Ryan Earl Merriman was born on the 10th April 1983, in Choctaw, Oklahoma USA, and is an actor, probably still best known to the world as Blake Kellogg in the TV series “The Mommies” (1993-1995), and as Kevin Fischer in the film “Final Destination 3” (2006), among other differing appearances.
Have you ever wondered how rich Ryan Merriman is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Merriman’s net worth is as high as $2 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an actor, which started in 1993.
Ryan Merriman Net Worth $2 Million
Ryan is the only son and second child born to Earl and Nonalyn Merriman. From an early age, Ryan was thrown into show-business, as he started appearing in commercials, and local theater at age of 8. Just two years later, he made his screen debut in the TV romantic comedy series “The Mommies” (1993-1995), as Blake Kellogg, and then in 1996, he was selected as young Jarod in the TV sci-fi drama mystery series “The Pretender” (1996-2000). Aside from the TV series, he also built his name by appearing in several TV films, such as the western “Everything That Rises” (1998), and comedy drama “Smart House” (1999). Even at 16, his net worth was already well established.
Then in 2001 he had his first starring role, as Kyle Johnson in the TV film “The Luck of the Irish”, and then appeared next to Delta Burke in the drama “Dangerous Child” in the same year. In 2006 he starred in the horror thriller “Final Destination 3”, with Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Kris Lemche. He was given few lead roles in the next couple of years, however, the films were commercial busts, although his appearance in the CBS TV miniseries “Comanche Moon” in 2008 was moderately successful, as was his leading role in “The 5th Quarter” in 2011. Then in 2016 he featured in the drama “The Congressman”, with Treat Williams and Elizabeth Marvel, and the same year starred in the sci-fi thriller “Domain”, with Britt Lower and William Gregory Lee.
Ryan has several projects that are in post-production as of mid-2017. These include the mystery drama “Distortion”, and the western “Palominas”, among others.
Regarding his personal life, Ryan has been married to Kristen McMullen since 2014. Previously, he was married to Micol Duncan from 2004 to 2011. In his free time, Ryan enjoys dirt bikes racing, then team sports, horseback riding and skiing, among other activities.
He is also a well-known philanthropist; he helps numerous non-profit organizations, including the Infant Crisis Services of Oklahoma, and Eagle Mount.
Born to Earl and Nona Merriman, he has an older sister, Monika, who lives and works in New Zealand as a Marine Scientist. Ryan's paternal grandfather, Earl Eugene Merriman, was of mostly German, and some English and Irish, ancestry, while Ryan's paternal grandmother, Johanna Estrel Amereller, was a German immigrant, from Munich. Ryan's mother is of English and Scottish descent.
Has 5 dogs. Four rotweillers and a German Shepard mix.
Ryan actively supports the Infant Crisis Services of Oklahoma, an independent, non-profit support network for families with infants in need. Merriman is also involved with Eagle Mount, an organization that offers riding, skiing, camp programs, and other special activities for disabled children in Bozeman, Montana.
Hobbies: in-line skating, four-wheel and dirt bikes, team sports, water sports, horseback riding, British accents, American regional accents, martial arts, tournament-level paint ball, skiing, and snowboarding.