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Tony Balkissoon Biography

Updated On 17 Apr, 2022 Published On 17 Jun, 2021
Tony Balkissoon

Facts of Tony Balkissoon

Age : 37 years old
Family Name : Balkissoon
Birth Country : Canada
Height : 5 Feet 10 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Tony Balkissoon

What is Tony Balkissoon marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Tony Balkissoon have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Tony Balkissoon having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Tony Balkissoon Gay ? No

Tony Balkissoon is a professional lawyer best known as the Vice President and Executive Counsel at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. People recognize Tony Balkissoon as the son of politician Bas Balkisson. In other words, he is also well known for being the husband of Laura Jarrett, CNN justice reporter.

Tony Balkissoon - Married to Wife Laura Jarrett

Tony Balkissoon is married to wife Laura Jarrett since the year 2012 who is a Lawyer by profession. The couple met at Harvard Law School and fell in love shortly after. And, after dating a couple of months, Tony and his then-girlfriend exchanged vows in the presence of friends and family members.

Tony Balkissoon married his wife Laura Jarrett in 2012. SOURCE: Instagram

Moreover, Balkinson became engaged to his lady love, Laura Jarrett, at the Paris Club. In the same vein, the couple's marriage was held at Laura's grandmother's house while their wedding reception was celebrated in their backyard. Further, Tony's wife, Laura Jarrett, was born in the year 1993 in Chicago. Illinois, the United States.

Tony Balkissoon is a dad to son James Anthony. SOURCE: Instagram

In addition to their marriage, Tony Balkinson and his wife Laura Jarrett are also proud parents to their son James Anthony. The lovebirds welcomed their first child in July 2019. Of course, Laura shared her joy of being a mother on her social media.

How much is Tony Balkissoon's Net Worth?

Tony Balkissoon's net worth has not been disclosed yet. But, he possibly earns a good amount of money from his lawyer career. Besides, his wife Laura Jarrett also makes a lot of money with an estimated earning that ranges from $47,000 - $100,000.

As for Balkinson, he started his career as a lawyer. Further, Balkissoon is an Appellate Staff Attorney at the MacArthur Justice Center. He, moreover, represented pro-bono clients for criminal and immigration cases.

Balkissoon also worked as a law clerk to Honorable Manish S. Shah of the U.S District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He was also a law clerk to Honorable Ann Clarie Williams of the U.S Court of Appeals for Seventh Circuit. Tony started working at Loevy & Loevy as a Justice Fellow in October 2016. Since 2018, he began contributing to the Board of Directors of LAF.

Tony Balkissoon's Quick Facts

  • Tony Balkissoon grew up in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
  • Tony holds Canadian nationality and of African descent.
  • Tony's parents are Bas Balkissoon and Tahay Balkissoon.
  • Tony's father Bas was a liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario between 2005 and 2006.
  • Balkissoon's in-laws, William Jarrett and Valerie Jarrett served as critical advisors to ex-President Barack Obama.
  • Laura went to Harvard Law School.
  • Tony won the Dean's Scholar for Trademark Law and Sex Equality.
  • Tony has a sibling named Denise Balkissoon who is a freelance journalist and won a National Magazine Award.
  • Tony's mother-in-law is a former senior advisor to ex-president Barack Obama.

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Tony Balkissoon Married

First Marriage with Laura Jarrett

Tony Balkissoon is happily married to his wife Laura Jarrett since June 17, 2012. They have together for over nine years and shares a son.

Tony Balkissoon Children

SON : James Anthony Balkissoon

Mother: Laura Jarrett

James Anthony Balkissoon is the first child of Laura Jarrett and Tony Balkissoon. Baby James was born on July 16, 2019.

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