• Tanner Novlan is a 35 year old Canadian model and actor, famous for his role as Gregory Manes in the CW series “Roswell, New Mexico” and Dr. Finn in the hit soap opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful.”
• He was born in Paradise Hill, Saskatchewan, and is of mixed Irish and British ancestry.
• He is a fan of basketball, hockey, golf, water sports and motor racing, and is also a skilled piano and guitar player.
• Acting-wise, Tanner made his film debut in the 2009 Michael Emanuel-directed horror movie “Maneater” and his TV debut in the sixth season of Hart Hanson’s Fox comedy-drama “Bones” in 2010.
• He is reportedly worth around $1.5 million as of 2022.

Tanner Novlan is a Canadian model and actor, who is famous for his role as Gregory Manes in the CW series “Roswell, New Mexico.” He also plays Dr. Finn in the hit soap opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful.”

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Tanner Novlan hails from Paradise Hill, Saskatchewan, and was born under the Aries zodiac sign on 9 April 1986, which makes him 35 years old as of 2022. He is the son of Coresa Novlan, who is a native of Sacramento, California, and her husband, Doug Novlan, and is of mixed Irish and British ancestry. Tanner’s paternal grandfather was Clem Novlan and the duo has a very close relationship, perhaps because he was his first grandchild. His maternal grandmother was named Bea; sadly, she passed on in February 2022 and Tanner appeared to be very devastated following her death, since they had a very strong bond.

Tanner was raised alongside his younger brother and sister on his family farm. Hasn’t revealed anything about his educational background. It is reported that he matriculated in 2004 and went on to work in a construction firm before he launched his acting and modeling careers.

Hobbies and Interesting Facts

Novlan is physically active and is a big fan of basketball and hockey – he plays the latter with a group of Los Angeles-based hockey enthusiasts called ‘Bad Boys Skate.’ He also enjoys playing golf in his spare time, and likes posting his pictures golfing with friends on his social media accounts.

He’s a confirmed outdoorsy person, who enjoys water sports such as skiing.

The “Roswell, New Mexico” star is a big fan of motor racing, as seen on his social media platforms.

Moreover, Tanner enjoys playing musical instruments and singing. He’s a skilled piano and guitar player, and likes posting videos and photographs related to music on his Instagram handle.

Tanner describes himself as a ‘late bloomer.’ Allegedly, he was helped by one of his high school teachers to get a date for the promenade dance (prom).

Acting Career

Tanner made his film debut in the 2009 Michael Emanuel-directed horror movie “Maneater,” which starred Lacy Phillips, Dean Cain, and Stephen Lunsford. Subsequently, he made his TV debut in the eighth episode of the sixth season of Hart Hanson’s Fox comedy-drama “Bones” in 2010. In 2016 and 2017, he landed the role of Midas in seven episodes of the comedy-drama “Mohawk Girls”, meantime, his role as Jimmy in the 2016 comedy film, “Flatbush Luck” saw him nominated for two awards: a Hoboken International Film Festival Award in the category of Best Actor and a Film Out San Diego Audience Award in the same category.

His following roles were in the TV shows “Letterkenny,” “Modern Family,” and “Parenthood”, then in 2020 and 2021, Tanner portrayed Gregory Manes in nine episodes of the sci-fi series “Roswell, New Mexico.”

Tanner landed one of the most important roles in his career when he was cast to play Dr. John ‘Finn’ Finnegan in the series “The Bold and the Beautiful” in 2020. The show was created by Lee Phillip Bell and William J. Bell, and began airing in 1987 – it’s now aired over 8,200 episodes, and currently stars Ronn Moss, Susan Flannery, and Kelly Lang. In April 2022, it was reported that Novlan would be exiting the soap opera, which resulted in a heated online uproar, in which critics and fans protested, wanting him to return by creating the hashtag #SaveFinn trend on Twitter. Luckily, the producers of the show changed their minds and decided not to write him out, and for his praised performance in the show, Tanner was nominated for two SoapHub Awards in the categories of Favorite Newcomer and Favorite Actor, both in 2021. Most recently, in 2022, Tanner landed the role of Devin Ryan in the Hallmark Channel’s TV film “Christmas Class Reunion.”

Modeling Career

Novlan is signed with VISION modeling agency, which is based in Los Angeles, California, and has modeled for the clothing brands Tommy Hilfiger and Guess. He’s also posed for several other established brands such as Nutrafol, which manufactures hair growth supplements. He became very famous for portraying Struggling Actor in a commercial for the insurance firm, Liberty Mutual.

Social Media Presence

Novlan is active on Instagram with around 110,000 followers – he goes by the username @tannernovlan. He’s also active on Twitter (@tannernovlan) and Facebook (@TannerNovlan) with around 3,000 and 1,500 followers respectively. His Twitter account is verified – he opened it in August 2009.

Personal Life

Novlan is a married man; he first met his future wife, the American producer and actress Kayla Ewell, in 2010 during the shooting of the music video “Maybe” for Australian metal band, Sick Puppies. They dated for several years and announced their engagement in June 2014, and eventually exchanged vows in Los Angeles on 12 September 2015. Their wedding was attended by around 200 guests and was officiated by Kayla’s uncle. Novlan’s better half was born under the Virgo zodiac sign on 27 August 1985 (37 years old) in California, and is perhaps best known for her roles in the long-running CBS soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful,” the NBC teen comedy-drama “Freaks and Geeks,” and the acclaimed supernatural teen drama “The Vampire Diaries,” which aired on The CW. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Poppy Marie Novlan on 16 July 2019, and on 6 June 2022, they were blessed with a son they named Jones Douglas Novlan. The couple announced the birth of Jones on social media, revealing that he had been born seven weeks prematurely, weighing only 4lbs. However, they clarified that the baby was healthy.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Tanner is of White ethnicity and has a pair of black eyes, and black hair. He stands 6ft 1in (1.85m) tall, weighs approximately185lbs (84kgs) with his chest, waist and bicep sizes 40, 32 and 14ins respectively. Some of his distinctive features include an oval face and a chiseled jawline.

Net Worth

Acting is Tanner’s main source of income – he has been active in the showbiz industry for over 10 years now. He does brand endorsements and sponsorships through his verified social media platforms, which has also contributed to his wealth. He’s reportedly worth about $1.5 million as of 2022. On the other hand, his wife is worth around $2 million.


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