From politics to the arts and entertainment, millennials are coming up and taking over. Some of these relatively young individuals like Ryan Destiny are already making landfall in their chosen fields. Ryan is a rising singer who is currently most famous for her role in Fox’s musical drama, Star. If you do not follow Star and you are still left with the question of who is Ryan Destiny? Learn more about her by reading below.
Ryan Destiny – Bio (Age, Ethnicity)
Like her name, it seemed to have been written in the stars that Ryan would become a singer. At the very young age of 12, Ryan had already formed her own music group. Born on the 8th of January, 1995 in Detroit, Michigan as Ryan Destiny Irons, she always had a strong passion for music as though it were passed down to her in a genetic code by her father, Deron Irons, who was a member of Guesss, a ’90s R&B group. Both her parents supported her as her musical talent began to manifest. Her mother, Dawn Irons, helped her and her group secure their audition on America’s Got Talent which was the start of a glowing career for Ryan.
Ryan Destiny has spoken of her issues with her skin colour as a result of her biracial origins. She is a dark-skinned African-American who shares Caucasian origins on her mother’s side of the family.
As someone who has been committed to music since she was a child, college was not in the plans for Ryan Destiny. She did, however, graduate from West Bloomfield High School. While her schoolmates were focused on passing trigonometry and maintaining a solid GPA to get into a top college, Ryan formed her first music group, New Limit. The group consisted of Jasmine Pore and a friend whose identity is currently unknown.
Under the management of her mother, the group made it to America’s Got Talent in 2011 and finished in the third round. After the competition, Destiny returned to Michigan, taking different voice and dance lessons in order to further improve herself. New Limit eventually broke up and reformed with Destiny, Pore and a former contestant of America’s Got Talent, Chelsea Stone. The trio initially named their group We are DollHouse but finally landed on Love Dollhouse.
Without releasing any music, the group was signed to All Def which is owned by the legendary Russell Simmons and a couple of other associates. Having been signed to the label, the group went into the studio and recorded their first song – Can I? The release of the single did not do much to expose the group to the music industry and fans. Eventually, the group got disbanded and Ryan Destiny found a record deal with Capitol Records. After joining Capitol, she announced plans for her first solo release in 2016.
While music has been the core life of Destiny, she has shown herself to be a multi-talented lady. She is also an actress who appeared in a few projects before she found her most famous project till date on Fox’s Star. She first got her acting baptism in a web series, The Wannabes Starring Savvy in 2010. She later took a break from acting, focusing on building a music career but returned to the front of the camera in 2013 in a recurring role as April Geddes in Low Winter Sun. In 2015, she got a role in the Independent film, A Girl Like Grace, playing the lead role alongside Garcelle Beauvais and Raven-Symoné. She began to appear as Alexandra Crane as part of the lead cast in 2016 for the show, Star.
So far, she has found recognition with the Teen Choice Awards as Choice Breakout TV Star. She was nominated in 2017.
Ryan Destiny was been exposed to the entertainment industry since she was a child and has had the complete support of her parents. Her mother, Dawn Irons is her manager who made sure she explored all the opportunities that would make her career sail. Her father, on the other hand, has never failed to lend his advice to his daughter from his wealth of experience during his days as a 90s R&B singer with the group, Guesss.
Who Is Her Boyfriend?
Ryan Destiny has been paying extreme focus on her career until recently when she confirmed rumours of a relationship with Keith Powers, an actor. She hasn’t held back from talking about her admiration for her boyfriend and we can only hope it lasts.
Ryan Destiny – Height
Ryan’s body physique isn’t exactly one that stands out in a crowded room but the Detroit-born actress has a good body on her. She stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 49 kg. The beautiful actress has a dark skin, brown hair and brown eyes.