Quick Facts of Tappy Phillips

  • Full NameTappy Phillips
  • Net Worth$1 Million
  • Date of Birth05 February, 1948
  • NicknamePhillips
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceUSA
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionNews Correspondent, Reporter
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1996-Present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildMesomorph
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • EducationUniversity of Iowa - BA in mass communications and philosophy
  • Horoscope Aquarius
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Tappy Phillips is an American news correspondent for ABC News. Likewise, she was a consumer affairs reporter and WABC-TV in New York from 1996 to 2009. Moreover, she joined Eyewitness News as a reporter in 1985 but, she left the channel after working for a year.

Many fans and followers of Phillips are curious to know about her personal life and often raise questions about her marriage. Let’s take a glimpse of Phillips’ career as well as her personal life, net worth, and so on.

Tappy Phillips Bio & Wiki

Tappy Phillips was born on 5th February 1948, in the United States of America. Moreover, she is an American by her nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Phillips attended the University of Lowa and later graduated with a BA degree in mass communications and philosophy. From a very young age, she had a keen interest in journalism and used to participate in many programs related to journalism.

Tappy Phillips’ Career

Tappy Phillips started her career as a news correspondent for the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). Later, she became a Consumer Affairs reporter for the flagship station of the ABC television network, WABC-TV from 1996 to 2009. She reported the coverage of Bensonhurst trial verdict, a Long Island Folio Award and won an Emmy Award for her work.

Tappy Phillips
Tappy Phillips

Phillips won a New York State Broadcasters Award for her report on Plum Island. Furthermore, she started working in Eyewitness News, a style of news broadcasting used by local TV stations in 1985. Phillips is also a freelance photographer for the New York Times and Esquire. The 5 PM newscast of Eyewitness News honored Phillips while she retired from the newscast on 20th November 2009.

How Much Is Tappy Phillips’ Salary & Net Worth?

Tappy Phillips has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million as of 2019. Moreover, Phillips earns a fruitful amount of salary from her profession as she is currently working for the ABC News. The average salary of a correspondent of ABC News ranges from $93430 to $117964. So, Phillips might earn the salary of around $10,000 annually.

Phillips has worked with many prominent newscasters in WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News including Sade Baderinwa who has a net worth of around $5 Million and Diana Williams whose net worth is $2 Million. Furthermore, she also served with Liz Cho, Toni Yates, and Lee Goldberg.

Who Is Tappy Phillips’ Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Tappy Phillips is not married yet and seems to be currently single. Furthermore, there are no records of her past affairs and relationships too. The reason for Phillips to be single might be her busy career schedule. As Phillips is not married yet and there are no records of her love life, her sexual orientation is straight.

Phillips hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Likewise, she is also not much active in social media like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, thus it is difficult for us to know her day to day activities.

Interesting Facts About Tappy Phillips

  • While reporting in Eyewitness News, she exposed exploitative talent agencies, cleared up a stalled worker’s compensation case and got a disabled bus driver a needed back operation and a right to work.
  • Phillips recently investigated a doctor named Florentine and his brother from Bensonhurst, New York who refused to give his patients their mammograms.
  • Phillips is an avid learner and reader.
  • She is an animal lover and has a pet dog in her house.