Phil Mattingly (CNN) Wiki: Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Biography

April 18, 2024
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Who is Phil Mattingly?

Phil Mattingly was born on 16 December 1984 under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius, in Toledo, Ohio USA. He is a 36-year-old award-winning journalist, probably best recognized for working for CNN serving as senior White House correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.

How rich is he, as of now? Phil Mattingly Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Phil Mattingly’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million; earned through his successful involvement in the field of journalism, and contribution to the news industry.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Phil Mattingly spent his early years in his hometown of Toledo, where he was raised by his parents; however, their names and professions aren’t revealed. It is also unknown whether he has any siblings or is an only child. He holds American nationality, and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding his education, after matriculating from a local high school, Phil enrolled into Ohio State University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2006.


While in there, he was a scholar athlete and played varsity baseball. He then furthered his education at Boston University, obtaining his Master’s degree in Journalism in 2007.

Career Beginnings

According to his LinkedIn account, Phil Mattingly’s professional journalism career started right after his graduation in September 2007, hired by the daily newspaper CapeCod Times, where he served as a Capitol Hill/Washington reporter for three months until December 2007. He then landed a job at Congressional Quarterly, working there as a reporter and staff writer on economics and financial affairs.

Phil Mattingly

Phil worked there for more than two years until January 2010 when he got an opportunity to work for Bloomberg News in a similar position, since he also covered economics and finance policy. Two years later, he started covering the justice department and Washington’s lobbying industry.

During his stint there, he was also a regular writer for the magazine Bloomberg Businessweek. His articles also appeared in such newspapers as the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Chicago Tribune, among many others. Thanks to his hard work, Phil Mattingly became the winner of a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for breaking news.


Rise to Fame

After acquiring knowledge and experience, Phil Mattingly was promoted to work as a White House correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. bureau for Bloomberg Television in October 2013. He came to prominence for covering all of the major presidential candidates, as well as reporting on the domestic and foreign policy actions of the administration of now former President Barack Obama. He also secured numerous exclusive interviews with various top congressional, administration, and cabinet officials.

At the time, Phil broke news several times while covering the White House, which led him to become a finalist for the Scripps Howard Distinguished Service to the First Amendment award. In January 2015, Phil moved to Bloomberg Politics, where he worked as a national political correspondent until December of the same year.

Continued Success

Following his departure from Bloomberg Politics, Phil Mattingly took a job at CNN in the same month.


He initially worked as a New York-based congressional correspondent, reporting on the major political events and stories on a daily basis. In 2016, he covered the campaigns of Republican presidential candidates Chris Christie, Donald Trump and John Kasich. He also covered the finance-related battles, as well as the process to repair the tax system of the US. Since January 2021, Phil has been serving as senior White House correspondent covering the day-to-day work of President Joe Biden’s administration.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Phil Mattingly has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.72m), while his weight is around 154lbs (70kgs). Information about his vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Personal Life and Trivia

Phil Mattingly is a married man – after dating for a while, he and Chelsea Carter exchanged their wedding vows at a private ceremony held on 10 December 2011. He isn’t very open when it comes to speak about his family, but it’s known that they have three children together. The family currently resides in Washington, D.C.


As a kid, Phil wanted to become a professional baseball player.

He is a huge fan of history and enjoys reading books related to political or military history. He also likes watching documentary films. His favorite TV show is FX’s “Snowfall”, and his favorite film is “Bull Durham”.

He has a fear of snakes.

His favorite food is pizza, while he hates eating green peppers.

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