Marcus Richardson is an Application Cybersecurity professional and the husband of American journalist Abby Phillip who works as a political correspondent and CNN weekend Anchor. Abby’s personal life is not much being revealed publicly and many of her spectators are curious to know about her married life. The couple has been married since 2018 and together for decades now, currently, they are based in Washington, D.C. Initially the couples’ meeting had a lot of obstacles and miscommunication.
The duo first met in 2011 through a mutual friend Martha Stewart Weddings, who hosted a rooftop party in Washington, D.C, in that party neither Abby nor Marcus knew many other people, so both stuck up in a conversation with each other. Accidentally their conversation halted between them from one of their party guests before they could exchange their contact number. However, Richardson never stopped asking for Abby’s number. Later, the couple had a chance to meet a second time a month later, when the same mutual friend threw up another party, that’s when they started dating each other a week later after the second party.
In 2016, during the Christmas holiday, Marcus proposed to Phillip in front of their families and hosted a Christmas party along with their family. The couple were together for 5 years and moved to a new apartment. After two years of engagement, the couple got married on May 26, 2018, at Anderson House a museum and historical mansion in Washington, D.C. Their marriage ceremony was officiated by Gene Corbin who worked as the assistant dean of Harvard’s College for Public Service and also served as a Baptist minister. Gene was the mentor to Abby when she was a student at Harvard’s College.
Marcus and Abby picked up their Honeymoon spot in Vietnam, wherein the couple shared many of their beautiful pictures of their journey. On November 25, 2019, Richardson shared a picture of Abby on Instagram and captioned it “I’m so incredibly blessed to journey through life with this badass! Can’t wait to once again escape the chaos, and celebrate in our own secluded, chill paradise. I love you and Happy Birthday! See you soon”. On September 25th, 2018, Abby shared a marriage picture on Instagram and captioned it “I’m so excited to finally be able to share memories from the absolute best day of my life. Just looking at these take me right back to that amazing day with my love @gizmont Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the amazing people who made this day so special! @lizfogarty for capturing it all so beautifully. @cristinacalvertsignature for making sure that I didn’t worry about a thing on our day and for designing my dream wedding! You can see more photos on MarthaStewartWeddings.com”.
Who is Marcus Richardson?
Marcus Richardson started his career as Desktop Analyst at Howard University and he served them for two years from Nov 2109 to July 2012. Later, from July 2021 to Jan 2014 he worked as a Technical Support Analyst at LivingSocial for over 1.7 months. Also, he worked at nVisium for 5.9 months as Senior Application Security Consultant from Jan 2014 to Apr 2018 and got promoted to Managing Consultant from Apr 2018 – Sep 2019.
How old is Marcus Richardson?
How old is Marcus Richardson? he was born on 9th March 1983 in the United States, now his age is 37 years as of 2021. Talking about his family, his father’s name Russell Richardson who is a retired colonel Air Force director of logistics at Ramstein Air Base in Germany and also served in the Gulf War. His mother’s name is Toussaint Richardson. He also has one sister named Jasmine Richardson.
On August 15, 2018, Marcus shared his mother’s picture on Instagram and captioned it “Happy Birthday to my mama. She is incredible, beautiful, smart, and so cool. She has a very infectious personality that I’ve witnessed touch too many folks to count, and it makes me very proud that she’s my mother. I love our weekly politics, culture, catch-up calls; I love to think we keep each other on our toes. She has always encouraged my creativity, to be intellectually curious, to not to be afraid to be a little weird, and has guided me to follow the best possible path to a life full of fun, love, and faith. Hope the next year is filled with blessings because you deserve it. Happy Birthday and I love you!.”
Marcus is very close to his dad and he keeps sharing his old memories picture on Instagram and on June 21, 2020, he shared their old picture and captioned it “Growing up, I wanted to be as strong, tall, funny, smart, driven, and cool as my dad. Or at least ball like my dad. Over the years, but especially during these past few weeks, I’ve thought about everything my father has instilled in me. Not only as a man, but a Black man in this country. Our family’s legacy, like so many, is paved by men and women who stared at the ugliness of America but persevered to ensure that we all had a place at the table, and that fight continues. My father guided me and prepared me for what I would eventually face, and I’m eternally grateful for that wisdom and love. Love you Dad. Happy Father’s Day.”
Know about Marcus Richardson Wife
Marcus Richardson’s wife is Abby Phillip who is an American journalist and worked as a political correspondent and CNN weekend anchor. The couple does not have kids but they have a puppy named Booker T, where they share a beautiful picture of Booker T on social media. Booker T was born on August 26, 2018. On August 26, 2019, Marcus shared a Booker T and captioned it “an’t believe my boy, Booker T, is a year old now. I was a bit apprehensive about getting a puppy, but now can’t imagine a day without Book.” On April 6, 2020, Marcus shared a Booker T and captioned it “My occasional office mate. We’re used to this work-from-home mode.”
His Net worth is $700k USD as of 2021.
- Full Name: Marcus Richardson
- DOB: 9th March 1983
- Born: United States
- Nationality: American.
- Religion: Christianity
- Famous for: Application Cybersecurity professional
- College: Florida State University.
- Qualification: B A
- in International Affairs
- Father: Russell Richardson
- Mother: Toussaint Richardson
- Sister: Jasmine Richardson
- Height: 5 feet 11 Inches Tall