Antony Blinken

Birth Day April 16th, 1962
Birth Place New York City, New York
Age 59 Years Old

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About Antony Blinken

Antony John Blinken, popularly known as Antony Blinken or simply Tony Blinken is an American government official. He currently works for CNN as a global affairs analyst. He previously served in several high profile governmental positions. Most notably, he served as the US Deputy Secretary of State from 2015 to 2017. Under Barack Obama's administration, he served as Deputy Assistant to the President from 2009 to 2013 and as Deputy National Security Advisor from 2013 to 2015. He also served in the State Department and in senior positions on the National Security Council staff during the Clinton Administration. 

It is reported in November 2020 that the President-elect Joe Biden chose Blinken for Secretary of State, with whom he had worked as a foreign policy advisor for Biden's 2020 presidential campaign. 

He is a member of the Democratic Party. He has over 76k followers on Twitter.

Blinken was born on 16 April 1962. His birth name is Antony John Blinken. His birth place is in New York City, New York in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to Jewish parents, Donald M. Blinken, a father, and Judith Blinken, a mother. His parents divorced and his mother married attorney Samuel Pisar. Pisar is both the Auschwitz and Dachau camps in the Holocaust survivor.

Regarding his educational background, he attended the Dalton School in New York City until 1971. Following his parents' divorce, he moved with his mother and her new husband to Paris, France. He attended Ecole Jeanine Manuel. He returned to the United States where he attended Harvard University. He worked on The Harvard Crimson as well as co-edited the weekly art magazine. After graduating from Harvard with a bachelor's degree, he attended Columbia Law School. He obtained his J.D. degree from Columbia Law School in 1988. 

Antony Blinken stands at an average American height. He has an average body weight. He has maintained a well-balanced body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is also dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

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Antony Blinken Career

  • After graduating from Harvard, he worked as a reporter for The New Republic. 
  • After earning his J.D. degree, he practiced law in New York City and Paris. 
  • He worked with his father Donald in fundraisers for Michael Dukakis during the 1988 presidential campaign.
  • Under the Bill Clinton Administration from 1994 to 2001, he served on the US National Security Council staff at the White House. 
  • He also served as the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Strategic Planning and NSC Senior Director for Speechwriting from 1994 to 1998. 
  • He served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European and Canadian Affairs from 1999 to 2001.
  • Under the Bush Administration, he served as staff director for the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 2002 to 2008. 
  • He also served as a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • He worked for Joe Biden's presidential campaign in 2008. 
  • He was a member of the Obama-Biden presidential transition team. 
  • Under the Obama administration, he served as Deputy Assistant to the President from 2009 to 2013. 
  • During the same time, he also served as the National Security Advisor to the Vice President.
  • The Senate elected him as Deputy Secretary of State in December 2014. 

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  • He is credited to play a key role in the formulation of the Obama administration's response to the 2014 Crimean Crisis. 
  • He is the co-founder of WestExec Advisors, a political-strategic advisory firm based in D.C. He co-founded the firm in 2017 with Michele Flournoy, Sergio Aguirre, and Nitin Chadda. 
  • He is a partner of Pine Island Capital Partners, a private equity firm. 
  • He recused himself from Pine Island Capital Partners to serve as a senior foreign policy advisor with Biden's 2020 presidential campaign.
  • He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 
  • It was reported on 22 November 2020 that Biden had selected Blinken as his nominee for Secretary of State. 

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Antony Blinken Wife

Antony Blinken is a married man. He is married to Evan Ryan. They got married in a bi-denominational ceremony at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. in 2002. A rabbi and priest officiated their wedding. More details about his personal life will be updated soon. 

Antony Blinken Net Worth

Antony Blinken has been working in several senior political positions for a long time. He has held several positions in government since the Clinton Administration. He has received a decent salary for his service as a governmental official. He also has business investments in a couple of firms. He is a co-founder of the political strategy advising firm, WestExec Advisors. He was also a partner at Pine Island Capital Partners until 2020. His salary and net worth details will be updated soon. 

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