Bob Woodruff Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Daughter, ABC, Net Worth, Show

Bob Woodruff the journalist

Bob Woodruff Biography – What is Bob Woodruff doing now?

Bob Woodruff (Robert Warren Woodruff) is an award-winning journalist from the United States of America working as the co-host of a National Geographic show, Rogue Trip, which is primed on Disney+. He previously Co-Anchored ABC World News Tonight alongside ABC News journalist Elizabeth Vargas.


How old is Bob Woodruff? – Age

The American American television journalist is 60 years old as of August 18, 2021. He was born in 1961 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States.

Bob Woodruff Family – Parents and Brothers

Bob is one of the four sons of the real estate agents Robert Norman Woodruff Jr. and Frances Ann Dawson. His three brothers Aare; Dave Woodruff, Mike Woodruff, and Jim Woodruff.

Who is Bob Woodruff’s wife? – Does Bob Woodruff have a daughter? Wife – Children

Bob and his wife Lee Woodruff, who is a speaker and a best-selling author have four children; their firstborn daughter Cathryn Woodruff born in 1994, a second-born son Macklin Robert born in 1999, and their last born twin daughters Nora Woodruff and Claire Woodruff born in 2000.

Bob Woodruff the journalist
Bob Woodruff the journalist

Are Bob Woodruff and Judy Woodruff related?

Even though the two share the same career and a family name ‘Woodruff” they are not related in any way.

Bob Woodruff Net Worth

Bob has been in the journalism field for quite a long time and has accrued a good fortune from it, however, he has not revealed his wealth making it difficult to estimate his net worth.

Bob Woodruff Career

Woodruff joined ABC News in 1996 and has reported big network events around the country and across the world. In December 2005, he was appointed co-anchor of “ABC World News Tonight” On 29 January 2006, while reporting on U.S. and Iraqi security forces, Woodruff was seriously wounded by a roadside bomb that struck his car near Taji, Iraq.

In February 2007, just 13 months after being hospitalized, Woodruff returned to ABC News for his first on-air report, “To Iraq and Back: Bob Woodruff Reports.” The hour-long, primetime series chronicled his traumatic brain injury (TBI), his painstaking recovery, and the fate of thousands of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with similar injuries.

Woodruff has been recorded from across the globe since returning to the air. He flew eight times to North Korea to investigate the rising nuclear crisis in the hands of Kim Jong Un. Since 2015, he has been ABC’s primary correspondent in Asia especially China, reporting on issues ranging from the contentious treatment of Muslims in Xinjiang province to the intervention of the United States in the South China Sea. In 2008, ABC News broadcast its documentary “China Inside Out,” which looked at how China’s global growth has had an impact on what is known as the “Chinese Century.” In the streets of Manila, it has seen increasing crime and murder following President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug policies. After catastrophic natural disasters, he traveled to Japan to report on the stability of nuclear reactors in the region.

During an exclusive “Nightline,” interview in August 2008, former senator and presidential candidate John Edwards revealed that he had previously lied about an extramarital affair with a campaign assistant. In 2011, he took part in the trial of John Edwards, who was convicted and eventually found not guilty of attempting to break campaign finance laws.

Woodruff was one of ABC’s top foreign correspondents during the Afghanistan war. Since moving to New York in 2002, he worked at the London Bureau of ABC News. He was among the first Western reporters to travel to Pakistan since the September 11 attacks. Before becoming a journalist, Woodruff was a lawyer in Beijing, where he worked as a translator at Tiananmen Square. He has four Emmy awards, his most recent one for his reports on the treatment of the Rohingya ethnic community by Myanmar. For more than 20 years, he has been the host of the weekend version of “World News Tonight” for ABC News.