Antony John Blinken was a diplomat and official of the American government who worked as a U.S. Deputy State Secretary from 2015 to 2017. He worked as a Deputy National security advisor under President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2015. Blinken is now a CNN global affairs analyst. He has been selected as Secretary of State by President-elect Joe Biden.
Antony was born on April 16, 1962, in New York City. Judith (Frehm) is his mother’s name and Donald M. Blinken is his mother’s name. His birth sign is Aries. Blinken follows Judaism and he belongs to Jewish ethnicity. Following his divorce from his parents, he moved to Paris, France, with his mother and her new husband. He is fluent in the French language. He plays guitar and has two ABlinken alias songs available on Spotify.
|Full name||Antony John Blinken|
|Date of birth||April 16 1962|
|Age||58 years old as of 2020|
|Birth Place||New York, USA|
|Home town||New York, USA|
|Residing town||Washington, D.C.|
|Education||Dalton School, New York/ Harvard University/ Columbia Law School|
|Marital Status||Married (Evan Ryan)|
|Social Media||Instagram/ Twitter|
|Net Worth||Around $45 million as of 2020|
Antony Blinken Education
Antony attended New York City’s Dalton School until 1971. He attended Jeanine Manuel Ecole. He returned to the U.S. He attended Harvard University and received his bachelor’s degree. At Harvard University, he edited and co-edited the weekly art magazine in the daily student newspaper. Blinken reported for The New Republic after he earned his bachelor’s degree. He received his J.D. Columbia Law School in 1988. Blinken worked with his father on fundraising for Michael Dukakis during the 1988 presidential campaign.
Antony Blinken Body measurement and more
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Weight||71 kg (156lbs)|
Antony Blinken is a good looking man. He stands tall and is 5 feet 10 inches tall (1.78m). He weighs 71kg (156lbs). With brown hair and brown eyes, he’s got a fair complexion.
Antony Blinken Career
Mr. Blinken practiced law in New York and Paris before joining the Clinton Administration. Antony was a New Republic magazine reporter. He has written for numerous publications which includes The New York Times Magazine and Foreign Affairs, about foreign policy. He is the author of Ally Versus Ally: the Siberian Pipeline Crisis, America, Europe. On behalf of the Obama administration, he appears on cable and network television frequently.
Antony Blinken began his professional political career from 1994 to 2001. He worked on the US National Security Council staff at the White House under the administration of Bill Clinton. Blinken was the special assistant and senior director of Strategic Planning of the president office. He was the NSC Senior Director of Speechwriting from 1994 to 1998. He supported the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in the year 2003.
Between 2002 and 2008, he worked as a staff director for the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee under the Bush administration. He then worked at the center for strategic and international studies as a senior fellow. He was also a member of an Obama-Biden presidential transition team. From January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2013, Blinken worked as National security to Vice President Joe Biden. He helped craft the U.S. policy on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran’s nuclear program in this position. At the same time, he worked as a Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama. He supported the right of Israel to defend itself in 2014 during the Israel-Gaza conflict. The 2011 military intervention in Libya and the supply of weapons to Syrian rebels were supported by Blinken. Blinken expressed support for the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen in April 2015.
He was also elected by the US Senate as Deputy Secretary of State on 14 December. In 2017, he co-founded WestExec Advisors, a form of a political-strategic advisor along with Michele Flournoy, Sergio Aguirre, and Nitin Chadda. He is also a partner of Pine Island’s capital partners, a private equity firm. Blinken is a member of the foreign relations council. For Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign, he worked as a foreign policy advisor. Recently, on November 22, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden nominated him for the post of Secretary of State in his cabinet.
Antony Blinken Relationship
Antony Blinken is married to Evan Ryan. From 2013-2017, Evan served as Assistant State Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs. They were married in a bi-denominational ceremony at the Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in Washington, D.C. in the year 2002.
Antony Blinken Social Media
Antony is not active on Instagram but he has two accounts on Instagram with an account, antonyblinkenofficial with 496 followers and antonyblinken with 14 followers. Antony has just opened his account and pages in Facebook.
Antony is active on Twitter with an account, Antony Blinken with 209.8k followers (joined in July 2012).
Antony Blinken Net Worth
For a long time, Antony Blinken has been employed in several senior political positions. Since the Clinton Administration, he has held several roles in government. As a government official, he received a decent salary for his service. He has business investments in a couple of companies as well. He is a co-founder of WestExec Advisors, a political strategy advising firm. As of 2020, Blinken’s estimated net worth is around $45 million.