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The Woman of the Hour Judy Woodruff is Happily Married To her Husband Al Hunt. The Couple Shares Three Children Between them.

Updated On 17 Jun, 2019 Published On 09 May, 2017
The Woman of the Hour Judy Woodruff is Happily Married To her Husband Al Hunt. The Couple Shares Three Children Between them.

The Woman of the Hour Judy Woodruff is Happily Married To her Husband Al Hunt. The Couple Shares Three Children Between them.

Judy Woodruff, the talented, the hardcore and veteran reporter is considered as the 'Woman of the Hour' by many. 

Just like her professional life, she's real dedicated towards her family. Being married for decades is a proof of her unyielding love for her husband Al Hunt and three children.

Judy and Al Hunt-Married for Three Decades

Nowadays it's hard to find a worthy friend, let alone find a husband or wife that you'll spend decades with. But seems Judy and Al hit the jackpot in this aspect.

Media's First Couple Judy and Al Hunt during an Event in Washington D.C

The media's first couple got hitched the in the early 1980s. During that time, people used to believe Marriage is a 'Holy Ritual' and one isn't supposed to do anything that'll taint the pious ceremony.

Their marriage wasn't always like goody-goody and stuff. There were fights, arguments but the pair overcame all the problems and look where they are today.

Standing with each other, holding hand in hand.

Judy and Al Hunt in a Press Conference, Source: Getty Images

Judy and Al First Met During a Game

The couple first met in 1976 when Judy was working as NBC correspondent. Their first meeting was interesting as they first saw each other while playing a softball game.

Judy during a Convocation Ceremony at Smith College

Although, according to Hunt, he first noticed her a month prior to their first meeting. Soon they started dating and moved to Washington D.C.

After three years of dating, they married one another in 1980 in a nuptial ceremony that was held in Washington D.C. 

Shares Three Children 

Their marriage is delightful as it is, and on top of that, they are proud parents of their three children. Two sons named, Jefferey, born 1982, Benjamin, born 1987, and one daughter Lauren, born 1989.

Judy and Al with their son Jefferey and a friend, Source: Journey

Their son Jefferey was born with spina bifida, a rare disease in which spine column is not formed fully. He underwent a surgery that left him a disabled and damaged brain.

Due to this, Judy went the into trauma that was about to destroy her career. But after a doctor advised her to not do it, she returned to work. 

Judy and Al during Judy's book launch

Soon after Jefferey graduated college and everything was fine. 

The couple is still going strong and there is no news of divorce between them.

Know More About Al Hunt

Al Hunt was born on 1st January 1942 in Charlottesville, Virginia and raised in Haverford by his parents. He belongs to the white caucasian race.

 

Al Hunt while reporting, Still got it, Source: Politico

He completed his graduation from Wake Forest University and started his career as a Wall Street Journalist. Soon after he joined Boston bureau in 1967.

Before his marriage with Judy Woodruff, he married Margaret O'Toole.

Then in 2005, he joined Bloomberg News. During his long career that spanned over four decades, his earned a lot of money.

His net worth is in millions of dollars. 

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