CNN Analyst Philip Mudd Wiki: Former CIA's Age, Married & Family Details
- Birth Year 1962
- Nationality American
- Profession Journalist & Author
- Career 1985-present
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Girlfriend Not Known
- Gay No
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Ethnicity/Race Catholic Italian & Irish
- Brother/s One
- College University of Virginia(1984), Villanova University(1983)
- Height/ How Tall? N/A
- Weight N/A
- Official Site philmudd.com
- Children/Kids Not Yet
As professional as American counterterrorism and national security expert, Philip Mudd is in his career, the same he is when it comes to keeping his personal life away from public's glare with his humorous tweets.
The American-native appears on CNN as a counter-terrorism analyst. Besides, Philip is also the former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Counterterrorist Center and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s National Security Branch.
Here is a list of interesting wikis about Philip Mudd and his family, education, career, and his marital status in 2018.
1. Philip Mudd's Bio; Family, Education
The prominent analyst was born in 1962 in the United States in the family of Catholic Italian and Irish descent. His great-great-grandfather was Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, who set the broken leg of then-actor John Wilkes Booth after John assassinated Abraham Lincoln and jumped to the stage of Ford’s Theater on April 14, 1865.
Philip grew along with his brother in Pennsylvania. He graduated cum laude from the Villanova University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 1983. Later, he went to the University of Virginia, where he earned a master’s degree in English literature at the age of 22 in 1984.
2. He Started Government Service At Age 23 From CIA
Philip joined CIA in 1985 as an analyst, focusing on South Asia and the Middle East. In 1992, he started working in the CIA's Counterterrorist Center and later served as the Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia to the National Intelligence Council from 1995 to 1998.
During the time, he began a policy assignment at the White House in early 2001 where he served as the Director for Gulf Affairs on the White House National Security Council.
After the September 11 attack, he went for a short assignment as the CIA member of the small diplomatic team that helped piece together a new government for Afghanistan, and he returned to CIA in early 2002.
In the establishment year of the FBI's National Security Branch in 2005, Philip was appointed by then-FBI Director Robert Mueller as the Branch's first-ever deputy director. He later became the FBI's Senior Intelligence Adviser and served until his resignment in 2010.
3. His Post Government Career On CNN, Published Two Books
Philip appears on the CNN network as a counterterrorism analyst. He assesses the motivations and intentions of foreign terrorist groups and their state and non-state sponsors.
Plan for counterterrorism: Philip Mudd appears as a counterterrorism analyst on CNN in May 2018 (Photo: Edition.cnn.com)
As per wiki sites, Philip has also penned two books that comprise his analysis and viewpoint regarding the step against the terrorism.
His published books include Takedown: Inside the Hunt for Al in 2013 and The HEAD Game: High-Efficiency Analytic Decision-Making and the Art of Solving Complex Problems Quickly in 2015.
Philip also owns a company called Mudd Management, which specializes in security consulting, analysis training and public speaking about security issues. Similarly, he serves as the Director of Enterprise Risk at SouthernSun Asset Management in Memphis, Tennessee. The company prides itself on identifying high-value companies and smart investments.
4. Is Philip Mudd Soon To Be Revoked?
President Donald Trump hinted that he might revoke Philip Mudd, The US intelligence official's security clearance after a viral video showed the Republican strategist Paris Dennard getting into a heated argument with Mudd in which Mudd grew visibly upset after he was accused of making more money from his security clearance via consulting firms.
Adding to that, Trump even described that Mudd was totally unglued and weird. However, official information about revoking is yet to come out.
5. Is Philip Mudd A Married Man With Wife?
Despite his open career, Philip does not speak much regarding his personal life on his social media or interviews. However, his humor related post of girlfriend and wife often confounds his followers.
In February 2018, he made a tweet in response to the indictments of former FBI director, Robert Mueller. Philip said that he and his girlfriend had just changed their safe word to Richard Painter, an American attorney and added that his followers would not believe the difference it has made.
Similarly, Philip, who is a Trump hater, took Twitter to satire the American President in March 2018. Referring to Trump, he insisted that he has sleepy eyes as in he just had sex with a pornstar while his wife sat at home nursing their newborn son.
Although he mentioned 'wife' in his hilarious tweets, none of it indicated his married life nor his wife.
6. His Net Worth In 2018
Philip holds more than two decades of an experience, serving as a high-profile government official. The position not only gave name and fame but also extended his net worth which falls somewhere in the seven figures region.
He has undoubtedly accumulated the prominent part of net worth from the paycheck received as a CIA analyst, i.e about $58,972 per year. Similarly, serving as FBI agent for five years, he derived the average salary about $63,560 per year.
Moreover, he also collects the immense amount of revenue from his management company, Mudd Management. He also earns the salary of $118,023, serving as the Director of Enterprise Risk at SouthernSun Asset Management.
Through the multiple professional ventures, his net worth has been increasing day by day so far.
Besides, Philip is involved in an unpaid work volunteering on the advisory board of the National Counterterrorism Center, assisting the Director of National Intelligence.