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Chris Jansing Biography

Chris Jansing
  • Age: 61 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn
  • Name: Chris Jansing
  • Birth Name: Christine Ann Kapostasy-Jansing
  • Nick Name: "Chris"
  • Father: Joseph Kapostasy
  • Mother: Tilly Kapostasy
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Fairport Harbor, Ohio
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Correspondent
  • Working For: MSNBC, NBC
  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Hair Color: Brown Dark
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Robert Jansing
  • Education: Otterbein University
  • Awards: Emmy Award
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Chris Jansing, an American news correspondent/journalist, is working for NBC News Network. She is a senior national correspondent for the MSNBC. Jansing hosts breaking news at MSNBC with Brian Williams.

She was an NBC News senior White House correspondent from 2014 to January 2017. Prior to that, she hosted her own show Jansing and Company on MSNBC.

Early Life and Education

Jansing was born on 30th of January, 1957. She was born in a Fairport Harbor, which lies in Ohio in the United States of America. She was born in America and her nationality is an American. Her ethnicity is mixed.

The names of her parents are Tilly Kapostasy and Joseph Kapostasy. She has always been spot on with her work in TV shows and movies and has, through her extraordinary work, always inspired people around her.

She went to the Otterbein College for her degree. She thought of getting a degree in the field of political science first, but later she changed her mind and got herself a degree in the field of broadcast journalism. No one can deny her decision was absolutely correct.

Career and Achievements

She has already been awarded the very prestigious Emmy Award for her outstanding coverage of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing at the Olympic Games which was held in Atlanta. It took great courage from her side to cover that incident, and as a result, she won the award.

She has also been awarded the Best Person award from the New York State Broadcasters Association and she won this award for her report on hunger in the New York State. She is currently working on the NBC news.

Personal Life

Jansing is currently unmarried. She previously married and divorced her husband. Her personal life has not been going very smoothly. She was dating her boyfriend Robert Jansing before the couple got married and started to live as husband and wife. The couple got married in the year 1982.

But sadly, their relationship could not last forever. Because of some severe problems, the couple had to go through the process of divorce. It does not seem like the couple had children. In near future, she might settle down again if she finds her perfect match. But till then, she has decided to be single.

Net Worth and Salary

Jansing has always been paid great salary and this has boosted her net worth to millions. She is not very tall as her height is an average 1.68 meters. Information on her and her inspiring biography can easily be grabbed from popular wiki sites such as Wikipedia.

Social Media

She is active on social networking sites such as Twitter. She has a very warm 19.7 thousand followers on Twitter and this proves how popular she has been on the site. She has already tweeted on the site more than 8700 times. 

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