Ryan Jacob Paevey-Vlieger (born 24 September 1984), addressed professionally as Ryan Paevey, is a multifaceted American model, actor, and TV personality.
He gained notoriety from 2013 to 2018 for his portrayal of Nathan West on the ABC serial opera General Hospital. His 2016 telefilm Unleashing Mr. Darcy and its 2018 follow-up, Marrying Mr. Darcy, starred him as Donovan Darcy, a highly well-known character.
His other well-known telefilms include Dude Ranch, Harvest Love, Hope at Christmas, 4 Dead Girls: The Soul Taker, and From Friend to Fiancé.
His lone cinematic appearance to date was in 2016’s Bogie and Bacall. Ryan Paevey began his career as a model and has since produced music videos for songs by Toni Braxton, Robin Thicke, and others.
When he was younger, Ryan Paevey assisted his father with construction work and occasionally worked as a bartender, but he never intended to work in show business. However, he received numerous offers to work as a model, which he initially resisted on several occasions but ultimately accepted.
He served as Robin Thicke‘s body double in 2009 for the singer’s song Sex Therapy music video. He appeared in the music video for Toni Braxton‘s single Hands Tied the following year.
In 2012, Ryan Paevey was given a chance to work on Christina Aguilera‘s music video for Your Body by the director he had previously worked with. Later, he appeared in a Corona commercial and shot a campaign for Izod.
He also laments having taken part in several racy photo shoots during his early modeling career. In a recent interview, he said, “Man, there are a ton of photos of myself online that I wish I hadn’t taken that are viewable by anyone who can use Google.”
However, it was his modeling career that first opened the door for his acting career. In 2011, he began filming the short film The Girl with the Gloves, and the following year, he appeared in the television movie 4 Dead Girls: The Soul Taker.
Ryan Paevey received a recurring role in the drama series Hollywood Heights in 2012. He had a guest appearance on The Client List to start the year 2013. By the end of the year, he had landed the breakthrough role of Nathan West on the medical drama series General Hospital, which he played for 280 episodes until the show’s conclusion in 2018. On the BET series Games People Play, he played the character Bryce most recently.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Ryan Jacob Paevey-Vlieger|
|Stage Name:||Ryan Paevey|
|Born:||24 September 1984 (age 37 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Torrance, California, United States|
|Parents:||Les Vlieger, Linda Paevey|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Jessa Hinton (rum.),Kirsten Storms (rum.)|
|Occupation:||Actor • Model|
|Net Worth:||US$500,000-US$2 million|
Early Life & Education
Les Vlieger (father) and Linda Paevey (mother) welcomed Ryan Paevey into the world on September 24, 1984, in Torrance, California, in the United States. Kaitlyn Paevey is his younger sister’s name, and she is very close to him.
He spent part of his childhood in Harlem and part of it with his family in Los Angeles. His father’s side gave him ancestry from Indonesia and the Netherlands. He speaks Japanese as well as English and French with ease.
Ryan Paevey was an active boy who competed in cross-country and track in high school. He enjoyed cooking, playing video games, and surfing with his father in his free time. His life is private, so there is no information about his school. However, as stated above, he loves playing football while in school.
While Ryan Paevey‘s part in the TV show General Hospital has been his most notable professional accomplishment yet, he has also contributed to several made-for-television movies, among other things. He starred as Donovan Darcy, the male lead, in the Hallmark Channel original film Unleashing Mr. Darcy in 2016.
Due to the telefilm’s success, Marrying Mr. Darcy‘s sequel was released in 2018, and he returned to play the lead. In the interim, he acted as Will Nash in the 2017 electronic film Harvest Love and Mac in the 2018 holiday film Hope At Christmas. He appeared in the telefilms Dude Ranch and From Friend to Fiancé in 2019.
In 2014 and 2015, Ryan Paevey also appeared as a guest co-host on Extra and The View. He served as the Outstanding Morning Program award presenter at the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards in 2015.
In the 2016 romantic comedy Bogie and Bacall, he played the part of Adlai Stevenson. In the 2019 romantic comedy A Summer Romance, he played Richard Belmont.
Hiking is Ryan Paevey‘s preferred pastime because he considers himself a nature boy. Lillith and Sage, his two motorcycles, are his favorites for travel. His followers always requested the intriguing photos he frequently captured while traveling.
Ryan Paevey decided to start his Los Angeles, California-based, outdoor adventure-inspired business, Fortunate Wanderer, in August 2016 to market his photos. Eventually, selling various handcrafted adventure-inspired things, including jewelry, he gradually expanded the reach of his business.
Ryan Paevey is rumored to be dating model Jessa Hinton and his co-star Kirsten Storms. He is not married and has no child.
The American newspaper assessed Ryan Paavey‘s net worth as between US$500,000 to US$2 million.
He had successfully finished the Soap Opera Actor project. The Soap Opera Actor‘s early projects have contributed to his early net worth. The projected net worth was US$1 million.
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