Most people know Ryan Michelle Bathe as the gorgeous wife of award-winning actor, Sterling K. Brown. Many also know that the couple’s love story can rival that of a Hollywood script. However, not a lot of people know that Bathe is much more than just the wife of a movie star but is equally an accomplished actress in her own right. If you belong to this latter category and would love to know more about this incredible lady, then you are in the right place as we have got all the details here.
Ryan Michelle Bathe – Bio
Ryan Michelle Bathe was born on the 27th of July 1976 in the city of St Louis, Missouri. The stunning actress has not revealed much details about her family background, parents’ names or any possible siblings. However, there is no doubt that her family will be proud of her, given her achievements. The young Bathe spent her formative years in Stamford, Connecticut and obtained her high school diploma in 1994. After that, she proceeded to the prestigious Stanford University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree. Having made up her mind to pursue a career in acting, the Missouri native enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts to study acting. She obtained a Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) from the institution in 2001.
Ryan Michelle Bathe commenced her career in 2001 with an appearance on an episode of the CBS drama series – The Education of Max Bickford. Since this humble debut, the Missouri native has not relented. She has gone on to appear in several movies and TV series. On the small screen, Bathe has appeared in ER, Good Fences, Brother to Brother, Half & Half, Lackawanna Blues, Brothers & Sisters, Medium, Girlfriends, How I Met Your Mother, Bones, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Brothers, Private Practice, Trauma, Retired at 35, Harry’s Law, Army Wives, The Rookie, Empire, Boston Legal, and First Wives Club.
Ryan Michelle Bathe’s career has not been limited to the small screen. She has also appeared in a handful of movies, including All about Us (2007), April Moon (2007) and One for the Money (2012). The latter is a comedy about an unemployed and broke young lady who decides to become a bounty hunter. She thereafter goes after a defaulting murder suspect who happens to be her high school crush. The movie featured A-listers such as Katherine Heigl, John Leguizamo and Bathe had a minor part as Jackie.
Family (Husband and Kids)
Ryan Michelle Bathe is married to a fellow movie star, Sterling K. Brown. Brown is a native of St Louis, Missouri, and equally studied at Stanford, as well as NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Ryan Michelle Bathe first met her husband in 1998 when they were both students at Stanford University. She was mesmerized by his acting skills and when they got talking, they realized that they shared several things. They were not only born in the same city but were actually born in the same hospital. At that time, Bathe was dating someone else and they had to settle for just being friends. They, however, commenced a relationship when she became unencumbered and dated on and off all throughout college.
After college, Brown moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career. The long-distance expectedly put a strain on their love and they later broke up. The pre-destined lovers however reconnected after three and a half years apart and tied the knot in June 2007. Since getting married, Bathe and her man has remained strong together. They frequently make joint red carpet appearances and Brown never fails to appreciate his wife during his acceptance speeches. The couple is one of the newest power couples in Hollywood and has been described as a perfect example of black love. Ryan Michelle Bathe and her husband have two sons together. They are Andrew Jason Sterling Brown and Amare Michael Ryan Christian Brown.
Ryan Michelle Bathe is one multi-talented lady; she is not just an actress but also a model. There is no doubt that she must have saved up a small fortune from her two sources of income. Meanwhile, her husband has a net worth of $4 million. Brown’s wealth largely stems from his burgeoning acting career. He has featured in several movies and TV series including Brown Sugar, Black Panther, The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and This is Us. The latter fetched him a 2018 Golden Globe and SAG awards for Best Male Actor in a TV series. He made history as the first African-American to win both awards.