|Preceded by Tom LaBonge|
Political party Democratic Party
Parents Michelle Ryu
|Name David Ryu|
David Ryu (born 1975) is a Los Angeles City Councilman for Los Angeles City Council District 4. He is the first Korean-American to hold a council seat in Los Angeles, California.
Ryu defeated Carolyn Ramsay, a former Councilman Tom LaBonge aide, on May 19, 2015. He was ceremonially sworn in June 29, 2015, his official start date was July 1.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UCLA and a Masters of Public Policy & Administration from Rutgers University.