Jake Tapper Net Worth

Jake Tapper Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Jacob Paul Tapper net worth is
$5 million

Jacob Paul Tapper Wiki Biography

Jacob Paul Tapper was born on the 12th March 1969, in New York City, USA, and is a journalist, cartoonist and an author, perhaps most famous as a CNN TV anchor and chief Washington correspondent. He is also the host of CNN’s weekday television news show “The Lead with Jake Tapper” as well as “State of the Union”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this popular TV personality has accumulated so far? How rich Jake Tapper is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Jake Tapper’s net worth, as of mid-2017, is $5 million, acquired throughout his broadcast journalism career which has been active since 1998.

Jake Tapper Net Worth $5 million

Jake Tapper was born to Helen Anne, a psychiatric nurse, and Theodore S. Tapper, a professor of pediatrics. He grew up in Philadelphia in the Jewish faith, and attended Akiba Hebrew Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania, before enrolling at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire from which he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Jake Tapper then began serving as Democratic congressional candidate Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky’s Campaign Press Secretary, which engagement provided the basis for Tapper’s net worth.

The next step in Jake’s career was at Powell Tate, a Washington D.C. public relations firm, followed by a brief engagement at Handgun Control, Inc (or Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, as it is referred to now). In 1998, Jake Tapper took his first serious steps towards journalism when he began serving as a full-time senior writer for Washington City Paper. For the latter engagement, Jake Tapper was rewarded with a Society of Professional Journalists award; these ventures certainly made a positive impact on his overall net worth.

Between 1999 and 2002, Jake Tapper served as Washington correspondent for David Talbot’s liberal web portal – During this time, he also worked as CNN’s “Take Five” talk show host as well as a writer for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Washington Post and The Weekly Standard – some of his articles were included in The Best American Political Writing in 2002. All these achievements helped Jake Tapper to establish himself in the dynamic world of journalism, and to significantly increase his net worth.

In 2003, Jake Tapper joined the ABC News, serving consistently until the day after the 2008 presidential election, when he was named Senior White House correspondent, and for this effort he was honored with the Merriman Smith Award for presidential coverage three years in a row from 2008-10. Jake was also a regular contributor to ABC’s “Nightline”, “World News Tonight” and “Good Morning America”. Also, he conducted some exclusive interviews, featuring CIA director Leon Panetta, Vice-President Joe Biden as well as President Barack Obama himself. It is certain that all these accomplishments have contributed to Jake Tapper’s professional career, as well as his fortune.

In 2012 Jake Tapper transferred to CNN. Besides continuing his Washington correspondent duty, he started hosting his own newscast, “The Lead with Jake Tapper”. The popular news opinion blog, Mediaite, subsequently characterized Jake Tapper as one of the most respected TV anchors in cable news, and for hosting The Lead, Jake Tapper was rewarded with three National Headliner Awards. He also covered Osama bin Laden’s death, the Iraq war, Hurricane Katrina and the Boston marathon bombing. Jake was involved in several current election candidate debates and interviews.

Apart from his TV hosting and journalism career, Jake Tapper is also an acclaimed author, with three published books so far – “Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story”, “Down and Dirty: The Plot to Steal the Presidency” and “The Outpost”, which have added somewhat to his net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Jake Tapper has been married since 2006 to Jennifer Marie Brown, with whom he currently resides in Washington D.C. with their two children.

Full NameJake Tapper
Net Worth$5 million
Date Of BirthMarch 12, 1969
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
ProfessionTV Journalist, Author, Cartoonist
EducationJack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, USC School of Cinematic Arts, Dartmouth College
SpouseJennifer Marie Brown (m. 2006)
ParentsTheodore S. Ted, Helen Anne Tapper
SiblingsAaron Hahn Tapper
AwardsEdward R. Murrow award for Video: Breaking News for "Target bin Laden: The Death of Public Enemy #1", News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story, Merriman Smith Memorial Awards for broadcast journalism (White House Correspondents' Association), Society of Pro...
NominationsNews & Documentary Emmy Award for New Approaches: Current News Coverage
TV ShowsThe Lead with Jake Tapper (2013), State of the Union (since 2009), This Week (since 1981), Good Morning America, Nightline, World News with Diane Sawyer, ABC World News Tonight, Election Night in America
1Has 2 children: son Jack was born in 2009.
2ABC News Senior White House correspondent since 2008.
3Winner of the Edward R. Murrow award in 2005.
4Wrote for the New Yorker and the New York Times magazine.


