Beau Ryan (born 11 May 1985) is a retired Australian professional rugby league footballer who played for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Wests Tigers of the National Rugby League. Ryan is also well known for his comedic work on The Footy Show. On 5 June 2014, Beau Ryan announced his immediate retirement whilst on The Footy Show, due to a neck injury. Beau Ryan released a single, “Where You From?” featuring Justice Crew on 19 September 2014.
Ryan was raised in Albion Park and played junior football with Wests Illawarra. In 2003, Ryan was selected to represent in the New South Wales Schoolboys team. In 2005 he won the Jersey Flegg Cup with the St. George Illawarra Dragons team under coach Steve Price, but left the club as he was behind centres Matt Cooper, Mark Gasnier and Wes Naiqama.
Ryan and longtime partner, Kara Orrell announced to Woman’s Day they were expecting their first child and engaged to be married in August 2012. The couple married on 14 October 2012, and Kara gave birth to their daughter Remi in January 2013.