Know About Betsy Woodruff; Married, Parents, Age, Daily Beast

Published Date: 19 May, 2019 Updated date: 19 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Betsy Woodruff is a well-established political reporter cum writer, who works at famous American news and opinion website, the Daily Beast. Besides, Betsy has also formerly worked for Slate and National Review.

With her impeccable knowledge on reporting and writing, Betsy Woodruff has carved a path for herself in the field of political journalism. She had a lot of interest in this field since her early childhood and it can be said that she has successfully achieved her career goals to date.

Betsy’s Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height

Betsy Woodruff, age 29, was born on 31 October 1989, in Purcellville, Virginia. She was born to her parents, Scott Woodruff (father), Jane Tharp Woodruff (mother). Betsy has two siblings, Chris Woodruff (brother) and Jane Woodruff (sister).

Betsy, who stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 m), started her freshman year in 2008 at Hillsdale College. She completed her graduation in English after four years. Meantime, Betsy started her reporting career by working as a copy editor, reporter, and City news editor for the Hillsdale Collegian.

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Career, Net Worth

Woodruff found a genuine interest in the field of writing since her early days at College. In 2011, Betsy started her internship at the Washington Examiner. Due to her brilliant work ethics, Betsy was selected for a full-time job at the Washington Examiner, where she continued researching and writing about political affairs.

Betsy learned a lot and more importantly build herself up with the time being during her working period at the Washington Examiner. All because of her hard-work and presenting abilities, Woodruff signed a contract with the Daily Beast in 2015, and thus began her impressive career as a political journalist. As of now, Betsy has covered all the issues related to law enforcement, immigration, and justice department.


Betsy Woodruff reports on Daily Beast (Picture: MSNBC)

Though the exact net worth of the prominent reporter remains unknown, Betsy earns an annual salary of around $69K to $75 K from the Daily Beast

Married, Partner

Betsy shares long-haul engagement moment with an Australian journalist, Jonathan Swan, who serves as a national political reporter for Axios. Meanwhile, Sean covers the Trump Presidency and Republican Leaders at Capitol Hill.

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On 11 March 2018, Betsy shared a picture in her Facebook profile stating she was going to get married to Jonathan. Betsy seemed bluffing with a beautiful engagement ring while Jonathan was kissing her on cheeks. 


Betsy Woodruff with her soon-to-be husband Jonathan Swan (Picture: Legit)

As far as we know, the reporter couple is not married yet. Looking at their romantic bond, we can assume the scintillating pair will tie the knots very soon.

Some Interesting Facts About Betsy Woodruff

  • Betsy’s mother, Jane Tharp Woodruff, formerly worked as a bookstore assistant at Patrick Henry College Bookstore. Jane was a Marketing graduate from the University of Missouri.
  • There was once a false rumor over the internet stating Alm Hunt, the reputed American Columnist, is the real father of Betsy Woodruff.
  • Betsy received an award from the Michigan Press Association for her valuable contribution to the industry.
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