Is Amaryllis Fox married? Yes, she is. She is currently married to Robert F. Kennedy III. Their wedding ceremony was held on July 7, 2018. Previously, she was married to Dean Fox. Despite the separation from her first husband, she has still retained his surname i.e. “Fox.” Amaryllis Fox is also blessed with a daughter from her previous marriage and resides in San Francisco, California. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Amaryllis:
Who is Amaryllis Fox?
She is a former CIA Clandestine Service Officer and is also recognized for her role as a peace activist and writer. She is a coder and a successful entrepreneur as well. She appeared in the limelight after Fox appeared in the television programs.
Early Life and Education
She was born as Amaryllis Damerell Thornber (real name) in New York City to parents from different nationalities. Her mother is an English actress whereas her father is an American economist. The exact birthdate of New York City hasn’t been revealed yet. She has traveled to several parts of the world because of father’s profession. Her father mainly works in the developing world. Later, her mother Lalage Damerell was remarried to Steven Rales who is one of the famous billionaires operating a science and tech company.
At the age of 16, she returned back to the United States and applied to the Naval Academy and also in Oxford to study aerospace engineering and international la respectively. She also worked for the Mai Laa refugee camp as a volunteer. She also served for the Burmese democracy movement and became on the limelight after taking the interview with Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi for the BBC.
In 1999, she completed her matriculation from Oxford University studying international law and after that started working with Xanana Gusmao’s team for which she moved to Dili, East Timor and Srebrenica, Bosnia. She completed her graduation from Oxford in 2002 with an honors degree. After that, she was enrolled at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service from where she received her graduation in international security.
Career and Professional Life
While being at the School of Foreign Service, Fox developed an algorithm that was useful in predicting terrorist activities under Dan Byman who was her thesis advisor who was also a leading thinker on the United States policy and terrorism. Amaryllis started working for SE Asia as a political and terrorism analyst after sharing the algorithm with the Agency. Later, she went for the operational training program and soon started working as a Clandestine Service officer.
After gaining experience in the international field, Amaryllis also started using her code skills to start an e-commerce company named MUlu which was focused on the support of the risk communities. She was hired by Twitter, one of the leading social networking sites in the world in 2014 where she was made responsible for Twitter’s global e-commerce business. In December 2015, she quit her job on Twitter in order to give full time for writing.
Fox’s real name is Amaryllis Damerell Thornber and was first married to Dean Fox. She kept her husband surname and hasn’t changed despite being separated. Her second marriage took place on July 7, 2018. The name of her new husband is Robert F. Kennedy III. According to some wiki sites, the duo met four years ago. They became blessed with a daughter born on January 7th, 2019, at 6:27 pm. With her former husband, she has welcomed a baby daughter named Zoë Victoria who is nine years old now.
Amaryllis Fox has an average height and a well-maintained body structure. During her pregnancy, Fox has gained some weight which is very normal. Other exact body measurement statistics of Fox are not provided.
Salary and Net worth
Former CIA spy Amaryllis Fox has an impressive amount of net worth which is still under review. She developed an algorithm for predicting terrorist activities and has served SE Asia as its political and terrorism analyst. Fox has also proven to be a successful television personality where has worked as the co-host for the History Channel’s show entitled American Ripper. She made a short film named A Field In Between with Peter Berg and CNN films and was mostly filmed in Iraq. At Cannes, the short movie earned the “Voice of a Woman” award.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of former CIA spy is available on a number of wiki sites but is yet missing from Wikipedia. You can find Fox on Instagram @amaryllisfox where she is being followed by more than 3k followers now. Likewise, her spouse is also active on the same social networking site @robertfkennedyjr. Fox is also active on Twitter @amaryllisfox where she has managed to retain more than 6k followers.
I just read the audio book titled “Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA” by Amaryllis Fox. A very interesting book and extremely well written.