One of the most sought-after actors for television series is Ryan Eggold. The charismatic hunk who had a supporting role in “Blacklist,” is now starring in a different type of show, a medical drama titled “New Amsterdam.”
In the series, he portrays Dr. Max Goodwin, a new medical director at America’s oldest public hospital, where he defies administrative rules to ensure he heals the system. With Eggold as the protagonist, the show, which debuted on television two years ago, has garnered rave reviews.
These days, the NBC hit series is spoken about in the same breath as other medical dramas like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Dr. House.”
In addition to his current role, the actor has bagged numerous acting credits that earned him a small personal fortune from all these features.
Let’s delve into how much the charismatic actor is worth.
Eggold’s Has Done Well For Himself
Since his breakout role in the short film “Con: The Corruption of Shawn Helm,” the six feet four inches tall bloke has made a name for himself on the big screen.
As per Happy Lifestyle Trends, Eggold made so much money from his 2021 features that he got listed by People With Money as among the top ten highest-paid actors of 2021.
Currently, the actor has an estimated net worth of five million dollars. Compared to other A-list celebs, his net worth might seem small.
However, this is no mean feat as his career barely spans over a decade.
In addition to acting, he also sings in a band, “Eleanor Avenue,” which is another revenue source.
Despite his achievements, Eggold does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon. It will be exciting to see him build upon his present laurels.
Eggold’s Relationship History
Given his fame, financial worth, and dashing looks, it is not surprising that many fans see Eggold as the man of their dreams. Even his fellow female colleagues might be interested in having a piece of him.
According to reports, Eggold previously dated singer and model Haley Bennett. The duo dated briefly in 2009 when the actor was in his mid-twenties. Eggold also dated actress Ashley Greene. She is widely known for her leading role as Alice Cullen in “Twilight.”
His current relationship status is still unknown due to his decision to live a very private life. However, he was rumored to be dating his co-star in the NBC hit series, Freema Agyeman.
The pair are love interests on the show, and many fans have pointed out their fierce onscreen compatibility. Currently, nothing has been confirmed about this speculation, leaving fans wondering if the two actors are actually dating in reality.
Eggold’s Likes And Dislikes
Despite playing a leading medical role in “New Amsterdam,” Eggold does not see himself as a good fit for a medical career path.
“I would be just an absolute terrible doctor,” the actor once told E! News. “I’m not good with…the fragility of the human body is just terrifying to me, you know, that it could all be (snaps) in a second.”
Away from this, the actor writes music, plays the guitar and piano, and is a great singer. Even Eggold’s co-star Jocko Sims once told a story about him playing a piano onset of “New Amsterdam” to show his appreciation for his colleague’s multifaceted abilities.
“There was a piano in the corner. The guy jumps on the piano and starts playing away. It was fantastic,” Sims recalled. In addition to his apparent love for music, the actor also enjoys traveling and jets out of the country to new places every chance he gets.
Why did Ryan Eggold Quit ‘The Blacklist’ Show?
In the crime series, the actor portrayed Tom keen an undercover spy and husband of the show’s protagonist FBI agent Elizabeth Keen. Throughout his stint on the show-his character maintained an air of mystery that drew many to love or hate him.
Therefore, fans were shocked when the higher-ups scrapped Eggold’s role without any prior notice. This decision was a tough one to swallow as many believed that the actor’s character still had a lot to offer on the show.
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After leaving Blacklist, Eggold clinched a leading role in “New Amsterdam,” making many assume that his new role was the reason that triggered his departure from the crime thriller.
However, some other fans speculated that his exit was the studio execs plan to give Megan Boone, alias Elizabeth Keen the major spotlight on the show.