Graves2016TV SeriesJake Tapper
House of Cards2015-2016TV SeriesJake Tapper
Fields of the Damned 2: Legacy2015'Blind' Phil
Empire2015TV SeriesJake Tapper
The Jim Gaffigan Show2015TV SeriesJake Tapper
Pitch Perfect 22015The Lead Host
Alpha House2014TV SeriesJake Tapper
All My Children2013TV SeriesSpencer


Lynyrd Skynyrd' s Uncivil War2002TV Movie documentary


The Daily Show2012-2017TV SeriesHimself
The Lead with Jake Tapper2013-2017TV SeriesHimself - Anchor / Himself - Host / Himself
Conan2015-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest
State of the Union with Jake Tapper2015-2017TV SeriesHimself - Host
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014-2017TV SeriesHimself
At This Hour2016-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee2016TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHimself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
Race for the White House2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The CNN Quiz Show: Race for the White House2016TV MovieHimself - Contestant
Fareed Zakaria GPS2016TV SeriesHimself
CNN Republican Presidential Debate2015TV SpecialHimself - Moderator
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2012-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Remembering David Carr2015DocumentaryHimself
Anderson Cooper 360°2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Chief Washington Correspondent / Himself - Anchor The Lead / CNN Correspondent
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself - CNN Anchor
The CNN Quiz Show: Presidents Edition2015TV MovieHimself - Contestant
New Day2015TV SeriesHimself - Chief Washington Correspondent
CNN NewsCenter2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Chief Washington Correspondent
CNN Newsroom2014TV SeriesHimself
Roots: Our Journeys Home2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Soup2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Crossfire2014TV SeriesHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
ABC News Nightline2006-2012TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Himself - Senior White House Correspondent
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir2005-2012TV SeriesHimself - Senior White House Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Substitute Co-Anchor
Charlie Rose2008-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Rachel Maddow Show2012TV SeriesHimself
Lou Dobbs Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Now2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Colbert Report2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Good Morning America2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Senior White House Correspondent
Good Morning America Weekend Edition2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Senior White House Correspondent
This Week2005-2012TV SeriesHimself - Senior White House Correspondent / Himself - Substitute Moderator / Himself / ...
ABC News Republican Debate New Hampshire2012TV MovieHimself - Commentator
Target: Bin Laden - The Death and Life of Public Enemy Number One2011VideoHimself - Correspondent
Real Time with Bill Maher2010TV SeriesHimself
ABC News: Inauguration 20092009TV MovieHimself - Correspondent
IFC News: 2008 Uncut2008TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - ABC News
Sundance Film Festival Dailies2003TV Series documentaryHost
Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election2002DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Weiner2016DocumentaryHimself - CNN
Who Is Donald Trump?2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Drunken Peasants2015TV SeriesHimself
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - CNN Anchor / Himself - Moderator, 2016 GOP Presidential Debate / Himself - CNN Host / ...
Crossfire2013TV SeriesHimself
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State2013DocumentaryHimself - Chief Washington Correspondent, CNN
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks2013DocumentaryHimself
Lou Dobbs Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself - White House Press Conference
By the People: The Election of Barack Obama2009DocumentaryHimself (scenes deleted)
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - ABC Senior National Correspondent

Won Awards

2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long FormABC News: Inauguration 2009 (2009)

Nominated Awards

2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsNew Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Current News CoverageTarget: Bin Laden - The Death and Life of Public Enemy Number One (2011)
2011EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long FormABC News: Vote 2010 (2010)

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