April Ryan
April Ryan
Celebrated Name: April Ryan
Real Name/Full Name: April Daniel Ryan
Gender: Female
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: September 5, 1967
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, US
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78m
Weight: 78kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Tennie James
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ryan and Grace)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is April Ryan Lesbian?: No
Profession: Journalist, author
Salary: $350,000
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: May 2024

April Ryan is an American author and political journalist. She acts as the white house reporter for the American urban radio networks. She is also a CNN political analyst. She started gaining popularity after becoming a White House correspondent in the reign of George w. bush in 1997. she is uniquely is one of the only black female reporter covering urban problems from the White House.

Maybe you know about April Ryan very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of April Ryan’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Sue Ryan was born in 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States of America. Ever since she was young, she had an interest in public speaking and journalism. Because of this, she wanted to learn more about her career. So she enrolled at Morgan State University, where she graduated with a B.S. in broadcast journalism. She further in 2017, received her honorary doctorate from the University. Sue graduated with her honorary doctorate from the S from Claflin University.

Personal Life

Sue was married to her long-time lover Tennie James who worked as a senior trust administrator at Wells Fargo. They were blessed with two beautiful daughters named Ryan and Grace. They are alleged to have divorced.

Currently, Sue lives with her two daughters in Maryland.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on September 5 1967, April Ryan is 56 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. Her height is 1.74 m tall, and her weight is 78 kg.


After her education, she started her media journey as a jazz disc jockey later chose to concentrate on reporting. She also worked for various radio stations like WXYV –FM and North Carolina working as their news director. She later joined the white house press corps.

She started becoming popular in 1997 after becoming a White House correspondent. With her role, April represented African American related issues. She is among the three black female reporter covering urban problems from the White House in over 100 years.

April has covered four presidential administrators. She has had an opportunity to interview personalities such as Barack Obama, Al Gore, George W. Bush, Thabo Mbeki, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Michelle Obama, and John Kerry.

April has also had an opportunity to write some books, and On December 15, 2016, she launched her book named “At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White.”  In the books, she narrated her experience as a reporter while at the White House. Moreover, she published another book with the title “The Presidency in Black and White.” on July 18, 2017.

Sue joined CNN as a political analyst in 2017.she has also appeared on TV programs like the late show with Stephen Colbert, Hardball with Chris Mathews, and real-time with bill Maher, etc.

Further to being a political analyst, she has also featured in several magazines such as Elle magazine and the New York Times.

Awards & Achievements

April has always been recognized by different institutions for being very vocal while practicing her career, and because of this, she has won multiple awards. Some of these awards are listed below:

She was named as the journalist of the year by the National association of black journalists in the year 2017.

Her books are also being popularly read. As a result, her book The Presidency in Black and White won the NAACP Image Award.

Sue Ryan was inaugurated as an honorary member of the Delta sigma theta sorority on July 11, 2019.

She was also titled as American Swiss Foundation Young Leader In 2004.

Net Worth & Salary of April Ryan in 19th May 2024

April Ryan Net Worth
April Ryan Net Worth

Sue Ryan has had a rewarding career in her 22 years’ experience; she has earned most of her wealth majorly from being a White House correspondent. Moreover, April has worked for CNN as a political analyst since 2017. She also has earned some lucrative amounts from selling her books. Her books have been the best seller in the United States. Sue has been reported to have an annual salary of $365,000. Her net worth is estimated to be $3 million as of May 2024.

Ryan is one of the few African Americans in the White House press corps who addresses the issues that affect the minorities in the country. This has earned her vast publicity that she even became the CNN political analyst in the year 2017.

Sue has found herself on the spot after receiving death threats for raising questions about Trump’s resignation, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders termed her questions as “absolutely ridiculous.” She is also the most sought after correspondent in the white house.

Sue Ryan is never afraid to ask the question ‘touchy’ issue. She came out as a confident, talented, and determined to achieve what she has set her mind into.


  1. I so much appreciate listening to April Ryan on CNN. I feel fortunate to her & I being alive at this time. I’m also glad she is so young and will be around for many more years. We need her.
    PS: John Lewis has died today, & watching April Ryan comment on this, brought me to this site, and other sites on her.


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