Jonathan LaPook is an American Journalist who is best known as the Chief Medical Correspondent for CBS News where he has been involved since 2013.
Jonathan LaPook - Married To Kate Lear With Two Sons
CBS News Chief Jonathan LaPook is happily married to the love of his life, Kate Lear who is the daughter of the TV producer, Norman Lear. The couple tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony in the presence of a few close friends and family members.
Both Jonathan and Kate keep their marriage and two sons away from the prying eyes of the public. Therefore, there have not been many details found about the children's date of birth, age, and names.
As for LaPook's wife, she is a Broadway producer who produced drama series like What the Constitution Means to Me and Stars in the House. And, marriage has been going great for the two for many decades with two children as there aren't any rumors regarding divorce or extramarital affairs.
Net Worth & Salary of Jonathan LaPook
Jonathan LaPook began his career in journalism as a medical correspondent for CBS Evening News. After years of hard work and dedication, CBS NEWS promoted him to the Chief Medical Correspondent in 2013.
LaPook's interviews were widely focused on health and medical subjects and also got the privilege to have former President Barack Obama twice on his show. The journalist further earned notoriety for investigating the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal which bagged him multiple news awards.
Other than Journalism, La Pook is also a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center which adds more than $91,423 annually to his bank balance. LaPook has an estimated net worth of around $1 million that he primarily earned from his career as a News Correspondent which pays him an annual salary of $102,548, the average salary of a decent news reporter.
With such huge assets and wealth, it is obvious that Jonathan along with his wife and children lives a lavish lifestyle. But, alongside his career, we can see his dedication to humanity just by scrolling through his Instagram where he shares videos and messages about the covid crisis and ways to mitigate them.
Quick Facts of Jonathan LaPook
- Son of Elsa (née Eisenbud) and dentist Sidney LaPook who is also a World War II veteran.
- Grew up with three sisters, Judith LaPook, Nancy LaPook Diamond, and Corinne LaPook.
- Completed post-graduation training in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Gastroenterology from the New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
- Recipient of Emmy Awards three times.
- Founder of The Empathy Project in NYU Langone Medical Center.
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