Perhaps you know Ryan Eggold better for his role as Dr. Max Goodwin on NBC’s New Amsterdam, but the actor has long won hearts on and off the screens. With respect to his fame as a film and TV actor, you can forgive fans who are very eager to learn about his love life. However, the actor has managed to successfully keep that aspect of his life under the radar.
Ryan Eggold considers himself a quiet old man who doesn’t handle attention well and still falters over pick-up lines. Whether or not those words are in reference to his romantic affairs, they clearly explain why the actor prefers to keep certain details about his life very private.
Whatever speculations people may have about Ryan’s relationship status wouldn’t exactly be new. The actor has long established himself as a very private man, hence, there’s no telling for sure what goes on in his life when he isn’t in front of the cameras.
But we do know that there is something to talk about when it comes to his personal life – which is what this piece is about. Before we get to that, find out other interesting facts about the actor, why he is popular and more.
Who Exactly is Ryan Eggold?
Born on August 10, 1984, Ryan James Eggold officially debuted in the entertainment industry in 2006 with a guest role in the drama series Related. While embracing his acting career and clutching several roles, Eggold’s romantic life was not discussed at first, but later became a matter of interest to the public.
Moving on, the American actor started out with minor roles and appearances in series like The Young and the Restless, Entourage, and many others before getting a major role in the teen drama series 90210 in 2008. Eggold played the role of Ryan Matthews for three years in the first three seasons before taking his leave from the American TV series.
Portraying another remarkable role in the popular series Blacklist, Ryan became one of the favorites all through his four years on the show. His latest endeavor would be his stint on New Amsterdam which started airing in 2018. The talented actor surely has more projects up his sleeves. Like you, we can’t wait to see more and more of Eggold on the screens.
Who Are The Women He Has Dated?
News about the actor’s love life has mostly been rumors because Ryan has consciously shielded details of his affairs from the public. Regardless, Ryan Eggold has always been speculated to find love within the entertainment circle and among his colleagues. After leaving people in the dark for a while, Ryan dropped a hint about his romantic life in October 2008 when he confessed to dating an actress.
It wasn’t long before the prying media put the dots together about Eggold’s rumored relationship. The first woman the actor was linked to since he came into the spotlight was indeed Twilight actress Ashley Greene. Though neither Eggold nor Greene directly confirmed the relationship, a few photos of the pair together on the internet were convincing markers. But it really didn’t prove anything. The actors were presumed to have been an item for quite a while before the actress moved on to Paul Khoury in 2013. The genesis of Ryan and Ashley’s romance and the cause of their separation remains a mystery as neither parties have divulged any details to date.
Eggold has also been romantically linked to Haley Bennett from The Haunting of Molley Hartley. Like it was with Ashley, information came as a rumor but was never confirmed. However, some sources had said that the two had dated and broken up in 2011. It was after the rumored relationship that Ryan Eggold seemingly shut down his romantic affairs from the media.
A few years later, the actor was also speculated to be dating his Blacklist co-star Megan Boone following their on and offscreen bond. But the rumors did not hold water for long, especially after the actress and her fiancé, Dan Estabrook, welcomed a baby girl in April 2016.
What’s His Relationship Status Now?
In an interview, The Blacklist: Redemption star disclosed that it was his ex-girlfriend who inspired his directional debut, Literally, Before Aaron (2017). Fascinated by the permanence of marriage, Eggold explained that he would forever regret the breakup with the unidentified ex-girlfriend who once told him she was getting married to someone else.
More recently in 2018, Ryan Eggold confessed that he was an old, broken, and lonely man. The actor further debunked the rumors that he was romantically involved with anyone, stressing that he had no girlfriend or fiancé at the time. If Eggold’s words are anything to go by, it sounds like his faith in love has been slightly shaken after some difficult experiences.
Ryan Eggold is presumed to be single. He has never walked down the aisle with anyone and appears to be more focused on building his career. Since he is yet to make a family of his own, Ryan has other ways of unwinding. Away from work, the actor loves going to the theatre, traveling and meeting new folks from different cultural backgrounds.
Is Ryan Eggold A Father?
Ryan Eggold has played some fatherly roles on TV in series like The Blacklist and New Amsterdam which has made folks wonder if the actor is a dad in real life. It seems Ryan’s fatherhood roles on TV are just great training as he is yet to become a parent. Though he has no plans of starting a family soon, the actor admits he very much looks forward to parenting whenever fate permits. For now, The Blacklist star continues his parenting practice by sharing his heart and space with a pit bull he rescued.
It is important to note this all these do not mean that Ryan hates the idea of marriage as some may start to assume.