Ryan Serhant

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Ryan Serhant
Born (1984-07-02) July 2, 1984 (age 32)
Houston, Texas, United States
Alma mater Hamilton College
Occupation Actor, Realtor, Producer
Height 6'3"
Spouse(s) Emilia Bechrakis (m. 2016)
Website http://www.ryanserhant.com

Ryan Serhant (born July 2, 1984)[1] is an American real estate salesperson and reality television star. Serhant has been one of three real estate agents featured on Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York since its first season in 2012.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Serhant was born in Houston, Texas. He was raised in Topsfield, Massachusetts, in the North Shore region of Boston, where he attended Pingree School.[3][4] Serhant attended Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp while spending summers with family in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.[5] Later, Serhant attended Hamilton College where he double majored in English Literature and Theatre.[6] He was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.[6] After graduation he moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting.


In 2007, Serhant landed the role of Evan Walsh on the soap opera As the World Turns.[3]

Serhant works at Nest Seekers International, one of the fastest growing real estate firms in NYC.[7][8] In 2012, The Real Deal ranked Serhant #15 out of the 100 most successful sales people in New York.[8] Serhant currently stars on Million Dollar Listing New York, alongside fellow brokers Fredrik Eklund and Luis D. Ortiz. Serhant also frequently appears on national television shows as a real estate expert.[9] He has appeared on CNN, CNBC, FOX, NBC, ABC and CBS.[9] Serhant also created, produces and stars in the real estate web series, Realty Byte with Ryan Serhant, accessible online on Spin Media’s Celebuzz platform.[8]

Serhant co-starred with Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried in Noah Baumbach’s feature film While We're Young (2014).[10]



Show Role Year
Watch What Happens: Live Himself 2014
Bethenny Himself 2013
Marie Himself 2013
Million Dollar Listing New York Himself 2012–present
Today (U.S. TV program) Himself 2012
Watch What Happens: Live Himself 2012
As the World Turns Evan Walsh 2007–2008


Film Role Year
While We're Young Hedge Fund Dave 2015
Withdrawal (short) Brian Stanyan 2008
Happy Birthday/I'm Dead (Short) Man 2008
Overheard in NYC (short) Dude #2 2008

Personal life[edit]

On September 14, 2014, Serhant shut down Times Square and proposed to lawyer Emilia Bechrakis.[11] On July 7, 2016, the two married in Corfu, Greece, in a Greek church following Serhant's conversion to Greek Orthodox.[12]


  1. ^ "Catching up with...Ryan Serhant". Soap Opera Digest. July 1, 2013. p. 75.
  2. ^ Alyson Ward (April 13, 2015). "Bravo star Ryan Serhant talks reality TV, real estate". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Hernandez, Greg. "Monday Morning Man; Ryan Serhant!". Greg in Hollywood. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ Klein, Judith. "Pingree Bulletin Fall 2012" (PDF). Pingree. p. 75. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ Inglis, Nicole. "Former local Ryan Serhant's Career takes 'Million Dollar' turn". Steamboat Today. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Haight, Chelsea. "Ryan Serhant '06 Stars in Second Season of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York". Hamilton College. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ Kantor, Ira. "Bravo star's hard work has Boston roots". Boston Herald. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c "Ryan Serhant". Nest Seekers International. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Dubreuil, Jim. "7 Inside Secrets of Real Estate Agents". ABC News. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ Cameron, Christopher. "Superbroker Ryan Serhant cast in feature film". The Real Deal. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Million Dollar Listing New York's Ryan Serhant Shuts Down Times Square Proposing to Emilia Bechrakis: All the Details!". E! Online. 2014-09-15. 
  12. ^ "Million Dollar Listing: New York's Ryan Serhant and Emilia Bechrakis Are Married!". people.com. 2016-07-07. Retrieved 2016-08-17. 

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