Real name Jacob Paul Tapper.
Date of birth March 12, 1969
Place of birth New York City, U.S.
Education Dartmouth College B.A.
Marital status Married
Children 2 (son and a daughter)
Career time 1998 to present
Net worth $ 4 million approx.
Zodiac sign Pisces
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Light Brown
Height 6 Feet 1 Inches (185.42 cm)
Weight 171.96 lbs. 78 kg
Jake Tapper is a well-known journalist. Meanwhile, he is currently the anchor of The Leader. Jake is from New York City, raised in Queen Village Philadelphia. His father was an associate professor of Pediatrics. His mother was from Canada and was a retired psychiatric nurse.
Jake Tapper Bio: Age, Early Life
Jake is an American journalist. Furthermore, he is also a famous author and cartoonist. He hosts CNN television news show, The Lead with Jack Tapper.
He is currently 51 years old, according to his known date of birth.
Jake Tapper Education Details
He went to Philadelphia School. He did a comic strip for a local weekly paper in his eighth grade. Later on, he joined Akiba Hebrew Academy in Pennsylvania. He graduated from Dartmouth College. He also attended the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Jake Tapper Career Details
Tapper served as campaign Press Secretary in 1992. Later on, he served as Congress Press Secretary. Furthermore, Tapper also worked for Powell Tate. Initially, Jake worked as a freelancer. He used to write articles. After that, in 1998, he joined journalism and pursued it as his full-time career. He was also appointed as a senior writer for the Washington City paper.
Moreover, he wrote about going on a date with Monica Lewinsky. In addition, the Tapper was a Washington correspondent for the salon.com. He gave reports about Enron nomination.
Additionally, he covered an early questioning of the Bush administration’s claim about Iraq having Weapons of mass destruction. In 2001 Tapper joined as a host of a CNN news talk show.
Tapper currently anchors a one-hour weekday program. Before joining CNN, he worked at ABC news. He was hired there in 2003 and worked on a wide range of topics. In 2012 Tapper joined CNN as a proper anchor. He is still working as an anchor at CNN.
Jake Tapper Awards
While working for ABC News, he received three Merriman Smith Memorial awards from the White House Correspondent’s Association. It was given to him as senior White House Correspondent. Furthermore, Tapper did coverage of the inauguration of President Obama. By this coverage; he earned an Emmy award. This coverage was considered as the most outstanding live coverage of news. A team was given an Edward R. award for covering Bin Laden: the death of the public. He was a part of this team.
Jake Tapper Net Worth
His estimated total salary is unknown but he has net worth of $4 million approximately.
Jake Tapper Dating History And Marriage Details
In 1998 Tapper met Monica Lewinsky. They went on a date about which Tapper wrote an essay. Before their second date, Matt Drudge revealed Monica’s affair with Clinton.
At present, he is married and not currently dating another woman as he seems to be happy and satisfied with his married life.
Tapper married Jennifer Marie Brown in 2006. Mary was a former Planned Parenthood official from Missouri. Together they live in Washington, DC.
Jake Tapper Parents
Jake belongs to Jewish family. Both his parents were Jewish. His father was Theodore S. Ted, and his mother, Helen Anne. His mother was a retired psychiatric nurse at the Philadelphia Veteran’s affairs Medical Centre. His father served as the president of South Philadelphia Pediatrics. Also, he worked as an associate clinical professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College.
Jake Tapper Kids
Jake and Mary together have two children. A son Jack and a daughter Alice Paul.
Jake Tapper Body Measurements
Jake is one of the fit and dashing journalists. He is 6 ft. 1 inches tall and weighs about 78 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes. Jake has Biceps of 15.5 inches. His chest size is 45 inches and waist is 34 inches.
Jake Tapper Cars And Houses
It was heard that Jake had sold his Washington house of $ 1.4 million. He was in this residence since 2007. The apartment was quite a masterpiece. Furthermore, it had up to five bedrooms and three bathrooms in just under 3,000 square feet. Whereas, his car collection is not revealed yet.
Fun Facts About Jake Tapper
Jake has an alternative clothing style. Additionally, his favorite color is black. He did not have any tattoo neither he smokes.