Ryan Guzman’s full name is “Anthony” between Ryan and Guzman. He is an American model, theatre, and business actor.
You probably know Ryan as Noah Sandborn in “The Boy Next Door” (2015) or Ryan Mills in “Notorious” (2016). In the former, an erotic thriller film was written by Barbara Curry and directed by Rob Cohen, Ryan was the main opponent.
He portrayed a teenager with a mysterious past who moved in with his uncle after he lost his parents in a car accident. He became friends with Kevin Peterson (Ian Nelson), fell in love with Kevin’s mother Claire (Jennifer Lopez), who happens to be his teacher, and seduced her to have a sexual encounter with him.
Eventually, he became obsessed with Claire and tried to murder her husband (John Corbett) and her son when it became obvious that he would not have any more of her.
In the ABC crime and right-wing drama series “Notorious,” he was a relaxed but eager production assistant and son of the station director. He did everything it took to rise to the number one TV news show in the country – Louise Herrick Live (LHL).
Notwithstanding the above, Ryan Guzman has portrayed Carlos Gutierrez in the mini-series “Heroes Reborn”, Roper in “Everybody Wants Some”, Sean Asa in “Step Up All In”, Alex in “April Rain” and Jake in “Pretty Little Liars”.
Ryan Guzman Bio
Ryan Guzman was born on September 21, 1987, in Abilene, Texas. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to their hometown – Sacramento, California. Ryan grew up there.
According to Ryan, he never imagined becoming an actor or professional dancer. His interest as a child was in martial arts. The actor developed a passion for martial arts when he was just seven years old and received his first black belt at the age of ten in Tae Kwon Do. He even became a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter until his fighting license expired. That was in 2010.
Ryan Guzman played baseball in high school and was popular as a left-handed pitcher. He hoped to build a career as a baseball player, but then his dream was shattered by a shoulder injury. Guzman then found solace in print modeling. He worked at the LOOK Modeling Agency and later moved to Los Angeles in September 2010, where he joined the Wilhelmina Agency. While modeling for Abercrombie & Fitch, Affliction and Reebok, he appeared in television commercials for Old Navy, Gillette, Candies, and Oprah Winfrey Network.
The successes Guzman achieved in modeling inspired him to try his hand at acting. He signed with a talent manager and began auditioning for roles. It wasn’t long before he got the role of Sean Asa “Step Up Revolution”.
Ryan Guzman Parents, Family
Although Ryan Guzman’s father, Ray Guzman, is Mexican, we know that his mother, Lisa, was born in California. She is of British, German, Scottish, Swedish, French, and Dutch descent.
After Ray’s service in the Air Force ended, Ryan’s family moved to Sacramento. There Ryan’s younger brother Steven was born.
Ryan once said this about himself:
“I am Mexican-American. My father was actually born in Mexico. He grew up there, and he came back and forth to America for pretty much his entire youth. My mother is from Sacramento, California, and she is a blonde, blue-eyed girl. She’s a ‘white girl’.
Girlfriend, Gay, Wife
Ryan Guzman is not gay and he is not married. Although it is difficult to tell if Guzman is in a romantic relationship with anyone, it is known that he was once with Melanie Iglesias.
Ryan and Iglesias were lovers for several years before they decided to end the relationship in the last days of 2014. Whatever triggered the breakup is best known to Ryan and Iglesias. All that is known is what Ryan shared on Twitter. He confirmed that things fell apart between him and Melanie with a tweet that read
“Since everyone’s gonna find out eventually, I’m afraid I’m single again…”
Ryan Guzman Body, Height
Ryan has always been admired for his body. Sometime in the past, he announced that his favorite training in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training.
“The MMA training is so intense and so hard and physically demanding that you get rid of it. It’s incredible,” he said.
Guzman is 6 feet tall and weighs 61kg. Other details of his body measurements are as shown below:
Chest size – 41 inches (104 cm)
Biceps – 15 inches (38 cm)
Waist size – 34 inches (86 cm)