Phil Mattingly Wiki, Age, Married, Wife, Parents & More

By Update | Updated On: 23 Mar, 2021
Phil Mattingly Wiki, Age, Married, Wife, Parents & More

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 16, 1985 Age 35 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Correspondent
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Chelsea Carter
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Salary $40k - $136k per year(approx) Ethnicity White
Social Media Twitter, Instagram Children/Kids Three
Height N/A Education Ohio State University, Boston University

Phil Mattingly is now known as a national correspondent for CNN- who covers the congress's news and other political headlines. However, becoming a journalist was not his first choice.

The reporter initially wanted to be a professional baseball player and play in Major League Baseball (MLB). He also played baseball for Toledo’s Ottawa Hills High School and later for The Ohio State University. But, Phil's aim to become a major league baseballer didn't turn to reality, and he ended up as a journalist for CNN.

Career Summary: Worked For Networks Like CNN & Bloomberg Television

Phil commenced his career working as a reporter for the print edition of Bloomberg News. He was eventually promoted and started working on Bloomberg Television. There, he worked as the network's national political correspondent for several years before moving on to CNN.

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Phil made his move to CNN in 2015 and still works for the network. At CNN, he serves as a congressional correspondent and has covered issues like Obamacare, the U.S. tax system, and more. He also reported on the presidential election campaigns of Donald Trump, John Kasich, and Chris Christie back in 2016.


Phil Mattingly as a CNN correspondent (Source:

Other than his works on Bloomberg TV and CNN, Phil's works have also been featured in the New York Post, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, and The Washington Post.

Married Life With Wife; Children Details

Phil Mattingly has been married to Chelsea Carter for several years now. The couple got engaged in January 2011 after dating for a while.

Phil and Chelsea got married the same year on 10 December in Washington, DC. 

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After over four years of getting married, the reporter and his wife welcomed their first child- a son- around September 2015. 

In 2017, Chelsea became pregnant with the pair's second child- which Phil revealed via a tweet in March 2017. She eventually gave birth to her second baby boy in July 2017. Similarly, they welcomed their third baby girl in September 2019. 

What is Phil Mattingly's Net Worth?

Phil has been working as a CNN correspondent since 2015. According to, the average salary of a CNN correspondent falls around $40k - $136k. Thus, we can say that Phil's net worth is over $200K. 

Short Bio 

A native of Ohio, Phil was born on 16 December 1985. The news reporter earned his Bachelor's degree in 2006 from Ohio State University. Later, he attended Boston University, and in 2008, he got a Master's degree majoring in Journalism.

Phil Mattingly is the son of a former military man. His father, during his service in the army, even led a battalion of the 82nd division. Meanwhile, Phil's mother moved to the U.S. from Scotland.