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Ryan Jamaal Swain Bio, Age, Dating, Career, Pose, Net Worth

Ryan Jamaal Swain Biography

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Ryan Jamaal Swain is an American actor and dancer best known for his role as Damon Richards-Evangelista, a homeless dancer, in the FX television series Pose.

Ryan Jamaal Swain Age

Swain was born on 13 March 1994 in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. He is 27 years as of 2021.

Ryan Jamaal Swain Height

Swain’s body measurements are still under review.

Ryan Jamaal Swain Family

Swain was raised by a single mother in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the eldest of four children and spent much of his childhood training at the local theatre and dance companies.

His sister Raven Lynette was shot and killed in Birmingham, Alabama on July 28, 2020. This led to Swain’s exit from Pose and his character being written out of the series midway through the first episode of the third season.

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Ryan Jamaal Swain Dating

Swain likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed his relationship/dating status.

Ryan Jamaal Swain Education

Swain studied high school at Alabama School of Fine Arts and later earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Howard University, British American Drama Academy in Oxford U.K.

Ryan Jamaal Swain Career

Swain appeared in productions such as Everything Goes while at Howard University. He’s also appeared in Six Degrees of Separation and Thoughts of a Colored Man, among other plays. Also, he appeared in a number of Off-Broadway productions.

Swain’s first major writing project was A Negro Writer, a one-man show about the life of American writer Langston Hughes, which he wrote and starred in 2014. He revealed that he intends to write a teen fiction novel about a Southern adolescent.


Swain landed the role of Damon Richards in Ryan Murphy’s FX television series Pose in 2017. The show premiered on June 3, 2018, and received positive reviews. With over 50 transgender characters, the first season had the largest cast of transgender actors ever for a scripted network series.

His character reappeared in the third and final season’s first episode but was written out for the second half. He stars alongside Angelica Ross, Billy Porter, Indya Moore, Dominique Jackson, Mj Rodriguez…

Ryan Jamaal Swain Net Worth

Swain has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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