American journalist, author, and cartoonist Jake Tapper has an appealing characteristic; he makes the boring news relatable and keeps the audience engaged. He is known as a fierce critique of the political spectrums.
Jake Tapper Wiki-Like-Bio (Age)
Jake Tapper was born on 12 March 1969, in New York City. He was raised in Queen Village, Philadelphia, by father Theodore S, an associate clinical professor of paediatrics at Jefferson Medical College, and mother Helen Anne, a retired psychiatric nurse. His parents divorced when he was very young.
He completed his high school studies from Akiba Hebrew Academy, a pluralistic Jewish day school now known as the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. In 1991, he graduated with an A.B. in history from Dartmouth College. As per wiki, Jake attended The USC School of Cinematic Arts after graduation.
Taper has been a widely respected reporter for more than 15 years with his outstanding reporting skills. His reporting on the 2016's US Presidential election gave him a lot of awards and reputation and further boosted his career.
Talking about his journey, Tapper started his career in journalism at the Washington City Paper, in 1998, as a Washington correspondent. For two years, he wrote many articles as a writer and dedicated his full-time in journalism. For his work at the Washington City Paper, he was awarded an award titled, “Society of Professional Journalist.” Prior to writing, he had worked under some politicians as their press secretary.
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Meanwhile, his career in CNN began in the year 2012 where he first got the chance to work as anchor a new weekday program. Later in 2013, he got his own show in CNN, “The Lead With Jake Tapper”. The show won three National Headliner Awards for its reporting in the same year. In 2015, Tapper became host of CNN's Sunday political show, State of the Union with Jake Tapper.
Family- Wife, Children
During an interview in January 1998, Tapper stated that he had once dated Monica Lewinsky. He also wrote the story about their date on Washington City paper. Later in 2004, he met with Jennifer Marie Brown, daughter of Thomas and Linda Marie while organizing the presidential campaign coverage for ABC. They dated for two years before taking their relationship to next level. They tied the knot in 2006 at Missouri.
Jake Tapper flaunts wedding picture on their anniversary on 3 September 2018 (Photo: Jim Tapper's twitter)
As of now, Jake and his wife are blessed with two children; a daughter named Alice and a son Jack. They reside with their family in Washington D.C.
Height And Net Worth
With an attractive body build, Jake Tapper stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inch, which is equivalent to 1.82 m. He has a body mass of 68 kilograms, which perfects his slim frame figure.
According to sources, Jake Tapper has got an estimated net worth of approximately $4 million accumulated from working as a journalist for various media channels and earns a salary of about $300 thousand per annum.