Ronn Moss Biography
Ronn Moss is an American Emmy award-winning actor, director, musician, singer, and songwriter. He is a member of the band playing and is best known for portraying Ridge Forrester, on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful for 25 years. He is most active in his production and acting career, and just this year, he released a comedy movie named ‘Surprise Trip’.
Ronn Moss Age
Moss was born on March 4, 1952, as Ronald Montague Moss in Los Angeles, California. He is 70 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on the 4th of March every year.
Ronn Moss Height
Moss stands at a height of 6 Feet and 2 Inches tall and weighs 84kg.
Ronn Moss Family
Moss was born to John Moss, however, information about his mother is currently not available to the public. We shall be sure to make an update, as soon as we can.
Ronn Moss Wife
Moss first married Shari Shattuck, an actress, and author from 1990 to 2002. He then engaged in another relationship with Devin De Vasquez who is a model and actress, the two are still together to date. Moss has two children named Caleb Maudine Moss and Creason Carbo Moss.
Early Life of Ronn Moss
Moss grew up surrounded by the theatre, concert, and music world. When he turned 11, he started learning how to play the guitar, drums, and electric bass. Moss joined creative forces in 1976, primarily as a bassist and singer, with fellow singer and guitarist Peter Beckett, guitarist and keyboardist J.C Crowley, and drummer John Friesen to form the band named Player. In a garage in the Hollywood Hills, they wrote and rehearsed the music that would soon attract the attention of Robert Stigwood, who would sign them to his RSO Records. In the first three weeks of 1978, their single “Baby Come Back” occupied the #1 position on the national pop charts. The player was voted to the Billboard magazine honor roll of Top New Singles artist of 1978.
Ronn Moss Career
Concurrently, their follow-up single, “This Time I’m In It for Love,”, also peaked at No. 10. Additionally, “Baby Come Back” was next to “Sara Smile” by Hall & Oates as well as “How Much I Feel” by Ambrosia. They were one of the very few songs by a white artist to be played on predominantly black radio stations. This enabled them to contribute to a musical genre known as “Blue-Eyed Soul”, where white artists sing with a strong R & B Influence. The Australian edition of his 2002 solo CD I’m Your Man includes a fresh duet of the original hit “Baby Come Back” and two bonus tracks: “That’s When I’ll Be Gone” and “Mountain”.
Moss and his band toured in Australia in August and September 2006. In 2007, he released his second solo album, Uncovered. Further, The Player band, went on tour in 2015, with Moss and Peter Beckett playing dates with Orleans and Ambrosia as well as a few “Yacht Rock” show with Little River Band.
Ronn Moss Acting Career
Later, in his acting works, he played the Saracen hero Ruggero who fell in love with Bradamante in the 1983 Italian film Paladini-Storia d’armi e d’amori. This means Paladins is the story of love and arms, aka Hearts and Armor film based on the legends surrounding the Peers of Charlemagne. In 1987, Moss was offered the role of “Ridge Forrester” on a new soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. He accepted the part, and the show was broadcast in many nations across the globe, where his role has attracted millions of fans worldwide. To this day, Moss is best known for this role and he frequently travels overseas to visit other countries, make appearances, and promote his music.
In 2006, a campaign surfaced to vote Moss as Australian of the Year. As such, he was featured in a very popular television commercial for Berri, an Australian orange juice producer. The punchline of the advertisement was “you can tell when it’s not all Aussie.” This line was intended to show how Moss has longstanding connections with Australia. However, his Hollywood career resulted in his persona differing badly from that of the cliché Australian male. He has appeared several times on the former program Rove Live when in Australia. In addition, he takes part in sketches that are parodies of the daytime TV genre. The Bold and the Beautiful was a very popular prime-time show in much of Europe in 2010. And, Moss was a participant in the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars, finishing second with his partner Sara Di Vaira.
Leaves The Bold and The Beautiful
On August 11, 2012, it was announced that Moss would exit The Bold and the Beautiful, this was after having played the character of Ridge Forrester for 25 years. Further, on May 12, 2014, Moss, along with his band Player, appeared on the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital as part of the 2014 Nurses’ Ball. They performed their hit single “Baby Come Back.” Afterward, in 2015, he played the character of Ian in the Flemish soap Families. He still continues to be active in his production and acting career, and just this year, he released a comedy movie named ‘Surprise Trip’.
Ronn Moss Salary
Moss earns an estimated salary of between $1 million to $2 million.
Ronn Moss NetWorth
Moss is worth approximately $12 million dollars.