Paul Ryan Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Paul Ryan

Real NamePaul Davis Ryan
ProfessionAmerican Politician
Republican Symbol
Political Journey • In 1998, Ryan was first elected to the House of Representatives.
• In 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006 elections, he defeated Jeffrey C. Thomas (Democratic challenger).
• In the 2008 elections, Ryan defeated Democrat Marge Krupp.
• Democrat John Heckenlively and Libertarian Joseph Kexel were defeated by Ryan in the 2010 general election.
• In the 2012 House election, he faced Democratic nominee Rob Zerban.
• Ryan again won the 2014 House election with 63% of his district's vote.
• In 2012, Mitt Romney introduced him as his running mate for the 2012 Presidential Election.
• On October 29, 2015, Paul Ryan was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives.
• In April 2018, he decided not to seek re-election.
Biggest RivalJeffrey C. Thomas
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 86 kg
in pounds- 190 lbs
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Personal Life
Date of BirthJanuary 29, 1970
Age (as in 2018)48 Years
BirthplaceJanesville, Wisconsin, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownJanesville, Wisconsin, U.S.
SchoolsSt. Mary's Catholic School, Janesville, Wisconsin, USA,
Joseph A. Craig High School, Wisconsin, USA
College/UniversityMiami University, Oxford, Ohio, United States
Educational QualificationA Bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science
FamilyFather- Paul Murray Ryan
Mother- Elizabeth H. Ryan
Paul Ryan with his mother
Brother- Tobin Ryan
Paul Ryan with his brother Tobin Ryan
Sister- Janet Ryan
ReligionRoman Catholicism
EthnicityIrish (father)
German, English (mother)
Address20 South Main Street, Suite 10
Janesville, WI 53545
HobbiesPlaying Basketball, Hiking, Skiing, Running
Favorite Things
Favorite FoodTacos, Bratwurst, Polish sausage
Favorite BookAtlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Favorite PoliticianJack Kemp
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeJanna Ryan (married 2000)
Paul Ryan with his wife Janna
ChildrenSons- Charles Ryan (born 2003), Samuel Ryan (born 2004)
Daughter- Elizabeth Ryan (born 2002)
Paul Ryan with his children
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$4.5 million

Paul Ryan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Paul Ryan

  • Does Paul Ryan smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Paul Ryan drink alcohol?: Yes
  • In 1884, his great-grandfather, Patrick William Ryan, founded an earth-moving company which is now known as Ryan Incorporated Central.
  • His grand-father, Stanley M. Ryan, has been the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.
  • While in school, Ryan played in the 7th-grade Basketball Team.
  • While in Joseph A. Craig High School in Janesville, Ryan was elected President of his junior class.
  • In the second year of his school, he took a job at McDonald’s.
  • His father died of heart-attack when Ryan was 16.
  • Ryan’s family has a fatal history of heart-attacks before age 60 and because of this; Paul Ryan pursues an intense fitness program called P9OX.
  • During college, he was a member of the College Republicans and volunteered for John Boehner in his congressional campaign.
  • In an interview, Ryan told that he was inspired to get involved in public service by the Russian novelist Ayn Rand’s works.
  • In the early years of his career, Ryan worked as a fitness trainer, as a waiter and did other odd jobs.
  • In 1998, when he won Republican Primary over Michael J. Logan and the general election against Democrat Lydia Spottswood, he became the second-youngest member of the House.
  • Ryan negotiated the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 together with Democratic Senator Patty Murray.
  • On 29 October 2015, when Paul Ryan was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, he became the first person from Wisconsin to hold this position.