Ryan Stiles Biography

Updated On Mar 03, 2019 Published On Jan 13, 2016
Facts of Ryan Stiles
Date of Birth: 1959 , April-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
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Ryan Stiles is an American born Canadian actor and a comedian. He is best known for the role of Lewis Kiniski which he portrayed on The Drew Carey Show and also in Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

Ryan Stiles' early life

Ryan Stiles was born as Ryan Lee Stiles on 22nd April 1959 in Bellingham, Washington. His is the son of Canadian parents, Sonny Stiles and Irene Stiles. Ryan is the youngest amongst the five children of his parents.


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He is an American by birth and his ethnicity is white. As a child, Ryan Stiles was a student of Richmond Senior Secondary and R.C. Palmer Junior Secondary School.

Ryan Stiles' career

Ryan Stiles started his professional career as the senior writer for The Don Harron Show. During the time he was also serving as a host for the show Comedy College.

He is best known for appearing as himself in the TV show The Drew Carey Show, featuring Drew CareyCraig Ferguson, and Christa Miller, and in Two and a Half Men, starring Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, to name a few.

Ryan Stiles' married life with Patricia Donald

He is a married man. He got married to Patricia McDonald in 1988. They first met at Punchlines where she was a waitress and that was in the year 1981. They began their love affair since they met each other.

They lived together for more than eight years before marriage. They are still together and set the example of a successful couple.

Ryan Stiles and Patricia have three children together two girls, Mackenzie and Claire and a boy, Sam. Besides this, there is no information about his love affairs and extramarital affairs to date.

Ryan Stiles' net worth

Ryan Stiles earns a handsome salary and his net worth is $8 million, which the actor earned from his career in movies and TV shows which started in the year 1989.

Ryan Stiles is also a philanthropist and an activist who has donated over more than $500,000 to the charity organization, Burned Children Recovery Center.

Ryan Stiles facts on timeline

Born in Seattle, Washington, United States

April 22 , 1959

Ryan Stiles was born on April 22, 1959 in Seattle, Washington, United States to Irene and Sonny Stiles. His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a supervisor at a Vancouver-based Canadian fish processing plant at the time of his birth. His parents are Canadian. He has dual citizenship American- Canadian and is of white ethnicity.

Began dating Patricia McDonald


Ryan Stiles and Patricia began dating after their first met at Punchlines where she was a waitress and that was in year 1981. Their relationship was based on full of understanding. They lived together for more than eight years before marriage.

Married to Patricia McDonald


After living together for some years, they finally decided to get married. Ryan Stiles got married to Patricia McDonald in 1988. They are still together and set the example of successful couple. They have three children together.

Third child, Claire


Ryan Stiles became father for third time in January 2004. He and his wife welcomed their child together and child was their second daughter and the couple named her Claire. Before that they had one son and one daughter together.

Attended RC Palmer Junior Secondary School


His family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, when he was ten years old. There Ryan Stiles attended R.C. Palmer Junior Secondary School to pursue his academic career. Later he joined Richmond Senior Secondary. He was good student at school but he quit school before graduation.

Appeared in Whose Line Is It Anyway


He appeared in popular comedy program "Whose Line Is It Anyway" in 1990. He is popular after portraying his role as Ryan Stiles on that program. His performance on that helped him to earn large number of fan following.

Ryan Stiles has a net worth of $8 million


As of 2019, actor Ryan Stiles has a net worth of $8 million which he accumulated from his works in movies and TV shows.