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Abby Phillip Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Height, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

Abby Phillip Biography

A native of Bowie, Maryland, Abby Phillip is an American digital journalist, working as a CNN White House Correspondent based in Washington, D.C.

Phillip joined CNN in 2017 to cover the Trump Administration. She previously worked at The Washington Post where she served as a national political reporter, covering the White House.

She began journalism career as a White House reporter and blogger for POLITICO where she also covered campaign finance and lobbying.

Abby Phillip Education

After graduating high school, she went to Havard University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Government in 2010. She originally went to college with a mindset of getting a pre-med degree to become a heart surgeon.

However, an assignment from the class that required her to write a one-off blog about her experiences with a service trip, made her realize her heart was into journalism. She, therefore, transitioned into Havard’s School of Arts.

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Abby Phillip Age

Phillip was born as Abigail Daniella Phillip on November 25, 1988, in Bowie, Maryland. She is 32 years as of 2020.

Abby Phillip Parents

Abby is the daughter of June C. Phillip and Carlos W. Phillip. Her dad was a psychology program manager for the District of Columbia Public Schools in Washington.

Her mother on the other side is a real estate investor with Fairfax Realty. She has two sisters; Asha and Ann-Marie.

Abby Phillip Husband

Phillip is married to her husband Marcus Richardson, a Visium managing consultant. The couple got married on 26th May 2018. and their wedding was officiated by the dean of Havard College for Public Service, Gene Corbin.

They first met through their mutual friends at a grand party in 2011 in Washington. They engaged during Christmas on 26 December 2016.

Abby Phillip CNN

Phillip joined CNN in October 2017 as a White House Correspondent. As a political correspondent for CNN, she is covering the 2020 presidential election. Phillip moderated CNN’s Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa in January 2020.

Abby Phillip Washington Post

Phillip joined the Washington Post in 2014 beginning in their general assignment team. In 2016, she was promoted to a political reporter and was the network’s correspondent following the Presidential Campaign. She Covered Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

Since January 2017, after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Abby focused on several subjects related to his administration including the president’s efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and his overseas trip to Poland and Germany for his first G-20.

She was also a general assignment reporter for the Washington Post. In that post, she covered domestic and international news including the tragic Charleston, S.C., and San Bernardino massacres.

Abby Phillip ABC News

She joined ABC News as an ABC News Fellow in Newyork and then was a digital reporter for the network covering politics, in Washington. While at ABC, she wrote and produced stories for ABC News programs including; This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Nightline, and

After gaining experience at several other journalist positions, Abby eventually worked full time at WJLA from 2012 to 2014.

Abby Phillip Salary and Net Worth

According to, Abby’s salary ranges between $87,085 to $187,168. Her net worth is under review.

Abby Phillip Nigeria

Phillip is an American born Nigerian journalist who is of Yoruba lineage.

Abby Phillip Height

Phillip stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.

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