Who is Jake Tapper?
Jake Tapper is an American journalist, author, and cartoonist. He is the lead Washington anchor for CNN and host of the weekday TV news show The Lead with Jake Tapper. He is also the host of the Sunday morning public affairs program State of the Union. Tapper was previously working as a Senior White House Correspondent for ABC News before joining CNN.
Jake Tapper Age
Tapper is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born on March 12, 1969, in New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of March every year.
Jake Tapper Height
Tapper stands at an average height of 6 feet.
Jake Tapper Family
Tapper was born in New York City and grew up in Queen Village, Philadelphia. His father Theodore Ted served as the president of South Philadelphia Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College. His mother, Helen Anne Tapper is a retired psychiatric nurse at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Jake Tapper Wife
Tapper is married to Jennifer Marie Brown. They married in 2006 in the presence of family and close friends. The couple has two children together namely Alice and Jack.
Jake Tapper Education
Tapper graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude with a B.A. in History, modified by Visual Studies from Dartmouth College.
Jake Tapper CNN Salary
Tapper earns an annual salary of $4 million. He works as the lead Washington anchor for CNN
Jake Tapper Net Worth
Tapper has an estimated net worth of $16 million. He has earned this figure from his successful journalism career.
Jake Tapper CNN
Tapper came to CNN from ABC News, where he was the senior White House correspondent most recently. He was assigned to this position shortly after the 2008 US general election, and he won the Merriman Smith Memorial Award for exceptional coverage of deadlines three times in a row.
Tapper most recently dedicated his political knowledge to CNN’s coverage of the 2020 election, playing a key role in the network’s additional coverage of the race, providing expert commentary on prospects throughout the unusual week-long event.
The New York Times described him as “tough and robust” and “a fierce advocate of facts in the Trump era,” and he has been praised for sticking out for truth and compassion in a neutral manner during a moment when both were in short supply in the US political sphere.
For more than 20 years, Tapper has been a well-respected reporter in the country’s capital. A 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism and The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Tribute to Exemplary Journalism were among the prizes he received for his coverage of the 2016 election.
Jake Tapper State of The Union Today
State of the Union, hosted by CNN’s Jake Tapper, presents interviews with major public figures on politics and policy from Washington, the United States, and across the world.
During the interview, he shares his political knowledge by interviewing people with top political and policymakers from around the world, covering Washington, the country, and the world.
Where did Jake Tapper go to college?
Tapper attended Dartmouth College.
Who is Jake Tapper’s father?
Tapper’s father is Theodore Ted.