Jenny Ryan is a regular contestant on ITV's hit show The Chase. As well as working on The Chase, Ryan has made appearances on on quiz shows such as Fifteen To One and The Weakest Link. Alongside this, Ryan was also part of a team called The Gamblers on Only Connect who won the third series of the show. Taking part in the World Quizzing Championship of 2014, Ryan came 175th.
Additionally, Ryan wrote questions for the pilot episode of The Chase in 2009. Joining the show in 2015, Ryan made her debut appearance in September. It was Anne Hegerty that recommended Ryan for the position on The Chase, as the two of them competed together on the same quiz team.
Nicknamed The Vixen, this is a reference to her red hair. Ryan is also referred to as The Bolton Brainiac for her place of residence.