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Paul David Ryan, known simply as Paul Ryan, is a famous American politician. To the public, Paul Ryan is perhaps best known as the member of the US House of Representatives from Wisconsin 1st district. Preceded by Mark Neumann, Ryan assumed office in 1999, and has had held the position ever since. Ryan attracted most public attention and media interest in 2012, when he was chosen to be Mitt Romney’s running mate during the presidential election. However, Romney lost to Barack Obama, which resulted in Joe Biden taking the position of the Vice President of the United States. In 2011, Paul Ryan became the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, and in 2013 agreed upon a compromise with Senator Patty Murray, as a result of which “The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013” was presented. “The Bipartisan Act”, simply called a “budget bill”, deals with spending, effectively controlling the budget of the United States. Later that year, the “budget bill” was signed by President Barack Obama, and therefore, became an official law. For his contributions to politics, Paul Ryan was awarded with the Statesmanship Award in 2011, and that same year also received a Leadership Award, Freedom of Prosperity Award and Fiscy Award. Also, in 2009 Ryan received an honorary degree from the Miami University.

Paul Ryan Net Worth $7.8 Million

A well-known politician, how rich is Paul Ryan? According to sources, Paul Ryan’s net worth is estimated to be $7.8 million, while his annual salary amounts to a total of $175,000. Undoubtedly, most of Ryan’s wealth comes from his involvement in politics.

Paul Ryan was born in 1970, in Wisconsin, United States, where he studied at Joseph A. Craig High School. While in high school, Ryan was chosen to be the president of his class, and in addition to that represented the student body. As a teenager, Ryan played various sports, ranging from skiing to basketball. He continued his studies at Miami University, where he had an opportunity to become an intern for Bob Kasten, who served as a Senator at the time. Aside from his internship, Ryan took up classes at the American University, and helped John Boehner with his campaign. When Kasten failed to win election in 1992, Paul Ryan decided to join the “FreedomWorks” lobbying group, where he worked as a speechwriter, initially for Jack Kemp, who became his mentor, and later became a legislative director for Sam Brownback, who was a United States Senator at the time. Ryan’s breakthrough came in 1998, when he was chosen to be a member of the House of Representatives, where he succeeded Mark Neumann in the 1st District seat.

Aside from being the United States Representative, Paul Ryan also serves as the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget, and is a member of the Committee on Ways and Means, which deals with taxation, social security, unemployment benefits, enforcement of child support laws, as well as medicare.

A well-known politician and the member of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan has an estimated net worth of $7.8 million.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 29, 1970
Birth place: Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Profession:United States Representative
Education:Miami University (1989–1992), American University, Joseph A. Craig High School
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Janna Ryan (m. 2000)
Parents:Elizabeth A. Ryan, Paul Murray Ryan
Books:The Way Forward

Interesting Facts

1His father was of Irish descent. His mother was of approximately one quarter English and three quarters German ancestry.
2His father died in 1986, when Paul was age 16.
3Youngest of four children of Paul Ryan Sr. and Betty Ryan.
4Has worked as a waiter, fitness trainer and for Oscar Mayer (has even driven the Weinermobile).
5Was the speechwriter for Jack Kemp's vice-presidential campaign in 1996.
6His father, a lawyer, was a friend of Sen. Russ Feingold and they shared an office in Janesville, Wisconsin.
7Was voted prom king and class president in high school.
8Selected as Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate on August 11, 2012.
9Former aide (legislative director, 1995-1997) to U.S. Senator Sam Brownback.
10Chairman, Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
11U.S. House Budget Committee chairman.
12Graduated with a B.A. from Miami University, Ohio, in 1992.
13U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman.
14Father of Liza, Charlie and Sam.
15U.S. Representative (R-Wisconsin) (1998 - present).


1[observation on the state of the U.S. economy, 2014] It's the worst economic recovery since World War II. We should have slingshotted out of this recession. We have a small temporary aberration in our deficits only to be seen with much higher deficits in the near future, and we're not preparing for that.
2[on his proposal that the government might offer a probationary right to work to illegal immigrants] This gives people the ability to get right with the law, pay a fine, pay back taxes, learn English, learn civics, assimilate, be gainfully employed. And during the five-year period the government has to do its job. It has to secure the border. It has to have a tracking system in place so we know if a person overstays their visa.
3The way the left tells it, the Republican Party is in this big massive civil war. It's Tea Party versus establishment, libertarians versus social conservatives. There is infighting, conflict, backbiting, discord. Look, I'm Irish. That's my idea of a family reunion.
4If somebody is going to try to paste an epistemology on me, then give me Thomas Aquinas.
5The idea that a few bureaucrats know what's best for all of society, or possess more information about human wants and needs than millions of individuals interacting in a free market, is both false and arrogant.




Face the Nation2011-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Chairman of the House Budget Committee / Himself - House Speaker / ...
Fox News Sunday2012-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - U.S. Speaker of the House / Himself - Chairman, House Ways & Means Committee / ...
Meet the Press2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Representative, Wisconsin / Himself - House Speaker
This Week2011-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - House Speaker / Himself - Republican Vice Presidential Nominee / ...
Japanese Prime Minister Address to Joint Meeting of Congress2015TV MovieHimself
Zygote Party vs Tea Party2014DocumentaryHimself (as Rep. Paul Ryan)
Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo2014TV SeriesHimself - Chairman, House Budget Committee
Stossel2014TV SeriesHimself - Chairman, House Budget Committee
CBS This Morning2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Chairman, House Budget Committee / Himself - Republican Vice Presidential Nominee / Himself
Hannity2010-2014TV SeriesHimself
Squawk Box2014TV SeriesHimself - Chairman, House Budget Committee
Fox and Friends2014TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2012-2014TV SeriesHimself (segment "Watters' World") / Himself
Mitt2014DocumentaryHimself - Vice Presidential Candidate
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2012-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Chairman, House Budget Committee
Unreported World2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Republican Vice Presidential Candidate
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Republican Vice Presidential Nominee
2012 Vice Presidential Debate2012TV MovieHimself (as Rep. Paul Ryan)
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate (segment "Romney Ryan")
Closing Bell2012TV SeriesHimself
Fault Lines2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Charlie Rose2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Huckabee2010TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Media Buzz2015TV SeriesHimself
Crossfire2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Gasland Part II2013DocumentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Vice Presidential Debate
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream2012DocumentaryHimself
Democracy Now!2012TV SeriesHimself
30 Rock2012TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2012TV SeriesHimself - Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate
Occupy Unmasked2012DocumentaryHimself
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2012TV SeriesHimself
Koch Brothers Exposed2012DocumentaryHimself - Representative - Wisconsin
The Rachel Maddow Show2011TV SeriesHimself

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