Fiona Hill

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Full Name Fiona Hill
Age 55 Years Old
Nick Name Hill
Gender Female
Famous As Presidential Advisor
Birth Date December 2nd, 1965
Birth Place Bishop Auckland, England

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A British-born American foreign affairs specialist, as well as the current Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, is named for Fiona Hill. She is a former official at the U.S. National Security Council specializing in Russian and European affairs. She was a witness in the November 2019 House hearings regarding the impeachment of President Trump. 

Fiona Hill Giving The Speech

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Fiona Hill says Putin has America 'exactly where he wants us'

President Donald Trump's former top Russia adviser is warning that President Vladimir Putin has America "exactly where he wants us." "Putin, sadly, has got all of our political class, every single one of us, including the media, exactly where he wants us. He's got us feeling vulnerable...on edge, and he's got us questioning the legitimacy of our own systems," Fiona Hill told CBS' Lesley Stahl in an interview set to air on "60 Minutes" Sunday. The interview marks the former top White House official's first since testifying in the impeachment inquiry into Trump. During congressional hearings in the inquiry, Hill warned that the Republican defense of the President -- by peddling Ukraine conspiracy theories -- was in danger of extending Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

Fiona Hill On Vladimir Putin's Move To Stay In Power In Russia

Mary Louise Kelly talks with Fiona Hill, former National Security Council analyst, about a newly proposed Russian law that would allow President Vladimir Putin to run for two additional terms. Mary said "I was curious what Fiona Hill makes of this. She is a leading expert on Vladimir Putin. She was President Trump's top Russian advisor until last year. You'll recognize her name and her voice if you followed the impeachment hearings last fall. When we called her today, Fiona Hill told me this move by Putin is about promoting stability, predictability and also seizing an opportune moment". Whereas Fiona Hill said, "It's very interesting that this was announced against the backdrop of a spat between Russia and Saudi Arabia and other members of OPEC about oil production cuts - now, obviously, against the backdrop of the pandemic of coronavirus, which is roiling markets and...".

Early Life of Fiona Hill

In October 1965, Fiona Gill was born in Bishop Auckland, Country Durham, England. She is English by nationality and her ethnicity is White. As of 2019, she celebrated her 54th birthday. Her religion is Christian. She is the daughter of a coal miner, Alfred Hill, and a midwife, June Murray. Her father died in 2012; her mother still lives in Bishop Auckland. Her family struggled financially; June sewed clothes for her daughters and at age 13, Fiona began working at odd jobs, including washing cars and working as a waitress at a local hotel. She and her sister attended Bishop Barrington School, a local comprehensive school. In the year 2017, she recalled applying for the University of Oxford: "I applied to Oxford in the '80s and was invited to an interview. It was like a scene from Billy Elliot: people were making fun of me for my accent and the way I was dressed. It was the most embarrassing, awful experience I had ever had in my life." She also studied history and Russian at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. At Harvard University, she earned a master's degree in Russian and modern history in 1991, and a Ph.D. in history in 1998 under Richard Pipes, Akira Iriye, and Roman Szporluk. She became a US citizen in 2002.

Career of Fiona Hill

  • Fiona Hill began her career by working in the research department at the John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1991 to 1999, and at the National Intelligence Council as a national intelligence analyst of Russia and Eurasia from 2006 to 2009. 
  • She then took a leave of absence from the Brookings Institution, where she was director for the Center on the United States and Europe, while also on the National Security Council. 
  • She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the board of trustees of the Eurasia Foundation.
  • She was director of Harvard University's Strengthening Democratic Institutions project in 1999. 
  • She was an intelligence analyst under President George W. Bush and Barack Obama from 2006 to 2009. 
  • Moreover, she was appointed, in the first quarter of 2017, by President Donald Trump as Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs on his National Security Council staff, resigned her position on July 19, 2019, and returned to the Brookings Institution in 2020.
  • On 14th October 2019, responding to a subpoena, Hill testified in a closed-door deposition for ten hours before a committee of the United States Congress as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
  • She testified in public before the same body on 21st November 2019. 
  • She commented on Gordon Sondland's involvement in the Ukraine matter: "It struck me when (Wednesday), when you put up on the screen Ambassador Sondland's emails, and who was on these emails, and he said these are the people who need to know, that he was absolutely right," she said.

Net Worth of Fiona Hill

Fiona Hill is a very successful foreign affairs specialist. With her career, she has accumulated a huge amount of money. Her net worth is estimated to have $200 Thousand as of 2020 whereas her exact salary is under review but there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a considerable amount of salary from her earnings. She is living a luxurious lifestyle from her earnings. 

Personal Life of Fiona Hill

Fiona Hill is a married woman. She was married to Kenneth Keen. The duo is living a happy life as of now without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. The duo is also blessed with a daughter named Sidwell Friends who is twelve years old. She is enjoying her married life a lot without any problems. 

Body Measurements of Fiona Hill

Fiona Hill is a very beautiful woman with a tall height of five feet eight inches or 1.73 m. Her body weight is 60 KG. And Her shoe size is 6 UK. Her eye color is black and her hair color is dark brown. Overall, she has got a healthy body.