Antony Blinken( Biden’s Secretary of States) Bio-wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Career And Networth
Antony Blinken Biography
Antony John Blinken A.k.a Tony Blinken is an American government official and the nominated Secretary of State by the president-elect Joe Biden as well as a Global Affairs Analyst for CNN. He is the former Deputy Secretary of State who served from 2015 to 2017 as well as the Deputy National Security Advisor of the former President, Barrack Obama from 2013 to 2015. Blinken was born and brought up in Newyork, United States.
Blinken and Michèle Flournoy co-founded a political advising firm, WestExec Advisors, which offers awareness to the public on matters concerning macroeconomics trends, international markets, and others. The firm comprises of experts with knowledge concerning the current matters. He also partnered with Pine Island capital Partners dealing with investments thereafter excusing himself during Biden’s campaign(2020).
Who is Biden’s Secretary of State?
Antony Blinken. On 22nd November 2020, it was reported on The Newyork Times and Bloomberg that the elected President, Joe Biden has nominated Blinken as the Secretary of the States. Prior to this, during the 2020 presidential campaign, he was the foreign policy advisor for Biden.
Antony Blinken Age
Born on 16th April 1962, Tony is 58 years old as of 2020.
He celebrates his birthday on 16th April every year.
Antony Blinken Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches
Antony Blinken Family
Blinken is the son of Donald M. Blinken(father), a former director and a leader in the investment banking fields, education, and the patron of arts, and Judith(mother). After his parents divorced, Tony’s mother got married to attorney Samuel Pisar, a lawyer, author, and a holocaust survivor of Auschwitz and Dachau camps, with whom he lived with.
He is a nephew to Alan Blinken, the Democratic nominee for the United States in 2002.
Antony Blinken Wife
Blinken is the husband to Evan Ryan, a public servant and the former Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs who served from 2013 to 2017. The couple tied the knot in 2002 through a bi-denominational ceremony at Holy Trinity Catholic and have been together to date.
With almost 18years of marriage, the couple has no children yet and has not given any information regarding their personal life.
Blinken attended Dalton School in New York City and attended École Jeannine Manuel after they moved to Paris, France. He thereafter joined Harvard University where he became part of those who run the daily student newspaper, The Harvard Crimson. In 1988, Tony obtained his degree in J.D at the Columbia Law School.
Antony Blinken Career
After earning a J.D degree in 1988, Tony started practicing law there and then. From 1994 to 2001, he was at one time a Senior Director for Strategic Planning and Speechwriting for NSC and also a Special Assistant to the president up to 1988. He then became a staff member for United States National Security Court and served till 2001. In between that period, Tony also served as the senior director for European and Canadian Affairs.
From 2001 to 2002, Tony worked as the senior fellow of a think tank, Center for Strategic and International Studies. From 2002 to 2008, he worked with the standing committee, United States Senate as the Democratic Staff Director. He as well played a part as a member in the Obama–Biden presidential transition from November 2008 to January 2009. From 2009 to 2013, Tony served the President as his Deputy Assistant and also the personnel who support and advises the Vice President of the United States.
Blinken has a networth estimated to be around $1 million.
The messages from friends and colleagues that I’ve received over the past 15 hours have been humbling.
Honored to announce, officially, that I have been nominated to serve as Secretary of State. If confirmed, this is a mission I will take on with my full heart.
— Antony Blinken (@ABlinken) November 23, 2020