Philip Rucker

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Journalist (1984)
Wed May 04 2022
By   Alina

Information procurement, packaging, and distribution are important elements of journalism. The profession also happens to be one of the few jobs in this world that don't get as much credit as it deserves. However, today, we are going to talk about Philip Rucker, who is one of the few widely acknowledged journalists. Continue reading to know more about this journalist.

Early Life of Philip Rucker 

Philip was born on March 20, 1984, as Philip James Madelen Rucker. There is not much data about his parents and siblings on the internet. His high school education was in Savannah, Georgia, at St. Andrew's School. Rucker was his class's best graduating student, and that's why he was valedictorian of the set. Later, Rucker graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Ivy League University, Yale, in 2006. 

Philip Rucker interviewing American president Donald Trump
Image: Philip Rucker interviewing American president Donald Trump, Source: Instagram

He started his career in journalism and news writing while he was at University itself. His love for journalism grew, even more, when he worked as an editor and reporter in Yale Daily News. Rucker worked as an intern at the renowned Washington Post in 2005, before graduating from Yale, and he was in the Metro Reporting department. 

Ever since then, he has been continuously serving in the field of journalism. Philip Rucker is the recipient of a Pulitzer, the highest award in the world of journalism, for his genius and hard work. Along with Philip, Mary Padian and Morgan Ortagus are also very prominent journalist.

Detailed Information on Personal Life

By nature, most of the journalist tend to keep their personal life at bay. Rucker also lies in such personality. Philip is more keen on getting to know more information about other's personal experience rather than revealing his own. 

Gay Rumors

Due to his secretive nature, speculations have been made about his sexuality. These speculations come from the loud and staunch stance of Rucker on the decriminalization of same-sex marriage. His voice was loudest when the law on seam-sex marriage was discussed.

In 2012, there was an opportunity, and Philip Rucker used his pen medium to express his message of decriminalization. He also stayed silent about the state of his life of love and sexuality.

Current Relationship Status 

With that saying, we snuck into the feeds of Rucker in the hope to find his dating partner. 

Philip Rucker with his fellow journalist's kids
Picture: Philip Rucker with his fellow journalist's kids, Source: Instagram

However, we find out that he is very fond of kids. Philip has shared a lot of pictures with the children of his friends. He might start off his family as soon as he finds the right person. 

Net Worth & Salary 

The net worth of Philip Rucker is heavily contributed by his wage and income from his work as a political analyst and chief of the White House Bureau. Working in the Washington Post, MSNBC and NBC News his net worth are in millions of figure. However, the details about Philip's earning is under review. 

Philip Rucker enjoying his holiday in an Vietnam
Snap: Philip Rucker enjoying his holiday in a Vietnam, Source: Instagram 

In addition to his jaw-dropping value, Philip has earned various titles and prizes for reporting Russian interference, including the Pulitzer National Reporting Prize and the Sigma Delta Chi Award (2018). We will make sure to provide all the details as soon as we grab them. 

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