How much is Paul Ryan's Net Worth? Know about his Career and Awards

March 1, 2017
First Published On: March 1, 2017
by HitBerry

The very famous American politician Paul Ryan is the current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Ryan has been involved with the Republican Party and has served as the U.S. Representatives for Wisconsin's 1st Congressional district since 1999.

Paul has garnered a good fame through his work and association in the politics as well as he has also earned a huge amount of money with his work. His net worth counts in millions and he is one of the famous and rich politicians representing the Republicans.

Paul Ryan's Net Worth and Sources of Income

Talking about Paul Ryan's net worth, he is no doubt a millionaire and as per some sources, his net worth counts between $2-$8 million. Much of Ryan's wealth comes from his wife's inheritance. After Paul's mother in law passed away in 2010, his wife Janna Little inherited between $1 and $5 million.

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The American Speaker of the house Paul Ryan

The American Speaker of the house Paul Ryan

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As per some sources, Janna's parents Dan Little and Prudence Little were very successful oil and gas minerals while the greater percentage of Janna's family's property came from her grandfather who was a multi-time millionaire.

Mr. Ryan has a six-bedroom mansion in Janesville where he lives with his wife and his three children when he gets free from his work. The house was actually built in around 1928 by the family of George Parker, a telegraph worker which Ryan bought in 2010 in $421,000.

Paul Ryan's mansion in Janesville

Paul Ryan's mansion in Janesville

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The American speaker of the house earns a good amount of salary through his work where he has been working since 2015. He first got a yearly salary of about $174,000 while his salary raised within few months and he started to get a very healthy salary which is estimated to be around $223,500.

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Know about Paul Ryan's Career in short

After graduating in 1992, Ryan took a congressional position as a legislative aide in Senator Kasten's office while in his early years in work, he also worked as a waiter, as a fitness trainer, and some other jobs.

Ryan became the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998 when he was 28 where he represented Wisconsin's Congressional District 1. Later in 2011, he started to serve as the chairman of the House Budget Committee where he worked until 2015.

Paul Ryan speaking in the rally

Paul Ryan during the presidential campaign

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During the presidential election of 2012, the republican candidate Mitt Romney announced Ryan as a favorite of fiscal conservatives where he was Romney's Vice Presidential-mate. The Presidential nominee Romney however, lost the election to the Democratic candidate Barrack Obama.

On October 22, 2015, Ryan officially announced he would run for House speaker after he received support from three factions from within the Republican party. He wrote a letter to House Republicans as

I never thought I'd be the speaker. But I pledged to you that if I could be a unifying figure, then I'd serve —I would go all in. After talking with so many of you, and hearing your words of encouragement, I believe we are ready to move forward as one, united team. And I am ready and eager to be our speaker.

On October 29, 2015, Ryan was elected as the 54th speaker of the house, with 236 votes. He has been in the post for over a year and he is serving for his post with a great sincerity.

Paul Ryan's Awards and Honors

The famous American politician and the speaker of the house, Ryan, he gained a huge reputation for his work and he has also got several awards and honors. We want to share some of his awards and honors with you guys.

He was honored with the Guardian of Small Business Award which was awarded by the National Federation of Independent Business in 2004 and 2010. Similarly, in 2009, he was awarded the Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Award while in the same year he received an Honorary Degree provided by the Miami University.

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In 2011 he got Leadership Award provided by Jack Kemp Foundation while in that year he also received Statesmanship Award and Fiscy Award for responsible financial stewardship and fiscal discipline in government.

As a whole, Paul Ryan is a very good American politician who has a great ability of leadership. He is also active on the social sites like Instagram and Twitter where you can follow him and be up to date with his recent activities.