For a lot of people, it is not easy to recall a time when the Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds was not accompanied by his wife Blake Lively on the red carpet. However, before he married the ex-Gossip Girl star on a plantation in South Carolina, Ryan had a quite impressive dating track record. From his co-stars to the famous girls of the 90s, he had been a popular guy among all. Here we present to you the various women that Ryan Reynolds has romanced over the years.
1. Melissa Joan Hart
Ryan and Melissa hooked up during the filming of Sabrina the Teenage Witch film in 1996. In 2013, Melissa revealed that Ryan had tried impressing her during the filming and had gifted her an expensive Beluga watch upon completion of the filming. She also recalled a really hot makeout session during her interview with Chelsea Handler. “He was 17, and I was, like, 19,” she said. “I was like, ‘You’re too young for me.’ So I stopped his car . . . and I wasn’t sure; ‘am I gonna get mad at him?'” She added: “I just grabbed him and started kissing him. You get a piece of jewellery like that, you gotta make out with the guy!”
2. Traylor Howard
Traylor Howard is an American actress renowned for her portrayal of Sharon Carter in ABC sitcom Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place and as Natalie Teeger on the USA Network series Monk. During the filming of Two Guys and a Girl, she hooked up with her much younger co-star Ryan Reynolds. However, they parted ways after only eight months of dating.
3. Kristen Johnston
Kristen Johnston is renowned for playing the role of Sally Solomon in the TV series 3rd Rock From The Sun and also as Wilma Flintstone in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas and also as Holly Franklin in the sitcom The Exes. She dated Ryan Reynolds in 1999 after he had broken up with Traylor Howard.
4. Rachael Leigh Cook
Rachel Leigh Cook is an American actress, model, voice artist and producer who is renowned for playing the leading roles in films like She’s All That, Josie and the Pussycats, and the TV shows Into the West and Perception, besides lending her voice in various films. Back in 2001 when Rachael was quite a rage in Hollywood courtesy of She’s All That and Josie and the Pussycats, Ryan Reynolds had a brief fling with her.
5. Alanis Morissette
Ryan Reynolds started dating the gorgeous singer of “You Oughta Know” in 2002, and they seemed to be an ideal Canadian match. The love-birds engaged in 2004 but separated three years later and according to Alanis, their separation was the inspiration for the Flavors of Entanglement album in 2008. The emotional song Torch was about Ryan Reynolds.
6. Scarlett Johansson
After Ryan Reynolds separated from his fiancé Alanis Morissette in 2007, he fell in love with Scarlett Johansson who at that time freshly single after her break up with actor Josh Hartnett. They secretly married in 2008, but, their marriage lasted only two years. The interesting thing to note is that the only time these two were ever clicked together was during their appearance at the 2010 Tony Awards.
7. Agnes Fischer
After his marriage of two years with Scarlett Johansson ended, Ryan Reynolds started seeing Agnes Fischer, a famous German model. They had a brief relationship that lasted a few months.
8. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron and Ryan Reynolds were set up on a date by their mutual friends, and they had a couple of month-long affair in summer 2011. As per the sources available at the time, Ryan was interested in only a casual thing which was not in sync with Charlize’s “rush to settle down.”
Ryan and the Gossip Girl star Blake Lively met for the first time while playing lovers in the 2010 film Green Lantern (before he divorced Scarlett), but, they didn’t get going until after a year when they were out on a double date with others. “She was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl,” Ryan recalled. “That was the most awkward date [from their perspective] probably because we were just like fireworks coming across.”
They got married on a plantation in South Carolina in September 2012.