What is Aaron Rupar’s ethnicity?
Aaron Rupar was born in the USA, on 4 October 1983 – his zodiac sign is Libra, he holds American nationality, and his ethnicity is White. He’s a journalist and a political editor, who’s perhaps known best for the work which he’s done for Vox Media, Inc.
Early life and education
Aaron was raised in the US by his parents, about whom nothing’s known, as he respects their privacy, but it’s said that his father’s a businessman, and that his mother was a high school teacher. Because Aaron hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, most of the netizens (citizens of the internet) believe him to be an only child.
He became interested in journalism and politics at a very early age, mostly because his father used to watch various news shows every day. Aaron was physically highly active while attending a local high school, and was a member of his school’s baseball team, while he was also into various other activities, including creative writing, acting in school plays, and playing the guitar. His interest in photography also grew stronger during his four years there, and Aaron wrote for the school’s newspaper as well.
Upon matriculating in 2002, he enrolled at Hamline University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and government in 2006, with a minor in philosophy; he continued his education at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, graduating with a Master’s degree in philosophy in 2010.
Career as a journalist
Aaron launched his career in September 2007, when he began working at the University of Minnesota as a teaching assistant; he taught various classes related to philosophy, including political philosophy, contemporary moral problems and logic. Aaron held the job until he graduated with his Master’s degree in May 2010.
In December 2010, he joined Minnesota Premier Publications, working as their staff writer; during his one year and a month there, Aaron wrote about business and various crimes, and most of the time took the photos for his articles himself.
He gained recognition in December 2011, when he joined Voice Media Group as their staff writer.
Aaron reported on a number of topics, including economic development, sports and politics, while he also covered local businesses in Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area. He covered at least four stories every day, and published all of these himself on their website, while also taking the photos featured in his articles.
Aaron worked at Voice Media Group until November 2014, when he joined Fox 9, becoming their web reporter, assignment desk editor, digital producer, and social media manager; for the job, he had to move to Eden Prairie in Minnesota. During his six months at Fox 9, Aaron was also in charge of producing reporters’ video content uploaded onto the network’s website, he covered multiple stories each day, and was the manager of the assignment desk.
In April 2015, he joined State of Minnesota as a House DFL digital media co-ordinator, in charge of producing videos and graphics for the social media accounts of the House DFL Caucus; Aaron held the job for 11 months, leaving in February 2016.
In the same month, he started working at Center for American Progress as an associate editor for their division Think Progress; he was in charge of co-ordinating reporters and helping them with their work. During his almost three years there, Aaron also wrote his own articles.
Since November 2018, he has been working at Vox Media, Inc. as their associate editor in politics and policy; for the job, he had to move to Washington, D. C. Vox Media is an American mass media company, the owner of various editorial brands, including the magazine “New York”, the video game website “Polygon”, and the food website “Eater”.
Aaron’s quite popular on Twitter, and since he launched his account in April 2011, he’s amassed close to 700,000 followers, and tweeted nearly 100,000 times, mostly about politics.
He’s also active on Instagram, and has uploaded more than 850 pictures onto the network, but is only followed by close to 800 people. Nowadays, Aaron’s mostly focused on uploading pictures which feature his daughter Mia.
He has a Facebook page as well, which is today followed by more than 10,000 people, and which Aaron tends to update at least once a week.
Love life and spouse
Aaron’s highly secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t shared any details concerning the women (and/or men) whom he has perhaps been with, however, some things are still known.
It has been reported that Aaron’s a married man, and that he’s keeping his spouse away from the media’s attention; he hasn’t featured her in any of his Instagram pictures, nor has he mentioned her in any of his tweets. It’s widely known that they have a daughter together named Mia, who can be seen featured in many of Aaron’s Instagram pictures and videos; she was born in August 2020, and has blonde hair and blue eyes.
As of October 2021, Aaron is married or has a partner, and they have a daughter together.
Hobbies and other interests
Aaron has become passionate about travelling, and has been to various US states for both work and pleasure, although mostly for work. He’s also travelled to a couple of European countries – his dream travel destination is Paris in France.
He enjoys spending his spare time outdoors, especially in parks with his daughter.
Aaron’s a huge fan of sports, with baseball being his favorite; he watches various live games, but doesn’t cheer for any team in particular.
Summer is his favorite season, as he enjoying being close to the ocean, and going yachting.
Late at night, Aaron likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress, Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet, and a couple of his favorite films are “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – When Nature Calls”, “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “Bruce Almighty”.
Age, height and net worth
Aaron’s age is 37. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and he weighs around 176lbs (80kgs).
As of October 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.