Alan Ritchson

Alan Ritchson Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

28 / November / 1984


40 Years


Actor Model Singer

Ever since Alan Ritchson embarked on his career, he has successfully established himself as a prominent figure on both the small and big screens. His journey began when he decided to relocate from his hometown in Florida to the bustling city of Los Angeles. Born and raised in a small town in Florida, Ritchson spent his formative years there, immersing himself in education and personal growth.

Alan Ritchson Biography, Age, Family, Net Worth, & More

Alan Michael Ritchson, born on November 28, 1982, is a multi-talented American individual who has made significant contributions as an actor, model, singer, songwriter, and producer. His remarkable career took off when he first graced the screen as the iconic character Aquaman, also known as Arthur Curry, in the superhero series Smallville, which aired on The CW network from 2005 to 2010.


Alan Ritchson hails from a family with a rich background. His mother, Vickie, is a dedicated high school teacher, while his father, David Ritchson, served as a retired U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant. Alan, being the second of three boys, grew up in a close-knit family environment. Following their relocation from Rantoul, Illinois, when Alan was young, the Ritchson family eventually settled in the picturesque town of Niceville, Florida.

David Ritchson Alan Ritchson Father

David Ritchson Alan Ritchson’s Father

Vickie Ritchson Alan Ritchson Mother

Vickie Ritchson Alan Ritchson’s Mother

Eric Ritchson, Brian Ritchson Alan Ritchson Brothers

Eric Ritchson, Brian Ritchson Alan Ritchson’s Brothers

Catherine Ritchson Alan Ritchson Wife

Catherine Ritchson Alan Ritchson’s Wife

Calem, Edan, Amory Tristan Alan Ritchson Sons

Calem, Edan, Amory Tristan Alan Ritchson’s Sons

Early Life

Born on November 28, 1982, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Alan Ritchson entered the world as the cherished son of Vickie Ritchson, a dedicated high school teacher, and David Ritchson, a retired U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant. Growing up, Alan held the position of the second of three boys, sharing a bond with his siblings that would shape his upbringing.


He completed his education at Niceville High School, graduating in 2001. In a 2013 interview with the Indonesian magazine Da Man, he shared that he had received a full music scholarship at one point. As a dual-enrollment student from 1999 to 2003, he attended Okaloosa Walton Community College, which is now known as Northwest Florida State College, and earned an Associate of Arts degree upon graduation.

Personal Life

Ritchson currently lives in Florida alongside his wife Catherine and their three children. He has been candid about his experiences dealing with bipolar disorder, sharing his struggles openly. Additionally, Ritchson identifies as a Christian, expressing his faith.


In 2005, Alan Ritchson made his debut as an actor, portraying the character of Arthur Curry in the drama series ‘Smallville’. Following this role, he appeared in the TV film ‘Though None Go with Me’ and the movie ‘The Butcher’.

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He began his modeling career in the Abercrombie & Fitch catalog.


He gained public attention in 2004 when he participated in the third season of American Idol. He made it to the top 87 contestants but was ultimately eliminated during the Hollywood rounds. His appearance on the show became notable for a striptease performance he did in one episode, where he attempted to impress Judge Paula Abdul.


Title Roles Year
90210 Tripp Wilson 2011
Alexa & Katie Robbie 2018
American Idol Himself 2004
Black Mirror Paul 2016
Blood Drive Arthur Bailey 2017
Blue Mountain State Kevin Devlin “Thad” Castle 2010–2011
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Young Norm Scully 2019
CSI: Miami Paul Arnett 2010
Fred: The Show Expired Cow 2012
Hawaii Five-0 Freddie Hart 2013
Head Case N/A 2009
I Can Do That Himself 2015
Infomercials Kent Ross 2014
Legends of Tomorrow Hank Hall / Hawk 2020
Midnight Bayou Lucian Manet  
New Girl Matt 2014
Reacher Jack Reacher 2022–present
Smallville Arthur Curry / Aquaman 2005–2010
Supergirl Hank Hall / Hawk 2019
The Rebels Tyler Stokley 2014
Though None Go with Me Army officer 2006
Titans Hank Hall / Hawk 2018–2021
Workaholics Troy Torpey 2015


He has been credited for his roles in various films. He appeared in the 2006 film ‘The Butcher’ and had a minor role in ‘Fired Up!’ released in 2009. Additionally, in 2007, director Robert Zemeckis utilized Ritchson’s facial image, physique, and movements to create the character of Beowulf, played by actor Ray Winstone, in the movie of the same name.


Title Roles Year
Above the Shadows Shayne 2019
Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland Thad Castle 2016
Dark Web: Cicada 3301 Agent Carver 2021
Fast X Agent Aimes 2023
Fired Up! Bruce 2009
Ghosts of War Butchie 2020
Lazer Team Adam 2016
Office Uprising Bob 2018
Ordinary Angels Ed Schmitt 2023
Rex Chase 2008
Steam Roy 2007
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Raphael 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Raphael 2016
The Butcher Mark 2006
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Gloss 2013
The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare TBA 2024
The Turkey Bowl Ronnie Best 2019
The Wedding Ringer Kip Loyola / Carew 2015

Net Worth

Alan Ritchson has accumulated a net worth estimated to be around $3 million. He was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota to parents Vickie and David Ritchson, and he is the youngest of three sons. Ritchson graduated from Niceville High School in 2001. He initially started his career as a model for Abercrombie and Fitch.

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Body Measurements Chest: 45 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 16 Inches
Birth Place Grand Forks North Dakota United States
Children Sons: Calem, Edan, Amory Tristan
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Height In CM 188 CM
Height In Meter 1.88 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: David Ritchson
Mother: Vickie Ritchson
Profession Actor Model Singer
Siblings Brothers: Eric Ritchson, Brian Ritchson
Spous Catherine Ritchson
Weight 89 Kg
196 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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