Chris Jansing

Inside Biography

Chris Jansing, an American news correspondent/journalist, is working for NBC News Network. She is a senior national correspondent for MSNBC.  Similarly, Chris Jansing is the Senior White House Correspondent for NBC News.

Jansing hosts breaking news at MSNBC with Brian Williams. The TV personality 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, Bio, And Education Of Chris Jansing

Jansing was born on the 30th of January, 1957, under the birth sign Aquarius. She was born in Fairport Harbor, which lies in Ohio in the United States of America. She was born in America and her nationality is 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.

Jansing 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, Chris Jansing interned at the cable station in Columbus, Ohio. Then, she worked for the WIPS radio station Ticonderoga in New York.

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

In 1998, Jansing 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.

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Jansing 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 worked as an anchor and reporter for MSNBC. In the year 2008, she came back to Los Angeles and started working as a field reporter for two years. 

Jansing previously alongside Richard Lui anchored the 10 am an hour on MSNBC weekdays on Jansing and Company. 

Jansing became the senior national correspondent for MSNBC, on 1st June 2017. 

Chris Jansing's Awards And Achievements 

Jansing has won a  number of prestigious accolades for her unusual work in the field of media. 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 New York State. She is currently working on 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 $12 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. She also worked for MSNBC where she was paid in the between of $57,500-$61,000 a year.  

Jansing has always been paid a 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.

Chris Jansing's Married, Husband, And Relationship 

Chris Jansing is not dating anyone (publicly). She was previously married and divorced 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.

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. She is as of now believed to be single and enjoying her singlehood life. 

Jansing is active on micro-blogging site such as Twitter. She has a very warm 74.8 thousand followers on Twitter and this proves how popular she has been on the site. 

Chris Jansing's Age, Height, And Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Chris Jansing is 62 years old.
  • Height-She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall. 
  • Weight- As of 2019, she weighs 57kg (125 lbs). 
  • Body measurements- She has a slim body built with the measurements of 36-28-36 inches (Breast-Waist-Hip).
  • Hair Color: She has a natural blonde hair color. 
  • Eye Color: Her eyes are brown in color.
  • Waist Size: 28 inch
  • Bra Size: 36 inch
  • Hip Size: 38 inch
  • Horoscope: Aquarius 
  • She is active on Twitter.

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


by sanjeet, 27 Aug, 2015

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