Jennifer Marie Brown [Jake Tapper Wife], Age, Wiki, Kids.

Jennifer Brown is the wife of CNN’s hottest reporter Jake Tapper. Every American had their eyes stuck on the CNN news during the 2020 election and watched Tapper cover it for them. Many also fell in love with this 52-year-old reporter and wondered if he is single.

To their disappointment, the couple has been married for more than two decades.

Who is Jake Tapper Wife Jennifer Marie Brown?

Jennifer Brown comes from Minnesota but was raised in Missouri by her parents. Her father is Thomas Brown, who was a businessman in Kansas. Likewise, Brown’s mother is Linda Brown, a retired customer service supervisor at an airline company.

Tapper’s wife is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Jennifer Brown came to the limelight after tying the knot with Jake Tapper. Brown makes appearances in the media with her husband on numerous occasions.

However, despite receiving the spotlight, Brown prefers to keep herself away from fame. As a result, information available on Jennifer Brown is scarce. Brown also marked her Instagram private.

In 2016, Jake revealed in an interview that his wife was working for Upstream, a family planning facility to reduce unplanned pregnancies and care for newborns. Before that, Brown was a volunteer at AmeriCorps.


Jennifer Marie Brown’s date of birth is in January of 1977. Hence, as of 2023, Tapper’s wife has reached 46 years of age.


As of 2023, Jennifer Brown resides happily with her husband, Jake Tapper, in their beautiful home in Washington D.C.

Tapper is the host of his two shows on the CNN network; State of the Union and The Lead with Jake Tapper. Likewise, Tapper is also famous for being the author of his political thriller book, The Hellfire Club, which he published in 2018.

How Did Jake Tapper and His Wife Jennifer Marie Brown?

On one fruitful day in 2004, Jake and Jennifer laid eyes on each other when they crossed path in a hotel called Des Moines. At the time, Jennifer was a regional manager, whereas Tapper was a senior political correspondent for ABC News.

Image of the wife of well-known journalist Jake Tapper, Jennifer Marie Brown
The wife of well-known journalist Jake Tapper, Jennifer Marie Brown.

According to Jake, he was gearing up to cover the Iowa caucuses event for ABC’s Good Morning America.

While doing so, Jake knew that the wait would be long, so Jake and his producer walked into the Hotel Fort Des Moines. There, Jake saw Jennifer alone, and he went to her to start a conversation. Perhaps something sparked among them that Jake and Jennifer fell in love with one another. The very next, both of them head out to D.C.

Married Life

Two years after their initial meeting, Jake and Jennifer tied the knot on September 3, 2006. As of 2023, Jake and Jennifer are celebrating their 17 years long marriage.

Although Jake and Jennifer prefer to keep their married life away from the public’s attention, we can say for sure that they have a wonderful married life. The now-CNN host’s wife also shows up on Jake’s social media feeds very often.


Jennifer Brown has two children, a daughter and a son, with her husband. The Tapper family named them Alice Tapper and Jack Tapper. Both of her children are 15 years old and 14 years old, respectively.

Image of the wife of renowned journalist Jake Tapper, Jennifer Marie Brown and son
CNN’s renowned reporter Jake Tapper and wife, Jennifer Marie Brown and their son

Speaking of Jennifer and Jake’s children, their eldest daughter, Alice, has already begun her journey as an author. At only 12 years of age, Alice published a picture book called Raise Your Hand, which is available on Amazon for $11.99.

Alice found the inspiration to write this book when she saw young girls like her classmates being reluctant to speak or participate in various activities. Moreover, Alice worked together with the local Girl Scout troop to provide a patch to the girls if they pledged to be active in school.

Jennifer Brown Net Worth

Sources claim that Jennifer Brown is worth $4 million. She also shares her husband’s fortune of $12 million.

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