Antony Blinken Net Worth: Antony Blinken is a former deputy National Security Advisor and Deputy Secretary of State under the Obama Administration. He has been chosen by Joe Biden for the position of Secretary of State. Antony Blinken net worth is estimated to be $8 million.
|Full Name||Antony John Blinken|
|Date of Birth||April 16, 1962|
|Age||58 years old|
|Born Place||New York, United States|
|Party Affiliation||Democratic Party|
|Wife||Evan Ryan (married since 2002)|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Blinken was born on April 16, 1962, in New York City to parents Judith and Donald M. Blinken. He went to Dalton School in New York City until 1971. After that, he moved to France where he went to Ecole Jeannine Manuel.
After returning to the United States from France, he went to Harvard University where he worked on The Harvard Crimson. He received a J.D. degree at Columbia Law School in 1988. One of his earliest works as a politician was during the 1988 presidential campaign where he worked with his father in fundraisers for Michael Dukakis.
Blinken’s career as a government official in higher positions started in 1994 when he served on the US National Security Council till 2001. From 1994 to 1998, he was a special assistant to President Clinton. From 1999 to 2001, he was Special Assistant to President Clinton and Senior Director for European and Canadian Affairs.
Blinken has also worked under Bush Administration. He was appointed staff director for the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee where he served until 2008. In 2008, he worked for the presidential campaign of Joe Biden and was a member of the Obama-Biden presidential transition team.
Under the Obama administration, Blinken served as Deputy Assistant to the President as well as National Security Advisor. He held that position from 2009 to 2013. In 2014, he was nominated for the Deputy Secretary post. He was confirmed as Deputy Secretary of State by the Senate by a vote of 55 to 38.
After 2016, Blinken co-founded WestExex Advisors, a political strategy advising firm. He is also a partner of private equity firm Pine Island Capital Partners.
Blinken worked as a foreign policy advisor of Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign. On November 22, 2020, Tony Blinken was selected by Biden as his nominee for Secretary of State.
Regarding his personal life, Blinken is married to Evan Ryan since 2002. Other than political keenness, Blinken plays guitar and has two songs available on Spotify.