Nate Ruess
Nate Ruess
Celebrated Name: Nate Ruess
Real Name/Full Name: Nathaniel Joseph Ruess
Gender: Male
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: 26 February 1982
Birth Place: Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.74 M
Weight: 72 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Levon Ronson-Ruess  and Olympia Ronson-Ruess)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Charlotte Ronson)
Is Nate Ruess Gay?: No
Profession: Singer and Songwriter
Net Worth in 2024: $15 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Nate Ruess is a popular American singer and songwriter. He is most well-remembered for being the lead singer of the popular pop band, “Fun” and the popular rock band, “The Format.” Since 2015, he has been working as a solo musician. He has been the recipient of a Grammy Award as a member of the band, Fun for We Are Young.

Maybe you know about Nate Ruess very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Nate Ruess’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Nate Ruess, whose full name is Nathaniel Joseph Ruess, was born on the 26th of February 1982 in Iowa City, Iowa, the U.S. to parents, Larry Ruess and Bess Zinger. He has an older sister named Elizabeth Ruess. He suffered from pneumonia multiple times as a child, because of which his family moved to a farm in Glendale, Arizona in 1986. Coming to his education, he has attended the Deer Valley High School in 2000. He used to play in punk bands during his time in school, and after graduating, he decided to pursue a career in music. He then took a job in a law firm to support his musical aspirations.

Personal Life

Nate Ruess began dating the popular fashion designer Charlotte Ronson in March of 2014, and the two have been together ever since. The couple has a son, Levon Ronson-Ruess (b. 2017), and a daughter, Olympia Ronson-Ruess (b. 2019).

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 26th of February 1982, Nate Ruess is 42 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.74 M tall, and his weight is 72 Kg.


Nate Ruess began his career in 2000 when he formed the band, The Format with his best friend and popular musician, Sam Means.  In 2002, The Format released a five-song EP, titled EP, on the 9th of August 2002, which brought them local recognition. This led them to be signed by Elektra Records in 2002.

Their popularity grew with the success of their debut album, “Interventions + Lullabies” (2003). In 2005, they released their second EP, “Snails,” but this time, it was with Atlantic Records. They released their second album, “Dog Problems,” on the 10th of July 2006 with their record label, The Vanity Label. However, the group disbanded in 2008. He formed the band, Fun immediately after the disbanding of The Format. Nate formed Fun with Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost.

They released their debut studio album, “Aim and Ignited” in 2009, which garnered positive reviews and captured the 71st position on the Billboard 200. In February of 2012, they released their second album, “Some Nights,” which was an amazing success and sold nearly 3 million copies. Also, the album’s single, “Some Nights,” captured the 3rd position on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2013, they secured a Grammy Award for their song, “We Are Young”.

In 2013 he was featured on the Pink’s song, “Just Give Me a Reason,” which went on to capture the number one position on the US Billboard Hot 100. He was also featured on Eminem’s popular song, “Headlights.” He went solo in 2015, and on the 16th of June 2015, he released his debut album, “Grand Romantic.” He has also worked as a composer and lyricist on Keith Urban’s album, “Graffiti U.” He has also worked as a songwriter on Halsey’s Manic and Kesha’s High Road.

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Nate Ruess:

  • As a member of the band, Fun, he was the winner of the Grammy Award in the category of Song of the Year for “We Are Young” at the 2013 Grammy Awards.
  • He was the winner of the VMA Award in the category of Best Collaboration for P!Nk Feat. Nate Ruess: Just Give Me a Reason at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Nate Ruess in 2024

Nate Ruess Net Worth
Nate Ruess Net Worth

As of June 2024, Nate Ruess has gathered a net worth of $15 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a Singer and Songwriter. He is most well-known for being the lead singer of the bands, “The Format” and “Fun.” As a member, Fun, he was the winner of the Grammy Award for “We Are Young.” He has collaborated with popular artists like Eminem and Pink as well.

Nate Ruess has been a great singer, and his work proves that. One lesson which we can all learn from his life is his ability to stay committed to his work. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps entertaining us like he always has.


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