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Why Phil Mattingly, CNN Heartthrob Isn't Gay | Bio: Age, Married & More

Date: 15 May, 2019

Why Phil Mattingly, CNN Heartthrob Isn't Gay | Bio: Age, Married & More

Quick Summary

BirthdayDecember 16
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionJournalist
Relationship StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseChelsea Carter (m. 2010)
Divorce/SplitNo
Wedding DateDecember 2010
Dating/AffairChelsea Carter (m. 2010)
GayNo
Net WorthNot Disclosed
Ethnicity/RaceWhite
ReligionChristianity
CollegeOhio State University, Boston University
HairShort
Hair ColorBlonde-Black
Eye ColorBlue
Son/s2

CNN’s handsome hunk, Phil Mattingly’s secretive personality rumored him of being a gay, an allegation he slowly wiped up by disclosing his happy married life in pieces.

The young looking journalist is praised for feeding the viewers with the latest breaking news. He worked in Bloomberg Television until 2015 and joined CNN as a New York-based correspondent in December 2015.

Phil Mattingly Wiki/Bio: Age

It's surprising that the famous journalist’s date of birth is not known till date which makes his age a secret as well. But, he has been celebrating his birthday on the 16th of December every year. He looks young, suggesting that he is in his middle ages and is believed to have Caucasians roots.

Phil hasn’t confirmed if America is his country of birth, but for now, he holds American nationality and was supposedly raised in Toledo, Ohio based on the fact that he attended the Ohio State University from 2006-2008. After then he moved to Boston University where he did masters in Journalism.

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It is a struggle to dig out Phil’s personal information with so little he let the people know about him while he has professional freedom to report on famous personalities including Donald J Trump.

Phil Mattingly's CNN Journey

Had the reticent man wanted, he would have kept everything to himself, literally everything! But his career has remained delineated. Shout out to the organizational record-keeping policy otherwise; he could have stayed a total enigma while displaying his adorable smile on television.

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The Journalist joined Bloomberg Television in Washington with a masters degree in Journalism in his clutch. He worked with the network until 2015.

The former Bloomberg correspondent hit a bonanza when CNN hired him as New York-based correspondent in December 2015. As of 2018, he works in the network’s designation of congressional correspondent, based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.

The CNN’s correspondent is successful in his career with $300 thousand in hand as annual salary while his net worth is yet to be processed.

Why Phil Mattingly Got Rumored As Gay?

The heightening TV personality has not been the best as letting the world sneak peek into his life. This convention gave people the freedom to develop a doubt concerning his sexual orientation. People got into postulating him as a Gay.

Mattingly didn’t make an extra effort to shut down the gay rumor, instead has hinted his support for the gay community through his tweets. (2014 & 2015-he tweeted about the legalization of same-sex marriage).

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The man might have been too occupied to address his gay rumor.

Phil Mattingly Is Married To Wife of Almost 8 Years

Okay, here comes the reason behind the journalist’s indifference to gay rumors. While the world was busy suspecting his sexuality, he was already a husband to his wife (almost eight years and counting) Chelsea Carter, who is good at accounts. 

The couple got married back in December 2010 in Washington D.C. They are even parents to their two boys (the youngest born in July 2017).

While the world is wondering what else the father of two buys has sealed in his mystery box, he can’t stop worrying about his son’s education.

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Concerned Father: Phil Mattingly tweets about his concerns regarding rocketing educational expenses- 17 May 2018. (Photo: Phil Mattingly's Twitter)

Not every celebrity is out and about boasting their personal life on social media. Phil Mattingly is undoubtedly one of them. We might as well respect his privacy and let him live his happy married life.