Chris Jansing is a famous person and well-known news reporter and journalist who came into the limelight after working as a senior White House Correspondent.

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Full NameChris Jansing
Date of Birth January 30, 1957
Birth PlaceFairport Harbor, Ohio
FatherJoseph Kapostasy,
MotherTilly Kapostasy
Spouse Robert Jansing
Age64 years
Weight57 kg
Height5 feet 6 inches
Zodiac Aquarius
EthnicityRoman Catholic
Body Measurement36-28-38 inches
Eye Color brown
Hair Colorblonde
Net Worth$8 Million

Early Life

Chris Jansing was born in Fairport Harbor, Ohio and her birth date is January 30, 1957. Chris Jansing was born as the youngest child to her father, Joseph Kapostasy, and mother, Tilly Kapostasy, but the information about her siblings is not known yet. This young and talented person has reached the age of 64 years, shocking as she looks much more youthful than people of her generation.

Jansing holds the nationality of America and belongs to the Roman Catholic ethnicity. Besides this, Chris Jansing belongs to the zodiac sign Aquarius and possesses all the qualities of people of their zodiac sign.

Chris Jansing
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Chris Jansing went to Otterbein College, where she achieved a bachelor’s degree in Arts and studied political Science Major, but then she majored to broadcast in journalism.

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Physical Appearance

Chris Jansing is a tall person with a height of 5 feet 6 inches which is 1.68 meters, and has maintained her weight around 57 kg. Her body measurements are 36-28-38 inches, including her chest size, 36 inches, Waist size is 28 inches, and hip size is 38 inches. She looks fabulous in her blonde hair and brown eyes.


Who is Chris married to?

Chris Jansing was married to Robert Jansing in 1982. Her husband was a Research Scientist at the NYS Department of Health. However, the couple’s marriage didn’t last long, and they decided to separate their ways. However, they didn’t reveal the real reason for divorce, but even after their divorce, Chris still kept her husband’s surname.


How did Chris start her career?

Chris Jansing began her career as an intern at a local cable station in Columbus, Ohio, and was also hired by radio station WIPS, Ticonderoga in New York. After that, she joined as a general assignment reporter for the WNYT television based in New York.

After working for 17 years in WNYT, and then rose to become a weekend anchor followed by a weekly co-anchor. She has covered various news, such as the Olympic Park bombing taken in Atlanta during the Olympic Games. In 1998 she was hired by NBC News and worked as a substitute anchor for MSNBN’s, The Today Show.

She then moved to LA, worked as a field reporter for two years, and returned as an anchor in 2010. In June 2017, she was named as the senior national correspondent for MSNBC.

Chris Jansing
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Chris Jansing faced a scandal when she reported that Barack Obama was actually from Kenya. This statement gained huge media attention.

Awards and Nominations

Chris Jansing has been awarded Emmy Awards for her reporting and coverage of the Olympic park Bombing at the Olympic Games in 1996. Besides this, she was also awarded the New York State Broadcasters Association for reporting hunger in Ny states by the Best person Award.

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Social Media

Chris Jansing is active in social media such as Facebook and Twitter. However, she is not active on Instagram, but there are many hashtags in his name which are made by their fans. Chris Jansing is followed by more than 35.3k followers on Facebook and by 2566 followers and her username is @chrisjansing. Her tweets are meant for awareness and have made everyone fall in love with her writing.

Chris Jansing
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What is Jansing’s net worth?

Chris Jansing earns a decent sum through her career as a journalist and has been earning additional income through brand endorsements and sponsorship. Her estimated net worth is $8 million, which she gained through her hard work and dedication. Similarly, a journalist’s salary ranges from $50000 to $200k, so her salary can be assumed to be around this range as an MSNBC Senior National Correspondent.

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