Abby Phillip Profile
Abby Phillip is an American News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in the year 2017.
Abby Phillip Education
Phillip graduated from Bowie High School and then attended Harvard University. She graduated from the university in the year 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government. She graduated after originally intending to study premed. During her stint at the university, she served as a writer for The Harvard Crimson.
Abby Phillip Career
Phillip serves at CNN as a senior political correspondent. She also anchors an hour-long in-depth, “Inside Politics Sunday.” In the program, the topic of conversation is mainly based on the most important political storylines throughout the week. She features a diverse set of analysts and news-making interviews in the program. Joining the network, she worked as a White House Correspondent, where she went to report on President Donald Trump’s Administration.
Phillip served as a moderator of the network’s Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa, in January 2020. Also, she served as an anchor for special coverage of Election Night in America, which surrounded the 2020 election. The coverage lasted for a couple of days until the network was the first news outlet to report Joe Biden as the winner of the elections. Phillip worked as an anchor for “Kamala Harris” the CNN Special Report in January 2021. With that, she made history about the Vice President’s barrier-breaking career and the childhood experiences that assisted in shaping her.
Before joining CNN, she worked as a national political reporter for The Washington Post, where she covered the White House. Before that, she served at ABC News as a digital reporter for politics. While there, she reported on campaign finance and lobbying and the Obama White House for POLITICO. In the year 2021, Phillip was named to the Time 100 Next list and holds the Women of Power Award from the National Urban League. Philip is an honorary member (affiliate) of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Abby Phillip Age / How old is Abby Phillip?
Phillip was born on November 25, 1988, in Virginia, United States. She is 33 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday on the 25th of November every year.
Quick Facts About Phillip
|Age||33 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Abby Phillip Height, Measurements
How tall is Abby Phillip? Phillip stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Abby Phillip Family
Phillip was raised in Bowie, Maryland, the United States with her loving parents, Carlos W Phillip (father) and June C Phillip (mother). She is of Afro-Trinidadian descent. Her mom works as a realtor and her dad works as an educational psychologist, formerly as a teacher. Phillip has 5 siblings, whose identities are unknown at the moment. When Phillip was 9 years old, her family briefly moved to Tobago and Trinidad, and then moved back to the United States.
Abby Phillip Husband, Wedding
Phillip is married to her lovely spouse, Marcus Richardson. They tied the knot in May 2018 at the Larz Anderson House. They live happily in Washington, D.C. with their cute daughter, as well as their pup Booker T.
Abby Phillip Baby / Pregnant
In March 2022, Phillip announced to “The Cut” that she was expecting her first kid, a daughter. Phillip and her husband, Marcus Richardson, take great pride in being mom and dad to their 1 daughter, Naomi Angelina. Naomi was born on Monday, August 16, 2021, and as a result, she is 10 months old as of June 2022.
Abby Phillip Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Abby Phillip’s Net Worth
Phillip has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent.
Abby Phillip Book, Author
Other than being a journalist, she is also an author. She landed a deal with Flatiron Books for “The Dream Deferred” in the year 2020. The book is about Reverend Jesse Jackson’s run to become the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee. It is not yet released but she announced that the book will be released in 2022.