Jake Tapper Wiki, Wife, Family, Salary, Net Worth
One of the most respected reporters in the capital of the United States, Jake Tapper has covered every type of news in his career. From the ruler villages of Afghanistan to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he has covered sensitive news with sublime professionalism.
Jake is currently hosting The Lead with Jake Tapper who is an hour-long weekday show. The host has also authored several books including The Hellfire Club, The Outpost, etc.
How Much Is Jake's Net Worth?
As a host, Jake, at the age of 49, has summoned the net worth of $8 million dollars. He has been able to accumulate his fortunes with an average salary of $4 million.
He has covered different genres of news from politics to money, and from sports to culture. The journey of his journalism at CNN started in 2013. In the network, he served as the host for The Lead with Jake Tapper and has also been hosting CNN's Sunday Morning Show since 2015.
Using his political knowledge, he interviews the top newsmakers with the matters related to policies and politics from around the world. In the recent Presidential election 2016, he covered the election for CNN and even moderated two Presidential Primary debates.
Before joining CNN, he worked for ABC for almost nine years. He had worked in ABC as the senior White House Correspondent. He was also involved with the ABC’s Emmy award-winning news on the coverage of 2008 president Obama’s inauguration. He has done some of the most remarkable coverages including the corners of Afghanistan, the war zone in Iraq and Baghdad, and the aftermath condition of the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
So the hard work and the coverage of every kind of news from the national to the international level is the reason why he has been one of the most respected reporters in the capital for more than 14 years.
Journey With His Wife
The CNN reporter is a married man. He shared his vows with Jeniffer Tapper (né Marie Brown) in September 2006.
It's been more than 12 years that they are sharing the romantic bliss. The two met during the presidential campaign 2004 while he was covering for ABC. He said that his career in ABC had a horrible impact on their relationship and it was Jenniffer who never gave up.
It is from her support that the two have recently celebrated 12 years of togetherness.
(Photo: Jake's Twitter)
Back then when the two got married, Jennifer worked as a regional field manager for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The couple had to live in Jake’s bachelor pad after their marriage. They then shifted to a beautiful 4-story home in Rock Creek.
The couple parents two young children, Alice and Jack. Now all of them are living happily together as a family.
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Before Jake met Jeniffer, there was news that he dated Monica Lewinsky before her affair with President Bill Clinton hit the news. He called her “a sweet girl” and “nice” and was with her a few weeks before from shocking "Lewinsky Scandal."
The native American was born as Jacob Paul Tapper in 1969 on 12th March as per wiki. He was born to a hippie family from father Dr. Theodore S. Tapper and Anne Tapper.
This handsome journalist stands at a height of 1.85 meters.