Tim Phillips

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13, 1964
South Carolina
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13, 1964 (age 55)
South Carolina


Known for his activism on behalf of conservative political causes, he served as president of Americans for Prosperity, a group that successfully pushed for Republican control of the United States House of Representatives during the 2010 election cycle.

Before Fame

After studying briefly at Liberty University in Virginia, he earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Virginia Tech.


Under Phillips' leadership, Americans for Prosperity grew to encompass fifty chapters and over two million members. He is also famous as a prominent member of the early 21st Century conservative Tea Party movement.

Family Life

A native of Spartanburg, South Carolina, he later settled in Virginia. His marriage to Julia Reider resulted in twin boys, as well as another son and a daughter.

Associated With

He and fellow Republican Matthew Hill both became affiliated with the Tea Party movement.