Quick Facts of Abigail Daniella Phillip

  • Full NameAbigail Daniella Phillip
  • Date of Birth26 November, 1988
  • NicknameAbby Phillip
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceUnited States
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2010-Present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • SpouseMarcus Richardson (M. 2018)
  • EducationHarvard University
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
Abby Phillip

Three things come to mind immediately where it concerns Abby Phillip. Her blessing personal life, prosperous career, and where she stands on President Donald Trump. This very talented lady has been in the journalism world since 2010 and is currently stands as the White House correspondent for the CNN. To know more in detail about her age, husband, read this full article.

Abby Phillip’s Bio, Wiki (Family & Age)

Abby Phillip was born on 26th November 1988 in the United States as Abigail Daniella Philip. Her star sign is Sagittarius. By nationality, Abby is an American and is of Afro-American ethnicity. As of 2019, Abby Philip is thirty-one years old.

Her father, Carlos W. Philip was a psychology program manager for the Districts of Columbia Public Schools in Washington whereas her mother, June C. Philip is a real estate investor.

As per her academic background, Abby joined Harvard University in 2006, having been accepted straight out of high school. Initially, she started at Harvard with the intention of pursuing a pre-med degree to assist her with her dream of becoming a heart surgeon.

However, an assignment from a class required her to write a one-off blog about her experiences with a service trip. And it was that assignment which made her realize her heart was in journalism and from there she transitioned into Harvard’s School of Arts.


In 2010, Abby graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a major in Government. After that, she began her career writing mostly entered around political campaign finances. In June of the same year, she joined POLITICO as the white house reporter. Later two year, she switched to ABC News where she remained until May 2014.

Moreover, Abby landed a job at the Washington Post. There she served as a general assignment reporter and covered domestic international news including the San Bernardino massacres and Charleston, S.C.

Since 2017, Abby serves for the CNN as a White House Correspondent having initially joined to cover the Trump Administration. Additionally, her famous colleagues from CNN includes Jim Acosta and Jeff Zeleny.

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Abby Phillip’s Salary and Net Worth

Active in journalism field since 2010, Abby Phillip has served for high profile networks such as ABC, POLITICO, and Washington Post. Currently, she is the white house correspondent for CNN. Though the lady has not revealed the exact figure of but salary some reliable online site claims her salary is no less than six digit figure.

Similarly, as per the various tabloids, the average salary of the CNN correspondent ranges between the amount of $87,085 to $187,168. 

As of 2019, her net worth is under-review. So far, Phillip has never revealed the details about her houses and cars in the media.

Is Abby Philip Married Or Engaged? Know Her Husband

Abby Philip, 31, is a married woman. The White House correspondent exchanged the wedding vows with Marcus Richardson, who is a Visium managing consultant on 26th May 2018. Similarly, their wedding took place at a historic home and museum named Anderson House in Washington which was officiated by Gene Corbin, a Baptist minister and the assistant dean of Harvard’s College for Public Service.

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In June 2018, the two take off for Vietnam to enjoy their honeymoon. Likewise, the lovebird stayed at Pao’s Sapa Leisure, a luxurious 4-star hotel in Muong Hoa. The couple had shared the view of lofty mountains surrounded by harmony and its natural surroundings.

Going deep into their relationship, Abby met Marcus first time in 2011 in Washington at a party. Soon the couple started dating. On 26th December 2016, the duo got engaged and her soon to be mother-in-law, Toussaint Richardson rejoiced the annual festival of Christmas along with the pair’s engagement.

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Till date, they are sharing a blissful life together. They are either yet to have any children as both of them are busy focusing their professional career. We promise you to update if any information is available. Besides, there is no further information about her previous affairs or any relationships.