If there is anything like a perfect marriage, that is what Laura Rutledge’s relationship with her husband is. She has in many occasions openly appreciated her husband’s support, especially in her career. Laura Rutledge is a broadcast journalist, a former Miss Florida, and a nominee in Miss America, 2013; she is also an advocate against abusive relationships. Let’s learn more about the media personality, including facts related to her body stats and other questions often asked about her.
Laura Rutledge Biography & Age
Laura Rutledge was born Laura Mckeeman in St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America. Her birth took place on October 2, 1988; she was born to Deborah Mckeeman and almost nothing is known about her father. It is not on record also that Laura has any brother or sister. But some quarters have it that she has a missing brother. Whatever be the case, she hasn’t come out to say anything about it.
Beautiful Laura Rutledge attended Celebration High School in Celebration, Florida. During her time in high school, she participated in a lot of dancing activities. This is probably because she was preparing to make dancing a career. Although she had plans to attend a ballet school after high school, she somehow changed her mind and went to the University of Florida instead. The former beauty queen studied Journalism and majored in broadcasting.
Laura was reported to have said that her love for sports was made possible by her parents who took her to sporting events when she was still a kid. She currently works as a reporter for a handful of media organizations, mostly in sports departments. Laura Rutledge remains one of the most inconsistent persons when it has to do with choosing a career path. She initially wanted to take on animal studies in college. But eventually, she had to change that to dancing which was the major reason she wanted to study ballet. She made yet another choice and ultimately settled for broadcasting Journalism.
Her journalism career has been a robust one. Laura’s superlative display right from college days had brought her closer and closer to fame. The most interesting among them was how she made it to Fox Broadcasting Company. She had failed series of internship interviews in some of the major broadcasting companies in the US, including Fox, but remained resilient. Then through her persistence, she made a friend who helped her get a job in Fox. The job was to copy the DVDs of sports events which wasn’t her dream job.
One day, there was a conflict between one of Fox’s OAPs and the management. The conflict was so prompt that they needed someone to replace the embattled reporter urgently. That moment paved the much-needed way for Laura Rutledge. She finally made her first appearance on the screen which instantly pleased the management and they employed her to occupy the role.
Since then, she has worked with top news channels including ESPN, CNN, and a host of others. Laura is simply a force to reckon with in broadcast journalism. The highly respected reporter is a host to a whole lot of shows which include Chargers Insider (2013), SD Live which she doubled as host and producer (2013), and Coors Light (2014). She currently works for CNN and is undoubtedly one of the greatest broadcasters America has ever had.
Laura Rutledge is not only great in reporting; she is also a former beauty queen. She was Miss Florida in 2012 and contested for Miss America but eventually lost.
Who Is Her Husband?
The husband of Laura Rutledge is Josh Alan Rutledge, he is a former American professional baseballer. During his active years in baseball, Josh played for teams like the Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies.
He had been playing baseball from his early years and had won accolades in high school. It was after his feat in the state championship with Cullman High School that he got the recognition that exposed him to college baseball. At this stage, he played for the Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team. He eventually started playing in the professional league in 2012.
It was in one of his great days in baseball that he met his soulmate Laura, who was also on duty. Josh considers himself lucky, that’s why he embraced Laura Rutledge alongside her chosen career. He was born on the 29th of April 1989. This means he is a year younger than his wife, Laura. Josh Rutledge won other medals playing professional baseball. He retired in 2018 after he was released by Sacramento River Cats.
The beautiful reporter is one of the very few popular figures who can boast of successful marriages in America. Having been married since 2013, they are definitely having a great time together, although they are yet to have children.
Height and Measurement
Laura Rutledge possesses the perfect shape of a model. She has a body measurement of 35-24-36 in. and is 5 ft. 10 in. tall. Her body weight is 129 pounds and her dress size is 6. In addition, her hair is blond and she has one of the best brown pair of eyes you can find.