Appearing on television as host of CNN since 2001, Jake Tapper is a prominent American journalist and author who is currently the host of CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper and State of The Union.
As Jake’s job brings him in the spotlight, you may be familiar with his professional career but what about his personal life? Do you know who is Jake's wife and how many kids do they have?
No worries even if you don't know about his personal life cause here, we have all the information that you wish to know about Jake Tapper.
Who Is Jake Tapper's Wife?
Jake Tapper tied the knot with his wife Jennifer Marie Brown on 3 September 2006, at the age of 37. The lovebirds got married after dating for about 2 years. Their wedding ceremony took place at the Clubhouse on Baltimore in Kansas, which is also Jennifer’s home state of Missouri.
Jennifer, who was 29 years old when they tied the knot, was working as a regional field manager for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in Washington, D.C.
Jennifer Marie Brown is the daughter of Linda M. Brown and Thomas H. Brown. She was born in Minnesota and then raised in St. Joseph. Jennifer completed her studies and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Talking about the profession of Jennifer’s parents, her father was the owner and operator of US 1 Dollar which is an independent general merchandise store in Lenexa, Kansas while her mother was a customer service supervisor for Southwest Airlines at Kansas City International Airport.
How Did Jake Met His Wife, Jennifer?
Jake met his lady love at a hotel bar in the year 2004. The pair met at Hotel Fort Des Moines. During an interview with Dartmouth Alumni Magazine in September 2016, Jake recalled the loving memory of meeting his wife.
Jake went to Des Moines for covering the Iowa caucuses for Good Morning America. On the day of the caucuses, all the big hitters flew in which made Jake think that he wasn’t going to go on. So after John Kerry won, he went out with his producer to the Kerry campaign headquarters for the party.
Then he walked into the Hotel Fort Des Moines where he met Jennifer at the hotel bar and walked up to her and that’s where everything started. The pair then went out in D.C the very next day.
Jake Tapper's Children
Jake Tapper is blessed with two children with his life partner Jennifer Marie Brown. They have a daughter named Alice Paul Tapper and a son named Jack Tapper.
Alice is the author of the book Raise Your Hand. She wrote the book to challenge girls everywhere to speak up. She was motivated to write the book after she found out that her girl classmates were not so active in participating as much as the boys.
With the immense help from her parents and Girl Scout Troop, she also came up with a patch that girls could earn if they took a pledge to be more confident in school.
Despite being very much engaged with professional life, Jake always finds time for his beloved family. He hopes to guide his kids but at the same time, he also wants them to learn things on their own.
Net Worth Of Jake Tapper
51 years old journalist Jake Tapper was born on 12 March 1969, to parents Anne Tapper and Dr. Theodore S. Tapper.
Jake, who has been able to achieve four Merriman Smith Memorial Awards and an Emmy Award, has been able to mark a place successfully as a journalist. As a TV journalist, his salary is estimated to be about $4 Million while his net worth is estimated to be $8 Million.
As per the height of Jake Tapper, he is 1.85 m tall.