Philip Rucker [Reporter] Facts- Age, Married, Wife, Gay, Net Worth

Last Updated : April 6, 2023

Philip Rucker Facts

Who is Philip Rucker?

Philip Rucker is a famous American reporter who worked as a Wash Post Senior Washington Correspondent on NBC News and MSNBC Political Analyst. He began working for The Post in 2005 as a local news reporter.

Moreover, he is the co-author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “I Alone Can Fix It” as well as “A Very Stable Genius.” He was the White House Bureau Chief who covered the entirety of Trump’s presidency.

Short Wiki/Bio
Real/Birth Name:Philip James Madelen Rucker
Nickname:Philip Rucker
Profession:Reporter, Correspondent
Active From:2005-Present
Famous As:Reporter
Family and Siblings
Sister/s:Philip Rucker with his sister
Personal Life
Date of Birth:20 March 1984, Tuesday
Age (As of 2023):39 Years Old
Birth Place:Georgia, United States
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Home Town:Washington, DC
School:St. Andrew’s School (2002)
College:Yale University (2006)
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Single
Gay/Lesbian:Not Disclosed
Wife/Spouse:Not Yet
Divorce/Split:Not Yet
Physical Stats
Height:5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm)
Weight:187 lbs. (85 KG)
Hair color:Black
Eye color:Brown
Quotes & Books
Books:1. I Alone Can Fix It
2. A Very Stable Genius
Awards & Nomination
Awards:1. Pulitzer Prize and George Polk Award for their reporting on Russia’s interference (2016)

2. Aldo Beckman Award for overall excellence in White House coverage (2021)

3. Sigma Delta Chi Award for coverage of Russian interference ( 2018 )
Nominations:Gerald Loeb Award for Breaking News
Income & Assets
Net Worth:$2.5 Million (Estimated)

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Birthdate, Nationality & Ethnicity

Philip Rucker was born in Georgia, United States, on March 20, 1984. As of 2023, he is currently 39 years old. Rucker is an American citizen and belongs to a white ethnic family.

His astrological sign is Pisces, and follows the Christian religion. He currently resides in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Philip Rucker Family Details

Philip is one of the reporters who keeps his personal and family information private. However, he has mentioned his mother and sister a couple of times on social media. According to his Instagram post, he has a sister, Clara. The reporter posted a childhood photo with her sister on Siblings Day.

Additionally, his family details are unknown, but Philip shared a picture with his mother on Mother’s Day, mentioning that his mother is the most vital and loving person. In the caption, he stated:

“Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, the strongest and most loving person I know, and all the other mom heroes who make the world go round”

Philip Rucker shared a picture of his mother on Mother’s Day [Photo: Instagram]

Philip Rucker Introduced His Dog On Instagram

In 2020, he introduced his dog, Axel, through an Instagram post. The reporter mentioned that the dog was born on a farm in Pennsylvania’s Amish country to a Cavalier King Charles spaniel’s mom and poodle dad. Furthermore, the dog is named after the most challenging jump in figure skating.

Philip Rucker introducing his dog [Photo: Instagram]

Is Philip Rucker Married to Carol Leonnig?

Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig have done many interviews during the Trump administration. They have done more than 200 interviews together. Moreover, both of them is the author of the book “A Very Stable Genius” and “I Alone Can Fix It.”

After togetherness for many years, many people consider them both to be married. But the situation is different, and both of them are only good friends. The American reporter relationship is still unknown to the media since he hasn’t posted anything about it.

Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig signed 300 copies of I Alone Can Fix It [Photo: Instagram]

Is Philip Rucker Gay?

People are wondering whether Philip Rucker is gay or not because he refuses to marry. He hasn’t commented on this topic or never talked about it publicly. It’s just a rumor until proven.

Philip Rucker’s Net Worth

Rucker is a well-known reporter and journalist who has risen to levels that many journalists can only dream about because of hard work and dedication. He has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. This amount can be different from the exact amount because Philip has never revealed his net worth.

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Facts About Philip Rucker

  • He has a sweet pet dog named Axe.
  • Philip enjoys traveling, and he is a food lover and tries a different variety of foods.
  • After graduating with a history degree in 2006, Philip worked as a reporter and editor for the Yale Daily News.
  • In 2014, he was appointed to White House Bureau Chief to cover the 2014 midterm elections and the 2016 presidential election.
  • In 2018, he was selected national political reporter and then elevated to a congressional correspondent.
  • As an undergraduate, Philip was a member of many clubs, including the Elizabethan Club and the Saybrook College Council.

FAQs Of Philip Rucker

Has Philip Rucker lost weight?

Philip hasn’t spoken about this rumor, and there is no evidence that he lose weight.

What is the height of Philip Rucker?

He has an average height of 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm).