James Reynolds, born on December 16, 2014, is the first daughter of Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Black Lively. The former is one of the highest-grossing film actors of all time and is known for movies such as “Deadpool,” “Deadpool 2,” and “Free Guy.” The latter is an actress and director known for her role in “The Age of Adaline” and directing the music video for Taylor Swift’s “I Bet You Think About Me.” The couple met during the filming of “Green Lantern” and started dating the following year. The couple had Reynolds two years after they got married. She made her first public debut alongside her parents at rites celebrating Ryan’s Hollywood Walk of Fame.
December 16, 2014
James Reynolds was born in the United States on December 16, 2014. Her father is Ryan Reynolds and her mother is Blake Lively. She is half-American and half-Canadian. Her father started his career as a teen star in a Canadian T.V. series. Ryan’s acting debut was in the Canadian soap “Hillside.” He starred in movies such as “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “Ordinary Magic,” “In Cold Blood,” “Two Guys,” and “A Girl and a Pizza Place.” While Ryan has mostly landed comedic roles, he has also appeared in action movies such as “Blade: Trinity,” “X-Men Origins,” “Wolverine,” and “Green Lantern.” He received critical acclaim for the 2016 movie “Deadpool,” which broke box-office records allowing him to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that same year.
Her mother was born into a family where everyone worked in the entertainment industry. Her acting debut was in the 1998 film “Sandman” directed by her father. Blake’s first major role was in the 2005 film “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,” earning her a nomination for a Teen Choice Award. She appeared in the teen drama T.V. series “Gossip Girl,” the romantic comedy anthology film “New York, I Love You,” “Green Lantern” (where Ryan was a co-star), and the romantic fantasy film “The Age of Adaline.” Blake has appeared on “Time” magazine’s list of ‘100 Influential People.’ She was one of “People” magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful at Every Age.’
Ryan and Blake met in early 2010 while filming “Green Lantern.” They started dating the following year and were married on September 9, 2012, at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Two years later, James was born. They have two other daughters, Inez (born in 2016) and Betty (born in 2019).
Ryan meets Blake on the set of “Green Lantern,” where they are co-stars.
They are married at Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Blake gives birth to her daughter at a hospital in the U.S.
She makes her first public appearance alongside her parents at her father’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star ceremony.
Why We Love James Reynolds
She is the daughter of Hollywood stars
She’s one of three daughters of two Hollywood actors who have given us unique cinematic experiences and memorable moments. We can’t help but love their offspring.
She is adorable
You only need to look at photos of her with her mother or father to know how cute she is. She has a sense of style, as shown during ceremonies celebrating her father’s name engraved on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She might become a movie star
It’s highly possible that she will become a movie actress herself. All her relatives on her mother’s side are working or have once worked in the entertainment industry as actors, directors, or talent hunters.
5 Surprising Facts
She was named after Ryan’s father
She was named after her grandfather James Chester Reynolds who died in 2015.
She is always around celebrities
Because her parents are big celebrities, she and her sisters naturally hang around famous celebrities as well.
She spends lots of time in nature
Her father considers it very important that he, Blake, and their children spend a lot of time nature tripping, just like he did while he was growing up in Canada.
Two dogs at home
She and her sisters once begged their parents for a pet, and so they got two dogs: a Maltipoo named Penny and a Golden Retriever named Baxter.
The kids’ lives are kept private
Her parents rarely talk about her and her sisters in interviews in an effort to keep them out of the spotlight.
James Reynolds FAQs
How long have James Reynolds’ parents been married?
Her parents have been happily married since 2012.
How are the Reynoldses able to balance their work and family life?
Ryan and Blake always take their kids to each other’s film shoots and don’t take on movie projects at the same time.
Where do the Reynoldses live?
They live in the Pound Ridge neighborhood of New York in a luxurious house with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms; it sits on more than 11.35 acres of land.
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