ABC World News' Jake Tapper: Blessed with Manager Wife and 2 Children

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ABC World News' Jake Tapper: Blessed with Manager Wife and 2 Children

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1969-03-12
  • Age 52 Years 1 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Journalist
  • Birth Name Jacob Paul Tapper
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Wife/Spouse Jennifer Marie Brown (m. 2006)
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Wedding Date 3 September 2006
  • Gay No
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Salary $4 Million Per Year
  • Net Worth $8 Million (Estimated)
  • Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award
  • Career 1992-present
  • College Dartmouth College
  • Height/ How Tall? 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Weight 68 Kg
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Black & White
  • Eye Color Brown
  • Official Site

Have you ever seen such person who along with being a veteran in his profession is a responsible husband and father? If you don’t, the story of Jake Tapper can be exemplary for you. Today, we are going to reveal you about how Jake balances his professional life and family life throughout the day.

Jake and his awesome married life:

An award-winning journalist, Jake Tapper (Jacob Paul Tapper) married Jennifer Marie Brown, a former regional manager in Washington for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, in 2006. The marriage was organized at the Clubhouse on Baltimore in Kansas City, Mo. The couple have been together for more than a decade now and it seems that things just keep on getting better with time. 

Caption: Jake Tapper, Jennifer Tapper, Face The Nation, 60th Anniversary, Newseum, November 17, 2014


Her Personal Life:

The lovely couple, Jake, and wife, Jennifer is gifted with two wonderful children.  Their elder daughter, Alice is 9 years old, and son is 7 years old. The couple has a small family of four who are living happily in Washington D.C. The couple is enjoying the marital relation since their wedding, and there are no hints of any flaws in their relationship. 

Caption: Jake Tapper with his wife, Jennifer, and children.


Caption: Jake and Jennifer with daughter, Alice.


The pictues above show that he is enjoying being a good husband and an equally better father and saying the family frame looks adorable shall be an understatement. 

Although Jake has a wonderful family, he rarely gets time to spend quality time with them. However, even with that hectic schedule, Jake makes sure that his children should not feel abandoned by him. He does his best to maintain balance in the family life and profession. He discussed his daily routine.

He shared in an interview that he regularly makes breakfast for the family member and escorts his children to school. It shows the loving and responsible nature of Jake, doesn’t it? Everyone knows that Jake is a responsible and down to earth man and that is seen through his sense of responsibility towards his beloved family. This is something he had to say about his early morning start. 

"The alarm is set for 7 a.m., but we have a new puppy so you know how that goes. I have a little boy who's almost 5, and a little girl who's 7—so I'm up way before the alarm would wake me. 

His Professional Life:

Born on March 12, 1969, Jake Tapper is currently the co-hosts of CNN’s “The Lead”. He joined the network from December 2012. Before CNN, Jake served as an anchor for ABC’s “The Week”.  He was named as Senior White House Correspondent the day after the presidential election in 2008 for ABC World News.  

Jake has interviewed various leading personalities including Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton, and Donald Trump. In this regard, here is a video of powerful interviewer taking interview of Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump

Caption: Donald Trump Full Interview w/Jake Tapper; CNN; Published on 10-25-2015.

Jake started his career as a freelancer and a writer for the Washington City paper and then he shifted to broadcasts media. He is the author of critically acclaimed book “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor”.

Jake was honored by the Congressional Medal of Honor society ‘s “Tex” McCrary Award” 2014 for his book and outstanding reporting on military topics. Jake also collected praise for his another book “Down and Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency” which is based on 2000 Presidential Election.

For his excellent journalistic practices, Jake has been awarded Merriman Smith Memorial Awards thrice. Similarly, he was ranked number one by Dan Abram’s website “Mediate” which ranks the TV personality by their influence.