Colby Ryan the only surviving and eldest son of Lori Vallow, has gained attention due to the high-profile case surrounding his mother’s alleged involvement in the murder of her two younger children. She is a disgraced mother and the subject of Netflix. The sins of our mothers. Explore the terrifying story of Lori Vallow-Daybell and the disappearance of her two children, Tylee and JJ, who were later tragically murdered. This article explores the latest developments in the Colby case and provides an overview of his background.

Birth Name

Colby Jordon Ryan




Filmmaker, Actor, Producer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Colby Ryan was born on the 1996, in Texas, United States.


He’s currently 27 years old.

Sun Sign







Ryan attended Gilbert Community College and left on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at age 18.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother –  Lori Vallow Daybell
  • Siblings – Tylee Ryan (sister, b. 2002, d. 2019), Joshua “JJ” Vallow (half-brother, b. 2012, d. 2019)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Colby Ryan has dated –


  • Kelsee Ryan – Colby marriage to Kelsee Ryan is an important aspect of his life. In 2018, The couple tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony held in the garden of Colby’s parent’s home. Their wedding picture reflects the joy and love they shared on their special day. Together, they have welcomed children into their lives.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m


  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Colby became known for the only surviving child of Lori Vallow. She is a disgraced mother and the subject of Netflix. The sins of our mothers. Explore the terrifying story of Lori Vallow-Daybell and the disappearance of her two children, Tylee and JJ, who were later tragically murdered.

Tylee Ryan and J.J. Vallow 

In September 2019, Tylee Ashlyn Ryan and Joshua Jaxon “J.J.” Vallow Both children were reported missing prompting a large-scale search and investigation. Tylee and J.J. had a complex family situation involving their mother, Lori Vallow, and stepfather, Chad Daybell. Their disappearance prompted an extensive search and investigation, capturing national attention.

As the case unfolded, Colby Ryan found himself at the center of a tragic family saga. In September 2019, Tylee and J.J. were last seen alive at Yellowstone National Park. Concerns grew as the children’s whereabouts remained unknown, leading to an extensive search effort and national media coverage.

Tragically, on June 9, 2020, the remains of Tylee Ryan and J.J. Vallow were discovered buried in shallow graves in Chad Daybell’s backyard in Rexburg, Idaho. This shocking revelation brought the investigation to a grim turning point. In May 2021, Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell were formally charged with the murders of Tylee Ryan, J.J. Vallow, and Tamara Daybell, Chad Daybell’s former wife. The legal proceedings against them attracted significant attention from the public and media.

In May 2023, After a thorough investigation and a lengthy trial, the jury reached a verdict. Lori Vallow Daybell was found guilty on all charges related to the murders of Tylee Ryan and J.J. Vallow. The verdict provided a sense of justice for the victims’ families, but the tragedy of their loss remains.

Colby Ryan Net worth

Colby Ryan has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Colby Ryan

  • Colby was born to Lori Norene Cox. He took birth in Travis County, Texas in the United State of America.
  • He is the eldest son of Lori Vallow, who gained infamy for her alleged involvement in the disappearance and murder of her two younger children.
  • In 2020, Ryan faced an unimaginable tragedy when his two younger siblings, Tylee Ryan, and JJ Vallow, were murdered.
  • Ryan has expressed a range of emotions and reactions in response to his mother’s alleged crimes.
  • He was jailed and charged with two cases of sexual assault and domestic abuse. The charges were dropped by the County Attorney’s Office without prejudice, so they could potentially be brought up again in the future.
  • Colby resides in Austin, Texas, where he has built a new life for himself. He is a father and cherishes his role, often sharing heartfelt moments with his children on social media.
  • Despite the adversity he has faced, Colby has shown resilience and strength in moving forward.
  • In September 2022, Ryan was arrested after his ex-wife, Kelsee Ryan, accused him of raping her in their home.


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