Ryan Reynolds's Net Worth Likely Got a Major Boost From the Mint Mobile Sale

Ryan Reynolds has a massive net worth thanks to his successful acting career and investment deals, which include Mint Mobile and Aviation Gin.

Kathryn Underwood - Author

Apr. 18 2023, Updated 2:20 p.m. ET

Ryan Reynolds attends the 36th Annual American Cinematheque Award in suit and tie.
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Whether you know him more for his Hollywood film roles or his business acumen, Ryan Reynolds is the very definition of success. The Canadian-born actor has starred in superhero films and romantic comedies. He has also invested in big companies and continues to seek new opportunities.

Here's a look at Ryan Reynolds's net worth and how it'll be impacted by the Mint Mobile sale.

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Although Reynolds is only a partial owner of the discount wireless carrier, Mint Mobile still represents a huge portion of his fortune. Four years after he purchased an approximate 20 percent–25 percent stake in the company, Mint Mobile has sold to T-Mobile for $1.35 billion.

Ryan Reynolds

Actor, Investor

Net worth: $350 million (estimated)

Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian-born actor who has gone from teenage roles in Canadian soap operas to film roles in the Deadpool franchise, Van Wilder, The Proposal, and many others. He's also an active investor in several lucrative deals, including a gin brand, Mint Mobile, soccer team Wrexham AFC, and Canadian payments company Nuvei Corporation. He stands to make a big payout from the sale of Mint Mobile to T-Mobile, announced in March 2023.

Birthdate: Oct. 23, 1976

Birthplace: Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Spouse: Scarlett Johannsson (divorced 2011); Blake Lively (married in 2012)

Children: 4

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Ryan Reynolds appearing at the People's Choice Awards in December of 2022 in a grey suit.
Source: Ryan Reynolds Facebook

What was Ryan Reynolds's early life like?

Reynolds is a household and Hollywood name in the U.S. today. He was born in Canada and grew up the youngest of four children. He attended high school with eventual fellow actor Joshua Jackson at Kitsilano Secondary School, tried college for a few months, then moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

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Before his move to Los Angeles, Reynolds starred in a Canadian drama called Hillside beginning in 1991. It was entitled Fifteen in the U.S. He found a number of other acting roles and eventually moved to California.

How did Ryan Reynolds make his money?

With a staggering net worth of approximately $350 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, Reynold's wealth will likely continue to increase. He has found plenty of success in the entertainment and investment worlds. A four-season run on the sitcom Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place gave way to film roles. He's starred in plenty of movies from rom-coms like Just Friends in 2005 to the Deadpool films and Pokémon Detective Pikachu.

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Here's part of the actor's most notable filmography to date:

  • 1995: Sabrina the Teenage Witch TV movie
  • 2002: National Lampoon's Van Wilder
  • 2004: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle
  • 2004: Blade: Trinity
  • 2005: Just Friends
  • 2006: Smokin' Aces
  • 2007: The Nines
  • 2009: Adventureland
  • 2009: X-Men Origins: Wolverine
  • 2011: Green Lantern
  • 2013: The Croods
  • 2013: Turbo
  • 2016: Deadpool
  • 2018: Deadpool 2
  • 2019: Pokémon Detective Pikachu
  • 2021: Free Guy
  • 2022: The Adam Project
  • 2022: Spirited
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What major investments has Ryan Reynolds made?

In addition to his thriving film career, Reynolds has become a partial owner of several profitable businesses. He purchased a stake in Mint Mobile in 2019, which is rumored to be about 20 percent to 25 percent of the company. The announcement of Mint's sale to T-Mobile for $1.35 billion prompted discussion of just how much more wealthy Reynolds will be, even as a minority stakeholder.

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Reynolds also became a co-owner of Aviation Gin in 2018, and that company sold to Diageo for $610 million in 2020. He was believed to hold a 20 percent stake at the time and is still involved with the company. He helped promote the new Aviation American Gin Distillery in Portland last year.

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The actor is also invested in Wrexham A.F.C., a Welsh football (soccer) team. He said in interviews that his wife Blake Lively wasn't sure about the investment at first, but quickly became "more obsessed with Wrexham than I am."

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In April 2023, Nuvei Corporation, a Canadian-based payments company, announced via its website that it had acquired Reynolds as an investor. Reynolds says he decided to invest in the multi-million dollar public company headed by Philip Fayer because "American tech companies have been getting all the attention." Now, "it's Canada's time."

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Who is Ryan Reynolds's wife?

Blake Lively and Honoree Ryan Reynolds attend the 36th Annual American Cinematheque Awards at The Beverly Hilton.
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Reynolds has had several high-profile relationships with famous actors, including a marriage to Scarlett Johansson from 2008–2011. But since 2012, he has been married to actress Blake Lively, with whom he shares four children.

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