April Ryan
April Ryan
Real Name/Full Name April Danielle Ryan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: April Ryan
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 September 1967
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Robert C. Ryan
Mother – Vivian Ryan
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Morgan State University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Tennie James (now, divorced)
Kids/Children Name: Ryan and Grace
Profession: Reporter and Author
Net Worth: $3 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

April Ryan is a popular American reporter and author. She is most well-known for being a White House Correspondent during the time when George W. Bush was the President of the United States of America. She is also equally famous for being a member of the White House press corps for more than 20 years and serving as a political analyst for CNN since 2017.

Well, how well do you know about April Ryan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about April Ryan’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about April Ryan to date.

Biography and Early Life

April Ryan, whose full name is April Danielle Ryan was born on the 5th of September 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. to parents, Robert C. Ryan, Sr. and Vivian Ryan.   She was interested in public speaking and journalism from a young age itself. Apart from that, there isn’t information available about her early years.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is April Ryan in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, April Ryan’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 15th July 2024 having been born on 5 September 1967. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


April Ryan received her education from Morgan State University, from where she earned her B.S. in broadcast journalism. Besides, she has received an honorary doctorate from both Claflin and Morgan State University.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

April Ryan was previously married to Tennie James, who used to work as a senior trust administrator. Together, they have two daughters, Ryan and Grace.  April currently lives in Maryland with her children. She is currently single as per our records.

Is April Ryan Lesbian?

April Ryan is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor lesbian. She was previously married to Tennie James and has two children with her as well. She is currently single and lives with her children in Maryland.

Professional Career

April Ryan began her professional life by working as a jazz disc jockey. She then worked for several radio stations including Morgan State University radio station WEAA-FM. During this time, she has also served as the news director of WXYV-FM. From 1997 to 2020, she has worked for the branding of a boutique radio company, American Urban Radio Networks.

Apart from that, April was a board member of the White House Correspondent’s Association and has been a member of the White House press corps for more than two decades. One of the greatest achievements of her career has been covering four presidential administrations. Also, she has conducted one-on-one interviews with several influential people including, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and George W. Bush.

She has always stood up for her community and frequently asked questions relating to the interests of not only her community but minorities as well. She has also revealed that she doesn’t approve of journalists that don’t ask such hard questions regularly. In fact, she runs a blog, Fabric of America, which is dedicated to issues faced by minorities in the United States.

She once appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” where she remarked that the purpose of the press remains the same even if President Donald Trump doesn’t approve of mainstream media. Since 2017, she has been working as a political analyst for CNN. Besides, she is a successful author as well. Her first book, “The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents” came out in 2015 and earned a nomination for an NAACP Image Award.


  • April Ryan earned the title of “Journalist of the Year” in May 2017.
  • April Ryan became an honorary member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in 2019.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of April Ryan in 2024

April Ryan Net Worth
April Ryan Net Worth

As of 2024, April Ryan has garnered a net worth of $3 Million. She has garnered most of her earnings from her career as a reporter. Although she began her career as a jazz disc jockey she soon began pursuing a career in journalism. She has worked for numerous radio stations including, WEAA-FM and has served as a board member of the White House Correspondent’s Association.  She has been a member of the White House press corps for more than 20 years and since 2017, has been working as a political analyst for CNN.

April Ryan has been a wonderful journalist and her work shows that. Her work for her community and minorities has been nothing short of amazing which proves the kind of heart she has. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope she keeps up the good work like she always has.


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