Ruta is now in her mid 40s and is one of the renowned reporters. Besides being such a popular journalist, she is still maintaining her profile low and secret. Till date there is not a single rumor about her love affairs, married life and spouse in the media.
While Ruta was in Lower Manhattan, New York City, she joined Greenwich Village. Later on she moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico where she got enrolled at Santa Fe High School. There she also joined a private high school. After her high school graduation, she joined Hunter College but she got transferred to Harvard University and she finally earned her magna cum laude in 1997. Before she joined Yahoo News, she worked in several organizations. She worked at The Atlantic Online as its national political reporter at and politics editor. She also served Washington Post as its national web politics editor and a blogger for its WhoRunsGov site. These days, she is known for being an editor in chief of Yahoo Politics and the Washington editor of Yahoo News. The actual figure about her net worth and salary is unknown.