Laura Jarrett Biography


Laura Jarrett is an American anchor and lawyer. She is married and a mother of one.

More about the relationship

Laura Jarrett’s relationship status is married. She exchanged vows with Tony Balkissoon in 2012.

Her husband is a lawyer and they met each other in Harvard Law School. Their wedding ceremony was held in Kenwood, Chicago and it was attended by Obama plus other government officials.

Due to the presence of such leaders, the wedding was highly secured and around 280 guests were told not to take any pictures. The venue was surrounded by hundreds of Chicago police officers plus Secret Service agents.

Together, they welcomed their first child in July 2019. They named their son James Anthony Balkissoon.

Relationship Facts of Laura Jarrett

  • Laura Jarrett is married to Tony Balkissoon {Compare Couple}.
  • She is mother of One (James Anthony Balkissoon).
  • Laura Jarrett is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Laura Jarrett?

Laura Jarrett an American anchor and lawyer. She is popular for being the reporter at the news network CNN.

Also, she is known for being the daughter of the previous Senior Advisor to the President of the United States, Valerie.

Laura Jarrett- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 29 Oct 1983 and she was born in Chicago, the United States. The name of her mother is Valerie Jarrett and her father’s name was William Jarrett.

They separated in 1987 and her dad passed away in 1993 due to cardiac arrest.

Laura’s ancestry is unknown and as per her academics, she went to the Chicago Laboratory Schools and Harvard Law School.

From the latter, she achieved her Juris Doctor degree in 2010.

Laura Jarrett- Professional Life, Career

Laura Jarrett is a lawyer and also a reporter on the CNN network. She along with Christine Romans anchors a show titled “Early Start”.

Before this, she worked for Ann C. Williams in Chicago and two federal judges of Illinois as a law clerk. She as a correspondent tucked stories like the Trump administration, travel ban, and others.

She was also a part of covering the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment in May 2017.

Laura Jarrett- Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated at around $500 thousand as of 2022. However, her salary and other earnings are unknown.

Rumors, Controversy

This CNN reporter is keeping herself away from rumors and is also not surrounded by any desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Laura Jarrett’s body features, her height is 5 ft 5 inches and her body weight is 60 kg.

Moreover, her eyes are dark brown, her hair color is also black, plus her skin complexion is medium. Also, her body stats are 34-28-35 inches.

Social Media

Laura is available on social sites. Her Twitter and Facebook accounts are followed by over 70k and 3k  followers respectively.

Also, her Instagram has more than 14k followers.


  • She is 37 years old as of 2021.
  • Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • She joined Twitter in Nov 2011.

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