Laura Rutledge; ESPN, Husband, Baby


Laura Rutledge is an American journalist, who works as a  reporter and host on ESPN/SEC Network. She hosts ESPN’s NFL Live and SEC Network’s SEC Nation.

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Laura Rutledge’s Bio; Parents, Siblings, Education

Laura Rutledge was born on October 2, 1988, in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. She is the daughter of Robert McKeeman and Deborah McKeeman. She grew up with two younger brothers; Alex and David McKeeman.

Rutledge attended Celebration High School in Celebration, Florida. She earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida in 2011.

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Her Career; ESPN, Net Worth

Earlier, Laura worked as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports. There, she covered MLB games of Tampa Bay Rays and later covered San Diego Padres games. Moreover, she hosted FSN college football games.

Rutledge was a contributor on HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade and served as a sports anchor for CNN’s New Day and Early Start. In 2014, she joined ESPN and the SEC Network, where she appears on various network platforms. She has contributed to live-event programming for college football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, and softball on both ESPN and SEC Network.

As of now, she hosts ESPN’s year-round weekday NFL news and information show NFL Live and SEC Network’s popular college football pregame show SEC Nation.

The sports journalist makes remarkable salary from ESPN, but her actual earnings and net worth are yet to be revealed.

Husband, Wedding, Baby

The 31-year-old Laura has been married to her boyfriend Josh Rutledge. The duo walked down the aisle on December 7, 2013. They first met in 2011 in a football tailgate at the University of Alabama and started dating for several years. They got engaged on the Independence Day on 4th July 2013.

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Josh, 31 is a former baseball infielder, who played for the MLB team, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels, Boston Red Sox, and San Francisco Giants. He now serves as the financial advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors, the ninth-largest brokerage firm in the United States. The pair welcomed a baby girl named Reese Katherine Rutledge on her 31st birthday on October 2, 2019.

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Height & Body Statistics

Laura stands 5 feet 7 inches (1.73 meters) tall and weighs 132 lbs (60 kg). Her body measurement is 35-24-36 inches. She has blonde hair and her eye color is dark brown.

Bio & Family
NameLaura Rutledge
Birth NameLaura McKeeman
DOBOctober 2, 1988
Place of BirthSt. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Father’s NameRobert McKeeman
Mother’s NameDeborah McKeeman
Brother/sDavid McKeeman & Alex McKeeman 
Birth SignLibra
High SchoolCelebration High School
College/UniversityUniversity of Florida
Career & Net Worth
Known ForESPN, SEC Network
Net WorthNA
Notable CreditsWon the 2011 Red Barber Award for Excellence in Broadcasting
Personal Life
Relationship StatusMarried
Husband/WifeJosh Rutledge
Boyfriend/GirlfriendJosh Rutledge
EngagedJuly 4, 2013
Wedding DateDecember 7, 2013
Son/sNot Yet
Daughter/sReese Katherine Rutledge
DivorceNot Yet
Body Statistics
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.73 meters)
Weight132 lbs (60 kg)
Measurements35-24-36 inches
Shoe Size8 (US) 
Dress Size6 (US)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorDark Brown
  • Laura is a beauty pageant titleholder, winning  Miss Florida on July 7, 2012.
  • While at the University of Florida, she won the 2011 Red Barber Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.
  • She is an Ambassador for the Miracle League, a non-profit organization that gives children with disabilities a chance to play baseball as part of a team.
  • At an early age, she was interested in dancing and took several ballet classes.