Betsy Woodruff Swan Children, Surgery, Net Worth, Husband, Parents

Date Updated: January 9, 2024

Birth Date October 31, 1989
Birth Name Betsy Woodruff
Nickname Betsy
Birth Place Purcellville, Virginia, US
Residence Washington, United States
Ethnicity Mixed

Quick Stats
Age 34 years 5 months
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Weight 57 kg (125 lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Husband Jonathan Swan (m. 2019)

Betsy Woodruff Swan is an American television journalist. She is currently working for Politico as a national political reporter and a contributor to MSNBC.

Woodruff is the wife of Jonathan Swan who is an Australian journalist. He currently works for Axios as a political reporter. He won the Emmy Award for his interviewing in the year 2021.

Betsy Woodruff Age, Short Bio, Parents

Betsy Woodruff Swan (née Woodruff) was born on October 31, 1989, in Purcellville, Virginia, United States and her maiden/birth name is Betsy Woodruff. She is currently 32 years old.

Woodruff was born to her mother, Jane Tharp Woodruff, and her father, Scott Woodruff. She grew up with her siblings in Purcellville, Virginia.

Betsy Woodruff Husband, Children

Betsy is currently married to Jonathan Swan, an Australian journalist. She married her boyfriend of 8 years on September 14, 2019, after being engaged for almost one and a half years back on March 11, 2018.

Woodruff and Swan welcomed a baby girl on September 9, 2020. They named their baby daughter, Esther Jane Swan.

(Betsy Woodruff Swan with her husband, Jonathan Swan. | Source:

Career, Net Worth & Salary

Betsy Woodruff began her career as a reporter at National Review. She quits her job in National Review and moved to the Washington Examiner after two years to become a political writer to cover Capitol Hill and electoral politics. 

In late 2014, she joined the news magazine Slate as a national political reporter.

Currently, she is working for Politico as a national political reporter and a contributor to MSNBC.

As a political reporter, Woodruff earns reputedly around $75,000 per annum and she enjoys her life with an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars, as of early 2022.

Height, Weight, Measurements

Betsy Woodruff stands at a decent height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.68 meters) and weighs around 57kg (125 lbs). She has a slim body with dark brown eyes and light brown hair. 

Her body measurement is 34-25-34 inches.

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Journalist
High School Not Known
College Hillsdale College
Active Years 2011–present
Net Worth $2 Million (Estimated)
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Weight 57 kg (125 lbs)
Body Measurements Breast - 34 Inches
Waist - 25 Inches
Hips - 34 Inches
Shoe Size 7 US
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Jonathan Swan (m. 2019) (Husband)
    • Wedding Date: September 14, 2019
    • Engagement Date: March 11, 2018
    • Started Dating: Since 2014
Family Life
Father Scott Woodruff
Mother Jane Tharp Woodruff
  1. Jane Woodruff
  2. Age: N/A

    Profession: N/A

Children One Daughter
  1. Esther Jane Swan
  2. Date of Birth: September 9, 2020

    Age: 3 years

  • Self: Mixed