Who is Liz Cheney’s husband of 28 years, 'litigation trailblazer’ Philip Perry?

Bruno Cooke May 12, 2021
Who is Liz Cheney’s husband of 28 years, 'litigation trailblazer’ Philip Perry?
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Husband to Liz Cheney and son-in-law to former Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney, Philip Perry is a successful American attorney with experience of the US Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and District Courts across the country.

With Liz Cheney currently in the news due to her ousting from GOP leadership, people are curious about the politician’s personal life, net worth and marriage to her husband, Philip Perry.

Meet Liz Cheney’s husband, Philip Perry

Elizabeth (Liz) Cheney and her husband Philip Perry are graduates of Colorado College.

When they married in 1993, Cheney formally took Perry’s surname. But she kept the name of her father, Dick Cheney, for use in her professional and political life.

Perry’s legal career has seen him alternate between government and lobbying work. 

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During the Bush–Cheney campaign of 2000, he was among the running team’s closest advisors, and served in several high ranking positions.

What is Philip ‘Litigation Trailblazer’ Perry’s net worth

While no official figures for Philip Perry’s net worth are publicly available, CelebSageWiki estimates his net worth to be between $1 million and $5 million.

He is currently a litigation partner with Latham & Watkins.

In 2018, the National Law Journal recognised Perry in its Litigation Trailblazers report, which celebrates “remarkable successes”.

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What is Liz Cheney’s net worth?

Meanwhile his wife Liz Cheney’s net worth, according to Open Secrets, was almost $15 million in 2018.

This is substantially higher than Exact Networth’s estimate of $7 million, and Gossip Gist’s estimate of between $5 million and $10 million.

Do they have any children?

They have five children: Grace, Richard, Elizabeth, Kate and Philip.

In 2004, the family attended the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York City (see below).

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Who are Liz Cheney’s parents?

Elizabeth Cheney is the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and author, scholar and former talk show host Lynne Cheney.

Her mother Lynne is the author and co-author of twelve books, including six children’s bestsellers about American history.

Her most recent book is the New York Times bestseller, We the People: The Story of Our Constitution.

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Bruno is a novelist, amateur screenwriter and journalist with interests in digital media, storytelling, film and politics. He’s lived in France, China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, but returned to the UK for a degree (and because of the pandemic) in 2020. His articles have appeared in Groundviews, Forge Press and The Friday Poem, and most are readable on Medium or onurbicycle.com.