Rachel Scott (ABC News) Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Rachel Scott is a well-known News Reporter who has worked for ABC News since 2016. As per USC Own It, she has been serving as a motivational speaker since 2021. In April, Washingtonian magazine recognized her as the 2024 Washingtonian’s Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast Television. She currently serves as the senior congressional correspondent for ABC News.

Rachel Scott Net Worth

Rachel Scott is a respected journalist and motivational speaker. She is currently working as a senior congressional correspondent for ABC News. She is an outstanding news reporter with a consistent dedication to journalism.

She is devoted to handling fast-breaking news and has appreciable skills for handling multiple assignments. At ABC News, Rachel worked as a reporter, producer, campaign embed, and executive producer. As of 2024, Rachel Scott has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Net Worth: $1.5 Million
Real Name: Rachel Scott
Birth Date: May 21, 1993
Age (as of 2024): 31 Years
Birth Place: Southern California, USA
Boyfriend/Husband: Elliott Smith

Early Life

Rachel Scott is 31 years old as of 2024. She celebrated her birthday on 21st May, as shown in her birthday celebration photos on Instagram. She has not publicly mentioned her exact date of birth and year. Rachel Scott hails from Southern California, a state in the U.S.

Her mother, Gigi Scott, is a certified personal trainer from F45 Training. His father worked his 40 years of service with the LAPD & Marine Corps and ended her job in October 2020. She has a big brother, Kevin.

In August 2023, she went on a family vacation in Venice, Italy, and shared photos of her family, including her parents and brother on Instagram. She finished her primary education in the United States. She graduated from the USC Annenberg School Class of 2022 for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC). Rachel earned a Bachelor of Arts/Science degree.


Rachel began working as an Intern at KTLA 5 News in 2011. She then served as a Current Events Director at the University of the Sunshine Coast Political Student Assembly from 2013 to 2014. From 2012 to 2015, she served as a contributor writer for KCBS. Later, she worked as an executive producer for Trojan Vision TV and Annenberg TV News.

Rachel joined ABC News in 2016 and started working as a Production Associate for ABC News Live. While working full-time as a producer for GMA Digital, she took on an additional role as an on-air correspondent for ABC’s New Haven affiliate, covering the weekend news in the region.

In November 2019, Rachel conducted a joint network exclusive interview in Iowa with Senator Bernie Sanders and his surrogate, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Also, She reported on the Trump administration,” which included covering both of Trump’s impeachment trials. Rachel moved down to Washington, DC, in January 2019. There, she worked as an ABC News White House and Washington correspondent.

She also collaborated with the producer of the White House team before becoming a Trump campaign embed and then transitioning to full-time on-camera reporting. She appeared on programs including “Good Morning America” and “World News Tonight With David Muir,”

She provided on-the-ground coverage of the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests and police brutality. She reports on the COVID-19 pandemic’s influence on communities of color. She interviewed nearly every 2020 presidential candidate and secured an exclusive joint interview with Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

In Jan 2021, Rachel started reporting from Capitol Hill across all ABC News programs and platforms as the network’s congressional correspondent. Her reporting flows in shows like GMA (Good Morning America) and World News Tonight with David Muir, to Nightline, 20/20, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, ABC News Live, ABC News.com, and ABC Audio.

Awards & Honors

She has received awards and prestigious honors for news reporting at ABC News.

  • She won an Emmy Award, a Peabody Award, and two Edward R. Murrow Awards.
  • She was named the NABJ Emerging Journalist of the Year in 2020.
  • She was listed on Forbes’ 30 under 30 – Media in 2021.
  • She has received awards from the New York Press Club Journalism and the Society of Professional Journalists.
  • She received the National Institute for Health Care Management’s Television Award.

Personal Life

Rachel Scott is engaged and yet to be married soon. On 8th Jan. 2024, Rachel announced and shared her engagement photos with her partner, Elliott Smith on Instagram. During the ABC morning show broadcast, co-anchor Robin Roberts also shared the happy news of Rachel Scott’s upcoming wedding with her viewers.

Social Media

Rachel Scott is active on social media platforms. She has verified her Instagram account with the username @itsrachelscott. She now has 62K followers on her verified Instagram page. She has 91.1k followers on her Twitter account @rachelvscott.

Leave a Comment