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Abby Phillip Salary, Net Worth, Parents, Husband

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Abby Phillip is an American-born journalist who has worked for world-leading broadcasting corporations throughout her career. She was born on 25th October 1988 in Virginia state, which presently makes her 33.

Abby is a graduate of Harvard University, emerging from the institution with a BA in Government. Prior to this, she thought about pursuing a medical career, but this did come to fruition.

Instead, she veered towards working as a White House reporter and Blogger for POLITICO. Here are other key details about Abby Phillip, including her salary and net worth.

Who is Abby Phillip?

Abby Phillip is a news reporter and political analyst. She began her professional journalism career in 2014 as a Washington post general’s assignment reporter.

She then had television stints with C Span while working for Politico. In 2015, she made her first appearance in CNN to discuss matters in politics. During this period, she appeared as a guest for CNN.

This was a major breakthrough in Phillip’s career because she was contemplating between a career in print media and journalism.

Later in 2017, she made the much-anticipated switch from Washington post to CNN, a senior political respondent. By January 11th, 2021, she had become the news anchor of ‘inside politics,’ replacing her predecessor John King.

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American news reporter, Abby Phillip

Salary and Net Worth

Given the seniority of the position Abby Phillip is currently serving in, it is expected that she earns in the region of $ 94,000 to $ 206,000 per annum.

This makes her one of the highest-paid broadcasters in CNN, given that the base average salary is at $ 58,432 per annum.

Her earnings and revenue streams are mainly from her broadcasting career. She also formerly worked at ABC News as a fellow and digital reporter. As of 2021, Abby Phillip’s net worth is $1 million.


Abby is the daughter of June Phillip and Carlos Phillip. Her mother, June, is an active agent involved in the sale and purchase of homes. Her career as a realtor spans over 20 years, and she currently works with Fairfax Realty.

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Abby Phillip’s mother, June C. Phillip

Abby Phillip’s father, on the other hand, is an educator and psychologist. He currently serves at the district of Columbia Public Schools Columbia, in Washington. Besides Abby, June and Carlos Phillip have five other children together.

Husband Marcus Glenn Richardson

Abby Phillip is married to Marcus Glenn Richardson. The two got married at “Larz Anderson House,” a historic home, in 2018. Marcus Richardson is an American entrepreneur who works as a management consultant.

He was born on March 9th, 1983, which would suggest that he is about to turn 38. Examining his educational background, we found that he is a graduate of Florida State University.

Sources say that he attained a bachelor’s degree in International affairs from the institution. A look into his childhood revealed that Richardson spent his early life in Okinawa, Japan. At the time, his father was a retired Colonel with the Air Force.

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News reporter Abby Phillip and her husband, Marcus Richardson

Abby and Marcus first met in 2011. The two were at a party organized by mutual friends in Washington.

They then dated for close to 5 years before Marcus Richardson proposed to Abby Phillip at a Christmas family function. Abby Phillip and Marcus currently live together in Washington DC.

Social Media

Abby Phillip is actively involved in Twitter and Instagram. She has a huge following on Instagram, which currently stands at 277K. She uses her Instagram account to talk about politics and everything related to it.

Interestingly, she rarely uses her IG to share snippets of her personal life.  Her major following on social media is on Twitter, and it currently stands at 736.1K followers. She often shares her political views through Twitter.

Full nameAbby Phillip
Age32 years old.
Date of BirthNovember 25th, 1988
Place of BirthVirginia, United States of America.
Net worth$1 million
PartnerMarcus Glenn Richardson
Zodiac SignSagittarius
ParentsCarlos Phillip and June Phillip

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