Philip Dunton Murphy most commonly known as Phil Murphy is the current Democratic governor of New Jersey. He was elected as the 56th governor in 2017.

Who is Phil Murphy?

Philip Dunton Murphy most commonly known as Phil Murphy is the current Democratic governor of New Jersey. He was elected as the 56th governor in 2017. Moreover, he is an American financier, diplomat, and politician. Phil Murphy has also served as the United States Ambassador to Germany from 2009 to 2013.

Phil Murphy has held several executive positions at the financial firm Goldman Sachs, also including at international offices in Frankfurt, Germany, and many others.

Personal Details on Phil Murphy
Full NamePhilip Dunton Murphy
Nick NamePhil Murphy
Date of BirthAugust 16, 1957
Age63 years old
Born PlaceNeedham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political PartyDemocratic
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAmerican
FatherWalter F. Murphy
MotherDorothy Louise
Education ( High School / College / University)Needham High SchoolHarvard University (BA)The University of Pennsylvania (MBA)
SpouseTammy Snyder
ChildrenFour
ProfessionGovernor, Financier, Politician
Social MediaFacebook / Twitter / Instagram
Net Worth$60 Million
Height1.92 m
Phil Murphy Age, Birthday

Phil Murphy was born on 16th August 1957 in Needham, Massachusetts. Currently, he is sixty-three years old. He celebrates his birthday on August 16th each year.

Phil Murphy Height, Weight

Height: 1.92 m

Weight: 85 kg (approx.)

Phil Murphy Family, Childhood

Phil Murphy was born as the youngest son to Dorothy Louise and Walter F. Murphy. His mother was a secretary and his father took any job he could. Phil’s family was Irish-American. He was raised in both cities Needham and nearby Newton, Massachusetts. Phil Murphy was the youngest of his three siblings. Murphy used to play soccer during childhood and this interest remained with him in older age.

Murphy worked as a dishwasher at the age of thirteen to support his family financially.

Phil Murphy Education

Phil Murphy graduated from Needham High School in 1975. In 1979, he graduated from Harvard University with a degree in economics. Then in 1983, he achieved a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Phil Murphy Career

Phil Murphy began his career as an intern at Goldman Sachs in 1982. He was hired after graduating in 1983. His hard work paid off and in 1993, he was made the head of the company’s office in Frankfurt. Murphy further got opportunities to work as the head in Australia, Germany, and Switzerland. Finally, he retired in 2006.

In May 2005, Acting Governor Richard Codey selected Murphy to the New Jersey Benefits Task Force on public sector employee benefits in response to the New Jersey pension crisis. The task force reported its findings in December 2005. At this time Murphy was already considered to be retired from Goldman Sachs.

After being retired from Goldman Sachs, Phil Murphy served as the National Finance Chair of the Democratic National Committee. He worked there from 2006 to 2009.

Phil Murphy has been appointed to the boards of various civic or philanthropic groups. Some of them are NAACP, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, the Center for  American Progress, 180 Turning Lives Around, and several programs of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Phil Murphy was appointed as the German Ambassador by President Barrack Obama on July 9, 2009. He served from 2009 to 2013.

Gubernatorial Election

Phil Murphy was the Democratic nominee for Governor of New Jersey in the 2017 gubernatorial election. He faced Republican Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno in the general election. He won the election on November 7, 2017. And he was sworn into office on January 16, 2018.

Phil Murphy Wife, Children

Murphy married to Tammer Snyder in 1994. They first met when both worked at Goldman Sachs.

Murphy and Tammer have four children together. They have three sons, Charles Dunton Murphy, Josh Murphy, Sam Murphy, and a daughter named Emmanuelle Medway Murphy. Currently, Phil and Murphy live in Monmouth country, New Jersey.

Phil Murphy Net Worth

Phill Murphy’s net worth is estimated to be around $60 million as of September 2020. Murphy also owns houses in Berlin and Itlay. He made greater money from his profession. He also works as a financier. He made huge income even before his entry into politics.

Murphy also donated an amount of about $980,000 during the last five years.

Phil Murphy’s Awards and Honors

Phil Murphy received an honorary degree from Hamilton College in 2015. He also received another honorary degree in 2019 from Rutgers University.

Other Facts:

Phil Murphy underwent surgery on March 4, 2020, in New York City to remove cancerous tumors in his kidney. And finally, succeed and made a full recovery in a short time.

Phil Murphy Social Media Accounts

Facebook: @PhilMurphyNJ

Followers:86,579

Youtube: Phil Murphy for Governor

Subscribers: 555

Twitter: @PhilMurphyNJ

Followers: 123.9k

Instagram: govmurphy

Followers: 180k

Recent News:

The link below updates recent news on Phil Murphy and his recent works. Phil Murphy had recently ripped social media Bozos for spreading fake news of his daughter’s wedding. Murphy later cleared that his daughter was not getting married indoors secretly.

Phil Murphy (New Jersey) – Google News

Phil Murphy Social Media Links

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