Laura Jarrett (CNN) Wiki Biography
Laura Jarrett was born in Washington DC USA, but hasn’t shared her exact date of birth with the public, while she’s said to be born in 1983 – she is popular for being a reporter who works for the CNN network, while she is also an attorney and a journalist.
Education and early life
Laura spent her childhood in Washington DC, alongside her father William who died when she was 10 years old, and her mother Valerie Jarret – she prefers not to talk about her parents, although it’s known that her mother is a successful and somewhat popular businesswoman, who has also worked as a government official.
Laura, motivated by her mother’s career, followed her footsteps and attended some of the finest schools in Chicago. As she became more and more interested in law, she decided to enroll at the prestigious Harvard Law School from which she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law in 2010 – while attending college, Laura was also working for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender as their technical writer, as well as editing their articles.
Career of a reporter and a lawyer
Laura’s career was launched when she began working for Rebecca Pallmeyer in the Northern District of Illinois as her judicial law clerk.
She would later work for Ann C. Williams in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeal, and then started working as a litigation attorney in Chicago. After several years of working in the law field, Laura decided to try her luck and launch her career of a reporter. She began working as a reporter for the CNN network in 2016 – while it was supposed to be a part time job, Laura’s skills were enough of a reason for CNN to want to keep her, and she has been serving as their reporter and broadcast journalist ever since.
Laura’s mother Valerie is also popular for her former position as the senior advisor to Barack Obama, the former US President – both she and Laura were strong supporters of the Obama administration throughout the years.
Personal life and relationships
Laura is somewhat secretive when it comes to her love life, as she prefers to keep it out of the media, however, being as popular as she is, some things are still known. Laura is a married woman, as she exchanged her wedding vows with the Canadian politician Tony Balkissoon in 2012 in Kenwood, Chicago – the wedding was attended by Eric Holder, the former US attorney general, and Barack Obama, then US President.
Although Laura and Tony haven’t talked about how and where they met for the first time, rumors have it that they first became friends at Harvard Law School. Laura hasn’t talked about any other men she might have dated before Tony, and the two haven’t discussed starting a family together, as they both appear to be more focused on their careers. Judging by the rumors and her own statements, this is Laura first marriage, and the two don’t have any kids together or with anyone else.
Hobbies and other interests
Laura might appear to be all about law and reporting for CNN, but there are numerous other things she enjoys doing in her spare time. She loves to read books but doesn’t have that much time – her favorites include “To Kill a Mockingbird”, “In Cold Blood”, “Anna Karenina”, “The History of Sexuality”, and “Pretty One Day”. She sees travelling as her number one hobby and has already travelled to every continent, and is planning on having an ‘around the world’ tour.
Both she and her husband are big lovers of animals but as they do not have time for a pet, they have agreed not to get one. Laura enjoys watching movies but will always choose to read a book – still, some of her favorite movies are “One Day” and the “Harry Potter” franchise, and her favorite actor and actress are Orlando Bloom and Jessica Alba.
Appearance and net worth
Laura is currently 35 or 36 years old – it cannot be said with certainty as Laura hasn’t shared her exact date of birth with the public.
She has long brown hair but usually dyes it black, has brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs around 132lbs (60kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-28-35; she wears shoes size six. According to authoritative sources, Laura’s current net worth is estimated to be more than $1 million, earned from her varied career which now spans over a decade.
Social media presence
Laura is quite active on the internet, as she sees it important to keep her fans informed about all the things going on in the US – she does her job of a reporter even when she’s off duty.
Laura launched her Twitter account in November 2011, and has gathered nearly 60,000 followers and tweeted almost 2,500 times. Her Instagram account has more than 9,000 followers, although she’s uploaded only 40 pictures onto it – Laura is running a Facebook page as well which currently counts more than 1,500 fans.