Quick Facts of Vanessa Ruffes

  • Full NameVanessa Ruffes
  • Date of Birth08 June, 1988
  • NicknameVanessa
  • Marital Status Engaged
  • BirthplaceTallahassee, Florida
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionJournalist and Reporter
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseLucas Bogg (Fiance)
  • EducationUniversity of Georgia, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Horoscope Gemini
Vanessa Ruffes

Sunshine State native, Vanessa Ruffes is an American journalist as well as the reporter for Good Day Tampa Bay on Fox 13 since June 2014.

Previously she has also worked in the network channels including WINK-TV in Fort Myers and WMAZ-TV in Macon, GA. Besides this, she was in a car accident that gained media coverage. With her popularity, she has amassed huge followers on her social media sites.

Vanessa Ruffes-Wiki

Vanessa Ruffes was born on 8 June 1988 in Tallahassee, Florida. As per her birth date, her birth sign is Gemini. She spent most of her childhood in the Tampa Bay area and she always considered it as a home. There is no information about her parents and siblings.

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Vanessa Ruffes is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University, Picture Source: Instagram @vanessaruffes

From her childhood, she was a big fan of animals. She used to think of becoming a veterinarian until she realized she wanted to work on the television.

She received a bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of Georgia. Later received the Master’s in Political Science from Southern New Hampshire University.

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Vanessa Ruffes on-air, Picture Source: Instagram @vanessaruffes

After completing her graduation, she has worked as a junior reporter for WMAZ-TV in Macon, Georgia. Later she worked as a reporter in WINK-TV in Fort Myers, FL. She has also worked as an air military around the Robins Air Force Base which helped her to know various armed servicemen and women in the area.


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As of now, she is involved with the Fox 13 since June 2014.

Net Worth and Salary

Talking about her net worth, she earned an impressive amount of net worth, but the exact amount has not been disclosed yet. It is under review. However, as per the various online resources, the average salary of the news reporter is $47,736 per year. As she has been working as a reporter for more than a decade so her salary must be more than estimated.

Besides, she never talked about her house, cars, and properties to the public and media.

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Boyfriend- Lucas Bogg

Talking about their personal life she is engaged with her long-time boyfriend, Lucas Bogg in late 2017. But she does not like to talk much about her fiance as she is sad its a part of her private life. Additionally, from her twitter, it is known that her fiance is a photojournalist. We can also see Vanessa’s photos with her fiance in social sites like Instagram.

Till date, there is no news about the couple’s marriage. But soon we can hear good news about their wedding. As of November 2018, she is not married. She is living a blissful life with her fiance in the Bay Area. Apart from this she loves cooking new dishes and enjoys cuddling with her two rescue dogs, Mojo and Davey. Moreover, she also loved to play in the garden, read books.

Besides, on 10 September 2013, she had an accident when she was traveling to a story with her husband Lucas. Unfortunately, their van’s tire blew off. They were suddenly taken to the nearby Naples Community Hospital. Vanessa suffered a broken collarbone and cuts and bruises but was released on the same day of her admittance.

Concerning her online presence, she is active on social media sites including Twitter with more than 8K followers, Instagram with more than 4K followers.