Katherine Ryan Biography
Katherine Ryan is a Canadian stand-up comedian, presenter, writer, and actor based in the United Kingdom. Katherine Ryan has been in A League of Their Own, Just a Minute, Mock the Week, Safeword, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Just a Minute, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Would I Lie to You?, QI, and Have I Got News for You, among other British series.
How old is Katherine Ryan? – Age
Ryan was born Katherine Louisa Ryan on 30 June 1983 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. She is 39 years as of 2022.
Where did Katherine Ryan go to school? – Education
She left home at the age of 18 to pursue a degree in city planning at Ryerson University in Toronto. She worked at the Hooters restaurant franchise while attending university and then began teaching other waiters. She used open mic evenings as an alternate form of personal entertainment in her leisure time, and by graduation, she had honed a basic comedy performance. She was one of the many dancers in the Electric Circus program on Much Music.
Katherine Ryan – Family
Katherine’s paternal ancestors are of Irish descent. His father emigrated from Ireland to Canada. Her father owns an engineering firm and works as a draftsman, while her mother is a Canadian who runs an IT consulting firm. Finbar Ryan and Julie McCarthy are their names. Katherine has two younger sisters and one younger brother. The Ryan family lived in Sarnia and traveled to Ireland frequently to see their father’s folks. Their parents divorced when Katherine was 15, and she left home at the age of 18 to study city planning at the University of Toronto.
Katherine Ryan’s Partner
Bobby Koostra, her childhood friend, is in a civil partnership with the quick-witted comedian. Kootstra was born in Canada and is thought to work in the television industry. They met and started dating when they were young, but they eventually drifted apart. They reunited 20 years later, in 2018, and rekindled their love.
Is Katherine married to Bobby Kootstra?
They are not married, but they have joined into a civil partnership as of December 2019. The ceremony was held in Denmark, according to Katherine, and it was the “quickest and easiest” option.
Katherine Ryan’s Daughter and Son
Katherine has a daughter named Violet from her first marriage. Ryan resides in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, with her spouse and daughter.
In June 2021, she gave birth to her second child, a son.
Ryan has been forthright about her cosmetic surgery.
She had a breast augmentation when she was in her early twenties, and then another after a relationship ended.
She has had two skin cancer treatments.
What is Katherine Salary?
Her salary is under review.
Katherine Net Worth
She receives a predicted net worth of $4 million.
Katherine Ryan Career
Ryan began working at Hooters, a restaurant franchise, while still a university student. She also assisted with the training of other waitresses. She was fired after a short period of time on the job. She then tried her hand at open mic night performances, mostly for fun. It worked out so well for her that by the time she finished her studies, she had developed a basic comedic routine.
Ryan’s waitressing training with Hooters continued after she graduated, eventually sending her to the United Kingdom, where they opened a location in Nottingham. In January 2008, she relocated to the United Kingdom permanently.
She performed on Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats in 2012, and on BBC One’s Let’s Dance for Comic Relief on 23 February 2013, as Nicki Minaj, dancing to “Starships.” She placed fourth in the competition.
She also dabbled with stand-up comedy professionally, appearing on Whitney Cummings’ Just for Laughs 2013 Gala on July 28, 2013, in front of a live audience. She has also appeared at the Edinburgh Festival on several occasions.
Katherine began her career in media presenting in 2015, when she was asked to fill in for Welsh TV host Steve Jones on BBC Two’s Hair. She appeared on Sky 1’s music/comedy panel program Bring the Noise and ITV2’s Safeword in the same year, as part of Tinie Tempah’s squad. Katherine triumphed over Doc Brown, Richard Osman, Joe Wilkinson, and Jon Richardson in the second series of Taskmaster, which aired in 2016.
Katherine Ryan Movies and TV shows
- Donna Rush: Film Night
- Donna Rush: Social Media Addict
- Backstage with Katherine Ryan Actress.
- Donna Rush: Panic
- 2014 Acoustic Kitty
- Campus George Bryan (2011)
- Sunny D Kerry (2016)
- The Boyle Variety Performance
- The Last Resort 2014
- Known For. The Duchess Katherine (2020)
- Katherine Ryan in Ireland
- Actress. Urban Myths Joan Rivers (2020)
- Katherine Ryan: In Trouble 2017
- Counterfeit Cat Ranceford (2016-2017)
- Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room 2019
- The Duchess Katherine (2020)
- Beyond Bionic Narrator (2018)