Meg Ryan – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Gender Female
Age 62 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth November 19, 1961
Real Name Meg Ryan
Profession Actress, Producer
Nationality American
Birthplace Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 35-25-35
Bodytype Slim
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m)
Weight 57 kg (125 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue

Meg Ryan is an American actress who was born as Margaret Mary Emily Hyra on 19th November 1961. She is best known for her remarkable performances and is admired by many. She has been constantly enthralling the larger audience with her winning performances and excellent acting prowess.

Meg Ryan is known for appearing in the CBS soap opera ‘As the World Turns’ which was released in 1982. Since then, she didn’t stop working as an actress and continued to struggle to get more fame in her career life.


Throughout her career life, Meg Ryan started her acting career by playing supporting roles in movies, like; the most popular ‘Top Gun’ for which she gained huge recognition.

Later, she became a part of independent films, such as; Promised Land (1987) before her performance in the Rob Reiner-directed romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally… (1989) for which she got critically acclaimed at the international level. And this led her to earn her first Golden Globe nomination.

Meg Ryan has worked on various projects including romantic comedy films such as Sleepless in Seattle (1993), French Kiss (1995), You’ve Got Mail (1998), and Kate & Leopold (2001).

From the 90s to 2000s, Ryan was at a peak of success when she gained much acclaim at both national and international levels. She was considered as one of the most popular and most successful stars.

Among her other acting credits, she became famous for The Doors (1991), Anastasia (1997), When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), Courage Under Fire (1996), Addicted to Love (1997), City of Angels (1998), and many more.


During her entire showbiz career, the most celebrated actress Meg Ryan has gained immense popularity for giving fantabulous performances in movies and other acting projects.


Meg Ryan Education

Qualification: University of Connecticut, New York University

School: Bethel High School (Connecticut)

Meg Ryan Career

Profession: Actress, Producer

Known For: When Harry Met Sally

Net Worth: USD $45 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Harry Hyra

Mother: Susan Jordan Duggan

Brother: Andrew Hyra

Sister: Annie Hyra, Dana Hyra

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Dennis Quaid (m. 1991; div. 2001)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Jack Quaid

Daughter: Daisy True Ryan

Past Relationships:

John Cusack (2002 – 2003)
Russell Crowe (1999 – 2001)
Anthony Edwards (1986 – 1987)


Who is Meg Ryan?

Meg Ryan is an American actress, producer, born on 19 November, 1961 in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

How old is Meg Ryan?

Meg Ryan is 62 years old as of February 2024.

How tall is Meg Ryan?

Meg Ryan is 5 feet 6 inches (1.70 m).

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