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House of the Dragon Star, Australian Actor Ryan Corr Biography: Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth

Ryan Corr is an Australian actor who started his career at the age of 13. He is known for his wide and versatile acting range, which can be seen in movies and tv shows such as Packed to the Rafters, Love Child, The Secrets She Keeps, The Water Diviner and Holding the Man.

Similarly, he is all set to appear in the HBO’s most anticipated series House of the Dragon, a prequel to Game of Thrones, as Harwin Strong.

Learn more about Ryan Corr’s personal and professional life, including age, height, wife, and net worth.

Early Life: Age & Height

Ryan Corr was born on 15 January 1989 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Currently, he is 33-year-old and stands at 5′ 11″ (180 cm).

His mother is an occupational therapist, and his father, Peter Corr, is the head coach of the Australian women’s goalball team.

Since childhood, Corr was into acting and performing arts and began professionally indulging at 13. Both his parents were very supportive. He joined the National Institute of Dramatic Art and graduated in 2009.

Career Highlights: Roles In Silversun, Packed to the Rafters, The Secrets She Keeps, & House of the Dragon

Ryan Corr, at 13, appeared in the supportive role of Matthew McDougal on The Sleepover Club. Later, he got the lead role of Sheng Zamett in the children’s science fiction series Silversun.

Likewise, he made many appearances in small and big roles in shows and films such as Scooter: Secret Agent, Blue Heelers, Charlotte’s Web, and Underbelly: The Golden Mile, among others.

In 2010, Ryan portrayed the role of Coby Jennings in the hit Australian television series Packed to the Rafters. The dramedy was one of the most-watched shows on television, and the role gave Corr his biggest break and put him on the map.

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Ryan Corr as Coby Jennings In Packed To The Rafters

In 2011, the actor received the pretigious Heath Ledger Scholarship. It is awarded to an emerging Australian actor with extraordinary ability and dedication to their craft. Ryan was also the nominee for Cleo’s Bachelor of the Year in 2012.

The same year, Corr appeared in an Australian romantic comedy movie, Not Suitable for Children as Gus. For his role, he won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. And nominated for AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Likewise, the actor’s portfolio includes roles in Underbelly: The Golden Mile, Tangle, Redfern Now, Love Child, Wolf Creek 2, and The Water Diviner. In 2015, Corr appeared as Australian actor/activist Timothy Conigrave in the film Holding the Man. It was based on Conigrave’s 1995 memoir of the same name.

Ryan won AFCA Award for Best Actor and received a nomination for AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and FCCA Award for Best Actor for his role in Holding the Man.

Similarly, Ryan’s wide acting range can be seen in cinemas and shows such as Ali’s Wedding, 1%, Ladies in Black, Cleverman, Hoges: The Paul Hogan Story, and Bloom.

In 2020, the actor appeared in the psychological series The Secrets She Keeps as Simon and as Raff in Wakefield.

Likewise, he is all set to appear as Ser Harwin’ Breakbones’ Strong in the upcoming series House of the Dragon. Set 100 years before the events of Game of Thrones, the show, based on George R.R Martin’s book Fire & Blood, is releasing in late 2022.

Personal Life: Who Is Ryan Corr’s Wife?

Ryan Corr is not married yet, and if we believe the sources, he is single at the moment. The actor is much more focused on building his career. Having said that, he has had a fair share of romances in the past.

Some of his high-profile relationships include romance with dancer Dena Kaplan and model and animal activist Imogen Bailey.

In late 2015, he started dating dancer Kyla Bartholomeusz. The couple was together for two years, and they reportedly broke up in 2017.

Ryan has admitted that Kyle’s presence in his life made him stronger and more positive. He had faced quite a few struggles in life, and she somehow made it easier to deal with them.

In the early years, Corr was charged for possessing 0.26g (less than 1/100 of an ounce) of the he**in. He was arrested in the Sydney suburb of Bondi only a few days after his grandfather had fallen into a coma following a heart attack.

He pleaded guilty in September 2014, telling the court he was in a ‘vulnerable state’ after his grandfather deteriorating health. Ryan was given a 2-month good behavior bond.

According to Corr’s lawyer, the actor was grateful for being arrested because it stopped him from using the d**g, “which he said he had never tried before.” As Corr later stated, “I found myself in a position where I was incredibly upset, someone offered me something, and 200 metres after, I was picked up with it. It was an error of judgment.”

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How Much Is The Net Worth Of Ryan Corr?

As of May 2022, Australian actor Ryan Corr is worth $5 million. His acting career is his primary income source. Similarly, he earns from sponsorships, endorsements, ad campaigns and photoshoots.

Corr is active in both the American and Australian entertainment industries. Reportedly, in America, the average earning of an actor is $43k: the best-paid 25 percent makes around $60k, while the lowest-paid 25 percent earns $28k.

Whereas, in Australia, the average earning of an actor is $91,104 per year. Newcomers can make $75,777 per year, while most experienced earn $93,260 per year. The salary ranges can vary depending on experience, talent, additional skills and other essential factors.

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