Since 2011, he has been romantically linked to co-star Mendes.
In the summer of 2014, news broke that they were expecting their first child.
Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson (2006)).
He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman.
Ryan was the second of their two children, with an older sister, Mandi.
"When I was in first grade I watched , a variety show for young people.
He sang, danced and acted alongside such future stars as Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera.
Ryan attended Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational High School in Cornwall, where he excelled in Drama and Fine Arts.