “Mississippi Grind” (2015)
- “6 Underground” (2019)
Also, Ryan Reynolds appeared in supporting roles in films like:
- “Just Friends” (2005)
- “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” (2009)
- “Adventure land” (2009)
- “Women in Gold” (2015)
- “Criminal” (2016)
Aside from that, Ryan Reynolds is one of some actors in the world to headline films based on Marvel and DC characters. In the year of 2011, Ryan starred as the Hal Jordan version of Superhero Green Lantern in the film “Green Lantern”. Unfortunately, that film failed both critically and financially. However, Ryan Reynolds recovered. Five years later, he found success with the film “Deadpool”. He first became involved in the development of the Deadpool movie after playing the character of Wade Wilson/Weapon XI in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”.
Apparently, “Deadpool” film ignores what happened in the X-Men film. It reboots the character of Deadpool, and makes a new backstory which is close to the original Marvel Comics source material. The “Deadpool” film went on to set some box-office records. Its opening worldwide around $264.9 million from 62 markets was the highest of 2016, the biggest for an R-rated film, and also the second-biggest for Fox. In June 2017, its popularity and success was followed-up by the “Deadpool 2” film.
Aside from his on-screen acting roles, Ryan Reynolds also has explored into the world of voice acting. Ryan had starring roles in two Dream works Animation films: “The Croods” (2013) and “Turbo” (2013). Also, he voiced Pikachu in “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” (2019). Additionally, Ryan Reynolds was the facial motion capture actor for the CGI Pikachu.
In the year of 2017, Ryan Reynolds won a Saturn Award for the Best Actor for “Deadpool” film. Also, he won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor. Aside from that, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Musical/ Comedy for “Deadpool”. Ryan received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Motion Pictures at 8601 Hollywood Blvd in 2016.
Aviation Gin: In February 2018, Ryan Reynolds acquired ownership stake in Aviation American Gin. Also, he serves as the brand’s spokesman and creative director. Originally, Aviation was founded by Oregon-based House Spirits Distillery. In the year of 2016, the brand was purchased by a company called Davos Brands. Thanks to Reynolds’ cheeky ads, including a notable video involving the “Peloton girl”, from 2018 to 2020 Aviation’s sales grew robustly to become the second-largest Gin brand in the United States.
In August 2020, Diageo LLC acquired Aviation Gin LLC and Davos Brands LLC for $610 million. The deal came with an upfront cash payment of $335 million and the rest will be earned through performance milestones over 10 years. Using similar deals, one could think that Ryan Reynolds owned a 20 percent stake of Aviation Gin. If so, he would have received roughly $67 million pre-tax from the upfront cash portion of the sale and also could earn an extra $55 million from the milestone payments.
Other Ventures: In January 2019, Ryan Reynolds was named the face of Armani Code. He led the ad campaign for their Absolu scent. In November 2019, Ryan bought an ownership stake in Mint Mobile, that offers low-cost pre-paid mobile phone services. He is eventually featured in online advertisement campaigns for Mint Mobile services.