Laura Jarrett Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, CNN, Net Worth, Salary

Laura Jarrett the journalist

Laura Jarrett Biography

Laura Jarrett is a journalist from the United States of America working as the anchor of “Early Start” with Christine Romans. Jarrett was a Washington DC-based correspondent. Covering the Department of Justice and procedural problems.


How old is Laura Jarrett? – Age

Jarrett is 36 years old as of October 29, 2020. She was born in 1983 in Chicago in the United States of America.

Who is Laura Jarrett’s mother? – Family – Parents

She was born to Valerie Jarrett(Valerie June Jarrett), a businesswoman and former government official, and William Robert Jarrett, the former director of obstetrics and gynecology at Jackson Park Hospital. Her paternal grandfather is the Chicago Sun-Times reporter Vernon Jarrett. Her parents divorced and her father died on November 19, 1993.

Who is Laura Jarrett married to? – Is Laura Jarrett married – Husband

She is married to Tony Balkissoon, a lawyer in the Windy City and the son of the Canadian politician Bas Balkissoon. The couple married on June 20, 2012, after meeting at Harvard Law School, while schooling.

Laura Jarrett the journalist
Laura Jarrett the journalist

Laura Jarrett Career (CNN)

In 2010, Jarrett graduated from Harvard Law School, where she was co-chair of the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender Papers Collection, and published her own articles on the intersection between identity, violence, and law. Jarrett has covered many critical legal headlines during the Trump presidency since joining CNN from her law firm in 2016, including the immigration ban, migrant family separations at the Southwest border, the dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, and high-stakes fights between the Department of Justice and Capitol Hill.

In delivering the breaking news of the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to handle the Russia probe in May 2017, as well as the end of his work in March 2019, she had a lead role. She has worked as CNN’s lead correspondent reporting the Justice Department Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s investigation into the processing of sensitive documents by Hillary Clinton, and the Senator Bob Menendez corruption hearing.

Prior to CNN, Jarrett worked in Chicago as a solicitor. Jarrett concentrated in private practice on the prosecution of corporations and entities in federal investigations initiated by the Department of Justice and the Stock and Exchange Commission, as well as on complicated commercial cases. Jarrett has dedicated extensive time to pro bono litigation, including the depiction of a survivor of human slavery who successfully used a new Illinois statute to erase her former convictions. Jarrett worked as a law clerk at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago for two federal judges, the Honorable Rebecca Pallmeyer of the Northern District of Illinois, and later for the Honorable Ann C. Williams.

Laura Jarrett Net Worth – Salary

She earns a good salary from CNN. She has not revealed her net worth since non of her wealth is recorded.