Ryan-James Hatanaka - Updated Jul 2024

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Ryan-James Hatanaka

Ryan-James Hatanaka a is well-known actor and stuntman from Canada. Ryan-James Hatanaka is best known for his acting performance in television series such as “Criminal Minds” and “Nancy Drew.”

Early Life

On the 4th of October, Ryan-James Hatanaka was born in Vancouver, Canada. According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign of Libra while she is Canadian by nationality. He belongs to a mixed ethnicity; his father was Scotch and an Indigenous Canadian while his mother is a Japanese Canadian. However, he has not mentioned his exact birth year, or his religious beliefs in front of the media or the general public.

His father’s name is Jan Hatanaka and his mother’s name is Bill Hatanka.  Furthermore, his father died in an airplane crash before Ryan-James was born. While his mother suffered from paraplegia.

Ryan-James Hatanaka – Education

Hatanaka earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto. He also studied at Canada’s National Theatre School. In November 2012, he received his Master of Fine Arts from New York University’s Tisch Graduate Acting Program.

Professional Career

Ryan-James Hatanaka made his acting debut in the 2010 TV movie “My Babysitter’s a Vampire” and he is seen playing Vampire #1. Later, he appeared in the 2014 Short “The Family Romance” where he played the role of Carter.

The next year, he portrayed the role of Nick in the TV series “Lye Candy.” That same year, he was seen in a couple of TV series such as “Eye Candy” and “Mr. D.” In 2016, he was cast as Daren Okada in the TV series “Chicago P.D.”

He made his big screen debut in the 2017 film “I Can I Will I Did” where he played the role of Tom. In 2018, he played the role of R.J. in the film “A Simple Wedding.”The same year, he was seen in the TV series “Beauty” playing the role of Tosen McTaggart.

Recent Career

In the 2020 TV series “Nurses”  he played the role of Dr. Evan Wallance. He played the role of Gabriel Kinslow in the TV series “When Hope Calls” from 2019 to 2021.

Ryan-James Hatanaka

Caption: The poster of the television series, Nancy Drew (Source: Rotten Tomatoes)

He rose to fame after joining the cast of the mystery drama television series “Nancy Drew.” In the series, he played the role of Detective Abe Tamura from the year 2020-2019. He appeared as Viv’s father Ty Turner in the 2022  comedy live-action/animated TV series, “The Fairly Oddparents: Fairly Odder.”

In the TV series “Criminal Minds” he played the role of Tyler Green from 2022 to 2023. He was last in the TV series “Danger Force” playing the role of Handsome Sam.


As of now, this American actor has not won any awards or recognition. But, looking at his hard work, he might get several chances to win some of them.

Net Worth 2024

Hatanaka’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million-$5 million as of 2024. On the other hand, he has not disclosed any information about his salary, annual income, or assets. She also appears to live a lavish lifestyle.

Relationship Status 

In terms of his personal life, Ryan-James Hatanaka is unmarried and single at the moment. According to some online websites, he was in a relationship with Gwen Hooley. However, the couple has not spoken about their relationship in public at the moment.

Hatanaka has been able to avoid unnecessary rumors and controversy up to this point. Similarly, he enjoys a positive reputation among the general public and the media.

Body Measurements

Ryan-James Hatanaka

Caption: Ryan posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This American actor stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 70 kg. This actor has a pair of brown eyes with black hair color.

Ryan-James Hatanaka – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@rjhatanaka’ there are over 14.2k followers. Likewise, there are over 2.4k followers on his Twitter page ‘@RJHatanaka’ and over 1.8k followers on his Facebook page.