Laura Jarrett was born in Washington, DC, United States, although she has not revealed her precise date of birth to the public; nonetheless, she is believed to have been born in 1983. She is best known for her work as a CNN reporter, but she is also an attorney as well as a journalist.
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Laura was raised in Washington, DC, with her mother Valerie Jarrett, and father William, who expired when she was ten years old. Laura has never spoken publicly about her parents. Still, it is known that Laura’s mother is a successful as well as a somewhat popular businesswoman who worked as a government official in the past. Laura was inspired by her mother’s professional accomplishments and attended some of the most prestigious schools in Chicago. In 2010, Laura decided to participate in Harvard Law School, where she received a bachelor’s degree in law 2010. While in college, Laura worked as a technical writer and editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, where she was also a contributing author to their journal articles.
Her legal career began when she began working as a law clerk for Rebecca Pallmeyer in the Northern District of Illinois, where she later became an associate attorney. She would eventually work for Ann C. Williams in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals before settling in Chicago and pursuing a career as a litigation attorney. Laura decided to become a reporter after several years of working in the legal area, and she was successful. Laura began working as a reporter for the CNN network in 2016 — although it was intended to be a part-time position, Laura’s abilities convinced CNN that she should be retained. She has been working for them as a reporter and broadcast journalist ever since. Laura’s mother, Valerie, is equally well-known for her former role as a senior advisor to Barack Obama, the former President of the United States – both she and Laura were staunch supporters of the Obama administration throughout their respective careers.
Laura prefers to keep her personal life out of the public eye, and she does so by keeping it out of the media. However, because she is so well-known, some details about her love life are still known. In 2012, Laura exchanged her wedding vows with Canadian politician Tony Balkissoon in Kenwood, Chicago – the ceremony was attended by Eric Holder, the former United States attorney general, and Barack Obama, the then President of the United States.
Although Laura and Tony haven’t revealed where and how they met for the first time, stories have it that they met while attending Harvard Law School and became friends. Neither Laura nor Tony have spoken about any previous relationships they may have had. Neither have they talked about establishing a family together because they seem more concerned with their respective careers. It appears that Laura is getting married for the first time based on speculations and her own words. She and her husband do not have any children together or anybody else.
According to reliable sources, Laura’s present net worth is estimated to be much more than $1 million. She has accumulated throughout her diversified career, which has spanned more than a decade.