Molly Cookson: Ryan Hurst wife’s Bio, Career & more

Who is Molly Cookson?

Molly Cookson is an American actress and production manager known especially for her incredible works. She was born in the year 1980 in the USA.

Molly Cookson is the wife of an amazing American actor, Ryan Douglas Hurst. He is known for his works in Outsiders, The Walking Dead,  Saving Private Ryan, Sons of Anarchy, etc. Molly Cookson came to the public’s attention when she decided to tie the knot with Ryan Hurst in 2005. 

Furthermore, Molly Cookson worked in the movies Shouting Secrets (2011), Chasing the Green (2009), and Homesick (2011), which helped her be recognized more. 

Molly Cookson Biography
Molly Cookson Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameMolly Cookson
Also known asMolly Cookson Hurst
Age43 years old
BirthplaceSanta Monica, California, USA
Current ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
EducationHigh School in Santa Monica
Bachelors from University of Loyola Marymount 
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRyan Hurst
ProfessionActress and Production Manager
Net WorthUSD 500k
Social MediaNot Active

Childhood and Early Life

Molly Cook was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, USA, and completed her high school education from high school from Santa Monica. From this, we can say that her childhood may have been spent in Santa Monica. 

After her high school education, she studied music and drama at the London Academy of Music. She was interested in acting as she continued her studies and implemented them in the making of her career.

Molly Cookson young photo
Molly Cookson’s young photo

Later, she graduated from the University of Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, California.

Relationships and Dating History

Ryan Douglas Hurst (Molly Cookson husband)

Cookson is a married woman. She is married to a widely known American actor, Ryan Hurst. They have been in a relationship for a long time. Molly and Ryan met way back and worked together since she was his manager in1988. 

Working in the same field and understanding the works of each other is most probably the reason we are seeing them hand in hand in a successful relationship. 

This lovely couple met for the first time in the 1990s, and they both fell in love when young and shortly after started dating later in the year.

Ryan Hurst with his wife
Molly Cookson and Ryan Hurst

The beautiful relationship between the couple lasted for fifteen years after that, and they decided to tie the knot in the year 2005. Molly and Ryan have already shared 28 years of togetherness and 13 years of marriage.

Despite being together for a long time, we have not seen or heard any rumors of affairs and conflicts in their relationship. We can rarely see such an amazing relationship between celebrities.


According to the sources, we believe that Molly is a mother of two beautiful kids with the love of her life, her husband, Ryan. However, both of them are very private people, and hence they have not yet shared the details about their kids in the media.

For the time being, Molly has a family of four and seems to be enjoying their life without the media’s involvement. 


As mentioned before, Cookson is an actress who has appeared in a few incredible movies. Not only the acting, she has also been a production manager with her husband side by side for a long time.

She started her acting career in the entertainment industry back in 2009. Her first movie was Chasing The Green, in which she played the role of Cashier in Golf Pro Shop. The movie has an IMDb rating of 7.7/10. Later, Cookson was also launched as the post-production supervisor.

In 2011, she worked on a short movie called Homesick and played the character of Ann, which has an IMDb rating of 7.5/10. In the same year, she was cast in the movie Shouting Secrets as the character Annie which gained a pretty good response from the public and has an IMDb rating of 7.6/10.

Molly Cookson photo from her early career
Molly Cookson photo from her early career

In the year 2017, she was in the Television series Outsiders, in which she played the role of Eela Shay. 

After marriage, they collaboratively launched a production company that produces Fast Shoes. Hurst looks after the company most of the time and hence is the production president & CEO. 

Molly Cookson Net worth

Even after working in the entertainment industry for a long time, Cookson has not played any life-changing roles. Molly has had a successful career as an actress and production manager but is a very reserved person, so she’s often not seen in the events and media. She has a decent sum of wealth, and in 2023, Molly Cookson’s net worth is USD 1 million.

On the other hand, her husband, Ryan Hurst, has gained pretty good public recognition and has a net worth of over USD 4 million. 

In April 2013, Ryan Hurst, with his wife, Cookson, bought a house worth USD 1.71 million in Woodland Hills, California, USA. The house is beautiful, and it stands on 3,400 square foot of land.

Molly Cookson Social Media

It seems like Molly is not active on social media. It is even hard to find a decent picture of her on the internet. She is not on social media networks like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for the time being. She is a private person. 

Her husband, Ryan, is pretty active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. From the posts and stories of Ryan, we can say that he believes in the religion Sikhism. He has over 622k followers on his Instagram and over 587k followers on Twitter.

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