Though he had been in the limelight for quite some time, 2013 was a great year for Ryan Paevey fans everywhere. His appearance on General Hospital allowed the actor to once again spread his creative wings. For someone who did not intend to go into showbiz, it is obvious he has done quite well for himself. In that vein, here are some juicy tidbits about Paevey, drawn from his biography and interesting facts about him.
Ryan Paevey’s Biography
The General Hospital star was born in Torrance, California to Les Vlieger and Linda Paevey. He happens to have a very interesting racial cocktail as he is Dutch and Indonesian on his father’s side. ‘Jack of all trades’ is the most suitable phrase to describe him since he has dabbled in a little bit of this and that. in addition to running track and cross country in high school, Ryan Paevey surfed with his dad and cooked in his free time. Paevey stepped up the game by being trilingual. In addition to English, he speaks quite a bit of French and Japanese. Outside his hobbies, Ryan Paevey worked in construction with his dad and later became a bartender.
Back in the day, he would have never guessed that he was going into the entertainment industry. But during his high school days, he was discovered by a modeling scout. He even turned down a handful of modeling opportunities before deciding to accept a commercial acting role. Soon after, that led to modeling jobs and music video appearances alongside Katy Perry, Cher, Robin Thicke, and even Christina Aguilera. It was not until December 2013, that he landed his most renowned role as Nathan West on General Hospital. Doors opened for him once he landed that gig and soon became a guest co-host on the TV show Extra. After that, it was one Hallmark special after another.
5 Interesting Facts About Ryan Paevey
He is Currently Single
Though he is the perfect lover boy on-screen, the General Hospital star has not seen much action in his personal love life. At the moment, he is not dating anyone, neither is he engaged or married. Eligible bachelorettes, out there may be thrilled by this news but the actor is still off the market. He has a mistress and her name is Showbiz. In an exclusive interview with ExtraTV, he revealed, “I’m a workaholic, I don’t even have a dog”. The people at the Hallmark Channel got him to admit that he is on the lookout for that special someone. His avid belief is love, at first sight, makes him a life-sized Prince Charming.
He is Still a Jack of All Trades
Being comfortable in his own skin is one of the many things that Ryan Paevey has on lockdown. He is a man of many unconventional talents, some that most men would be wary of sharing. Nevertheless, having hobbies keeps the soup young and Paevey has quite a few of them. When he is not dazzling audiences, he enjoys photography, riding his motorbike as well as jewelry designing. His Instagram page features most of his brilliant designs.
He has Starred in a Number of Hallmark Movies
It goes without saying, the Hallmark Channel has been good to Ryan Paevey. It all started in 2016 with the movie Unleashing Mr. Darcy, which was followed the next year by the film, Harvest Love. Seeing as his first Hallmark film was a success, it is no surprise that he was back in the Sequel. Marrying Mr. Darcy came out in 2018, that same year, he starred in the movie, Hope at Christmas.
He did not Dramatically Exit General Hospital
Five years on a hit TV series is no easy feat, but Ryan Paevey pulled it off. Detective Nathan West was a major role, so naturally when he announced his exit people assumed the worse. He assured his fans and foes alike, that he was not kicked off, neither did he quit. His departure had been in the works for a while and once his time was up, he left.
His Current Work is in the Down Low
Ryan Paevey fans all over the globe are seated on the edge of their seats in anticipation of his new project. There’s no word on what he is working on at the moment, nevertheless, everyone’s money is on another Hallmark movie. Even the actor’s money is on that as he admitted: “I’m always happy to get folded into the Hallmark family”.