Abby Phillip CNN, Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Husband, Kids, Net Worth

Abby Phillip Biography

Abby Phillip is a CNN senior political correspondent working as an anchor for CNN NewsNight. Before, she served for Politico covering the Obama White House, The Washington Post as a national political reporter, and also ABC News as a digital reporter for politics.

How old is Abby Phillip? – Age

Born on 25 November 1988, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States, Abby is 35 years old. Her birth name is Abigail Daniella Phillip.

How Tall is Abby Phillip? – Height

The CNN senior political correspondent stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches.

Abby Phillip’s Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Phillip was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia to June Phillip, a realtor, and Carlos Phillip, a teacher and later an educational psychologist. She has five siblings. The family briefly moved to Trinidad and Tobago when she was a child, and returned to the U.S. when she was nine years old. Later, the family moved to Germantown, Maryland prior to settling in Bowie, Maryland.


Phillip went to Bowie High School. She graduated from Harvard University holding a Bachelor of Arts in government, after originally intending to study pre-med in 2010. She wrote for The Harvard Crimson at Harvard.

Is Abby Phillip Married? – Wife

Abby is married to a cybersecurity consultant by the name Marcus Richardson. The couple live in Washington, D.C. Phillip and Richardson were married at the Larz Anderson House in May 2018. They have a child together whose birth they announced in 2021.

CNN Anchor Abby Philip with her husband Marcus Richardson
CNN Anchor Abby Philip with her husband Marcus Richardson

Abby Phillip’s CNN Career

Phillip started her journalism career as a White House reporter and also blogger for Politico, covering campaign finance issues and lobbying. She joined CNN in 2017 and also covered the Trump Administration. Prior to working for CNN she served at The Washington Post where her roles involved national political reporting and general assignments.

In addition, she served at ABC News, where she became an ABC News Fellow and digital reporter in New York City, and has appeared as a guest on C-SPAN multiple times. Besides, she appears occasionally on Washington Week together with Robert Costa on PBS. Likewise, she signed with United Talent Agency in 2022.

In addition, Phillip co-moderated the seventh Democratic debate of the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries at Drake University (January 14, 2020). Likewise, she was criticized for what some people said became unfair treatment of Bernie Sanders in moderating the debate.

Abby Phillip Salary and Net Worth

Phillip’s annual salary at CNN is $ 100,000+. Her net worth is estimated to be from $94,000 to $102,000 per year, derived from her extensive career as a Senior Political Correspondent.

Abby Phillip’s Instagram

You can follow her on Instagram @abbydphillip

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