Chris Jansing Net Worth, Career, Early And Personal Life
Chris Jansing is professional American broadcasting journalism and a TV personality, which is famous for her works as the senior national correspondent for NBC Network and MSNBC News. To add to it, she is known all over the US for her anchoring work for the “TODAY Show” and the “Night News,” along with Brian Williams, adding to anchoring previously her talk-show and news “Jansing and Company.”
Early Life And Family
Christine’ Chris’ Ann Kapostasy, with her full name, took birth on January 30th1957, in Fairport Harbour, a place in Ohio, happening to be the youngest among twelve children of Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy. Her nationality, as her place of birth shows, is American, and her ethnicity is white. However, she belongs to Hungarian and Slovakian ancestry.
Check other celebrities biography
She enrolled herself at the University Of Otterbein, located in Westerville, in Ohio, and studied pol. Science in that Institute. Anyway, after her volunteering course at her college for their campus radio station, she became quite inclined towards journalism and its world. Thus, she completed her graduation with an honors degree in the year 1978 in broadcasting journalism.
After graduating, Chris kick-started her career for a local cable channel in Columbus, in Ohio, and then moved to Ticonderoga, in New York, to join WIPS radio station. After that, she moved to Albany, in New York, for a job as a general assignment reporter for WNYT television series, broadcasted by NBC. She earned a promotion and became their co-anchor. She covered the 1996 Olympic Park Centennial bombing in place of Atlanta in Georgia, which earned Chris an Emmy Award in the next year. In 1998 June, she moved to join the NBC Network.
Continued Career Successes
She was one of the most prominent journalists of the MSNBC Network, who was daily anchoring their primetime show “MNSBC Live.” She could cover any news topics, from politics to sports to international affairs. Her experience is counted from the Hurricane Katrina attack on September 11th, 2001, to Japan’s nuclear crisis in 2011 March— the nuclear disaster of Fukushima Daiichi. To speak about sports, she has covered one of the most prestigious sports tournaments played all over the USA every year, including NBA and ice hockey.
She got married in the early 80s to a chemical laboratory owner, research scientist, and chemist named Robert Jansing, but they faced a divorce after two years. Although she kept using his surname in her professional field and even after their divorce, she kept using it as it is even easier for people to pronounce than her title Kapostasy.
Appearance And Net Worth
She is a woman of 64. Her height and weight respectively are 168cm and 67kgs, with vital statistics of 36-28-36. According to liable sources, her net worth is between 8 to 9 million US dollars.