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Abby Phillip Salary | Net Worth

Abby Phillip Salary | Net Worth

Facts of Abby Phillip

Full Name:Abby Phillip
Annual Salary:$100,000+
Monthly Salary:$45,000+
Net Worth:$2 million
Date of Birth:November 25, 1988
Birth Place:Virginia, United States
Height:5 feet 7 inches
Weight:55 kg
Profession:American journalist, Senior Political Correspondent, Anchor
Education:Bowie High School, Harvard University
Spouse:Marcus Richardson
Children:Naomi Angelina Richardson
Parents:June C. Phillip, Carlos W. Phillip
Star Sign:Sagittarius

What is Abby Phillip Salary? 

Senior correspondent of CNN, Abby Phillip earns an annual salary of $100,000+ \ £78,2241+ GBP.  Likewise, as an anchor, her monthly income is $45,000+ or £35,006+She also works as a political news anchor for CNN’s weekend edition titled, “Inside Politics with Abby Phillip“.

Phillip used to work for the American daily newspaper company named, “The Washington Post as a national political reporter and used to earn a moderate base payment of $66,000+ or £51,5681+.

Previously, she also worked as a digital reporter on the ABC News channel and earned a total salary of $65,000+ per year. Abby also used to earn $15,000+ annually as a blogger for the Washington Metropolitan politics newspaper company, The Politico.

Similarly, Abby Phillip’s husband Richardson earns an annual salary of $150,000+ or £117,1891 from the cybersecurity industry. Whereas, Richardson earns a monthly income of $65,00+ or £50.23.

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Net Worth

Abby Phillip has been working in the media field since 2017. Abby has earned an estimated net worth of $2 million or £1,562,680 as an American journalist, senior correspondent, and news anchor. Throughout her past six years of career, Phillip has succeeded to earned huge respect and fame in the journalism field.

Her husband, Marcus Glenn Richardson also has earned quite an impressive sum of money from his professional career as a cybersecurity consultant. Whereas, Abby and her family live in a lavish house located in  Washington, D.C.   

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Early Life

The Dream Deferred’s author Abby Phillip was born on November 25, 1988. Her birthplace is located in Virginia, a southeastern U.S. state. According to her birthdate, her zodiac star is Sagittarius. Her descent is African-American and holds American nationality.

Her full name is Abigail Daniella Phillip. Abby is the daughter of June C. Phillip (Father) and Carlos W. Phillip (Mother). Her mother works as a realtor and her father was a former teacher and educational psychologist.

Abby Phillip and her five siblings were raised in a Christian family. Due to her father’s work, Phillip and her family briefly moved to Trinidad and Tobago. However, at the age of 9, she moved back to the U.S. with her family.

Abby Phillip, Salary
Caption: Abby Phillip with her Mother (Photo: Instagram)


Abby Phillip spend her childhood in Bowie, a city in Prince George’s County, Maryland, United States. There she attended the public Bowie High School with her siblings. The school was originally established in 1965 in Bowie, Maryland.

After graduating from high school, Abby Phillip went to Harvard University for further studies. Abby graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in government.

While she was completing her bachelor’s course at Harvard, Abby wrote an article intending to study permed. The article was published in ‘The Harvard Crimson‘, which is a student newspaper of Harvard University.

Husband & Childrens

American journalist, Abby Phillip is long-term married to her loving husband, Marcus Richardson. Abby’s husband was a former military in the U.S. Army and currently works as a cybersecurity consultant.

The duo first met in 2011 at a party hosted by their group of friends. The party was held at the rooftop in Washington D.C.’s Chinatown neighborhood. After dating for 7 years, they officially tied the knot in May 2018.

Abby Phillip and Marcus held their wedding ceremony at Glided Age mansion “Larz Anderson House” located at 2118, Massachusetts Avenue. 

Later in 2021, the couple announced they were expecting a child, who was later born on Aug 16. Abby and her husband named their first child, Naomi Angelina Richardson.

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Caption: Abby Phillip with her Husband and Daughter (Photo: Instagram)

Beginning Career

After graduating, Abby Phillip began her media career in 2017. She first worked at an American daily newspaper company named, “The Washington Post as a national political reporter and worked on multiple general assignments.

Abby later worked at CNN’ and covered multiple news telecasts such as the ‘Trump administration‘. Abby Phillip also worked in the American television network news division known as, “ABC News“.

At ABC News channel, Abby Phillip worked as a digital reporter, covering numerous news topics based in New York City. Phillip also often appears on the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) as a chief guest.

Abby Phillip | Journalism Career

Abby Phillip’s first debut in the American media field after she started working as a White House reporter. She also worked as a blogger on the Washington metropolitan newspaper company famous as, “The Politico.

Abby was featured covering campaign finance issues and lobbying in her blogs. She also frequently makes guest appearances with Robert Costa on the American public affairs TV program known as, “Washington Week” on PBS.

At Drake University, Abby co-moderated the seventh Democratic debate of the 2020 democratic party presidential primaries. The congress was held on January 14, 2020. 

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Caption: Abby Phillip with her Daughter (Photo: Instagram)

Current Works

On January 11, 2021, CNN announced Abby will be getting a new post. Later on 24th January 2021, Phillip started working as an anchor in the weekend edition of the political talk show”Inside Politics” which is broadcasted live on CNN.

Abby Phillip replaced the former American news anchor, John King, who used to host the political talk show. After a few months, the show was named, “Inside Politics Sunday With Abby Phillip“.  

In 2020, Abby landed a deal with Flatiron Books. Abby said she is writing a book about Reverend Jesse Jackson’s run to become the 1988 Democratic presidential nominee.

Abby’s book is titled, “The Dream Deferred“. Her book, The Dream Deferred release date was scheduled for 2022. However, the book has not yet been released yet.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Abby Phillip’s Age?

⇒ Abby Phillip will turn 35 years old on her upcoming birthday in 2023.

What is Abby Phillip Height & Weight?

⇒ Abby Phillip has a perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) and an average slim body weight of 55 kg.

What is Abby Phillip famous for?

⇒ Abby Phillip is famous as CNN’s Senior Political Correspondent and news anchor of the political talk show titled, “Inside Politics Sunday With Abby Phillip“.

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