Ryan McPartlin is an American television and film actor. He made his acting debut in 1999, after which he appeared in countless acting roles on both the big and the small screen. One of his most remarkable roles is that of Dr. Devon’s “Captain Awesome” Woodcomb in the NBC action-comedy series Chuck (2007-12). McPartlin was, among several other roles, also in the main cast of the one season-long TV series Sequestered (2014).
Ryan McPartlin Biography, Age
Ryan J. McPartlin was born on 3 July 1975 in Chicago, Illinois. His parents are Lois McPartlin (nee Henricksen) and Stephen Emmett McPartlin. He is of Irish, Norwegian, and German descent. The actor grew up at the side of his older brother Chris McPartlin.
He received his high school education at Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. McPartlin received his college education at the University of Illinois, where he specialized in speech communication. As a student McPartin was a member of the Illinois Fighting Illini soccer team. He played tight end for the soccer team and also participated in the Big Ten Conference.
After graduation, Ryan McPartlin traveled to Australia and New Zealand. The vacation gave him the opportunity to review the career options available to him. Barely a year later, the Chicago native moved to Southern California to launch his acting career.
Before his breakthrough in acting McPartlin worked as a model to pay his bills. He modeled for the casual wear retail brand “Abercrombie & Fitch”. While working as a model, he also honed his acting skills by taking lessons.
Ryan McPartlin made his acting debut in the 90’s CBS sitcom “The Nanny”. He appeared in only one episode of the last season of the series. From 2001 to 2004 he played the recurring role of Hank Bennett in the popular daytime drama Passions. The actor also played the role of Riley Martin in the short-lived sitcom Living with Fran (2005-2006). McPartlin auditioned twice for the title role in the 2006 Superman reportage Superman Returns. However, the role eventually went to Iowa-born actor Brandon Routh.
One of McPartlin’s most remarkable roles is that of Devon “Captain Awesome” Woodcomb in the action-comedy series Chuck (2007-12). Ironically, his audition for this role was very flawed due to the fact that he was very nervous. However, the casting directors were able to overlook his mistake and offer him the role. The actor fulfilled the expectations and played the role brilliantly throughout the five seasons of the series.
Apart from his modeling and acting career, Ryan McPartlin is also a certified personal trainer and fitness enthusiast. His clientele consists of Hollywood celebrities and other ordinary people. The actor is equally interested in diving, tennis, snowboarding, and racquetball.
Wife, Kids, Family
Ryan McPartlin is married to the actress Danielle Kirlin. Ryan and Danielle are said to have met in 1998. The couple finally formed the bond of marriage on October 26, 2002.
Kirlin has some acting roles to thank for. She played in the horror-adventure film Centipede! She also appeared in the highly acclaimed drama series Felicity (1998).
Danielle Kirlin is indeed a woman of many talents. Besides her acting career, she is also a food entrepreneur. She is the founder of Plate Therapy, an LA-based food delivery service. She co-founded the company in 2015 with her husband Ryan.
She had suffered from thyroid disease in the past and was cured by some major dietary changes. So she started using plate therapy as a hobby for close friends, and as her clientele began to grow, Danielle decided to go big.
Her marriage was a prime example of marital bliss, free from all forms of scandal. They have two children together, sons Wyatt Duke McPartlin and Dylan James McPartlin.
Ryan McPartlin Net Worth
In less than 2 decades of his acting career, Ryan McPartlin has appeared in dozens of television series and films. He is very dedicated and has remained consistent throughout his acting career. McPartlin has also signed a number of lucrative sponsorship contracts. His net worth is estimated at about 5 million dollars.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Height: 6′ 3″ or 193 cm
Weight: 216 lbs or 98 kg
Chest: 45 Inches
Biceps: 15 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches.