• Angela Rye is an attorney and the CEO of the political advocacy firm IMPACT Strategies.
• She is also a political commentator on CNN and a political analyst on NPR.
• She has a BA from the University of Washington and a JD from Seattle University School of Law.
• She co-founded IMPACT Communications and IMPACT Strategies, and has been honored with several awards.
• She is 38 years old, with a net worth of $2 million and an annual salary of $200,000.


Who is Angela Rye?

Angela Rye is an attorney, who is perhaps best known for being the CEO as well as the Principal of the political advocacy firm – IMPACT Strategies. She is also widely recognized from regularly appearing on CNN as its liberal political commentator, and also on NPR as its political analyst.

Angela Rye’s Early Life, Parents and Education

Angela T. Rye was born on the 26th October 1979, in Seattle, Washington State USA, and is the only child of Andrea, a former college administrator, and Eddie Rye Jr. who is a business consultant and community organizer. She is of American nationality and black ethnicity. Upon matriculating from the private, all-girls, Catholic college-preparatory school Holy Names Academy in her home town, Angela enrolled at the University of Washington, from which she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2002. Subsequently, she continued her education at Seattle University School of Law, from which she graduated earning her Juris Doctor degree in 2005.

Angela’s Early Career

Angela began her professional career slightly before her graduation in 2004, when she began serving as the Western Region Director of National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA). In September 2005, she got involved in legislative advocacy, serving as the Coordinator of Advocacy and Legislative Affairs at the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education. In January 2007, Angela relocated to Washington, D.C., having landed a job at the Committee of Homeland Security’s US House of Reps where she served as the Senior Advisor and Counsel under the tenure of Congressman Bennie G. Thompson for the next four years, ’til December 2010.

Angela Rye and the IMPACT Strategies

In 2006, alongside Kathy Swayze, Angela Rye co-founded IMPACT (currently referred to as Impact Communications, Inc.), an organization focused on discovering and encouraging young and perspective professionals in areas of expertise such as civic engagement, economic empowerment as well as political involvement. Under Angela guidance, it quickly established strategic partnerships with organizations such as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Congressional Black Caucus Political Education and Leadership Institute as well as with the National Bar Association and National Urban League among several others.
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Prior to leaving the organization in June 2014 after eight years of service, in February 2013 Angela Rye founded IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm based in Washington, D.C. Angela’s company and her team containing several highly skilled professionals, are focused on creating on-demand strategic solutions, in order the bring balance to the global “political equation”, and also offering “tailored political advocacy” services to its clients.

Angela’s other professional achievements

Apart from all those already mentioned above, Angela Rye has also served on the 112th Congress of the Counsel to the Congressional Black Caucus, appearing as its Executive Director. Additionally, Angela is a board member of Seattle University School of Law Alumni, Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee, and Congressional Black Caucus Institute as well as of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, while also serving as the Senior Advisor of the Government Technology and Services Coalition.

For her great work, Angela has been honored with several prestigious awards, and has also featured in several magazines and publication outlets, including the Washington Post, Marie Claire and National Journal to name a few. Angela has added several on-camera appearances too, offering on-air commentary for NBC, TV One, BET and even HBO, while she currently appears regularly on CNN as is political commentator.

How old is Angela Rye? Her Age, Personal Appearance and presence on Social Media

Besides being successful in her area of expertise, Angela also sports a model-like appearance – her slim and toned figure measures 34″ – 26″ – 35″ with a height of 5ft 4ins. Her every on-camera appearance is very glamorous and fashion forward, which can also be seen on her official Instagram account where she has amassed more than 600,000 followers. This 38-year old American “empowermenteur” is also regularly active on Twitter, followed by well over 300,000 fans, as well as on YouTube and Facebook.

Angela Rye’s Salary and Net Worth

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented woman has accumulated so far? How rich Angela Rye is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Angela Rye’s net worth, as of mid-2018, revolves around the sum of $2 million, with an estimated annual salary of nearly $200,000. It has all been acquired through her successful career in the advocacy business, that has been active since the mid-2000s and, ever since, abundant with accolades and professional achievements.

Is Angela Rye married? Break up with Common and more about her private life

Angela’s current marital status hasn’t been disclosed, but it is quite possible that she is single at the moment. She has managed to keep her love life quite private, as there aren’t much relevant data about her previous romantic connections, although it has been publically acknowledged that she was in a relationship with Academy Award-winning musician and rapper – Common. The couple met during the summer of 2017, and shortly after began their romantic relationship. In the course of the next several months, they were often seen together, attending various public events, including The 2018 Oscars ceremony. However, in March 2018, they publically announced their break up.



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