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Marcus Glenn Richardson - Quick Facts about Abby Philip’s Husband

Marcus Glenn Richardson

Marcus Glenn Richardson is better known as the husband of the CNN anchor, Abby Philips. Philips is the host of the Sunday version of Inside Politics dubbed inside Politics Sunday with Abby Philips and was a former white house Correspondent for CNN until January 2021. She reported widely on former President Donald Trump’s Administration and also appeared as a guest on Washington Week and C-SPAN.

Moreover, Marcus Glenn Richardson came into fame as a result of his marriage to the CNN anchor; however, he is becoming successful in his own profession and has attained the height of a managing consultant at nVisium, a web and mobile app security company located in Herndon, Virginia.

Meet Marcus Glenn Richardson

Born on March 9, 1983, Richardson moved about a lot during his childhood due to the nature of his father’s work. He is the son of former Colonel Toussaint Richardson of the US Navy and had travelled to countries such as Japan, Germany and the likes, until his father’s retirement in 2007. He is of American Nationality and Afro- American ethnicity. He has two sisters, Stacie Thompson and Jasmine. Stacie Thompson is the Human Resource Specialist for the Air Force Civilian service while nothing much is known about Jasmine.

Richardson returned to the US after his early education. He enrolled at Florida State University where he obtained a degree in International affairs in 2009.

Afterwards, he worked as a desktop analyst at Howard University from 2009-2012. He then joined Livingsocial as their technical support analyst. He is currently working as a management consultant at nVisium, a web and mobile app security firm.

Marriage to Abby Philip

Marcus Glenn Richardson tied the knot with his girlfriend, now wife, Abby Philip at a glamorous wedding ceremony at Anderson House, a historic museum in Washington on May 26, 2018. The ceremony was officiated by Gene Corbin and was well attended by family, friends and associates. The newlyweds travelled to Vietnam to spend their honeymoon and lodged at a hotel in Muong Hoa surrounded by the enticing views of Lofty Mountain and its surroundings.

Meanwhile, the couple met at a mutual friend’s party in 2011. They didn’t know anyone else at the party and they got talking. However, they didn’t have the opportunity to exchange contacts after the party but another opportunity presented itself when they reunited at a party thrown by the same friend a few months later. Hence the beginning of their romantic relationship and dating process, which lasted for 5 years until Richardson proposed on December 26, 2016, in the presence of both families.

Who is Glenn Marcus Richardson’s wife Abby Philips?

Abby Philip is an American journalist born in 1988 in Virginia. She is currently working as a CNN Senior Political correspondent. Her mother is June Philip, now a realtor and real estate investor with Fairfax Realty while her father is Carlos Philip, an educational psychologist and psychology program manager for the District of Columbia Public schools in Washington. She is one of six children born to her parents and belongs to Afro - Trinidadian ethnicity.

Abby Philip was raised in Bowie, Maryland attended Bowie High School. She then got accepted at Harvard University for a Bachelor of Arts in government and graduated in 2010.

Her career at CNN began in 2017, but she had previously worked at some other media outfits like The Washington Post and ABC News where she reported on politics. While at the Washington Post, she reported massively on Trump and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential campaign. When she moved over to CNN in 2017, she became the CNN white house correspondence and covered Trump Administration. She also moderated the Democratic Presidential Debate hosted by CNN in January 2020.

Quick Facts on Glenn Marcus Richardson

1. Marcus Glenn Richardson was born in 1983 to Colonel Toussaint Richardson, a retired US naval officer and Gulf War veteran.

2. He is famous as the husband of Abby Philips, a CNN senior Political Correspondent.

3. The couple met in 2011 and they wedded at the Anderson House, a historic museum in Washington on May 26, 2018.

4. He is an alumnus of Florida State University where he obtained a bachelors degree in International Affairs.

5. His height is approximately 5 ft 7 inches (1.67) and he weighs approximately 57kg (127lbs).

6. He works as a management consultant at nVisium, a web and mobile app security firm.

7. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.


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