In the American television station known as CNN, one voice has been captured and noted by viewers. The voice belongs to no one else apart from Jake Tapper. Becoming G a journalist is not an easy task, but to Jake, it was his passion. Out of this passion, this man became an anchor by most viewed and listened to the news on the CNN channel earning money and fame. We can now go through his early life, career, awards and Achievement to know what is Jake Tapper’s net worth in 2018 precisely. Keep reading to know more about Jake Tapper’s net worth in 2018.
Jake Tapper was born in 1969, 12th March as Jacob Paul Tapper. He was born in New York City, New York. Tapper grew up in Queen Village, Philadelphia. His father is Theodore while his mother is Helen Anne. Helen was a psychiatric nurse by career who had returned after working for Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He had also attended Harvard Medical School where he went to serve as the president of South Philadelphia Pediatrics and associates clinical professor after graduation. He worked in pediatrics at Jefferson Medical clinic.
On reaching the school going age, Jake Tapper attended Alina Hebrew Academy and later Independent Jewish day school which was in Menon Pennsylvania. From there, he went to Dartmouth College where he graduated in 1991. He attended USC School of Cinematic Arts in a brief moment.
Jake Tapper started his career in 1992 when he became a campaign press secretary for Margolis Mezvinsky who was a candidate of 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 the Enron and was an early criticizer of Bush administration claim regarding Iraq 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 magazine in the 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 for 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 topic among which the ABC News Baghdad bureau. Tapper has met with many famous people for an interview and his tirelessly worked in many correspondences.
Awards and Achievements
Jake Tapper has been a senior Whitehouse correspondent for ABC News where he has won three Merriman Smith Memorial Awards for broadcast journalism. He was also ranked number one of all the media figures in America who are a television-based journalist in 2010. In 2016 Jake was honored with two National Headliner Awards.
Net Worth of Jake Tapper
Jake Tapper has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. That is solely from his job as an actor, columnist, and journalism. All his places of work was an opportunity to amass the amount.
Jake was not a coward, and this is why he excelled wonderfully in this career as journalism is a sensitive career that needs a carefully mature person.