Laura Jarrett Net Worth & Biography

Laura Jarrett Biography

Laura Jarrett Net Worth & Biography

Popular Name: Laura Jarrett
Real Name: Laura Jarrett
Birth Date: 1983
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Age: 39
Gender: Female
Nationality/Citizenship: American
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s):
Tony Balkissoon (m. 2012)
Children: N/A
Profession: Journalist, Television Personality
Years active: N/A
Net Worth: $1 Million
Last Updated: 2021

 

Laura Jarrett is the presenter of “Early Start” with TV presenter Christine Romans. Previously, she was a correspondent based in Washington, D.C. in charge of the Justice Department and legal issues. Since joining CNN in 2016 from her law practice, Jarrett has covered a lot of significant legal stories during the administration of former United States President Donald Trump, including the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the travel ban, high stakes battles between Capitol Hill and the Justice Department, and migrant family separations at the southwest border. She had a lead role in breaking the news of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nomination to oversee the Russia investigation in 2017, as well as the conclusion of his work two years later. She also served as the lead host for CNN covering the Justice Department Inspector General’s account of the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s management of classified information, and Senator Bob Menendez’s corruption. Jarrett graduated from Harvard Law School where she was Articles Selection co-chairperson for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender and released her own articles on the connection of gender, violence, and the law. Prior to joining CNN, Jarrett worked as an attorney based in Chicago. In private practice, she focused on defending individuals and companies in government investigations brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department, as well as multifarious commercial litigation. She also devoted weighty time to pro bono cases, including the representation of a victim of sex trafficking who was victorious in using a new Illinois law to purge her past convictions. In addition, Jarrett served as a law clerk for two federal judges, the Honorable Ann C. Williams on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, after working for the Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer on the Northern District of Illinois.

Early Life: Childhood, Education

American political reporter Laura Jarrett was born in 1983 in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, to parents William and Valerie Jarrett. Her mother, Valerie, is an American businesswoman and former government official. She served as the senior advisor to former United States President Barack Obama and was an assistant to the president on public rendezvous and intergovernmental affairs for eight years from 2009 to 2017.

Jarrett attended Harvard Law School where she was in the position of being the co-chair of Articles Selection, a technical editor and article editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender. She later published her own reports on the connection between gender, violence and the Law. Jarrett was admitted to practice law in both state and federal courts in Illinois after graduating from Harvard Law School in 2010.

Professional Life: Journalism Career

Laura Jarrett is a known journalist who is currently based in the Washington, D.C. authority, tasked with the responsibility of covering the Justice Department and legal issues. Since moving on from her law practice by joining CNN in 2016, Jarrett has secured a lot of significant legal stories during the administration of former United States President Donald Trump, including the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the travel ban, high stakes battles between Capitol Hill and the Justice Department, and migrant family separations at the southwest border. She had a lead role in breaking the news of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nomination to oversee the Russia investigation in 2017, as well as the conclusion of his work two years later. She also served as the lead host for CNN covering the Justice Department Inspector General’s account of the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s management of classified information, and Senator Bob Menendez’s corruption.

Laura Jarrett Net Worth
CNN Reporter, Laura Jarrett

Before CNN, Jarrett filled in as a lawyer in Chicago, and apart from practicing Law, she formerly served as a law clerk for two federal judges, the Honorable Ann C. Williams on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, after working for the Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer on the Northern District of Illinois. Jarrett is an associate in the office of Latham & Watkins based in Chicago, in Illinois. Her practice focuses on internal and government cases, counseling clients on compliance issues involving security litigation and United States trade laws and regulations.

 

Personal Life: Husband, Children, Private Interests

The American journalist and lawyer has been married to Tony Balkissoon since 2012. Mr. Balkissoon was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of a former Canadian politician, and he is a lawyer by profession. Their wedding was graced by family members and selected close friends and also Barack Obama, former US President, and Eric Holder, the former US attorney general, were in attendance.

Laura Jarrett Net Worth: Salary, Income Sources, Assets

Ms. Jarrett’s main source of income is her journalism career. Not much is known regarding what she earns and how frequently she gets paid from doing various extra services, but available records show that she started making bigger amounts of money when she made the big move of her career by joining CNN in September 2016 as a news reporter who was based in Washington DC. Before joining CNN, Jarrett was working as a litigation attorney in the beautiful city of Chicago. Apart from practicing Law, she served as a judicial law clerk for Rebecca Pallmeyer in the Northern District of Illinois and for Ann C. Williams on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well. Laura Jarrett’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. 

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