April Ryan is an American journalist and author. She has served as White House correspondent for more than 2 decades. Ryan was also named as the “Journalist of the Year” in 2017. So, how much is April Ryan worth? Here are some of the interesting facts about her including her personal life, career, net worth and more.
April Ryan net worth is currently not available to us. But according to our estimation, her net worth might be in range of $2 million to $3 million.
1.Early Life and Education
April Ryan was born on September 5, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland. Ryan attended Morgan State University in her home town and graduated with B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. From her childhood age, she had an interest in music and even started her career as a jazz disc jockey but later decided to pursue her career in reporting and journalism.
After graduating from Morgan State University, she worked at WVEE, a National Public Radio. She also worked for several radio stations in Baltimore, including WXYV-FM where she worked as a news director. Since 1997, Ryan has served as a White House Correspondents and is the Washington, D.C. bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks. As a correspondent for White House, she has covered four presidential Administrations. In 2017, CNN also announced that Ryan would work as a political analyst for the network.
She is also the author of best-selling book “The Presidency in Black and White: My Up Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America.” Her next book is titled “At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White.”
3.She has interviewed some of the biggest politicians.
During her two decades at the office, she has interviewed biggest names like President Barack Obama ,Michelle Obama, President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, South African President Thabo Mbeki, John Kerry and many more.
4.Ryan has clashed with Trump Administration
At a press conference in February, when Trump began talking about inner city places and urban crime, Ryan asked him if he planned to meet with Congressional Black Caucus. Trump then responded by telling her to set up the meeting and asked “Are they friends of yours?” Sean Spicer also lashed out at her for asking how the White House would address its image following the accusations that Russian colluded with Trump Campaign. Sarah Huckabee Sanders also had feud with her when she asked a question about slavery in November.
5.April Ryan is married to Tennie James.
Ryan is married to Tennie James. Very little information is available to us regarding her husband. What we know is that he is a Sr. Trust Administrator at Wells Fargo in greater Philadelphia Area. Together they have two daughters.