Is Tony Balkissoon married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Laura Jarrett who is well known for being a CNN correspondent and an attorney as well. From the marriage, he is the son-in-law to businesswoman and former government official, Valerie Jarrett (born on November 14, 1956).
The couple met each other while being enrolled at Harvard Law School. Both of them were law students and discovered the similarities in their dream and thinking. They started dating and the serious relationship made them got engaged at Paris Club.
On 17 June 2012, Balkissoon and Jarrett exchanged their vows. Their wedding was the talk of the town because many of the renowned celebrities from business and politics were invited. The invitation also went to former President Obama and his family.
The beautiful couple became blessed with a son named James Anthony Balkissoon in July 2019. The happiness of being a parent was shared by Laura on her social networking sites. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Balkissoon:
Who is Tony Balkissoon?
Born as Tony Balkissoon, he landed the planet in the 1980s which makes his age be in the 30s. However, his exact date of birth is not provided in his wiki and some online sources have supposed his birth year to be 1985. By profession, he is an Appellate Staff Attorney at the MacArthur Justice Center who also contributes to the Board of Directors of LAF. He has also gained the public’ attention from his family life.
Early Life and Education
Balkissoon was born in the 1980s and his place of birth is in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Bas Balkissoon (father) and his wife Tahay Balkissoon (mother). His father (born in 1952) who belongs to Indian descent was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as well as a municipal councilor in Scarborough.
Tony spent his childhood days with the other two siblings. Talking about his education and academic achievements, he attended the University of Toronto to study Engineering Science. Later, by enrolling at Harvard Law School, he graduated cum laude.
Career and Professional Life
Tony is a MacArthur Justice Center (MJC)’s Appellate Staff Attorney who argues on criminal justice issues as well as civil rights in federal courts of appeal nationwide. Before that, he used to litigate civil rights cases and for his clients who were framed for crimes they did not commit.
Previously, he worked at Sidley Austin LLP as a patent litigator. He sharpened his lawyering skills by working as a clerk for Judge Ann C. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals and Judge Manish S. Shah on the U.S. District Court.
Tony Balkissoon is married to CNN reporter Laura Jarrett since 17 June 2012. They have been together for a long time before getting married. From their conjugal life, Tony is a father to a son named James Anthony Balkissoon. Belonging to the same field of profession, the couple is good at understanding each other.
Moving towards body measurements, Tony Balkissoon has an average height with a balanced BMI calculation. He seems to be an energetic person with a good sense of communicating skills. However, the exact body measurement details of Balkissoon is not available.
Salary and Net worth
Washington D.C. based Appellate staff attorney Tony Balkissoon has an estimated net worth of 2 million USD which is not verified yet. He has been experiencing a successful lawyering profession and has helped the number of his clients to grab justice that they were denied.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Tony Balkissoon is prepared by various wiki sites but is still missing from Wikipedia. The verified social networking sites of Balkissoon like Instagram and Twitter aren’t available.