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Biography

Jake Tapper :: Biography

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Jake Tapper's facts

Date of Birth 1969-03-12
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, Author
Working for CNN
Marital Status Married
Married to Jennifer Marie Brown
Married on 2006
Children 2 children
Education Bachelor's degree in history
Education at Dartmouth College
Net Worth(s) $4 million
Name on Birth Jacob Paul Tapper
Address Washington
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA
Professional Wins Merriman Smith Memorial Award

Jacob Paul Tapper, famous as Jake Tapper, is a well-recognized American journalist as well as a author. He is currently serving the CNN network as Chief contributor of Washington and as a host for the weekday show on CNN, The Lead with Jake tapper. He is a very sincere worker and has even bagged an Emmy award for the title of Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story for his praiseworthy coverage of the oath ceremony of President Obama. The versatile man opened his eyes for the first time to witness the beauty of nature on March 12, 1969 in New York City. He holds American citizenship and is follower of Judaism in religion. He went to Hebrew Academy. He completed his graduation from the Dartmouth College with a bachelor’s degree in history. During his college days, he was also a member of the Alpha Chi Alpha society.

Putting light on his career background, in the year 1992, he worked as press secretary for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky of the Democratic congress. He then served Powell Tate for some time.  The ambitious man also served Handgun Control Inc. He wrote many stories as a freelance writer and gave a kick to his career in journalism as a contributor for the Washington City Paper. He worked there from 1998 to 1999. Then from 1999 to 2002, he served as Whitehouse reporter for Salon.com. Then in 2003, he was hired by ABC News. He made frequent appearance as guest on the radio program Imus in the Morning. He then worked as an interim host for the show This Week for the channel till Christiane Amanpour was appointed as a host for the show. He was appointed as the Senior White House reporter on November 5, 2008. He has received the Merriman Smith Award for three years in a row for the phenomenal coverage of the presidential.

The hard working man made regular appearance on shows like Nightline, Good Morning America and World News with Diane Sawyer. He then joined CNN and started service from January 2013. There were rumors that he was fired from the ABC News. He debuted at CNN as a anchor for the show the Lead with Jake Tapper. His show bagged three National Headliner Awards in 2013. The show was also awarded for its praiseworthy story covering the Boston marathon bombing. He has been received huge acclamation from various people around the world and in June 2003, Allesandra Stanley of The New York Timeswrote positive feedbacks to his show.

The spectacular journalist is a admirable writer as well. His writing The Outpost: AN Untold Story of American Valor received positive comments from the critics and also succeeded in getting 10th position on the New York Times Bestseller list. His literary contribution also includes Down and Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency.

Digging into his personal life, He has been married to Jennifer Marie Brown since 2006. The husband and wife has been blessed with two children. The family is living a happy life in Washington, D.C. The man has attained 45 years of age but still looks young and handsome. He is very well-natured and laborious man.

Tapper has travelled a very tiring journey to achieve the success he has now. At the start of 2014, he had an estimated net worth of $4 million. He is of course getting a huge salary as he is working for CNN network. He has taught the people of the world that if we want to achieve our dreams then we must work hard. His inspiring bio can be found on various wiki sites on the internet. He is an active user of Facebook and Twitter as well so he can be followed for his latest updates.