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Get to Know Tony Balkissoon - Laura Jarret's Husband and Bas Balkrissoon's Son

Published Fri Apr 16 2021 By Aashika
Get to Know Tony Balkissoon - Laura Jarret's Husband and Bas Balkrissoon's Son

Tony Balkissoon came into the limelight after getting married to Laura Jarret. His wife is a renowned television personality who is a reporter who has been working as a co-anchor of "Early Start". 

Furthermore, he was born in the 1980s in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada to parents Bas Balkrissoon and Tahay Balkissoon. Tony grew up with his two siblings and shared memorable childhood. 

Let's look at the below paragraphs to know more about Balkissoon that people are curious about. 

What's His Net Worth?

Tony Balkissoon has a huge amount of net worth which is around $2 million. He has been earning through a successful career as a lawyer. Tony started his career at Sidley Austin LLP as a patent ligator. 

Later,  worked as a law clerk under two federal judges Honorable Manish S. Shah of the US District Court and Honorable Ann Claire Williams of the US Court of Appeal. 

Then, worked to litigate civil rights cases for his clients who were framed for crimes they did not commit. Currently, he is a MacArthur Justice Center (MJC)'s Appellate Staff Attorney who argues on Criminal Justice issues as well as civil rights in federal court appeal nationwide.  

Wife: Laura Jarret

Tony Balkissoon is in happy married life with a journalist, Laura Jarret. They met for the first time while they were studying at Harvard Law School. Soon started dating and began their relationship. 

The duo got engaged at the Paris Club. On 17th June 2012, the couple tied the knot whereas their wedding ceremony took place at Jarret's grandmother's house in the backyard under a large white marquee tent. Since then, the two have been living a joyful married life which is now almost 8 years. 

A picture of Tony Balkissoon with his wife Laura Jarret.
Image Source: The Star

Blessed with One Child

He is the father of one son,  James Balkissoon with his wife. In July 2019, his son came into this beautiful world which the couple announced on Instagram account. Tony spends a lot of his time with his family. James loves to listen to a story from his daddy which was revealed by his wife on a social page. 

A photo with son, James Balkissoon. 
Image Source: Instagram (@laurajcnn)

Son of Ex-Politician 

As we know, Tony Balkissoon is the son of a reputed former politician, Bas Balkrissoon. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2005 to 2016. Bas started his political career in 1997 which lasted up to 2016. He became the Member of Provincial Parliament for riding of Scarborough. 

Education and Alma Maters

He is a well-educated person and graduated cum laude at Harvard Law School. Before it, he attended the University of Toronto, where he studied Engineering Science. 

Maintain  Low Profile 

As being celebrity's life partner, he lives a private lifestyle. Tony has seen less in front of the camera with his wife which shows that he likes to keep some distance from the limelight. Also, is not active on any social sites like Instagram and Twitter whereas Mrs. Jarret has more than 14.6k followers and 203 followers respectively. 

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