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OccupationJournalist, Author, Cartoonist
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristian
Place of birthUnited States
Birthyear1969
BirthmonthJanuary
Birthday2
Jacob Paul Tapper better known as Jake Tapper is an American author, cartoonist, as well as journalist. Currently, he serves as the chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper and Sunday morning affairs program State of the Union. Before joining CNN he was Senior House Correspondent in ABC. At that time for broadcast journalism, he was also honored with three Merriman Smith Memorial Awards.
 
 
Along with a prosperous career, Tapper has a wealthy personal life too. He is married and shares two children with his wife. Further, his net worth in 2019 is estimated at $8 million. 

Jake Tapper Net Worth, Salary, and House

Tapper has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2019. The journalist currently earns $4 million per annum as salary. 

 
 
 
 
 
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In Columbus Ohio to talk 2016 and more with Gov. John Kasich -- excerpt on #TheLead at 4pm ET, more on State of the Union on Sunday

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In 2017, he sold his Washington, D.C. residence for $1.4 million. The four-bedroom, three-and-a-half four-level, 2,930-square-foot house, also has a living room with fireplace and a kitchen with breakfast a room.

Further, the Tapper family moved into the home after buying it for $3.7 million. Zillow estimates it is worth even more now. After all, real estate in that tony D.C. neighborhood does not depreciate.

Jake Tapper Personal Life

Tapper is a married man. He tied the knot with his girlfriend, Jennifer Marie Brown in Missouri in 2006. The couple has a son and a daughter: Jack, Alice Paul.


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He is living happily with his wife and children. There is no other rumors or information about him being in a relationship or dating. One can follow him on Twitter, Facebook or on Instagram as he active in social media. As of 2016, Jake Tapper has a net worth of $12.76 dollars.

Jake Tapper Early life

Jake Tapper was born on March 12, 1969, in New York City, New York, the U.S. As per nationality, he is an American and belongs to the white ethnicity.

His mother, Helen Anne is a retired psychiatric nurse at Veterans Affairs Medical Centre. His father is Theodore S. “Ted”. Jacob was raised in Queen Village alongside his brother, Aaron J. Hahn Tapper, who is an author. 

He had attended Akiba Hebrew Academy and had completed graduation in 1991 from Dartmouth.

Jake Tapper Career

He had started a career since 1992. In 1992 he had worked as press secretary for a US Democratic party’s congressional candidate Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky. After that, he worked for Handgun Control Inc. He then began his career in journalism as a senior writer and worked for Washington City Paper from 1998 to 1999. From 1999 to 2002 he served as the Washington correspondent for Salon.com.

After that in 2003, he was hired by ABC News. From 2010 he had become an anchor of a program named This Week of channel ABC. In 5th November 2008, he was named as Senior White House Correspondent and the day after that the 2008 presidential election.

 
 
 
 
 
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With former Rep John Delaney at the CNN presidential candidate town hall at #SXSW

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In the same year, he was also awarded as 2008 for presidential coverage under deadline pressure. He had also replaced an anchor of a show named This Week. He had served regularly to “World News”, Good Morning America” and Nightline”.

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Jake had interviewed President Obama many times as a senior White House correspondent. He had also reported a broadcast of “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” and also he had won the 2005v Edward R. Murrow award for the best network newscast.

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On 20th December 2012, Jake had joined CNN. There he anchored a new weekday program. For reporting the Lead with Jake Tapper won three National Headliner Awards in 2013. He had also run a “fake show” in anticipation of The Lead.

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Jake had also written a book named The Outpost: An untold Story of American Valor. The book was about critically acclaimed about the US. The book was ranked 10th on the New York Times bestseller list. He is also an author of many books including Down and Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency and Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story. Awards Being the senior news reporter Tapper was awarded three Merriman Smith Memorial Awards. In 2011 he had won an award for breaking the 2011 story that the rating agency was expected to downgrade the AAA rating for US government debt.

 

 

Updated On Sat Aug 22 2015 Published On Tue Apr 14 2015 By rajan

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