Rutledge Wood is quite a different personality in the face of television industry because he is not any television soap actor. Instead, he is an auto racing analyst. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on 22 April 1980. He is well known for his car addiction and automotive expertness. So how did his passion for automobiles develop?
It was at a very early age that the interest for cars and motorsports built in him. He learned the trade from his father about buying, restoring and selling vehicles both new and old. His bio states that in 1995, he moved from Birmingham, Alabama to Peachtree City and after graduating high school, he graduated from the University of Georgia achieving a degree in marketing.
During his first job in entertainment where there was traveling with the NASCAR circuit for Country Music Television’s mobile marketing activation, he got the experience in NASCAR. Shortly after that, Rutledge was hired by Speed TV (now Fox Sports 1). There he worked for ten seasons covering NASCAR. He was also a correspondent for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pre-race show. Also, he was seen as the co-host for various NASCAR shows and events for Fox Sports including Speed Road Tour Challenge, NASCAR Smarts, and NASCAR Live as well as the annual NASCAR Awards Banquet.
At the beginning of 2015, he joined NBC Sports as a specialty motorsports reporter and NASCAR analyst.
And in the spring of 2015, he made his debut in History Channel via a show called “Lost in Transmission.” In this show, he and his co-host George would travel the country in search of America’s forgotten automotive classics.
So far, he has enjoyed a successful career and thus his net worth values $3 million.
His reminiscences that his first car was a 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit pickup which was a diesel four-speed given by his grandpa.
Talking about his personal life, he is a family man. He is married to Rachael. They are proud parents of three daughters. So he is leading a blissful family life, and thus, no news of divorce with his wife has been heard. Similarly, his perfect conjugal life proves it wrong that he is a gay.