Rudy Ruettiger Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Rudy Ruettiger (Daniel Eugene Ruettiger)

Last Updated: 28 Mar, 2023 | Views: 35

Age: 74

Profession: Motivational Speaker

Other Profession(s): Author

Higher Education: Holy Cross College

Rudy Ruettiger Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
23 Aug, 1948 (74 Years 07 Months 5 Days)
Birth Country
United States
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Rudy Ruettiger Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Daniel Eugene "Rudy" Ruettiger is a motivational speaker, author, and former college football player. He is best known for his inspiring story of perseverance, which was depicted in the 1993 film "Rudy."

Rudy Ruettiger Early Life:
Born in Joliet, Illinoison August 23, 1948,Ruettiger grew up in a large family, with 14 siblings. Despite his small stature, he had a passion for football from a young age and dreamed of playing for Notre Dame.

Rudy Ruettiger Career:
After struggling academically in high school, Ruettiger attended Joliet Junior College before transferring to Holy Cross Junior College. He eventually transferred to the University of Notre Dame, where he tried out for the football team multiple times before finally earning a spot as a walk-on. In 1975, he achieved his lifelong dream of playing for Notre Dame, appearing in a single game and making a sack in the final play.
After college, Ruettiger became a motivational speaker, sharing his inspiring story of perseverance and determination with audiences across the country. He has also authored several books, including "Rudy's Lessons for Young Champions" and "Rudy: My Story."

Rudy Ruettiger Personal Life:
Ruettiger married his wife, Cheryl, in 1977, and they have two children together. He remains active in the Notre Dame community and continues to inspire others through his motivational speaking and charitable work.

Rudy Ruettiger Facts:
Ruettiger's story was the basis for the 1993 film "Rudy," which starred Sean Astin as Ruettiger. The film has become a classic sports movie and has inspired countless individuals to pursue their dreams.

Rudy Ruettiger Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In feet Inches 5'6"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs
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Rudy Ruettiger Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Daniel Eugene Ruettiger, Sr.
Mother's Name
Belly Ruettiger
Cheryl Ruettiger
Francis Ruettiger, Mark Ruettiger, Tim Ruettiger, John Ruettiger, Mickey Ruettiger, Bernie Ruettiger
Norma Berman, Mary Eileen Brockup, Carol Surges, Rita Hasanaj, Elizabeth Gallo, Rosemarie Haiduke, Jean Ann Voelker
Not Known
Jessica Noel Ruettiger

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