Jack Ryder is an English actor. He is famous for playing Jamie Mitchell in the BBC One soap opera “EastEnders” from the year 1998 to 2002. He has subsequently established himself as a film and theatre director. He has also won a WWE United States Championship and released the iTunes top 100 single, “Hoeski” in 2013. He wrote and directed his first short film, an adaptation of Mary Grace Dembeck’s short story Act of Memory in December 2010 which went on to be screened at the Cannes film festival in 2011. He has also provided the English voiceover for Zael, the main protagonist in the video game “The Last Story” in 2012. He directed his second short film “DOG” in 2014. He published “Jack’s Secret Summer” with Hachette Children’s Group on 28th May 2020.
EastEnders’ Jack Ryder looks unrecognizable after 19 years
Lorraine viewers were amazed to see former EastEnders heartthrob Jack Ryder was looking a lot different from his time in Walford. He appeared on Lorraine on Wednesday and turned the heads of viewers after they were amazed by his hunky transformation. Viewers compared the 39-year-old former EastEnders heartthrob to former England football captain David Beckham. The Walford star was in the studio to chat to 61-year-old host, Lorraine Kelly, about the release of his new book but those watching at home only had one thing dominating their minds. Jack has had a busy lockdown as became a father after welcoming a daughter, Marnie, with partner Ella. He spoke openly about being a parent, saying: “She’s doing great, parenting is a mixed bag – as soon as you think you’ve nailed it something happens. He also reflected on how he was catapulted into the limelight at the age of 17 when he joined the BBC soap in 1998. He admitted: “The fame side was tough to cope with at that time and at that age, but I just kept my head down and got on with the work.”
- Being a British actor, author, and film director.
- For playing Jamie Mitchell in the BBC One soap opera “EastEnders”.
Where is Jack Ryder from?
Jack Ryder was born on 21st September 1981 and his born place is in Woolwich South London, England. His real name is Jack Siegfried Ryder. About his parents, he is the son of Jack Hues (real name Jeremy Allan Ryder), the founder of 1980s New Wave band Wang Chung whereas his mother’s name is unknown at a moment. He grew up by his uncle, Billy Mitchell, after the death of his father. Billy used to beat his nephew, and which prompted Jamie’s godfather, Phil Mitchell, to raise him as his surrogate son. He has a brother named Harry Ryder. He holds British nationality and his ethnic background is British-White. His race is White. Virgo is his Zodiac sign and he follows Christianity. His present age is 39 as of 2020.
How was the Career of Jack Ryder?
- Jack Ryder, at the age of 21, performed as Justin Timberlake on “Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes”.
- Then, he appeared in the pantomime “Sleeping Beauty” at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.
- He came to the limelight after he cast a recurring role on Five’s “Family Affairs”.
- He next played a role in the ITV crime drama “MIT: Murder Investigation Team” and also appeared in a play broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
- It was in the year 2006 when he appeared in the British film “Popcorn” which was released in the spring of 2007.
- In the same year, he appeared in the play “The Safari Party” by Tim Firth and in Kenneth Branagh’s production of “The Play What I Wrote” which toured the UK extensively.
- He has also appeared in various movies and plays like, In Single Spies playing opposite Nigel Havers, The Archers (2008).
- In the year 2009, he played the role of photographer Laurence in the West End production of “Calendar Girls” at the Noël Coward Theatre.
- He was also the assistant director there and continues as associate director of “Calendar Girls”, responsible for all theatre productions worldwide.
- He wrote and directed his first short film, an adaptation of Mary Grace Dembeck’s short story “Act of Memory” in December 2010. It gets screened at the Cannes film festival in 2011.
- After a year, he provided the English voiceover for Zael, the main protagonist in the video game “The Last Story”.
- In the year 2013, he became Associate Director of the stage play “The Full Monty”. In the year 2014, he directed his second short film “DOG” and in July 2015 directed his first red button episode of “Casualty” for the BBC.
- In the year 2017, he was the assistant director to Tim Firth on his and Gary Barlow’s new musical “The Girls”.
- He was back to his acting field by playing a new character Gareth in Kay Mellors’ BBC drama “In the Club” which aired in May 2016.
- In November 2018 it was said that he will be joining the cast of “Holby City” as a new Consultant General Surgeon debuting in 2019. He made his debut in the episode “A Simple Lie”.
- He published “Jack’s Secret Summer” with Hachette Children’s Group on 28th May 2020 which is his first book, as well as his debut children’s novel.
Who is Jack Ryder Wife?
Jack Ryder is currently dating his beautiful girlfriend, Ella. On 28th May 2020, he announced that he and his girlfriend were expecting their first child. They are parents to a young baby named Marnie. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. As of today, he lives in London with his wife and kid. He is a supporter of Newcastle United F.C.
Back then, he was married to former Hear Say singer turned actress, Kym Marsh in St Albans, Hertfordshire on 10th August 2002. Sadly, the couple did not continue their marriage relationship and they divorced in the year 2009. The duo is also blessed with children.
What is the Net Worth of Jack Ryder?
Jack Ryder is a famous actor as well as a director best recognized for his role in ‘EastEnders’. He has played and directed various popular movies from which he has made a cool amount of money. As of 2021, the net worth of Jack Ryder is estimated to have $2 Million. Whereas his salary details is unknown at a moment but it is estimated to have between $72 k-$82 k USD. Without a doubt, he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his work. His major source of wealth comes from the filming industry and he is satisfied with his earnings.
How tall is Jack Ryder?
Jack Ryder stands tall at a perfect height of 5 feet and 9 inches. He is a little tall as compared to his friends. His balanced weight consists of 62 KG. He always exercises to maintain that. He loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that. He has an attractive pair of blue eyes and his hair color is black-brown. His body type is slim. His shoe size is 8 UK and he loves to wear casual shoes. He has a collection of more than 100 formal shoes and his wife likes his collection. Jack Ryder loves to buy new shoes every month when he has some time to go shopping. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality.