Tappen started her career as an athlete. From her young age, she was involved in basketball and softball but she quit sports because of her back injury. Later, Kathryn began her career in Journalism as a host in different programs at CSTV. After working for few years, she joined New England Sports Network and started working as studio host.
Kathryn also worked for NBC Sports as a host during 2014 Olympic Winter Games. She served for NHL Network and covered NHL signature events, NHL All-Star Games, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final as well.
Moving towards her personal life, Kathryn Tappen married Jay Leach; defenseman of NHL. The couple divorced after six years of their marriage relationship. She is currently single and hasn't dated anyone after her divorce. They don't have any child together.
Kathryn receives a huge amount of salary through her profession. She has accumulated a good amount of money from the Journalism sector. It is estimated that her net worth is in millions.