Ryan Coogler
Ryan Coogler
Celebrated Name: Ryan Coogler
Real Name/Full Name: Ryan Kyle Coogler
Gender: Male
Age: 37 years old
Birth Date: May 23, 1986
Birth Place: Oakland, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 8 inches
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Zinzi Evans (m. 2016)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No/Yes (name)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Ryan Coogler Gay?: No
Profession: Filmmaker and Screenwriter
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Ryan Kyle Coogler is a famous US film director, screenwriter, and producer. His first movie Fruitvale Station (2013), gained a vast appreciation and grabbed several jury awards at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Among his several films, the Rocky series (2015), Creed (2015), and the Black Panther (2018) broke various box office records.

These movies became the highest revenue generating movies of all time by any black director. Ryan is also seen to work together with actor Michael B. Jordan, who is featured in most of his films, along with a recognized composer Ludwig Göransson. In 2018, Ryan had been the “runner-up of Time’s Person of the Year.”

Maybe you know about Ryan Coogler very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ryan Coogler’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Coogler was born in Oakland, California. His mother’s name is Joselyn, who works as a community organizer. His father is Ira Coogler, who probation counselor of a juvenile hall. Ryan also has two siblings as Keenan and Noah.

He lived in Oakland till he was 8. Later, he shifted to Richmond, California. When Ryan was a teenager, he was interested in playing football and running on the track. He did his schooling from Saint Mary’s College High School, Berkeley, California. He got admission to this school based on a football scholarship. He has always scored well in science and math in school. He was advised to take a creative writing course. Looking at his performance in the course, his teacher was impressed and encouraged him to pursue screenwriting.  Being a student-athlete, he often played against Marshawn Lynch, who has been an athlete at NFL.

In March 2004, Saint Mary’s school canceled its football program. He was later moved and secured a scholarship to play at Sacramento State, where he majored in finance. He also took several movie sessions.

Throughout his four years, he has received 112 receptions and six touchdowns. After his graduation, he took admission at USC School of Cinematic Arts. He learned a lot about movie-making and has also made a few short films.

Personal Life

Ryan started as a counselor when he was 21 at Juvenile Hall in San Francisco. He followed the same path as that of his father, who was in this occupation for a long time. He was also the founder and supporter of the “Blackout For Human Rights Campaign.” In his campaign, he addresses the violation of human and racial rights that happens throughout the US.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 23, 1986, Ryan Coogler is 37 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


In 2009, Ryan came up with his first project as the “Short Locks.” Fig followed it in 2011. It was a fifteen-minute movie showcasing the story of a prostitute who was eager to leave her work but had to for her child. His next short film, “The Sculptor,” came in 2011.

In 2013, he launched his first feature film “Fruitvale Station” with the support of Forest Whitaker, who was an Oscar-winning actor. He agreed to make and produce the movie, and Ryan wrote its script and directed it. This movie achieved several prestigious awards at Sundance, the Independent Spirit Awards, Cannes, and the National Board of Review. Based on the success of this movie, he came up with his next film, Creed (2015), where he united with Michael B. Jordan.  Ryan worked as a scriptwriter and director in this movie.

Recently in 2018, Ryan released his third film like Black Panther that has received a lot of appreciation from the critics and a few awards too.

Awards & Achievements

In his film career, Ryan has achieved several awards:

  • In 2019 Satellite Awards, won Auteur Award for the movie Black Panther.
  • In 2019 Black Reel Awards, he won the Outstanding Director Award for the movie Black Panther.
  • In 2016 African-American Film Critics Association, he won Best Director Award for the movie Creed
  • In 2014 Satellite Awards, he won Honorary Satellite Award for the movie Fruitvale station

Net Worth & Salary of Ryan Coogler in 2024

Ryan Coogler Net Worth
Ryan Coogler Net Worth

Ryan Coogler is a US screenwriter and director who had gained huge success as an author and director of the films Fruitvale Station (2013) Creed (2015) and Black Panther (2018). He is a multi-talented person whose major source of earning comes from acting, directing, and producing films. Looking at the earnings he makes from his movies every year, his overall net worth is estimated to be around $15 million as of April 2024.

Ryan is an acclaimed personality in the American film industry. He has received some of the prestigious awards and remarkable commercial success. In 2013, Time magazine considered him among the top thirty people of the world who are changing the world. Critics have always appreciated his work for galloping on disregarded characters, and cultures, and particularly black people.


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