- Full Name Philip Rucker
- Nickname Phil Rucker
- Occupation Author, Reporter
- Nationality American
- Birthplace USA
- Birth Date Mar 20, 1984
- Age 39 Years, 8 Months
Philip Rucker | BiographyJoined The Washington Post as a local news reporter
Rucker is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller ‘A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America’ (2020) and ‘I Alone Can Fix It’ (2021). He authored both books with Carol Leonnig. Both books are based on former US President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House.
Philip Rucker is an American author and reporter.
Who is Philip Rucker?
Philip Rucker is the White House Bureau Chief for The Washington Post and a famous author. He graduated in 2006 from Yale University with a degree in history. While in college, he worked as a reporter and editor at the Yale Daily News.
Rucker joined The Washington Post in 2005 as a local news reporter. He covered Congress, The Obama White House, and also the presidential campaigns of 2012 and 2016.
Besides, he has appeared in several programs. In 2016, he appeared in At This Hour with Kate Bolduan. Likewise, between 2017 to 2020, he served as a correspondent in Kasie DC. Rucker has also been a correspondent for MSNBC Live from 2012 to 2021, and since 2021, he started making appearances in Katy Tur Reports.
Rucker has also received many awards for his contribution. In 2018, he won a ‘Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.’ In the same year, he won the ‘George Polk Award’ and ‘Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize’ for his coverage of Russian Interference. He also won the ‘Sigma Delta Chi Award’ in 2018 for his distinguished reporting. Similarly, in 2021, Rucker won the White House Correspondents’ Association Excellence in ‘White House Coverage Award.’
Philip Rucker was born in the USA on 20 March 1984. He is 37 years old as of 2021.
Rucker is also recognized as the author of the New York Times bestselling books. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller ‘A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America’ (2020) and ‘I Alone Can Fix It’ (2021). He authored both books with Carol Leonnig. Both books are based on former US President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House. The authors reveal information about the disasters and incidents that took place under the Trump administration.
Is Philip Rucker Gay?
When same-sex marriage was regulated in the United States by the Supreme Court, Rucker was one of many supporters of the LGBTQIA+. His support towards the community led to several speculations about his sexuality. However, he has not spoken about his sexuality, spouse, and relationship.
Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig
Rucker and Leonnig have created many masterpieces together. As of now, the pair has written two books together, and often time it makes people wonder whether there is something romantic between the team. However, no information about their relationship has been revealed.