Jake Tapper Biography


Jake Tapper

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Birth Name: Jake Tapper
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Birth Country: United States
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Age:   48 Years
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Best known for being the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, Jake Tapper is a journalist, cartoonist and an author from United States. He is also famous for being an anchor of the show The Lead with Jake Tapper. Tall and handsome, Jake Tapper was born as Jacob Paul Tapper at the end of 1960s in New York City, New York, United States of America to Theodore S. "Ted" and Helen Anne (née Palmatier) Tapper. He is an American. He is Jewish.

During his late 30s, Jake tied his married knot with a beautiful lady Jennifer Marie Brown. They got married in 2006 and their wedding ceremony was held at Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Besides this married life, there is no any information about their extra affairs and divorce.

Jake received his formal education at Akiba Hebrew Academy. Later on, he got enrolled at Dartmouth College. He also studied at the University Of Southern California School of Cinema-Television. He has been pursuing his professional career since the early 1990s. In 1992, he served Democratic congressional candidate Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky as her Campaign Press Secretary. In the mid-1990s, he also worked at Powell Tate and Handgun Control, Inc.

After writing several articles as a freelance writer, he joined Washington City Paper in 1998 as its Senior Writer. He also wrote an article about an American activist Monica Lewinsky. In 2003, he joined ABC News and began covering several hot topic news from all around the world. In early 2010, he also worked on ABC's This Week as its interim anchor. At the end of 2012, he joined CNN. He has been earning a lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is $4 million.

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Born in New York City, New York

1969 12th of March

Tall and handsome, Jake Tapper was born as Jacob Paul Tapper at the end of 1960s in New York City, New York, United States of America to Theodore S. "Ted" and Helen Anne (née Palmatier) Tapper. He is an American. He is Jewish.

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Served Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky (PA-13)

1992

He has been pursuing his professional career since the early 1990s. In 1992, he served Democratic congressional candidate Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky as her Campaign Press Secretary. After she lost the campaign, he became her congressional press secretary.

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Worked at Handgun Control, Inc

1997

In the mid 1990s, he also worked at Powell Tate and Handgun Control, Inc. After writing several articles as a freelance writer, he joined Washington City Paper in 1998 as its Senior Writer. He also wrote an article about an American activist Monica Lewinsky.

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Became the Washington Correspondent for Saloncom

1999

At the end of 1990s, he was named the Washington Correspondent for Salon.com. He worked in this position for about three years and then he quit this job in 2002. That year he was also nominated in Columbia University School of Journalism online award.

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Joined ABC News

2003

In 2003, he joined ABC News and began covering several hot topic news from all around the world. While he was in ABC, he covered the news from ABC News Baghdad bureau and from Afghanistan. He also anchored from New Orleans. 

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Married to Jennifer Marie Brown

2006

During his late 30s, Jake tied his married knot with a beautiful lady Jennifer Marie Brown. They got married in 2006 and their wedding ceremony was held at Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Besides this married life, there is no any information about their extra affairs and divorce.

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Was named Senior White House Correspondent

2008 5th of November

At the end of 2008, he began serving as the Senior White House Correspondent. He took this job from the the day after the 2008 presidential election. In the early 2010, he also worked at ABC's This Week as its interim anchor.

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Joined CNN

2012 20th of December

At the end of 2012, it was revealed that he will be joining CNN. During that time it was also revealed that he would be anchoring a new weekday program. After he joined CNN, he also served them as the network’s chief Washington correspondent

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