Elise Jordan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Aug, 2019
Facts of Elise Jordan
Date of Birth: 1990 , June-22
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Elise Jordan
Birth Name Catherine Elise Jordan
Nick Name Elise
Father Kelly Jordan
Mother Susan Boone Jordan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Holly Springs, Mississippi
Profession Reporter and Analyst
Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color White
Weight in KG 75
Siblings Russell Jordan
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Elise Jordan is an American Journalist working for MSNBC and as a contributor to Time Magazine. Jordan is known mostly to cover political areas while working. She is the widow of famous journalist Michael Hastings.

Early Life And Education Of Elise Jordan

Elise Jordan was born Catherine Elise Jordan on June 22, 1990, to parents Kelly Jordan and Susan Boone Jordan. She was born and raised in Holly Springs, Mississippi along with her brother Russell Jordan. It is stated that her father died of heart failure in August 2016.

She was interested in dancing when she was a child. Her early inspirations were Michael Jackson and actor Al Pacino. Jordan attended Yale University and graduated with a degree in 2004.

Elise Jordan's Career

Jordan's uncle was a journalist. She was immensely influenced by his profession and pursue her career in journalism. Jordan is a successful journalist, reporter, an analyst by profession. She works as a political analyst for an American news cable and satellite Television network MSNBC. 

Jordan has worked in the journalism field for very long experiencing in sectors like working as the director of communications in the National Security Council and worked as a Presidential Speechwriter in the White House office for a little while.

She has also stepped in the work of Commanding General's Strategic Advisory Group at the International Security Assistance Force ( ISAF) whose headquarters is in Kabul, Afghanistan. Adding to her work experience she has also worked as a columnist for National Review, speechwriter for NSC and Condoleezza Rice.

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Besides this, she has worked as a contributor for Time Magazine and The Daily Beast. Summing up her work experience, she is a successful and experienced Republican Strategist, National Journal columnist and National Review columnist.

Elise Jordan's Net Worth

Jordan is estimated to have a growing net worth of $1.2 million. She earns a decent paycheque from her job as a reporter and analyst.

According to the  Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of a reporter is $45,120 and for News analyst, it is $40,190. The least experienced reporter is paid $20,770 and the top reporters earn $78,530 salary. The salary of a reporter in MSNBC is $79,518 and an analyst is given salary ranging from $54K to $58k.

Elise Jordan's Personal Life

Elise Jordan has married twice. Currently, she is married to Mike Hogan. They shared the wedding vows on September 23, 2017, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. She shared the news of her married just after a year through her Instagram post. 

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One year ago today! Thanks @m1keh0gan for making me grateful for every second with you.

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Previously she was married to famous American journalist Michael Hastings. After two years of their marriage, her husband died in an accident in 2013. She was living a content life with her husband until this tragedy happened.

She is not rumored to be dating anyone at the moment and is focused on her career. She has a brother named Russell who is the father of two, Ann and Thomas.

Jordan was caught up in a huge controversy when on the MSNBC channel, she said, "Defending Donald Trump is equivalent to hugging a Suicide Bomber". This made news many days ahead and her other Donald Trump-related tweets also got caught up in the controversy.

Jordan is known for her strong and brave character. Many people look up to her as an inspiration for living a life full of dignity and determination. She is an inspiration to many women around the world. Jordan owns a pet.

She is active on Twitter and Instagram. She shares her personal and professional life with her followers via her Twitter and Instagram. She mainly retweets about Donald Trump and comments on his statement which offended many Trump supporters and Trump himself.  

Death of Husband Michael Hastings

Jordan's husband Michael died after he got into a brutal single-vehicle accident leading. The main cause of the death was a massive blunt force trauma which made the vehicle to speed up and gradually it flamed up.

Michael's death gathered headlines as he was a famous journalist and a war correspondent for Iraq and Afghanistan. After the incident people started making their own assumptions relating to his death stating it was not accidental but a pre-made plan. As he was a war correspondent, Michael was linked to various issues and some people even depicted that he was killed by the US government.

Jordan was heartbroken over his death. In spite of the tragic loss of her husband, she is standing strong and focusing on her career as an independent woman and women look up to her as inspiration.

In an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, she said that about her tragic loss of her husband,

I have no doubt that he was pursuing a hot story. He always had at least five hot stories going — that was Michael. My gut here is that it was just a really tragic accident and I’m very unlucky and the world is very unlucky. 

She was against the fact that Michael was murdered since she believed it was an unfortunate vehicle incident that could have happened to anyone. But there are some strong rumors that as he had an insight of various in-depth information and was linked to various controversies.

Michael was afraid to ride in his car and was scared to the extent that he even wanted to leave town. Some more reports had her heart more broken as some reported Michael had consumed a drug called Meth while he was driving. All of his family members believed there wasn't any conspiracy relating to Michael's death.

Elise Jordan talks about husband Michael Hastings Death.


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