Chris Jansing Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Oct, 2018
Facts of Chris Jansing
Date of Birth: 1957 , January-30
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
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 started her journalism career as an intern at a cable station in Columbus, Ohio. In 1998, she joined the MSNBC network.

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 Of Chris Jansing

Jansing was born on the 30th of January, 1957, under the birth sign Aquarius. 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 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.

Chris Jansing's Career

After completing her graduation, she interned at the cable station in Columbus, Ohio. Then, she worked for the WIPS radio station Ticonderoga in New York.

After a few years, she moved to the WNYT RV. Later, Jansing became a weekend anchor and weekly co-anchor for WNYT.

CAPTION: Chris Jansing at her workplace SOURCE: MSNBC

In 1998, she joined the MSNBC News network. Since then, she has been working for the NBC network. In 2014, she became the NSC’s Senior White House Correspondent.

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.

Chris Jansing's Net Worth and Salary

Chris Jansing's estimated net worth is $8 million but it is not confirmed officially. But, her colleague, Brian Williams has a huge net worth of $40 million.

According to a source, NBC journalists have paid $300K- $1 million annual salaries. So, we can believe that her salary is somewhere in the given range. 

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 of 1.68 meters. Information on her and her inspiring biography can easily be grabbed from popular wiki sites such as Wikipedia.

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. 

Chris Jansing's Personal Life

Jansing is not dating anyone (publicly). She previously married and divorced with Robert Jansing is a research scientist. 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.

CAPTION: NBC journalist Chris Jansing SOURCE: MSNBC

But sadly, their relationship could not last forever. Because of some severe problems, the couple had to go through the process of divorce. However, she continues to use her ex-husband’s surname “Jansing” professionally as she believes that it is easier for the audience to pronounce.

Body Measurements

  • Height-She stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall. 
  • Weight- As of 2018, she weighs 57kg (125 lbs). 
  • Body measurements-36-28-36 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip).

It does not seem like the couple had children. In near future, she might settle down again if she finds her perfect match. But until then, she has decided to be single.