Jake Tapper CNN, Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Salary, Net worth

Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper Biography and Wiki

Jake Tapper is a famous, Award-winning American journalist, author, and cartoonist. He is the lead Washington anchor for CNN, hosts the Weekday T news show ”The Lead with Jake Tapper”, and co-hosts the Sunday morning public affairs program state of the Union.

Jake Tapper’s Age and birthday

Jake was born on March 12, 1969, in New York City, New York, United States of America. He is 53 years old as of 2023, with his star sign being Pisces.

Jake’s height and weight

Tapper is of height 1.7 M and weighs 70 kg. He has dark brown hair, light skin tone completion, and his eye color are brown.

Jake Tapper
Jake Tapper

Tapper’s educational background.

Jake attended the Philadelphia School, a progressive and independent elementary school known for its weekly out-of-classroom excursions to the farm. He later enrolled at Akiba Hebrew Academy, located in Merion, Pennsylvania. From there, he escalated to Dartmouth College, from which he graduated with a BA in History, Modified by Visual Studies in 1991.

Jake Tapper’s Family

He is the adorable son of Theodore and Helen Anne Tapper. His mother, whose origin is Canada, is a retired psychiatric nurse at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical center. His father, with his origin in Chicago, is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School. His parents are Jewish.

Wife and children

Jake did meet his wife Jennifer while setting up coverage for the 2004 presidential campaign for ABC. It was only after 2 years, in 2006 did they tie the knot in Missouri, bearing two children, Alice and Jack. The family resides in Washington DC with a religious practice of the Judaism culture.


In 1992, Tapper served as a campaign Press secretary for Democratic Congressional candidate Marjorie Margolies and later on served as her congressional press secretary.

He additionally worked at Powell Tate, a Washington DC Public Relation firm run by Democrat Jody Powell and Republican Sheila Tate. He has written several articles as a freelance writer and then began his full-time journalism career in 1998, for two years.

He won a society of professional journalists award for his work at the Washington City Paper. In 2003, ABC  News hired him and he had duties to cover topics of hurricanes and natural disasters. Currently, he serves at CNN as the lead Washington anchor.

Jake Tapper’s net worth and salary.

He makes $ 400,000 a year and has a fortune worth $ 4 million.

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