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Date of Birth: 1969 , March-12
Birth Nation: United States
Name Jake Tapper
Birth Name Jacob Paul Tapper
Nick Name Jake
Father Theodore S. Ted
Mother Helen Anne Tapper
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN
Net Worth $ 4 million
Eye Color Brown
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Jennifer Marie Brown (m. 2006)
Children Alice Paul Tapper, Jack Tapper
Education Dartmouth College, Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
Awards Merriman Smith Memorial Award, Emmy Award
TV Show The Lead with Jake Tapper.
Books Down and Dirty 2001

Quick Timeline of Jake Tapper

1969 Born in New York City, New York
1992 Served Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky (PA-13)
1997 Worked at Handgun Control, Inc
1999 Became the Washington Correspondent for Saloncom
2003 Joined ABC News
2008 Was named Senior White House Correspondent
2012 Joined CNN
2006 Married to Jennifer Marie Brown
2015 Became host of State of Union
2018 Current Net worth

Detail Timeline of Jake Tapper

March 12 , 1969

Born in New York City, New York

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.

1992

Served Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky (PA-13)

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.

1997

Worked at Handgun Control, Inc

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.

1999

Became the Washington Correspondent for Saloncom

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.

2003

Joined ABC News

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. 

November 5 , 2008

Was named Senior White House Correspondent

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.

December 20 , 2012

Joined CNN

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

2006

Married to Jennifer Marie Brown

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.

2015

Became host of State of Union

After 3 years in CNN, he became the host of CNN's Sunday political show, State of the Union with Jake Tapper in June 2015.

2018

Current Net worth

As of 2018, Jake's net worth is under reivew, his net worth in 2017 was $4 million. His annual salary is alleged to be $1 million.

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Best known for being the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, Jake Tapper is a journalist, cartoonist and an author from the United States. Former ABC correspondent, Tapper is also famous for being an anchor of the show The Lead with Jake Tapper.

Jake Tapper was born as Jacob Paul Tapper in New York City, New York, United States of America to Theodore S. "Ted" and Helen Anne (née Palmatier) Tapper. His mother is a retired psychiatric nurse at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center and father served as the president of South Philadelphia Pediatrics and associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College.

He is an American and is of white ethnicity. Tapper is a Jewish.

Jake received his formal education at Akiba Hebrew Academy and got enrolled at Dartmouth College later. 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 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.

n 2003, he joined ABC News and began covering several hot topics from all around the world. In early 2010, he worked on ABC's This Week as its interim anchor till 2012.

His notable contribution in ABC includes interviews with Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, and Barack Obama, D-Ill., as well as other White House hopefuls including former Sen. John Edwards, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

For his work, he was honored with Merriman Smith Memorial Awards for 3 times by the White House Correspondents' Association.

At the end of 2012, he joined CNN and currently works as the Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN and anchor of the CNN weekday television news show The Lead with Jake Tapper. He is also the anchor of the CNN and CNN International Sunday morning affairs program State of the Union.

Talking about his personal life, Jake Tapper is a married man. During his late 30s, in 2006,  Jake got married to a beautiful lady Jennifer Marie Brown. Their wedding ceremony was held at Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

With his wife, Jake Tapper shares 2 children together: Alice Paul Tapper and Jack Tapper.  The family together currently resides in Washington D.C. Apart from his married life, there is no any information about their extra affairs and divorce.

As of 2018, Tapper's net worth is under review, though in 2017, his net worth was reported to be $4 million. Jake Tapper's annual salary is alleged to be around $1 million.