Abby Phillip Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, College, Net Worth, CNN

Abby Phillip the journalist

Abby Phillip Biography

Abby Phillip is a journalist from the United States working as a White House political correspondent for CNN covering the 2020 presidential election. She served as a guest on Washington Week and C-SPAN.


How old is Abby Phillip? -Age

The CNN Political Correspondent is 34 years old as of August 25, 2022. She was born in 1988 in Virginia, United States.

Abby Phillip Family – Who are Abby’s parents?

She is among the six children born to June Phillip, a realtor, and Carlos Phillip, a teacher, and an educational psychologist. The family temporarily moved back to Trinidad and Tobago when she was a teenager and returned to the U.S. when she was nine years old.

Abby Phillip Husband

Phillips and her husband Marcus Richardson married in May 2018 at the Larz Anderson House. They live in Washington, D.C.

Abby Phillip the journalist
Abby Phillip the journalist

Where did Abby Phillip go to college?

Phillips studied at Bowie High School. In 2010, she graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in government. At Harvard, Phillip wrote for The Harvard Crimson.

Abby Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Abby Phillip Career

She is on the campaign road but is based in Washington, D.C. In 2017, she joined the network to cover the Trump Presidency and worked as a reporter for the White House until 2019. She hosted CNN’s Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa in January 2020. Phillip joined CNN from The Washington Post, where most recently, she worked as a White House national political correspondent.

While at The Washington Post, Phillip reported on a broad variety of Trump White House-related issues, including proposals to repeal and restore the Health Care Act, for his first G-20, the president’s overseas travel to Poland and Germany. Phillip covered the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton closely as a campaign correspondent during the 2016 election. Phillip was also the Washington Post’s general assignment reporter, where she reported national and world coverage, including the devastating Charleston, S.C. Massacres, and San Bernardino. Phillip was a multimedia writer for politics at ABC News before joining the Washington Post. For POLITICO, she has also covered the Obama White House as well as campaign finance and lobbying. Phillip was raised in Bowie, Md., and is a Harvard University alum with a government degree.