Wesly Ruff Bio, Age, Height, ABC4, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Wesly Ruff Bio, Wiki

Wesly Ruff is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for ABC4 serving the station as a station’s sports director and a weekday sports anchor. He has been working with this station since October 1985.

Wesly Ruff Age

Ruff manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 60s.

Wesly Ruff Height

Ruff stands at the height of 5 feet  7 inches tall.

Wesly Ruff Education

Ruff went to Springville High School while;e in high school he served as a basketball player and ran track for the Red Devils. later on, he enrolled at Brigham Young University. In 1982, Wesly became its alumnus with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. Additionally, he received a scholarship from the Utah Golf Association and an academic scholarship from Southern Utah State College in Cedar City now Southern Utah University.

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Wesly Ruff Career

Ruff works at ABC 4  where the serves as a sports director and a weekday sports anchor. Upon joining the station, Wesly initially served as a weekend sports reporter and weekday sports anchor. In 2002, he was promoted to serve as the sports director. Additionally, he has served the station for more than 3 and a half decades. Nonetheless, he began his career when he served in Bismarck, North Dakota at KFYR-TV.

From 1982 to 1985, he served in Bismarck as a weekend sports anchor, weekday sports reporter, and sports photographer. Throughout his career, Ruff has been rewarded with many awards for his anchoring and reporting. Five times, his peers have voted him the Utah Sportscaster of the Year in 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, and 1998. Also, thrice, the Utah Section PGA dubbed him the Bill Howard Golf Citizen of the Year in 2017, 2006, and 2000.

Moreover, he secured multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2016, he got inducted into the Nebo School District Sports Hall of Fame. Apart from that, he also serves as a speaker and an MC for several charities and golf happenings. During his free time, Wesly loves biking, golf, water skiing, and crossword puzzles. In addition, he loves spending time with his family and loves being a grandpa.

Wesly Ruff’s Net Worth

In Ruff’s career as a sports director and a weekday sports anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Wesly Ruff Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Wesly Ruff’s Parents and Siblings

Ruff was born and raised in the United States, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Wesly Ruff Wife/ Spouse

Ruff is a married man and was happy in his 46 years of relationship (1960-2006). He was the husband of his lovely wife Valerie Bates Ruff who passed away on June 5th, 2006 after a long battle with breast cancer. However, he has managed to keep details about his wife’s identity and his current relationship a low-key profile. In addition, Valerie died peacefully at her home surrounded by her children Casey Ryan, Landon Scott, and Jenny who miss her a lot.

Wesly Ruff Kids

Ruff is a proud father to three children namely Casey Ryan, Landon Scott, and Jenny. However, he has managed to keep details about his children’s identities private. An update of his children’s information will be done once available.

Wesly Ruff ABC4

Ruff works at ABC4 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

Wesly Ruff Twitter

He is vocal on his social media account where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 1k followers