Philip Rucker
Philip Rucker
Real Name/Full Name Philip James Madelen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Philip Rucker
Birth Place: Georgia, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 March 1984
Age/How Old: 40 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 08″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: St. Andrews
College: Yale University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Reporter
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Life comes with different opportunities and we can either choose to pursue our passion and take advantage of every opportunity life offers us. If you are able to play around with what comes along your way, things works perfectly well but making a mistake can lead to dead dreams. However, this was not the case for Philip Rucker as he used his chances well.

He started his career at a young age and he has become one of the successful reporters in the United States. He is well known for winning the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his work in national reporting. He is currently the White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post Newspaper.

Well, how well do you know about Philip Rucker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Philip Rucker’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Philip Rucker to date.

Biography and Early Life

Philip James Madelen Rucker which are his birth names was born on 20 March 1984, in Georgia United States. Rucker is one celebrity who prefers to keep his private life away from the media and general public, therefore not much is known about his parents and childhood. The name of his parents, their occupation as well as their current status whether dead or alive. However, we are still doing our research when we find more information we shall update it here.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Philip Rucker in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Philip Rucker’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 20 March 1984. Though, he is 5′ 08″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


Being a reporter means having the right skills that goes with the career. Rucker understood this so well and therefore, he purposed to give his best in his education to ensure he became the best he desired to be. Rucker hasn’t disclosed a lot of information about his years in school from elementary to college.

From the sources, he finished his primary education at St Andrews School located in Savannah in Georgia in the year 2002.  He later joined Yale University where he studied history and graduated in the year 2006. This paved way for him to start off in his career as a reporter.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

When it comes to Philip Rucker’s love life, it can be said to be a total mystery. However, when it comes to his private life he prefers to keep it away from the general public. As much as he shares information about his professional life not much is known about his personal life and this has prompted a lot of rumours even his sexual orientation has been put to question.

Several suggestions have been raised indicating that he is gay this is due to his unwillingness to get married. However, none of the claims have been confirmed. As per now he is single and hopefully waiting for miss right to come around. Once we find any information about his love life, we will ensure that we update it here.

Is Philip Rucker Gay?

Rucker is one man who has succeeded in keeping his personal life away from the public. Only his family and close friends know whether he is in a relationship or not. Although this has led to people assuming he is gay, we can only treat this as mere rumors. As at now, we will assume he is straight until proven otherwise.

Professional Career

Philip Rucker is a well-known journalist. He started his career while he was a student at Yale University, where he worked as an editor as well as a reporter for Yale Daily News. In 2005, he interned at the Washington Post, a widely read newspaper in the United States. He later worked as The Washington Post Reporter for the metro area after graduation in the year 2006.

Rucker later worked as Maryland in the year 2008. Due to his hard work and determination Rucker has seen himself rise gradually from one position to another. He was appointed national political reporter in 2018 and later promoted to congressional correspondent. He had his greatest breakthrough in his career when he was appointed the White House Bureau Chief during Obama administration. He has also had a chance to serve at NBC news and MSNBC as a political analyst.


As the saying goes hard work pays, he has not been left behind. His reputation went high when he was awarded the most prestigious award Pulitzer award for national reporting in 2018.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Philip Rucker in 2024

Philip Rucker Net Worth
Philip Rucker Net Worth

Just like many celebrities, Rucker has not revealed any information about his current annual income. As of 2024, However, considering that he has a total net worth of $4 Million, we can all agree that he is a great reporter who is well paid.

Through hard work and determination, Rucker has been able to rise to levels many journalists would only dream about. Even after being in this career for such a long time, he seems to come up with new surprises and a better job every day. This explains the reason why his fame is growing that fast.


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