This article will answer every question you have about Katherine Ryan. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Ryan do for a living?
- Who are Ryan’s parents and siblings?
- What are Ryan’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Ryan married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Ryan have any children?
- Where is Ryan now?
- How tall is Ryan?
- How much money does Ryan earn?
- What is Ryan’s net worth?
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Who is Katherine Ryan?
Katherine Louisa Ryan is a prominent Canadian comedian, writer, presenter, and actress based in the United Kingdom. She has appeared on many British panels shows including as a regular team captain on 8 Out of 10 Cats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks, A League of Their Own, Mock the Week, Would I Lie to You?, QI, Just a Minute, Safeword, and Have I Got News for You.
She then replaced Steve Jones in 2015 as the presenter of Hair on BBC Two. As an actress, she has appeared on numerous television series in the UK including the sitcoms Campus, Episodes, and her Netflix show The Duchess. As a stand-up comedian, she has appeared on the BBC’s Live at the Apollo both as a featured and as a lead act. Moreover, she has had two live stand-up specials released on Netflix: Katherine Ryan: In Trouble (2017) and Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room (2019).
How Old Is Katherine Ryan?
She is 39 years old as of November 2022, having been born on June 30, 1983, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Katherine shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Mike Tyson, TinaKitten, Cheryl Ann Tweedy, Michael Phelps, ImDavisss, and many more.
Katherine Ryan Family
Who are Katherine Ryan’s Parents?
She was born to Finbarr Ryan (Father, born on April 24, 1952) is a draughtsman and Julia McCarthy (Mother, born on February 22, 1960) owns an IT consulting company.
Does Katherine Ryan have Siblings?
She has two younger sisters by the name of Kerrie Ryan and Joanne Ryan.
Katherine Ryan Education
She received her education at Toronto Metropolitan University.
Katherine Ryan Marital Status
She is in a civil partnership with Bobby Kootstra. They began their civil partnership in 2019 and the ceremony took place in Denmark.
Katherine Ryan Kids
She has two kids. One kid from a previous relationship, a daughter by the name of Violet. And has a kid with her partner Bobby, a son by the name of Fred. In July 2022, she announced that she was expecting her third child.
Katherine Ryan Career
After graduation, she continued working as a corporate trainer, traveling around Canada to train waitresses and helping to open the then-only UK branch in Nottingham. At the time, her partner wanted to explore London so she agreed to do so for an initial month in the summer of 2007, moving there permanently in January 2008.
A Career as a Comedian
In 2008, she won the Funny Women award, and Rachel Stubbings and Sara Pascoe were her runners-up. She first appeared as herself on television in multiple episodes of the Canadian music video review show Video on Trial between season one in 2005 and her last appearance in 2008 in season three. After relocating to England, in 2012, she appeared on Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Previously, she had appeared in the cast of Channel 4’s Campus. On February 23, 2013, she appeared as a celebrity contestant on BBC One’s Let’s Dance for Comic Relief as Nicki Minaj dancing to “Starships”. She reached the final and finished in fourth place. Later, she was featured on the Whitney Cummings Just for Laughs 2013 Gala that was taped before a live audience on July 28, 2013. Since then, she has taken new routines to the Edinburgh Festival. In 2015, she replaced Steve Jones as the presenter of Hair on BBC Two.
That same year, she became a panelist for Tinie Tempah’s team on Sky 1’s music/comedy panel show Bring the Noise and on the ITV2 show, Safeword. In 2016, she appeared in series 2 of Taskmaster. There, she beat Doc Brown, Joe Wilkinson, Jon Richardson, and Richard Osman to win the season. Also in 2016, she went on a comedy tour called Kathbum, a member toddler sister used to call her.
Netflix then release Kathrine Ryan: In Trouble in February 2017, featuring her stand-up comedy live performance at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, during that tour. In 2017, she joined Jimmy Carr to host four series of the reboot of Your Face or Mine? The following year, he joined the American comedy panel show, The Fix as a team captain. Netflix then released her second live stand-up special, Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room in July 2019.
A Career as an Actress
As an actress, she has appeared in numerous television series in the UK. These include the sitcoms Campus, Episodes, and Badults. She stars in the August 2020 season 1, Netflix comedy The Duchess. The comedy is based on a single mother’s life in London, she is credited as its writer, executive producer, and creator.
A Career in Other Work
She wrote a weekly column for the British entertainment magazine NME. YouTube comedy duo Jack and Dean released a music video for their song “Consent” on June 6, 2014, featuring Ryan in an acting role. In 2016, she was featured in Disney XD and Teletoon’s animated television series Counterfeit Cat. There, she voiced Ranceford, the stuck-up, white, od-eyed cat, and leader of the Sunshine Circle for Cats. She then began hosting the six-part reality competition All That Glitters: Britain’s Next Jewelry Star on BBC2 in 2021. Moreover, she will present the ITV2 dating show Ready to Kindle. In November 2022, she was the subject of an interview in the BBC series Louis Theroux Interviews… with Louis Theroux. During this, she told Theroux about the “open secret” of an alleged sexual abuser who was a prominent TV personality.
Katherine Lang Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 6 inches (1.68m) and a weight of 55kg (121 lbs).
Katherine Ryan’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $4 million.