Angela Rye is a Liberal political commentator on CNN, American Attorney and the principal and CEO of IMPACT  strategies. Rye Served a general counsel and executive director to the congressional l black caucus for 112th Congress.

Early Life of Angela Rye

Born on 26 October 1979 Angela spent her childhood in her hometown Seattle. Rye was born to Eddie Rye Jr. (Father) and Andrea Rye (Mother). Her father works as a community organizer while her mother is a retired college Administrator.  Her career was influenced by her parents’ works.

Angela is of black ethnicity and American nationality. She had attended the private, all girls, Catholic college preparatory school named Holy Names Academy.

Angela attended The University of Washington and completed her undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Arts. She got Her Juris Degree from the Seattle University School of Law.

Career progression of Angela Rye

Rye worked as a Congresswoman Maxine Waters in the district office. She later served in the National Black Law Students Association as the Western Region Director. Angela joined the umbrella association for America’s 120 historically black colleges and universities for equal opportunity in Higher Education. Rye had served as the coordinator of Advocacy and Legislative Affairs.

In 2013 Rye co-founded IMPACT strategies which are a political advocacy firm directed towards the welfare of youths. It encourages youths in three core areas: economic empowerment, civic engagement, and political involvement. IMPACT  has formed many critical partnerships with the National Bar Association, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Rainbow/push and many more under the influence of Angela.

Angela Rye addressing an event
Angela Rye addressing an event

Angela was also the Senior Advisor Counsel to the house committee on homeland security. She is the Board member of Congressional black caucus institute and works as a political commentator for CNN. Rye has been featured on several media outlets, including CNN, HuffPost TV one and BET.

Rye has been awardee with DC’s most influential people award and ‘50 Businesswomen leaders award’. She won the title of ‘Marie Clarie’s power Women’ in 2013. Rye has received several prestigious awards like The Drum Majors for justice leadership award, NBLSA Western region Distinguished alumni award, Seattle university African – American award and many more.

In the Personal Life of Angela Rye


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Angela has not revealed the information about her personal life although she has been in the spotlight for quite a long time. She usually talks about her professional life in the media and when asked about her personal life she prefers not to answer any of the questions. Angela wants the media to focus on her work rather than her personal involvement. She currently lives in the Washington DC.

Angela Rye’s Net worth

The political analyst and commentator have an estimated net worth of $2 million according to know The dashing politician has been able to secure quite a lot of money from her work. She puts quite a lot of effort on her work and the amount she earns is worth the hard work.

Interesting Facts about Angela Rye

  • Angela was named after the black panther activist Angela Yvonne Davis
  • Rye has appeared in multiple magazines including Marie Clarie, Ebony, jet, Washington post and many others due to her achievements.

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