Ryan Reynolds says his wife Blake Lively will decide when they have children.

The 37-year-old hunk, who tied the knot with the 'Gossip Girl' beauty last year, is eager to have kids but will let his 26-year-old spouse choose when the time is right for them to become parents.

He said: ''I would like to have children, but actually it's not really up to me.''

The 'R.I.P.D.' star - who was previously married to another silver screen beauty, Scarlett Johansson - also asserted that his relationships with his wife, family and friends are the most important things in his life.

He told Hola.com: ''I have a very good relationship with the people I love the most in my life, and that's the most important thing to me. That's what really matters.''

The Hollywood star is also very thankful for his successful career, including hit movies 'The Proposal' and 'Safe House', and admits seeing others struggle for success makes him even more grateful for his good fortune.

He added: ''I've been very fortunate in my life. There are people who work hard and they cannot [gain] success and that's why I value it a lot.''

Once voted Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, Ryan says the secret to his smouldering good looks is never changing his appearance.

He said: ''I've always tried to keep my style so that in 15 years I can look back and say that I loved it.''