Are Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling Brothers?

Published 10/15/2022, 10:00 PM EDT

Ryan Reynolds is an incredible actor. Over the years, Reynolds has cemented himself as one of the greatest actors of our generation. He is very popular and enjoys a massive fan-following worldwide. While the actor is known for his roles in films like Deadpool and Free Guy, his comic nature and witty persona cannot be ignored. On the other side of the spectrum, we have Ryan Gosling, another super-popular individual. Gosling is also a well-known, successful actor and an insanely talented artist who can act, dance, and sing as well. But are the two Ryans related?

If you sit down and make a list of the most talked about things from Canada, you will find one more thing the country is famous for, besides Donuts and Hockey, which is the actor’s name, Ryan. Both Reynolds and Gosling are from Canada, and the world can thank the great country for the two leading men of Hollywood. Do they have anything in common except for their names? Let us find out.


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What do Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling have in common?

Time and again, there have been a number of hilarious debates on the internet about whether Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling are the same people. While Gosling and Reynolds are not related, the duo are great friends and have shown appreciation for each other in the past. Although Reynolds and Gosling are not brothers, they do have some exciting similarities apart from their names and country. Here are a few:

Both Ryans started their careers at a young age

Ryan Reynolds started his acting career at the mere age of 17 with the Canadian drama film, Ordinary Magicreleased in 1993. Ryan Gosling, too, started young. At the age of 12, Gosling made his acting debut on the American variety television show The Mickey Mouse Club.

The duo met their wives on the movie set

The Merc with a Mouth is madly in love with his wife, Blake Lively. The two share a hilarious and adorable relationship. Reynolds first met Blake at the sets of Green Lantern in 2010. Likewise, Ryan Gosling met his wife, Eva Mendes, while working on the film The Place Beyond The Pines. 

Both Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling are amongst the most searched men on google


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In 2018, Google released the list of the most searched names in the past two decades. Interestingly, both Ryan Reynolds and Gosling topped the list. However, the La La Land actor had more searches than his fellow Canadian counterpart. 

Do the two actors have a movie together?

Sadly, the two Canadian superstars have not starred in a film together. However, both the actors are gearing up for big releases in the upcoming years. While Reynolds is preparing for Deadpool 3, Gosling on the other is set to star in the 2023 fantasy-comedy film Barbie.


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What are your favorite films by the two actors? Do let us know in the comments below.



Hamza Qazi

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Hamza Qazi is a writer for Netflix junkie. He is currently a second year student pursuing Honors.