Who is Ryan Sweeting?
American former professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting was born in Nassau, The Bahamas, on 14 July 1987, making his zodiac sign Cancer. He’s perhaps known best for being a former husband of famous American actress Kaley Christine Cuoco.
Education and early life
Ryan was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida by his mother Cindy Sweeting, and father whose name remains undisclosed; Ryan’s believed to be an only child, as he hasn’t spoken of having siblings.
He fell in love with tennis at the age of seven, and went on to play throughout his entire education, entering many and winning several amateur tournaments during his teenage years. Ryan studied at a local high school, and also enjoyed playing soccer and basketball with his peers during his four years there.
He matriculated in 2005 and then enrolled at the University of Florida, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2009.
Career as a tennis player
Ryan was trained at the Guizar Tennis Academy by Mexican coach Nicolas Guizar, and represented The Bahamas as a teenager; he won the US Open Boys’ Singles tournament in 2005, when he defeated French professional tennis player Jeremy Chardy in the finals. In September 2005, he ranked #2 in the junior world rankings.
Ryan played tennis for his university’s team Florida Gators, and in 2006 competed in the US Open, beating Guillermo Coria in the first round but then losing to Olivier Rochus.
He became a professional in 2007, and won four ProCircuit doubles in the same year; in 2008, Ryan won the Rimouski Challenger and ranked #216 on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) list.
Ryan won the Dallas Challenger Singles in February 2009, and he and Jesse Levine reached the finals of the 2009 US Men’s Clay Court Doubles Championships, losing to Bob and Mike Bryan.
He won the 2011 US Men’s Clay Court Singles Championships, but the following four years of his career were plagued by injuries, which led him to retire in 2015.
It’s believed that Ryan’s today working as a tennis coach.
Love life and wife
Ryan prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, and hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he’s been with besides Kaley Cuoco. He and Kaley began dating in June 2013, and became engaged only three months later, and had known each other for only half a year when they married on 31 December 2013, in a private ceremony in Santa Susana, California attended by only a couple of their closest friends.
In September 2015, Kaley filed for divorce for unknown reasons, finalized in May 2016.
Prior to meeting Ryan, Kaley dated American actor Johnny Galecki and was engaged to American addiction special Josh Resnik; she married her second husband, American equestrian Karl Cook on 30 June 2018, but they divorced too, finalized in June 2022.
Ryan seems to be single as of November 2022, was once married to Kaley Cuoco, and doesn’t have children.
— Tennis (@tennis_photos) August 17, 2015
Interesting facts and hobbies
Ryan’s not a fan of social media networks, and isn’t active on any; he’s been staying away from the internet since his and Kaley’s divorce.
He’s still physically active and plays tennis on a daily basis, but no longer competes; Ryan also often works out at the gym, as he’s been spotted by some of his fans in Los Angeles on multiple occasions.
He loves to listen to rock ‘n’ roll music, and his favorite bands are Aerosmith and ZZ Top.
Ryan’s a philanthropist and has donated money to several charity organizations.
His favorite actors are Robert De Niro and Johnny Depp, and some of his favorite movies include “The War with Grandpa”, “The Comeback Trail”, and “The Irishman”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Ryan’s age is 35. He has brown eyes and hair, weighs around 190lbs (87kgs) and is 6ft 5ins (1.96m) tall.
Ryan’s net worth’s been estimated at over $3 million as of November 2022, and his former wife Kaley’s at more than $100 million.
Who is his former wife Kaley Cuoco?
American actress Kaley Christine Cuoco was born in Camarillo, California USA on 30 November 1985, making her zodiac sign Sagittarius. She’s had roles in over 70 movies and TV series, and is probably best known for her playing of Penny Hofstadter, one of the main characters in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy series “The Big Bang Theory”, which Bill Prady and Chuck Lorre created, and which also starred Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki. It follows a woman who’s become neighbors with two physicists who know little of life outside of their laboratory, the series aired from 2007 to 2019, and won 89 of its 241 award nominations.
Kaley and her younger sister Briana, who’s today an actress and singer, were raised in Camarillo by their father Gary Carmine Cuoco who was a realtor, and mother Layne Ann (nee Wingate) who’s a housewife. Kaley grew up being interested in tennis, and was three years old when she began playing, and continued until turning 16, when she chose to leave it behind could focus on acting.
She was 16 when she made her debut film appearance, playing Connie Reinhardt in the thriller “Quicksand: No Escape”, while her debut TV series appearance was in the 1994 episode “Hello, I Love You” of the comedy drama “Northern Exposure”. A couple of Kaley’s most notable performances in the remainder of the ‘90s were in the 1995 action crime science fiction movie “Virtuosity”, the 1997 romantic comedy film “Picture Perfect”, and the 1999 family comedy movie “Can’t Be Heaven”.
The year 2004 saw her play Karen, one of the main characters in the fantasy horror thriller movie “The Hollow”, directed by Kyle Newman, and which also starred Kevin Zegers and Nick Carter; it follows the disappearance of students on Halloween, and the film was nominated for two awards. Some of Kaley’s roles in the remainder of the decade were in 76 episodes of the comedy series “8 Simple Rules” between 2002 and 2005, the 2006 adventure thriller movie “Wasted” and the 2008 mystery horror comedy “Killer Movie”.
In 2014, she played Woman in the Store in the hit western comedy movie “A Million Ways to Die in the West”, written and directed by Seth MacFarlane, who also starred in it alongside Charlize Theron and Liam Neeson; it follows a cowardly farmer who’s fallen in love with a new woman in town, and the movie was nominated for six awards.
Kaley’s three most recent roles have been in 2022 in the action adventure comedy movie “The Man from Toronto” and the fantasy comedy film “Meet Cute”, and 37 episodes of the animated action adventure “Harley Quinn” (voice role) since 2019.
She’s won 10 of her 64 awards nominations, with some of her wins including a 2013 Critics Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, for “The Big Bang Theory”, a 2020 CinEuphoria Merit – Honorary Award, for her and her colleagues’ performance in “The Big Bang Theory”, and a 2021 Critics Choice Super Award for Best Voice Actress in an Animated Series, for “Harley Quinn”.
Just recently, in May 2022, Kaley revealed that she was in a relationship with American actor Thomas J. Pelphrey, and in October revealed that she and Thomas are expecting a daughter.