Bob Woodruff Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Bob Woodruff Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth August 18, 1961
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Lee McConaughy

Bob Woodruff is an American television journalist, producer, and writer who started working for ABC News in 1996 and for his contributions to journalism, he has been honored with multiple accolades including the 2008 Los Angeles Press Club’s Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism, 2007 Peabody Award for Bob Woodruff Reporting: Wounds of War-The Long Road Home for Our Nation’s Veterans, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America’s (IAVA) “Civilian Service Award” for his dedication to the nation’s newest generation of veterans (2007), and 2013 American Legion National Commander Public Relations Award.

Born Name

Robert Warren Woodruff

Nick Name

Bob

Bob Woodruff pictured at the 67th Annual Peabody Awards for Wounds of War-The Long Road Home for Our Nation's Veterans
Bob Woodruff pictured at the 67th Annual Peabody Awards for Wounds of War-The Long Road Home for Our Nation’s Veterans (The Peabody Awards / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Bob Woodruff studied at the private Cranbrook Kingswood School located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and graduated in the year 1979. Later, he got enrolled at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, and received a B.A. in 1983. During his time at the university, Woodruff also played lacrosse and finished his career with 184 points, second all-time at Colgate.

Afterward, he went on to earn a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1987 and is an alumnus of Theta Chi Fraternity.

Occupation

Television Journalist, Producer, Writer

Family

  • Father – Robert Norman Woodruff Jr. (Real Estate Agent)
  • Mother – Frances Ann (Dawson) (Real Estate Agent)
  • Sibling – David Woodruff (Brother)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bob Woodruff has dated –

  1. Lee McConaughy (1988-Present) – The duo got married in 1988 and has been blessed with 4 children – Macklin (Mack) Robert (b. in 1991), Cathryn (b. in 1994), and twins Nora and Claire (b. in 2000).

Race / Ethnicity

White

Bob Woodruff as seen in August 2007
Bob Woodruff as seen in August 2007 (David / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Tall stature

Bob Woodruff Facts

  1. He started his career as a bankruptcy associate at Shearman & Sterling, LLC., in New York City.
  2. Bob Woodruff was hired by CBS News as an on-screen interpreter during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
  3. In January 2006, he was wounded by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq.
  4. He won the Radio and Television Association’s David Bloom Award for “Excellence in Enterprise” in 2006.
  5. Alongside his wife, Bob Woodruff co-founded the non-profit organization named the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) which has aimed at helping post-9/11 injured service members, veterans, and their families after they return home.
  6. The book In An Instant: A Family’s Journey of Love and Healing by Bob and Lee Woodruff was released in 2007.
  7. People often assume that Bob Woodruff is related to television journalist Judy Woodruff but that is not true.

Featured Image by The Peabody Awards / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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