Philip Rucker Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family

Philip Rucker is a well-known American reporter and author who is the Deputy National Editor for The Washington Post. So? Reporters have been through a lot in their careers and Philip Rucker has also experienced a lot in his life and that’s why he got to where he is today and overcame all the obstacles in his life to succeed and reach the Washington Post as a member of the White House Press Corps.

Philip Rucker Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family

Early life

He comes from a white ethnicity background and holds American citizenship. He was born on March 20, 1984 to his parents in Georgia, United States of America and his name was Philip James Madelen Rucker. Philip completed his elementary education at St. Andrew’s School in Georgia. After graduating from high school, he went to Yale in 2002.

He had always shown a keen interest in history and politics, so he decided to pursue his curiosity and took up a history major at Yale. Philip loved writing since childhood and had made up his mind about his goal in the future. Immediately after graduating from Yale, he joined the Yale Daily News to work as a reporter and writer.

Personal life

Philip prefers to keep his relationship status low key in the eyes of the world. Unlike his professional life, not much is known or seen about his personal life. Philip is still single and one of the main reasons is his busy life as a reporter. While not shocking to the public, he is rumored to be gay due to his inactivity in his personal or love life.

Philip Rucker Career

Philip joined The Post in 2005 as a subway staff intern and has covered a variety of issues at the newspaper, including the Maryland state government, community service and philanthropy. From 2006 to 2007 he worked as a Metro reporter.

As Philip is looking for more experience in life, he has worked in different places in different positions. He had worked as a political reporter in Maryland and also as a national political reporter for the Washington Post from 2008 to 2010, and was later promoted to Congressional Correspondent in 2011.

Philip was also part of the team that covered the Mitt Romney campaign and the 2012 presidential campaign from 2011-2012. From 2012 to 2014, Philip was the White House Correspondent for the Washington Post. In 2014 he became National Political Correspondent and held the post for three years. Philip has served as the White House Office Secretary at the Washington Post and he is also a member of the White House Press Corps. Philips is also a political analyst and appears regularly on MSNBC and NBC News.

Philip Rucker Social Media Presence

Despite leading a very busy lifestyle, Philip is quite active on social media. People love to get his thoughts and analysis on political matters in the country. Philip has verified Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. He has been active on Twitter, where he regularly has over 721.8K Twitter followers. He has 19.2K followers on Instagram and around 21K people following him on Facebook.

Philip Rucker biography

Real namePhilip James Madelen Rucker
Date of birthMarch 20, 1984
age (as of 2022)38 years
Place of birthGeorgia, United States
sun signNot known

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 167 cm
Weightin kilograms – 70kg – in pounds – 154 pounds
bust size40 inches
waist size36 inches
bicep size15.5 inches
shoe size8 (USA)
hair colourBlack
eye colorBrown
body typeAverage

Philip Rucker Family

FatherNot known
motherNot known
sisterNot known
BrothersNot known


schoolSt. Andreas School
UniversityYale University

Relationship status

Marital statussingle
Is he gay?no

favorite things

hobbiesNot known
favorite FoodNot known
favorite destinationNot known
favourite colourNot known

Philip Rucker Net Worth

He is a very goal oriented person and because of this amazing quality he managed to become a famous and well known reporter and put himself on the stage where he is today. Despite not being a billionaire, the man is doing well financially. According to various sources, the total value of his fortune is up to one million US dollars.

Facts About Philip Rucker

  • Rucker was one of the Washington Post’s lead reporters for the 2016 United States presidential election
  • On May 31, 2018, he won the Pulitzer Prize
  • Philip covered Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign
  • Before joining the Post National Staff, Rucker was the newspaper’s philanthropy reporter
  • Rucker initially joined the organization as a local news reporter.
  • He was also a member of Saybrook College Council and the Elizabeth Club
  • Philip was honored by his alma mater in 2017 when he received a Distinguished Alumni Award.

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