Ryan Stiles is a well-known Canadian-American comedian who is also a director, producer, and actor. Stiles is related to improvisational comedy. He is best known for appearing as Lewis Kiniski in ‘The Drew Carey Show’. He has also successfully appeared in the British and American version of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. Stiles portrayed Herb Melnick in ‘Two and a Half Men’ on CBS. Here is a quick summary of Ryan Stiles’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Ryan Lee Stiles was born on April 22, 1959, in Seattle, Washington to his parents Sonny Stiles and Irene Stiles. He grew up in Vancouver, Canada.
He went to R.C. Palmer Junior and later attended Richmond Senior Secondary. Stiles did not complete his graduation as he was a shy kid.
In 1988, Ryan Stiles got married to Patricia McDonald after dating each other for a long time. The couple has three children named Claire Stiles, Mackenzie Stiles, and Sam Stiles. He resides in Lake Samish, Washington. He holds both American and Canadian citizenships.
Stiles is the owner of a small theatre called Upfront Theatre. He has raised funds for children who suffer from burn injuries. He has raised more than $500,000 for Burned Children Recovery Center.
Soon after leaving his school, Ryan Stiles started performing stand-up comedy in Vancouver. He later became the head writer of CTV’s ‘The Don Harron Show’. He has also assisted in starting the Punchlines Comedy Club. Following that, he became the host of CBC’s ‘Comedy College’.
In 1990, Stiles was seen in ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. He appeared in it till 2006 and again from 2013 till present. In 1995, he became a main cast of ‘The Drew Carey Show’. He has also guest appeared in ‘Dharma & Greg’ and ‘Reno 911!’.
He had a recurring role in ‘Two and a Half Men’ in 2004. In 2011, he started appearing as a recurring performer in ‘Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza’.
He made his film debut by starring in the 1985 movie ‘Rainbow War’. In 1991, he was seen in the film ‘Hot Shots!’. Following that, he went on to appear in ‘Hot Shots! Part Deux’ and ‘Mad About You’. In 2006, he was seen in the film ‘The Extra’.
Stiles has also lent his voice to the movies ‘Astro Boy’, ‘Spooky Buddies’, and ‘Treasure Buddies’. In 2005, he was seen in the mockumentary called ‘Conker: Celebrity Squirrel’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2002, Ryan Stiles was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. He has won the Audience Choice Award at 2014 All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival Award. In 2015, he was nominated for the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema Award. He is also the winner of the 2015 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema Award. Stiles is the winner of the 2014 Knoxville Film and Music Festival Award.
Net Worth of Ryan Stiles
Ryan Stiles has an estimated net worth of more than $8 million. He made this fortune by appearing in a number of films and television shows. He has appeared in a total of 369 episodes of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ and still continues to appear in it. Part of his wealth also comes by appearing in a number of commercials including Nike, KFC, Kwik Save, Kinko’s, Pizza Hut, Playskool, and Zaxby’s.
Ryan Stiles is considered one of the most popular comedians the world. The actor has been active in his career for over three decades. He has also done voice roles and has done many stand-up comedies in his career. Earlier in his career, Stiles joined the Second City ensemble of comedy.