Luke Russert Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Gay, Salary, Net Worth

By Ravi Lama | Updated On: 16 Nov, 2018
Luke Russert Married, Wife, Girlfriend, Dating, Gay, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 22, 1985
Age 35 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single
Divorced Not Yet
Girlfriend/Dating Not Known
Gay/Lesbian Gay(Rumor)
Net Worth $9 Million(Estimated)
Salary $500 Thousand(Estimated)
Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height N/A
Education Boston College, St. Albans School College
Parents Maureen Orth(Mother), Timothy J. Russert(Father)

If you guys are familiar with the 1998 murder Conviction of Jon-Adrian Velazquez, then you might know that American broadcast news correspondent, Luke Russert, is one of the journalists to examine the issue deeply and expose the truth in front of the huge mass. His episode was even nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award for covering best report.

Former NBC's Congressional correspondent Luke was popularly recognized for his show including NBC Nightly News, TODAY,, and MSNBC. He also appeared as the guest anchor on MSNBC programs.

Is Luke Russert Married Now?

Luke Russert has always remained mum when talking about his dating affair. When his fans were eager to know about his possible girlfriend, he fell into the rumors of being gay.

Luke Russert's rumors of being gay arose when he was linked to his friend, Jake Sherman. The gay rumors about Luke swirled around the Internet when he popped the question to Jake when the two went on a romantic dinner to the rooftops of Capitol Rotunda. Luke then screamed saying, "He said YESSS…”

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Luke Russert attends friends wedding but he is yet to get married (Photo: Instagram)

Though Luke's unexpected affair with Jake was shocking to their fans, it was later confirmed that it was a fake proposal to fool their fans on April Fools day. The rumors also vanished after Luke's alleged boyfriend, Jake, got married to an attorney named Irene Jefferson on 15 February 2015.

Currently, Luke has remained taciturn about his personal life that has made hard for his fans to guess about his possible future wife. He is yet to get married. The 33-years-old journalist is a huge supporter of gay. He often is seen posting tweets related on the gay right and shows his positive feeling toward the LGBT community.

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Luke Russert's Salary And Net worth

Immensely young and talented media person Luke has an estimated net worth is over $9 million of dollars and, he took a salary from his profession around $500 thousand of dollars. He also trusts in donating to charity and, he helped several charity associations. He is also a member of the Buffalo Fan Alliance Board. So, it seems that he is a good person as a well helpful person.

Luke Russert started his professional career in Journalism in 2008 when he joined ESPN's Pardon Interruption. He was hired by NBC in 2008, after his father’s quick death from a heart attack. He worked at NBC continuously. Where he covered the youth issue in the presidential campaign. He also started working as a Congressional correspondent covering the House of Representatives for NBC News on Capitol Hill in May 2009. While working for NBC, he examined and covered NBC's Dateline with "Conviction," which was also nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy award for the category of Best Report in a News Magazine. In July 2016, Luke unexpectedly resigned from NBC to evaluate his career opportunities. 

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Luke Russert Bio

Luke Russert was born on 22nd August 1985 in Washington, DC, United States of America. He raised in Washington with his parents. His father, Tim Russert was also a journalist for NBC, and his mother Maureen Orth is a special correspondent for Vanity Fair. He is from American Nationality. He graduated in 2004 from the St. Albans School in Washington and also graduated from Boston College in 2008, subject to Communications and History.

Young and talented Luke has also lost a lot of weight currently. He keeps fit but thought about a healthy diet as the main part of weight loss. He stands at 6 feet 2 inches of height with fit and fine and, well built up a body.