Jared Goff Looks Like Ryan Gosling: Doppelganger Or Relative?

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NFL fans have consistently drawn comparisons between Jared Goff and Ryan Gosling for many years due to their resemblance.

The Detroit Lions quarterback fully embraced the likeness even before starting his college football journey in 2012.

He openly expressed on Twitter that he welcomed being likened to the renowned actor.

American Football Quarterback Jared Goff
American Football Quarterback Jared Goff (Source: Instagram)

Jared Thomas Goff, born on October 14, 1994, plays as a quarterback for the NFL’s Detroit Lions.

Born and raised in California, he attended Marin Catholic High School and was a football team member.

The quarterback played collegiate football at the University of California before forgoing his senior season to enter the draft.

The Los Angeles Rams selected him as the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Goff spent five seasons for the Rams (2016-2020) before the team traded him to the Detroit Lions.

Throughout his career, he has been named to the Pro Bowl three times in 2017, 2018, and 2022.

Jared Goff Looks Like Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling is an actor renowned for his roles in prominent blockbuster films such as The Notebook, Crazy, Stupid, Love, La La Land, and Blade Runner 2049.

Furthermore, it’s worth noting that Ryan once played a football-related role.

In the 2000 film Remember the Titans, he portrayed a cornerback named Alan Bosley.

Although Hollywood and the NFL seldom intersect, these two individuals undeniably share some remarkable resemblances.

Back in 2012, the quarterback had also tweeted that he was told he looked like Ryan Gosling in LA, accompanied by a caption that read,

“Was told I look like Ryan gosling a few times in LA…I’ll take it haha!!”

Jared Goff Looks Like Ryan Gosling
Jared Goff & Ryan Gosling (Source: Twitter)

The social media world created a more elaborate theory on this subject.

People have enthusiastically embraced the notion that Goff and Gosling might be the same individual.

One Twitter user wrote, “Im not saying Jared Goff is Ryan Gosling… but have you ever seen them in the same room”

Moreover, fans want Ryan Gosling to play Jared if there ever was to be a Jared Goff or Detroit Lions movie.

A fan tweeted, “On the bright side if they ever make a Jared Goff biopic, he’ll be played by Ryan Gosling.”

Family Tree

Jared Goff was born to parents Jerry Goff and Nancy Goff on October 14, 1994, in California, United States.

On the other hand, Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, to parents Donna and Thomas Gosling in Ontario, Canada.

Despite their similar physical appearance, they are not biologically related and are considered a doppelganger.

Jared Goff With His Soon-To-Be Wife Christen Harper
Jared Goff With His Soon-To-Be Wife Christen Harper (Source: Instagram)

Regarding their personal lives, Gosling has been in a relationship with Eva Mendes since September 2011.

The pair shares two daughters, one born in 2014 and the second in 2016.

Meanwhile, Jared Goff is soon to be married to his fiancée, Christen Harper.

Suyash Shrestha
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