Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper is a very famous journalist from America. He is also an established author and cartoonist.

Personal life

Jake Tapper was born in the year 1969 in New York City. He was brought up in Philadelphia at Queens. He was the only son of Helen Anne Tapper and Theodore S. Tapper had a Canadian family background. His mother was a nurse at the psychiatric institute and his father was a President in the Jefferson Medical College, as a professor of Pediatrics. The financial condition of the family was very good and he did not face any kind of struggle in their path.

He used to attend the Akiba Hebrew Academy, which was located at Pennsylvania. He later graduated from the Dartmouth College to earn a bachelors degree in History. He also attended the USC School of Cinematic Arts to establish in his career. Later in the year 2006, he married Jennifer Marie Brown. Presently, he lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and two children.


Tapper started his career as a Secretary in the Congressial Press in the year 1992. Later, he was promoted to the position of PR. Along with this, he also did a part time job in the Handgun Control in the year 1997. He was a very talented journalist and also had skills in the field of creative writing. He worked as a freelance writer where he wrote a number of articles which were usually based on recent affairs.

He officially began his career as a journalist in the year 1998. He joined the Washington City Paper as a Senior Writer. He worked with the magazine for two years. One of his popular articles where he wrote about a date with the famous personality Monica Lewinsky, fetched him the first award of his professional life. He was awarded as the Best Journalist among others.

After this, in the year 1999, he was offered the position of a correspondent in the Salon.com. His articles and news reports gained much popularity within a short span of time and won millions of hearts of both followers as well as of the critics. He also had the talent of performing as a host. He hosted a talk show named as Take Five, of the CNN News channel in the year 2001. This year has been marked as the most progressive year of his career.

He wrote several articles for The New York Times, The Washington, The Weekly Standard and many others. He also received political affiliation from the country. His writings were powerful enough to hit the presidential levels. He also received the opportunity to take an interview of the ex-President Obama. Based on his progressive professional graph, he was offered the position of Senior Political Correspondent. Tapper also has a huge number of followers in his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Throughout his career, he has received a handsome salary which is the reason of his high net worth.

Last Modified: Apr 4, 2020

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