Bob Woodruff Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Education
The journalist aged 58 was born as Robert Warren Woodruff on August 18, 1961, to his real estate agent parents, Robert Norman Woodruff Jr. and Frances Ann (Dawson). He hails from Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, the United States, and he grew up alongside his brother, David Woodruff. Bob holds white ethnicity and his birth sign is Leo.
For his education, Bob attended the private Cranbrook Kingswood School in his hometown and graduated in 1979. Eventually, he enrolled at Colgate University and received a B.A. degree in 1983. Later on, he earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1987.
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His Career & Net Worth: ABC News, Bob Woodruff Foundation
Bob began working for ABC News in 1996. Before that, he served for the CBS News as an on-screen reporter during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Upon joining ABC News, he succeeded Peter Jennings as a co-anchor of ABC World News Tonight in December 2005.
Since joining the network, Bob has covered a lot of major stories including the war in Iraq. Besides, he co-founded the non-profit organization named the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) alongside his wife, which has aimed at helping post-9/11 injured service members, veterans, and their families after they return home.
For his excellent journalism career, Bob certainly bags a resounding net worth, which at the moment remains confined. However, his average salary on ABC News falls around $106,562.
Bob’s Married Life With Wife, Children
Bob Woodruff is leading an exciting married life with his wife, Lee McConaughy. The pair tied the wedding know in September 1988. His wife, Lee, is a contributing editor to CBS This Morning and has penned several articles on family and parenting for Family Fun, Ladies’ Home Journal, and Redbook.
Together, the married couple shares four children. Their first child, a son named Macklin Robert was born in 1991. Following that, the couple welcomed their daughter named Cathryn Woodruff in 1994. The Woodruff family was blessed with twin daughters named Nora Woodruff and Claire Woodruff in 2000.
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Height & Body Statistics
Bob stands tall exactly at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) and weighs around 163 pounds (74 kg). He has salt and pepper colored hair and green eyes.
|Bio & Family|
|Birth Name||Robert Warren Woodruff|
|DOB||August 18, 1961|
|Place of Birth||Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, United States|
|Father’s Name||Robert Norman Woodruff Jr.|
|Mother’s Name||Frances Ann (Dawson)|
|High School||Cranbrook Kingswood School|
|College/University||Colgate University, University of Michigan Law School|
|Career & Net Worth|
|Known For||ABC News|
|Salary||$106,562 (avg. annual ABC News)|
|Notable Credits||Won Radio and Television Association’s David Bloom Award for Excellence in Enterprise in 2007|
|Wedding Date||September 1988|
|Son/s||Macklin Robert (born 1991)|
|Daughter/s||Cathryn Woodruff (born 1994), Nora Woodruff (born 2000), Claire Woodruff (born 2000)|
|Height||6 feet (1.83 meters)|
|Weight||163 pounds (74 kg)|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|