The name “Jake Tapper” counts among the famous journalist in the world. He is an American Journalist, news anchor, hosts, and author. Tapper is one of the greatest ever news reporter of all time that does come from the news industry. He is also a bestselling author. Moreover, Tapper is now working in the post of Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN. Now let’s have a quick look on Achievements, Career and the Net worth of Jake Tapper in 2019.
Early life & Biography
Jacob Paul Tapper was born in the year 1969 on 12th March. His place of birth is in New York City, but he was raised in Queen Village in Philadelphia. He did his schooling from Akiba Hebrew Academy, Merion, Pennsylvania. He did graduate in Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude with an A.B. degree in History from Dartmouth College. Moreover, He also attends the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He was a member of an organization called Alpha Chi Alpha fraternity.
Tapper is a family man, and he gets married to Jennifer Marie Brown and still holding the hand of each other. They had been blessed with two children. Now Tapper lived in Washington, D.C. with his family and there he practices Judaism.
Career, Award, and Nominations
His career started as a Campaign Press Secretary for the Democratic congressional candidate, and after that, he became her congressional press secretary. He also worked for Powell Tate, who runs the public relations firm in Washington, D.C. His journalism career started when he appointed as a senior writer of the Washington City Paper in 1998. He won the title of Society Professional Journalist Award for writing an article about a date with Monica Lewinsky.
Tapper was host a news talk show, Take Five broadcast in CNN during 2001. Tapper was also a feature writer for TALK Magazine. His work was covered in “The Best American Political Writing 2002.” ABC News hired him in 2003. He was the anchor of Good Morning America, Nightline and World News with Diane Sawyer. Tapper also hosts a famous news show called “This Week,” where he covered his first interview with CIA director Leon Panetta and accordingly with many political leaders. As senior White House correspondent, Tapper interviewed President Barack Obama many times. In January 2013, Tapper joined the CNN as the network’s chief Washington correspondent and hosting his show “The Lead with Jake Tapper.” For this show, he won 3 National Headliner Award.
Tapper won the Merriman Smith Award for broadcast reporting on the “White House under deadline pressure” in 2018. He won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism in 2017. Consequently, he received the John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award. On April 24, 2018, Tapper’s first novel “The Hellfire Club” was published, and it holds the rank three positions in the New York Times Best-seller list. Consequently his second novel “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor” hold the rank ten position in New York Times. He was honor with Emmy Award for covering the inauguration of President Barack Obama and Edward R. Murrow Award for “Target bin Laden: The death of a public enemy.”
Net Worth and Earning
As a journalist and news anchor, he earned respect, fame and so much love from the people and a lot of money as well. His estimated total net worth is $5 million.
Jacob Paul Tapper is a big name in the News industry. He received an astronomical response from the people as a journalist, host, and news anchor. The best thing about Tapper, he never fails to tell the reality, and that’s the thing make him a great personality. He is really a hard-working person.