Ryan Murphy
Ryan Murphy
Real Name/Full Name Ryan Patrick Murphy
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ryan Murphy
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 November 1965
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 91 Kg
In Pounds – 201 lbs
Eye Color: Grey
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –Jim Murphy
Mother –J Andy Murphy
Siblings: Darren Murphy
School: Catholic School
Warren Central High School
College: Indiana University Bloomington
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: David Miller
Wife/Spouse Name: David Miller (m. 2012)
Kids/Children Name: Logan, Ford, Griffin
Profession: Producer, Director, Screen Writer
Net Worth: $170 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Ryan Murphy is a renowned American scriptwriter who has written several hit television series such as Glee, Popular, and The New Normal, among others. He has also worked as a journalist for the New York Daily News and Los Angeles Times. The writer has focused on writing scripts that are either comical, dramatic, or both.

His outstanding scripts has not only made him famous but also wealthy. He has won several notable awards and has received a number of nominations for awards. Currently, he is a millionaire and can comfortably afford a luxury life for himself and his family. He is happily married as a gay and has two children through surrogacy.

Well, how well do you know about Ryan Murphy? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ryan Murphy’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ryan Murphy to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ryan Murphy was born on 9th November 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. His mother, Andy, authored 5 books, and she was also working in a communication department. On the other hand, his father, Jim, was a newspaper director. His parents are staunch Iris Catholics and have raised their children to embrace the religion’s doctrine. As a result, he was an active member of the church choir. At a young age, Ryan enjoyed his parents’ career and decided to also pursue journalism as a profession.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ryan Murphy in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ryan Murphy’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 9 November 1965. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 201 lbs in Pound and 91kg in Kilograms.


Ryan began schooling at Catholic School until grade eight. He joined Warren Central High School, where he finished his high school. Later, he joined the Indiana University Bloomington, where he pursued a degree in journalism. While in college, he also mastered the techniques of scriptwriting.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ryan Murphy With Wife David Miller
Ryan Murphy With Wife David Miller

Ryan fell attracted to similar gender at a young age. He started entering love relationships with males in high school. He has dated a number of gay footballers.

Years later, he fell in love with another man, David. The two lovers ended up in marriage in 2012. In order to have children of their own, they used a surrogate mother. The family welcomes their first baby, Logan Phineas, in 2012. Later, in 2014 they got their second child Ford. There last born Griffin, was born in 2020.

Is Ryan Murphy Gay?

Yes. Ryan Murphy is gay. He fell in love with a similar sex gender and entered marriage with David. They are happily living together and have three children of their own obtained through the help of a surrogate mother.

Professional Career

Murphy began his professional career as a journalist immediately after completing college. The celebrity did his internship in 1986 for The Washington Post. He worked as a journalist for more than seven years. During those years, he has secured work with some notable organizations such as New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times, and many more.

In the 1990s, he quit journalism and ventured into scriptwriting. He sold his first script to Steven Spielberg. He wrote the famous teen comedy ‘Popular’, which was his breakthrough for his scriptwriting career. The comedy was aired as a television series for two years, making him earn handsomely. In 2003, he made another script, ‘Nip/Truck’, that further skyrocketed his fame. In 2009, the script ‘Glee’ further increased his network of fans.

He also directed the popular film ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. Despite the film arousing a significant number of critics globally, the film generated $200 million in income. In 2011, he released the script ‘American Horror Story, a series that was also popular. One of his series, The New Normal, created in 2012, was canceled soon after the first season.

Having gained sufficient experience in writing the comical script, he decided to focus his energy on writing comedy. Later, to add value to his works, he added drama in his scripts. He has written several TV series screenplays as well as directing and producing his own films.


  • He is a three times winner of Primetime Emmy Awards
  • He has won BAFTA Awards
  • He has won the Hollywood Award
  • Murphy has been nominated for Grammy Awards
  • He won the Humanitas Awards

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ryan Murphy in 2024

Ryan Murphy Net Worth
Ryan Murphy Net Worth

As of 2024, His net worth is about $170 million. The primary income source for the celebrity is scriptwriting. He has sold several hit scripts that have not only made him famous but also made him rich. Some of the scripts that have earned him handsomely include Popular, Nip/Truck, and Glee.

Besides, he has worked with high-end journalism companies such as New York Daily News and Los Angeles Times that has paid him good money before he quit journalism. His net worth is estimated to increase in the near future since he is at an optimal stage in his career life.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

In one of the interviews, the scriptwriter tells his fans that he doesn’t like thinking about something too much. In fact, he often thinks of the next episode for a week or two, and all the episode explodes in his mind.

Ryan Murphy is a diligent and hardworking scriptwriter. Having written several successful scripts, he can be said to have perfected his expertise in scriptwriting. He has been recognized as one of the best writers in America and has won several high-end awards as well as being nominated for future awards. The celebrity is now a millionaire. Besides, Ryan is gay. He is happily married to David, with whom they have two children through surrogacy. The family is happily living together.


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