Meg Ryan, an American actress and producer, was born on 19th November 1961 in Fairfield, Connecticut. Her given names were Margaret Hyra. She was born to Harry Hyra, a teacher and Susan Jordan, a former actress and teacher.
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Early Life and Acting
Ryan, who was born and raised, catholic has three siblings. Her two Sisters Dana and Anna were born in 1960 and 1965, respectively. She also has a brother, Andrew Hyra, who is a member of the band Billy Pilgrim.
Her parents had a divorce in 1976 when she was barely 15.
She went to St. Pius X Elementary School in Fairfield. She then proceeded to Bethel High school for her high school studies, where she graduated in 1979. She studied Journalism in her undergraduate degree in two different universities, the University of Connecticut and New York University.
To earn some money on the side in college, Ryan acted in several TV commercials and the soap opera As the World Turns. The success she had in these roles convinced her to drop out of college in the last semester in order to focus on her acting career. That is when she decided to use her grandmother’s maiden name ‘Ryan” as her surname.
In the early 80s, before she made her name as an actress, she made her film debut in George Ruckor’s Rich and Famous. She also starred in several commercials, most notably for Burger Kings and Aim Toothpaste. By this time, her acting career had started picking up, and she had several follow-up film roles.
Her breakout role was playing Sally Albright in the 1989 comedy When Harry Met Sally. That pushed her career to greater heights even earned her a Golden Globe nomination. The role opened more acting doors for her, and she went on to star in moderately successful The Doors and Prelude to a Kiss.
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Meg Ryan Net Worth
Meg Ryan’s net worth is estimated to be $85 million. The bulk of her money has been earned from her acting career that has spanned 40 years. The romantic comedies she starred in not only made her America’s sweetheart but also quite wealthy.
Meg Ryan Children/Kids
Meg has a son, Jack Quaid, from her marriage to Dennis Quaid. They had been married for ten years before divorcing in 2001.
She also has an adopted daughter, Daisy True Ryan, who was adopted when she was little.
Where is Meg Ryan Today?
She is living with her partner John Mellencamp in New York. Her daughter is living with them too. Besides, she works as a director and film writer now.