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Janna Ryan is the wife of U.S. Congressman and former Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
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On November 6, 2012, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan lost their bid for the White House when Barack Obama and Joe Biden were re-elected for a second term. Janna Ryan appeared with her husband alongside the Romneys after Mitt Romney delivered his concession speech in Boston. While Paul Ryan lost his vice presidential bid,
he retained his seat in the House of Representatives.
Janna Ryan continues to focus on her family as a stay-at-home mother. She and her husband have three children together: Liza, 10, Charlie, 9, and Sam, 7.
While her husband is a conservative Republican, Ryan comes from Democrat roots, and has been called a "practical conservative," according to The New York Times. Ryan's father came from a prominent family in Oklahoma, where his uncle, David Boren, was a Democratic governor and U.S. senator. Boren's son and Dan Little's cousin, Dan Boren, is a Democratic U.S. representative. Additionally, Ryan's family was friendly with Democratic U.S. Representative Bill Brewster, for whom Ryan worked as a congressional aide for some years.
Following her mother's death in 2010, Janna Ryan inherited between $1 million and $5 million, which reportedly accounts for a large portion of the wealth that she and her husband now enjoy.
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