Luke Russert Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Nov, 2016
Facts of Luke Russert
Date of Birth: 1985 , August-20
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Luke Russert
Birth Name Luke Russert
Father Timothy J. Russert
Mother Maureen Orth
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Profession Broadcaster
Working For Television
Net Worth $9 million
Salary $50 thousand
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Famous for News correspondent
Married N/A
Education Boston College
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story Long Form
TV Show Dateline NBC, NBC News Decision 2010, NBC News Special
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Luke Russert is a news correspondent and journalist who has known for his work on the NBC News for a number of years.


Luke Russert, a well-known news correspondent was known for his endeavors on NBC News Channel whereby he appeared on shows like NBC Nightly News, TODAY, MSNBC etc. He is a personality of white ethnicity and American nationality.

Early Life

Luke Russert was born on the 22nd of August, 1985 in Washington D.C. he was educated at the Boston College from where he graduated with a B.A. degree in history and communications. He did his schooling from the St, Albans School in Washington D.C.  his father is none other than the famous newsman Tim Russert. Tim has worked for a long time in Meet the Press . his other is the correspondent for Vanity fair, Maureen Orth.


Luke Russert worked for ESPN prior to joining the NBNC. He worked for the channel’s Pardon the Interruption. He was also the co-host in XM Satellite Radio whereby he anchored for the program 60/20.

Luke Russert joined the NBC on 2008 in August. He was hired in as a correspondent for youth issues and he also covered the 2008 presidential election. This led him to obtain an Emmy Award for the coverage of the election night on 2008.

Luke Russert  has been criticized for having been hired by NBC without prior knowledge due to the name of his father and mother but he simply chooses to ignore it. His coverages include the likes of Hurricane Irene and he is also known for his controversial comments about the action of the American media on religious people.

Personal Life

Luke Russert is involved greatly in charitable organizations like Boys and Girls Club, Buffalo Fan Alliance Board etc. he has never been married nad has never openly been linked to any girl in the past. This has led to widespread accusations of him being gay. He has never opened up about his personal life actually and it seems that this secretive personality is more focused on his career rather than putting much focus on his personal life status. Rumors have sprung up about him having a girlfriend from NBC but none of them have been confirmed to be true. 

Net Worth, Salary, and Appearance

Luke Russert has accumulated a  net worth of a whopping $9 million for all of his endeavors as a journalist and anchor. His salary per year has been estimated to be a whopping 50 thousand dollars and it certainly on the rise.

Luke Russert's  body measurements include the height of  6 feet and 2 inches and a perfect;y matched weight which makes him a perfect guy. His looks on screen and his dressing sense have been liked and followed by many and this well-known journalist has accumulated a huge number of fans to his name over the years.