Ryan Thomas is an English former actor best known for playing the role of Jason Grimshaw on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 2000 to 2016. In 2018 he played Rafael Humphreys in Neighbors. He also won the 22nd and final series of Celebrity Big Brother in 2018. In March 2021, he announced that he was retiring from acting after “really lost my nerve.”
What is Ryan Thomas known for?
- As a former English actor.
- For his role on Coronation Street from 2000 to 2016.
- The winner of the twenty-second and final series of “Celebrity Big Brother”.
What is Ryan Thomas’ ethnicity?
Ryan Thomas was born on June 10, 1984, given the birth name Ryan James Thomas. He is from Manchester, England. His father is Dougie James and his mother is Gail Waring. He has two siblings; Brothers namely Adam Thomas and Scott Thomas. Adam is the former Waterloo Road and Emmerdale actor and Scott is a Love Island personality. He is of British nationality and of mixed ethnicity, being of English, Indian and Caribbean descent. His paternal grandfather is from Mumbai, India and emigrated to Manchester, England in 1947. His paternal great-grandmother was a West Indian of Caribbean descent. As of 2021, he celebrated his 37th birthday.
About his education he attended Kingsway School Cheadle in the UK.
Ryan Thomas career timeline
- Ryan began his acting career with his screen debut as Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street on December 25, 2000 when he was 16. He left Coronation Street in June 2016 after almost 16 years in the role.
- In 2012, he took part in a documentary entitled Corrie Goes to Kenya alongside his co-stars Brooke Vincent, Sue Cleaver and Ben Price.
- He made his panto debut in late 2016 as Prince Charming in the Wyvern Theater production of Cinderella.
- He also starred as Captain Hook in “Peter Pan” at Venue Cymru and performed the role at the Beck Theatre, Hayes in 2018.
- He also played the role of Dick Whittington at the Grand Theater in Wolverhampton in 2019.
- He next joined the cast of Australian television soap opera Neighbors in October 2017 as Rafael Humphreys.
- He then made his big screen debut during the 60-minute “Hit & Run” special on February 12, 2018.
- He then took part in the 22nd season of “Celebrity Big Brother” in August 2018.
- During the episode that aired August 30, he was spotted fighting with actress Roxanne Pallett. Pallett then accused him of hitting her on purpose, although footage showed Thomas had no physical contact. Big Brother warned Thomas, prompting viewers to file 11,420 complaints about the incident to Ofcom. Pallett then apologized to Thomas for what she has described as “an overreaction to a non-malicious act.”
- On September 10, 2018, Thomas was announced as the winner of the series.
What is Ryan Thomas Net Worth?
Ryan Thomas is a former actor who made a good fortune in the entertainment industry which is his main source of wealth. As of 2022, Ryan’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. He also owns a Mercedes-Benz valued at $93,000. He earns around $1 million a year from his job. He filed for bankruptcy back in 2013 after failing to pay a £40,000 tax bill. As of now, he’s living a cool lifestyle off his career earnings.
Who is Ryan Thomas girlfriend?
Ryan Thomas is not yet married and is yet to get married. He is currently in a relationship. He has been in a relationship with Lucy Mecklenburgh since 2017. The duo met while attending Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. He got engaged to Mecklenburgh on June 22, 2019. They are also the proud parents of a child together, Roman Ravello Thomas. Recently, the couple is expecting a little girl. Lucy said she had a “hunch” her new baby would be a girl but wasn’t sure and she “can’t wait” to welcome her second child with former Coronation Street star Ryan. “With him, I just knew — I don’t know why, but before we found out I was like, ‘I know for a fact it’s a boy.'” As Lucy chose a name, she said again that she was more sure about it previous child. “With Roman, we gave him a name as soon as we found out we were having a boy. “I remember we were looking at a list and they both pointed to the same name. But this time we have a list of 15 names. Lucy announced she was pregnant again in November when she shared a photo on Instagram. The duo renovate a house in Cheshire after Ryan bought the property without Lucy even seeing it. Ryan’s sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
He previously dated Coronation Street co-star Tina O’Brien from 2003 to 2009. The duo is blessed with a daughter, Scarlett Jacqueline Thomas (born October 26, 2008).
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Thomas was arrested in 2015 for being drunk and dispersing at a dance club in the Lake District. He was fined £90.
How tall is Ryan Thomas?
Ryan Thomas is a handsome actor who is 5ft 9in tall and his balanced weight is 75kg. He has black hair color and his eye color is brown. Overall he has a fit body with a charming smile.