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Philip Rucker Bio: Married Life & Wife Details, Why Is He Called Gay?

Date: 26 May, 2019

Philip Rucker Bio: Married Life & Wife Details, Why Is He Called Gay?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthMarch 20 ,1984
Age35 Years 4 Month(s)
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionJournalist
Relationship StatusSingle
GayNo
Net WorthN/A
NomineesGerald Loeb Award for Breaking News
Ethnicity/RaceWhite
High SchoolSt. Andrew’s School
CollegeYale University
Height/ How Tall?N/A
Weight N/A
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown

Philip James Madelen Rucker, also known as Philip Rucker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and the White House Bureau Chief at The Washington Post, where he has been working since 2005. Previously, he had covered Trump’s successful 2016 presidential campaign and Mitt Romney’s unsuccessful 2012 presidential campaign.

He is also an Analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. Moreover, he is also the board member of the Yale Daily News Foundation. As in now, he covers the Trump administration posts. Back in 2017, Philip received Distinguished Alumni Award from the St. Andrew’s School.

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Philip Rucker- Bio Revels Age & Education Background

Philip Rucker celebrates his birthday on every 20th of March. He was born in 1984 as an elder brother to Clara. After seeing his social media, he seems to be a family guy who always makes time for his family and takes his whole family out for trips now and then.

Talking about his education, in 2002, Philip, who seems to have an average height, graduated from the St. Andrew’s School in Georgia. Later on, he received a history degree from Yale University in 2006, where he worked for the Yale Daily News as a reporter and editor.

Is Philip Rucker Married To Gay Partner? Talks About Gay Rights

When the United State's Supreme Court decided to legalize the marriage between same-sex couples, Philips was one of the people who supported and highlighted the sufferings of the LGBTQ community.

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Support For Gay Marriage: Philip Rucker shares his opinion towards gay marriage in his Twitter account. (Picture: Philip's Twitter)

His support towards gay community quickly spread the rumors of him being gay. Soon, gossip started circulating regarding his sexuality, and some even said Philip has a secret gay partner.

However, Philip has never publicly discussed about the matter neither in his social media nor in any of his interviews. So, it is hard to tell if he is gay or not.

As in now, he seems to be single, enjoying his professional life and spending quality time with his family. 

Find Out How Much Salary Does Philip Rucker Makes

After working at The Washington Post on their White House beat, Philip was promoted to White House Bureau Chief to cover the 2014 midterms and 2016 presidential election.

Some of the awards he has received are Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting (2018) for coverage of Russian interference, George Polk Award (2018) for coverage of Russian intervention, Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize (2018) for distinguished reporting on the presidency, to name some.

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When it comes to his salary, Journalist salaries working at The Washington Post ranges from $41,362-$151,243. So, we can assume that Philip makes a considerable amount of $109,987 for himself.