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- January 1, 1985
Ryan Knight (born Ryan Knight, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1985) rose to fame on season 24 of MTV’s “The Real World” in New Orleans before going on to compete in several rounds of “The Challenge.”
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Ryan Knight is best known for being a cast member on “The Real World: New Orleans” in 2010 where he struck up a romance with his fellow housemate, Jemmye Carroll. During his time on the show he was known for being lovable and outspoken as well as extremely open and honest about his struggle with addiction.
Before being on “The Real World” Ryan played hockey for Arizona State University where he was on an academic and athletic scholarship. Unfortunately, he suffered a shoulder injury that left him unable to play and admittedly was recovering from an addiction to painkillers. After his time on the reality show, Ryan made the move permanently to New Orleans. On Nov. 27, 2014 Ryan passed away, reportedly by choking on his own vomit after partying.