Jake Tapper


Jake Tapper (Journalist), born on March 12, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA. Jake Tapper's age 51 years & Zodiac Sign Pisces, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Jake Tapper?

Jake Tapper Bio

  • Birth Name:Jacob Paul Tapper
  • First Name: Jacob
  • Last Name: Tapper
  • Age: 51 years
  • Birth Date: March 12, 1969
  • Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 12.5 (US), 46.5 (EU), 12 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Jake Tapper Height

    6 Feet 1 Inches (185.42 cm)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)6 Feet 1 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)185.42 cm
    Weight (in Kilograms)78 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)171.96 lbs

    Jake Tapper Body Measurements

    Jake Tapper's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 15.5 inches (39.37 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements45-34-15.5 inches/ 114.3-86.36-39.37 cm
    Chest Size45 inches (114.3 cm)
    Biceps Size15.5 inches (39.37 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)34 inches (86.36 cm)

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    Bio And Wiki

    Jake Tapper is one of the most famous and trending Journalist in whole world right now. Jake Tapper was born on March 12, 1969 in New York City, New York, United States. He was born as Jacob Paul Tapper, but best known as Jake Tapper.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    He is the son of a Theodore S., a professor of pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College and Helen Anne Tapper, a retired psychiatric nurse at Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has a brother, Aaron J. Hahn Tapper. His parents divorced when he was young, and he spent his childhood moving between the homes of both his parents in Philadelphia.

    He attended ‘Dartmouth College,’ where he studied history and visual studies, graduating “magna cum laude” in 1991. He was a ‘Phi Beta Kappa’ honoree.
    Tapper enrolled at the ‘University of Southern California’ to study films but soon found out that this was not his cup of tea. He quit the program after one semester.


    He started his career in 1992 when he became a campaign press secretary for Margolis Mezvinsky, who was a candidate for the democratic congressional party. He also worked for Powell Tate, which was a public relations firm based in Washington DC. The firm was run by Jody Powell, who was a Democrat and Sheila Tate, who held different political views of a Republican. Jake again worked for Handgun Control, inclusive for a short time in 1997. This institution is today known as Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

    At the beginning of his career, Tapper wrote several articles as a freelancer before starting his full-time journalism career in 1998. He wrote for Washington city paper for two years with a rank of Senior Writer. Still, in the Washington City Paper, Tapper worked for Salon.com as the Washington City Correspondent. He reported about Enron and was an early criticizer of the Bush administration’s claim regarding Iraq’s access to weapons of mass destruction.

    In 2002 Tapper hosted CNN news talk show, Take Five as a Columnist for a Talk Magazine. He has also written for the different magazines in New York and Los Angeles. Among many other publications, Jake Tapper has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, and Los Angeles Times.

    In most times, Jake contributed to National Public Radio in the program known as All Things Considered. His work is also noted in The Best American Political Writing 2002.

    Also, Tapper was the correspondent for quite some programs in the VHI news specials in 2002. In 2003 Jake was hired to work for ABC News, where he captured a range of topics among which the ABC News Baghdad bureau. Tapper has met with many famous people for an interview, and he tirelessly worked in many correspondences.

    The day after the 2008 presidential election he was named Senior White House Correspondent on November 5. As senior White House Correspondent, he has interviewed Obama several times. On December 20, 2012, it was announced that he would join CNN anchoring and serve as the network’s chief Washington correspondent.In January 2013, he began hosting his own program ‘The Lead with Jake Tapper’ which won three National Headliner Awards for its reporting in 2013. In June 2015, he became the host of CNN’s Sunday political show ‘State of the Union with Jake Tapper’.Beside television personality, he is also a writer who also been a columnist for Talk Magazine and has written for numerous publications. He has also written books like ‘The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor’ and ‘Down and Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency.He has also contributed cartoons to the American Spectator magazine, Los Angeles Times, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. His drawings were even auctioned online to raise money for the Homes for our Troops Foundation. His success in his career path has paid him well financially.

    Awards and Achievements

    In 2010, Jake Tapper won the ‘Emmy for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story’ for his coverage of the inauguration of the Obama presidency. He has the rare achievement of receiving the ‘Merriman Smith Memorial Award’ for broadcast journalism for 3 years in a row, from 2010 to 2012. In 2014, Tapper was awarded the ‘Tex McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism’ by the ‘Congressional Medal of Honor Society.’

    In 2017, the ‘Los Angeles Press Club’ chose him as the recipient of the ‘President’s Awardee for Impact on Media.’ Tapper got his fourth ‘Merriman Smith Memorial Award’ as a ‘CNN’ anchor in 2018. The same year, he also got a ‘Vetty’ award for reporting on veteran issues.

    Girlfriend/ Wife And Children/ Kids

    Jake Tapper met Jennifer Marie Brown, his future wife, in 2004, during the ‘Iowa Caucus’ that year. Jennifer was the regional field manager of ‘Planned Parenthood Federation of America’ in Washington. They decided to meet for dinner. His wife later revealed in an interview that at that point, she knew things were going to get serious. They got married on September 3, 2006. The wedding ceremony was conducted by his brother Aaron’s wife, Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper. They have two children.

    In 2017, his daughter, Alice Paul Tapper, who was 10 years old at that time, wrote an op-ed page for ‘The New York Times,’ focusing on why girls do not raise their hands to an-swer questions in classrooms as frequently as boys do. Alice also released an illustrated book for children, ‘Raise Your Hand,’ in March 2019.

    Jake Tapper Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2020, the estimated Jake Tapper's net worth is $73 million USD. His net worth consists of earnings from post sponsorship and brand endorsements. Tapper salary as of 2020 is $4.1 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 2.9 million followers on Twitter, around 234k followers on Facebook and more than 178k followers on Instagram.

    Trivia: Jake Tapper Facts

    * He attended USC and Dartmouth college.
    * He wrote the book The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor about the troops in Afghanista
    * He has worked with Diane Sawyer of Good Morning America.
    * He has appeared in cameos in the TV series ‘House of Cards’ and the 2019 film ‘Late Night.’
    * He married Jennifer Marie Brown in 2006 and they had two children.

    Now he ranked in the list of most popular American journalist.

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