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Ruby Rucker Cooper from "Love Thy Sister" stars in the WE tv reality docu-series.

The fifth child of the eight children born to Dr. Douglas Rucker and Ruby King Rucker, Ruby Rucker Cooper was raised and educated in Lancaster, South Carolina. Her father has been a dentist for over fifty years and her mother was a first grade teacher before quitting her job to become a full-time homemaker and "super mommy."

As a young adult, Ruby marveled at the careers of her uncle, Timothy Crawford, who maintained
Ruby Rucker Cooper of "Love Thy Sister"
Ruby Rucker Cooper Love Thy Sister
his very own law practice for over thirty years in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and her aunt, Patricia King, who was the first African American female attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through them Ruby was able to connect with famed attorneys, Willie Gary and O.T. Wells, who instilled in her that being an attorney was a vehicle to become the voice of those in need of justice.

Ruby finished Spelman College with a B.S. degree in 1995. After graduating, she worked for Primetime Omnimedia, a strategic marketing company that serviced clients such as Michael Lee Chin, Ted Turner, Russell Simmons, and various other high profiled clients until she entered the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1996. Ruby received a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1999.

Ruby's husband, Ford Sawyer Cooper, is an orthodontist with practices in Charlotte, North Carolina, Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Spartanburg, South Carolina, and they were married a week after she graduated from law school. The have three beautiful children: Ford Jr., Riley Elizabeth, and Elle Carole. 

Ruby opened up her own law firm, Nesmith Rucker LLP, with her fellow Spelman sister, Erica Nesmith, in Charlotte, North Carolina, and launched a new hair care line, Rucker Roots, with her sisters. Though Ruby seems to have her plate full, she still makes time for her family, reading, cooking, exercising and volunteering at various organizations that support education.


Hometown: Lancaster, SC

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