Ryan Coogler BioGraphy

Ryan Coogler’s full name is Ryan Kyle Coogler, who is an American filmmaker. In 2015, he won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture in the New Generation Award category for the film Creed. In 2018, he won the African-American Film Critics Association and 44th Saturn Awards in the Best Director category for the film Black Panther. In 2019, he won the Satellite Awards in the category of Auteur Award for the film Black Panther and Black Reel Awards in the category of Outstanding Director.

Ryan Coogler BioGraphy

Ryan Kyle Coogler took his little steps for the first time in this world on 23 May 1986 in the house of Ira Coogler and Joselyn Coogler. Ryan’s birth sign is Gemini and he has American nationality. Coogler’s birth place is Oakland, California, United States and he is currently 35 years old. His father is a Kishore Hall Probation Counselor, his mother is a community organizer. Ira and Joselyn graduated from California State University, Hayward. He has two brothers named Noah Coogler and Keenan Coogler. He has an uncle named Clarence Thomas. His uncle is a third generation Oakland longshoreman. Apart from this, his uncle is also a former secretary treasurer of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. He lived with his parents in Oakland until the age of eight. After that he moved from Oakland to Richmond, California with his parents and two brothers. When he was young, this filmmaker had played football and tracked.

Education Qualification

Ryan Kyle Coogler took admission in a private Catholic high school in Berkeley, California to pursue his schooling. After studying from here, he took admission in St. Mary’s College High School from where he did well in Science and Mathematics.

He took admission at St. Mary’s College of California in Moraga, California where he attended his college freshman semester as a redshirt wide receiver on a football scholarship. The filmmaker intends to major in chemistry. The filmmaker was encouraged to take creative writing courses for football players. His teacher praised him for his work. This filmmaker had obtained a bachelor’s degree in Sacramento. He also took several film classes to fit in with the rigors of college football. After he graduated, he was accepted into the highly competitive three-year master’s program at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. From where this filmmaker made a series of short films.

Personal Life

Ryan Kyle Coogler is currently married. His name is wife Zinzi Evans whom he married in 2016.

Feature Films

Ryan Kyle Coogler is the director and writer of several films such as Fruitvale Station released in 2013, Creed released in 2015, Black Panther released in 2018 and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever released in 2022.

Real Name Ryan Kyle Coogler
Nick Name
Age 35 Year Old
Date Of Birth 23 May 1986
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place
Oakland, California, United States
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Active Year 2009– Present
Father name Ira Coogler
Mother name Joselyn Coogler
Brother name Noah and Keenan
Sister Name
Children Name
Wife Name Zinzi Evans (m. 2016)
School Name
  • Catholic High School
  • Saint Mary’s College High School
College Name Saint Mary’s College of California

University of Southern California

Qualification BA & MFA
Physical Status
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Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Dress Size 12 US
Weight 70 kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Light Brown
Chest Size 40 cm  (approximate)
Waist Size 40 cm (approximate)
Biceps Size 36 cm (approximate)
Shoe Size 18 (US)  (approximate)
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Wife Name Zinzi Evans (m. 2016)
Girl Friend Name
Social Media
Instagram Not Active
Twitter Not Active
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Ryan Kyle Coogler has produced several films such as Judas and the Black Messiah and Space Jam: A New Legacy in 2021 and Creed III in 2022.

Executive Producer

Ryan has been the executive producer of two films till now, which is Creed II in 2018 and Homeroom in 2021.

Short Films

In 2009, he was the Director and Writer of Locks Short Films. In 2011, he was the director of Fig Short films. In the same year he was the director and writer of The Sculptor short films.


In 2013 he won Best First Film for Fruitvale Station at Austin Film Critics Association, Best New Filmmaker at Boston Online Film Critics Association, Prix de l’Avenir d’Un Certain Regard at Cannes Film Festival, Bingham Ray Breakthrough Gotham Awards in Director Award category, Las Vegas Film Critics Society in Breakout Filmmaker of the Year category, Nantucket Film Festival in Vimeo Award for Best Writer/Director category, National Board of Review in Best Directorial Debut category Won the category of New York Film Critics Online, Marlon Riggs Award in the category of San Francisco Film Critics Circle, Audience Award: US Dramatic and Grand Jury Prize: Sundance Film Festival Award in the category of US Dramatic.

Net Worth

The filmmaker who directed and wrote the film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, whose name is Ryan Kyle Coogler, has a net worth of about $ 25 million.

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