Ruan was born on the 26 of August 1997. He is 19 years old. He was a pupil and Head boy at Horizon Primary school. He completed his school at Noordheuwel where he matriculated, and Served on the Student Governing board from 2011 – 2015. Ruan loved action cricket. In 2012 he was selected for the Diamond team (development team for the junior Protea’s). Ruan also practices the art of Kung-Fu (Wudang Wushu). He got selected for the Protea team to represent South Africa at the World Championships in 2014, where he won a Bronze medal. Ruan is currently training in the Israeli self defense Martial art (GracMaga). Ruan is an eager drum player and has a passion for skateboarding. The South-African company Bun and Bunny noticed him and sponsored him to go and skate in America for 5 weeks. Ruan started his acting career in 2008 at the age of 11. He since has done numerous TV and Radio advertisements, he has featured in numerous voice overs (Animation), and has featured in several Movies: Roepman, Hoofmeisie, Agent 2000, Mignon Mossie, Dis ek Anna. He featured in the TV series Getroud met Rugby, Fluiters and recently ended a five year contract with Binnelanders. In 2016 he featured in the movie Jou Romeo. In 2016 Ruan completed a course at ACTING SCREEN. In 2017 he featured in Seepglad, a mini series on KYK-NET, and in the movie Kampterrein, he also played the role of Anthony in Erfsondes.