Ryan Ochoa is a prominent American musician and actor, famous both for his recurring roles in Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” series, and Disney XD’s “Pair of Kings.”
Age, Early Life, Education Background
Ryan Ochoa was born under the Taurus zodiac sign in San Diego, California, on 17 May 1996, which makes him 25 years old as of 2021. He was born to Deanna Ochoa, a certified cosmetologist, and her husband DJ Ziggy Ochoa, and was raised alongside his elder brothers Robert and Raymond and their younger sibling Rick. The famed actor’s parents were immigrants from South America and he is of Hispanic, British, Italian, Russian-Jewish and Portuguese roots. He is seemingly close to his parents, and he likes posting their photos on his social media handles, especially on Instagram.
The San Diego-born superstar attended Elsinore High School, and matriculated in 2014. He describes himself as outgoing, talkative and funny, and always dreamt of becoming a popular Hollywood entertainer since he was born. He moved from his hometown at the age of seven to pursue his career in showbiz in Los Angeles.
Interests and Hobbies
Ryan likes Mexican cuisine and enjoys eating burritos for breakfast
He is a fitness fanatic who revealed during an interview that fitness is his ritual, and never feels that his day is complete if he fails to hit the gym in the morning.
He likes soccer, and also enjoys dancing, and has made appearances in several music videos.
Ryan finds music entertaining and likes old school (’80s) songs.
He also enjoys watching films and TV – his most-liked Disney villain is Lanny from “Pair of King,” and his favourite animated film is “Lion King.”
The 25-year-old entertainer loves spending time outdoors, going bungee jumping, skydiving, and horse riding.
His favourite American celebrity is Selena Gomez. He also adores actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Dwane Johnson and dreams of working with them one day.
As a child, Ochoa liked entertaining people, and at the age of five would imitate several World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstars including Dwane Johnson.
He went for several auditions two years later, soon after his family moved to Los Angeles and his talent was noticed by various agencies who recruited him, and got him several roles in TV commercials with Dairy Queen, Greyhound, and several other firms. His first role was in 2007, when he appeared in the film “Nostalgia,” which starred Aimee Jeanne Bourgon, Seth Macari and Kelli Nordhus – he portrayed Ryan Zorn, the son of the protagonist, and soon after featured in “The Jay Leno Show.”
Ochoa made his career breakthrough when he landed a recurring role in 2008’s TV series “iCarly,” appearing in five episodes.
During the year that followed, he appeared in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film “A Christmas Carol”, assuming the role of Tiny Team, then landed another major role as a skilled baseball player named Norberto in “The Perfect Game” film (based on a true story), and during the same year, Ryan was selected to voice Rick in the animated TV film “Astro Boy.”
Day by day, Ochoa gained fame and recognition in Hollywood, and due to his praised performances, he was cast in the TV series “Pair of Kings,” in which he assumed the role of Lanny. He starred in all the Emmy Award-nominated show’s episodes with his crucial role of a mad and bitter cousin of two kings, planning to overthrow them.
In 2011, the American-born star worked alongside Zemeckis again in the film “Mars Needs Moms”, before appearing in the “Mr. Young” TV series in 2013.
In the year that followed, he was cast alongside Bella Thorne and Roshon Fegan in “Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?” TV film, then 2016 saw her selected for the role of Cody in the movie “Another Day in Paradise” alongside Madeleine Paige and Frankie Muniz in the starring roles. He recently appeared in 2017’s “Del Playa”, and “The Samuel Project” as Eli in 2018.
Ryan has partnered with his brothers Raymond and Robert to form the Ochoa Boyz music group, which released their debut album (full-length) “R-Type”, including the songs “Lost,” “Lonely Road,” and “Ghost.”
Ochoa is famous on several social media platforms, and has a verified highly-followed Twitter account.
He’s very popular on Instagram, which has landed him many brand endorsement deals with companies such as Mercedez, Beats by Dre, Vlado Footwear and many more.
Ochoa has been in at least two relationships – he is rumoured have ‘dated’ Sammi Hanratty (2000-2009), the popular American actress, who gained recognition for portraying Whitney Brown in the successful adventure TV film “The Greening of Whitney Brown”, supposedly from the age of six. Soon after breaking up with his first ‘girlfriend’, he started seeing Ryan Newman, an award-winning American model and actress known well for appearing in Disney XD’s “Zeke and Luther.” However, they also parted ways after dating for sometime.
Currently, Ochoa is very secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t shared any details regarding his dating affairs publicly – he is purportedly single as of 2021, with no children.
Vital Statistics and Appearance
Ryan has dark brown hair and hazel eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall and weighs approximately 128lbs (57kg) with vital statistics of 32-26-32, bicep size 16 ins.
Ryan’s professional career has seen him appear in many hit movies and TV series, and so he’s accumulated a fortune despite his young age. He also does brand endorsements, which have contributed significantly to his current net worth, which as of 2021 is estimated at close to $1 million.
Who are Ryan’s Brothers?
Raymond is the youngest of the four siblings, born under the Libra zodiac sign on 12 October 2001. He shares similar childhood details with his brother, and like him is an actor and musician. He made his first appearance in 2008 in the “Cold Case” TV series before appearing as Will Bogner in the “American Family” TV movie. Some of his most significant roles have been in productions such as 2010’s “House Under Siege,” 2013’s “Charlie: A Toy Story,”. He is authoritatively worth close to $1 million as of 2021.
Robert, who followed in the footsteps of his brothers, is an actor who was born under the Aquarius zodiac sign on 25 January 1999, in San Diego. He has featured in several shows alongside his brothers, including 2011’s “Mars Needs Moms,” “Pair of Kings” in the year that followed, the TV movie “Smart Alec” in 2014, “The Samuel Project,” and “Del Playa” in 2017. He is a member of the Ochoa Boyz band and as of now, he is also worth about $1 million.