Ryan made his on-screen debut as Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street at the age 16, followed by taking up a starring role as Rafael Humphreys in Neighbours.
This year, Ryan was a contestant on ITV’s The Games, where he finished in 2nd place.
In May 2020, along with his two brothers, Adam and Scott, and their late Father Dougie, Ryan starred in a six-part series ITV reality series, Absolutely India: Mancs in Mumbai.
In August 2018, Ryan took part in the 22nd series of Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5, and was subsequently crowned winner of the series.
In 2017, Ryan featured in the Channel 4 series, Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.
Ryan co-hosts the popular podcast series Mancs on the Mic, along with his brothers Scott and Adam.