Jake Tapper
Jake Tapper
Celebrated Name: Jake Tapper
Real Name/Full Name: Jacob Paul Tapper
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 12 March 1969
Birth Place: New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jennifer Marie Brown (m. 2006)
Children: Yes (2 children)
Profession: American journalist, author, and cartoonist
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

In the American television station known as CNN, one voice has been captured and noted by viewers. The voice belongs to no one else apart from Jake Tapper. Becoming G a journalist is not an easy task, but to Jake, it was his passion. Out of this passion, this man became an anchor by most viewed and listened to the news on the CNN channel earning money and fame. We can now go through his early life, career, awards, and Achievement to know what is Jake Tapper’s net worth in 2018 precisely.

Maybe you know about Jake Tapper very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Jake Tapper’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Jake Tapper was born in 1969, 12th March as Jacob Paul Tapper. He was born in New York City, New York. Tapper grew up in Queen Village, Philadelphia. His father is Theodore, while his mother is Helen Anne. Helen was a psychiatric nurse by career who had returned after working for Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

He had also attended Harvard Medical School, where he went to serve as the president of South Philadelphia Pediatrics and associates clinical professor after graduation. He worked in pediatrics at Jefferson Medical clinic.

On reaching the school-going age, Jake Tapper attended Alina Hebrew Academy and later Independent Jewish day school, which was in Menon, Pennsylvania. From there, he went to Dartmouth College, where he graduated in 1991. He attended USC School of Cinematic Arts in a brief moment.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 March 1969, Jake Tapper is 55 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.


Jake Tapper started his career in 1992 when he became a campaign press secretary for Margolis Mezvinsky, who was a candidate for the democratic congressional party. He also worked for Powell Tate, which was a public relations firm based in Washington DC. The firm was run by Jody Powell, who was a Democrat and Sheila Tate, who held different political views of a Republican. Jake again worked for Handgun Control, inclusive for a short time in 1997. This institution is today known as Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

At the beginning of his career, Tapper wrote several articles as a freelancer before starting his full-time journalism career in 1998. He wrote for Washington city paper for two years with a rank of Senior Writer. Still, in the Washington City Paper, Tapper worked for Salon.com as the Washington City Correspondent. He reported about Enron and was an early criticizer of the Bush administration’s claim regarding Iraq’s access to weapons of mass destruction.

In 2002 Tapper hosted CNN news talk show, Take Five as a Columnist for a Talk Magazine. He has also written for the different magazines in New York and Los Angeles. Among many other publications, Jake Tapper has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, and Los Angeles Times.

In most times, Jake contributed to National Public Radio in the program known as All Things Considered. His work is also noted in The Best American Political Writing 2002.

Also, Tapper was the correspondent for quite some programs in the VHI news specials in 2002. In 2003 Jake was hired to work for ABC News, where he captured a range of topics among which the ABC News Baghdad bureau. Tapper has met with many famous people for an interview, and he tirelessly worked in many correspondences.

Awards and Achievements

Jake Tapper has been a senior Whitehouse correspondent for ABC News, where he has won three Merriman Smith Memorial Awards for broadcast journalism. He was also ranked number one of all the media figures in America who are a television-based journalist in 2010. In 2016 Jake was honored with two National Headliner Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Jake Tapper in 2024

Jake Tapper Net Worth
Jake Tapper Net Worth

As of June 2024, Jake Tapper has an estimated net worth of $12 million. That is solely from his job as an actor, columnist, and journalism. All his places of work were an opportunity to amass the amount.

Jake was not a coward, and this is why he excelled wonderfully in this career as journalism is a sensitive career that needs a carefully mature person.


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