Abby Phillip Biography and Wiki
Abigail Daniella Phillip (Abby) is an American journalist currently working as a senior political correspondent and weekend anchor for CNN. She previously worked for the Washington Post, ABC News, and Politico.
Abby Phillip’s Age and Birthday
Abby Phillip was born on November 25, 1988, in Virginia, United States of America. She is currently 34 years old. Her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Abby Phillip Height and weight
Abby is a woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs approximately 55 kg.
Abby Phillip Family/ Parents
Phillip was born to June Phillip, now a realtor, and Carlos Phillip, a teacher and later an educational psychologist. She is of Afro-Trinidadian descent. Also, she has five siblings including three sisters; Amara, Asha, and Ami Phillip among others.
Abby Philip Husband and Children
Abby Phillip is happily married to her husband Marcus Richardson. The couple got married at The Larz Anderson House in May 2018 and they reside in Washington D.C. On August 16th, 2021, the couple welcomed their first child Naomi Angelina Richardson.
Abby Phillip Education
Phillip grew up in Bowie, Maryland, and attended Bowie High School. She graduated from Havard University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government, after initially indenting to study premed.
Abby Phillip Career
Abby began her journalism career as a White House reporter and blogger for Politico, covering campaign finance issues and lobbying. She then worked at The Washington Post, where her roles included national political reporting and general assignments. Phillip also worked for ABC News, where she was an ABC News Fellow and digital reporter in New York City.
In 2017, Phillip joined CNN and covered the Trump administration. She also co-moderated the seventh Democratic debate of the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries at Drake University on January 14, 2020.
Abby landed a deal with Flatiron Books in 2020 for The Dream Deferred, a book she is writing about Reverend Jesse Jackson’s run to become the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee. The release date has been announced for 2022.
On January 11, 2021, Phillip was revealed as the new anchor, starting January 24, of the weekend edition of Inside Politics. The show is called Inside Politics Sunday with Abby Phillip.
How Much is Abby Phillip’s Salary?
Phillip receives an average annual salary of about $88,000.
Abby Phillip’s Net Worth
From her successful career as a journalist and her prestigious position at CNN, Abby has garnered a net worth of around $1 million.