Abby Phillip

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Journalist (1988)
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Relationship Timeline Of Abby Phillip

Husband : Marcus Richardson
Abby Phillip Married To Marcus Richardson In 2018.

Abby Phillip is a Journalist currently working for CNN as a White House correspondent. Recently, Phillip came under criticism for her question to Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Presidential Election. Know more about the issue in the article below.  

Abby was born on November 25, 1988, in Bowie, Maryland, the U.S. as Abigail Daniella Phillip. She is an Afro-American ethnicity and grew up with her father, Carlos W. Phillip, and mother, June C. Phillip. Phillip got her Degree in government from Harvard University in 2010. Many of her viewers are curious to know if she is a married woman. Let's explore more into her personal life.

Is Abby Phillip, a married woman?  

Phillip is married to Marcus Richardson, who is a Visium managing consultant. She met Marcus in 2011 in Washington at a party, and they were not expecting their relationship to go this far. The couple started dating soon after meeting each other. 

Abby Phillips with her husband Marcus Richardson at her wedding
Snap: Abby and her husband Marcus at their wedding
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On December 26, 2016, the couple got engaged and married two years later. Phillip walked down the aisle on May 26, 2018, at a historic home and museum named Larz Anderson House in Washington. Gene Corbin officiated their wedding, who is the assistant dean of Harvard's College for  Public Service.

The couple went on a romantic trip to Vietnam for their honeymoon in June 2018. They stayed at a 4-star hotel, Pao's Sapa Leisure, in Muong Hoa.

Abby and her husband in her honeymoon
Snap: Abby with her husband Marcus Richardson in her honeymoon in Vietnam
Source: Instagram @abbydphillip

Despite the busy life of the couple, this doesn't seem to have put any distance between them. They are happily married, like Christian Bale and his wife. Abby and her hubby travel together to many destinations, as seen in her social media posts. However, they have no yet planned for a baby in their lives.

Abby Phillip's Net Worth

CNN recruited Abby in 2017 as a result of her impressive work and dedication. As of today, she works there as a Washington, D.C. Correspondent of the white house. From her outstanding work, Phillip surely earned a whopping net worth.

The reporter was also listed on The New York Times articles on the Millennial Reporters column. As of 2019, she has not disclosed her net worth. Another CNN journalist, Brianna Keilar, enjoys a wealth of $8 million. Citing Keilar's wealth, Abby's fortune might be around $1 million, but nothing is confirmed as of now. 

Abby and her husband in Brazil
Snap: Abby and her husband in Brazil
Source: Instagram @abbydphillip

Nonetheless, a CNN correspondent in her position makes anywhere between $87,085 to $187,168 as per online sources. The duo loves to travel and often visits exotic destinations. On the other hand, her spouse might be earning a handsome salary from his profession. But as of now, neither Abby nor Marcus revealed about Richardson's profession. 

Abby's Career

Abby started her journalism career from Politico as a White House Reporter and blogger covering campaign finance issues and lobbying. After working at Politico for two years, she landed a job with ABC News as an ABC News Fellow and digital reporter in New York City. She stayed at ABC News until May 2014.

abby on CBSNEWS reporting on the daily news
Snap: Abby as a reporter for Politico on CBSNews
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The reporter's dedication and hard work landed her a job at The Washington Post. At The Washington Post, Abby served as a general assignment reporter and covered national and international news. There she reported the San Bernardino massacres and Charleston, S.C.  

Her Work in CNN 

Abby started working on CNN in 2017 after her Washington Post job. She initially joined CNN to cover the Trump Administration. But, now Phillips serves as the White House Correspondent for CNN. 

Abby on Cnn reporting on the news relating to White House as a correspondent
Snap: Abby On CNN reporting on the white house affairs
Source: CNN

Abigail co-moderated the seventh Democratic Debate of the 2020 election at Drake University on January 14, 2020. The reporter appeared alongside Wolf Blitzer and Brianne Pfannenstiel.

Abby Criticized for her Question

The Hill and Washington Examiner criticized her for bias in moderating the Democratic Debate. Recently, as per the reports in The Hill, Abby was criticized for her question to Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Sen. Bernie Sander's statement about women winning Presidential election.

She asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren on her opinion on Sen. Sander's comment on a woman could not win the Presidential election. Sen. Sanders flatly denied such thing saying he never said that, in fact, in his video from 30-years ago, Sen. Bernie claimed that he thought how a woman could become the president of the United States.

The critics claimed Abby shouldn't have framed such a question, and media commentators like Rich Lowry and David Folfenflik questioned moderator Abby.


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