Ryan Buell is a TV personality and author most known for serving as the host of the television show, Paranormal State. He was raised in South Carolina and still visits as often as possible. Buell’s name has been the subject of a whole lot of controversies. Some say his accomplishments are about as many as his wrongdoings, but the truth remains that he is still a man who inspires a good number of people. Even though he has done a handful of things that are shady, he is admired for his career attainments.
Ryan Buell Biography
Ryan Daniel Buell was born on the 8th of July 1982 in Corry, Pennsylvania. He was raised by his mother, Shelly Bonavita Lundberg. He is married to Sergey Poberezhny, a colleague on the Paranormal State show. His mother, Shelley Lundberg is said to have remarried and has other children.
He was a part of the debate team at his High School and partook in acting for plays. During this time in high school, he became Editor of his school paper. In addition to this, he created a daily news program with a friend. After high school, Ryan obtained a degree in Journalism and Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania.
At 19 years of age, while still at the University, he pioneered the Paranormal Research Society. All the work he did there was a valuable experience which he harnessed for the TV show, Paranormal State. Buell created and coordinated the show (Paranormal State) and his good work led him to become the Executive Producer for the film, American Ghost Hunter, which was released in 2010.
In 2011, a tour of 41 cities for the film was announced by Buell. He also co-produced Ghost Prophecies. The final episode of Paranormal State aired in May 2011 after Buell and his team made the decision to bring the show to an end. It was in its fifth season.
5 Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Him
1. Ryan Buell Is Bisexual
Buell is bisexual, he mentioned this via his Facebook account in 2010. He also elaborated on this in his book titled Paranormal State: My Journey into the unknown, a memoir explaining his sexuality and religion. He attempted to explain how he was both bisexual and a Catholic in the book.
According to him, his sexuality wasn’t enough reason to shy away from his Catholic beliefs. He said having grown up in a Catholic home, he encouraged others in similar situations to do the same.
2. He Lied About Having Cancer
In July 2012, Ryan Buell announced that he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He expressed gratitude to fans and people who sympathized with him. He, in turn, empathized with others who had cancer and other diseases. He advised them to forge on, insisting that he knew how they felt as he was also coming to terms with the possibility of dying. Buell in a 2013 interview said that he was near remission.
However, when his mother was asked about his health, she denied his claim. It emerged that he had been lying all along about his health status. His mother said she had kept quiet about Buell because he was her baby and she wanted to protect him. According to her, a mother would do anything to protect her child, however, Buell was only hurting himself and she was not going to cover up for him any longer.
3. He Has Been Arrested Twice
Buell has been arrested on two occasions. The first was in September of 2016 when he was arrested in Florence County, South Carolina. He was taken back to Pennsylvania and charged on two counts of receiving stolen property and theft. After a month, he was released on bail.
Ryan Buell was also arrested in April 2017 on charges of assault. After his release, he wrote a blog post to explain how he had been struggling with drugs which led him to make most of the wrong decisions he made. He explained that getting arrested was the motivation he needed to change his ways and added that he had embraced rehab and was in the process of getting his life back on track.
4. His Net Worth
Buell has a net worth of $1.5 million, most of which came from earnings from his television show, Paranormal State. Royalties from the sales of his books have also been a source of income to him.
5. Height and Body Stats
He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 84 kg. Other details of his body stats are unavailable in the public domain