1. Family and Personal Life
Chris Jansing was married to husband Robert Jansing, a chemist for few times. However, the relationship couldn’t last long resulting divorce.
Chris Jansing was born youngest of 12 broods to parents Joseph Kapostasy and Tilly Kapostasy in Fairport Harbor, Ohio. She grew up in a Roman Catholic family and her ancestry belongs to Hungarian and Slovak.
- Parents: Joseph Kapostasy and Tilly Kapostasy
- Husband: Robert Jansing
- Children: N/A
- Marital Status: Divorced
Initially a student of political science, she later swapped to broadcast journalism after developing a career interest in the field. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Otterbein College in 1978, where she also served college-owned radio station.
The MSNBC correspondent married Robert Jansing, a chemist who owned an analyst laboratory in 1998. However, the former couple failed to continue their romance and got divorced afterward. She has still been using the same name Chris Jansing even after her divorce to which she explained that the name was easy to pronounce.
2. Body Measurements and Lifestyle
Chris Jansing is blessed slender body and age-defying looks. The 60-years-old MSNBC correspondent has a great fashion sense as she always dons chic outfit.
Chris is a true stunner and classic beauty. She is one of the few television anchors who put on minimal makeup and still manage to radiate elegance, charisma and quirky spirit. Her wardrobe consists some of the world’s incredible and latest ensemble which makes ladies go green.
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches (170 cm)
- Body Measurements: 36-28-38 inches
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: N/A
The 60-years-old MSNBC host always dons a simple look but chic and stylish. Moreover, the brown haired babe has an exceptional toned and slender physique that exudes exquisiteness. Apart from her gorgeous look, the lovely correspondent spends her off time traveling places and hanging out with friends.
3. Professional Career
Chris Jansing is a senior national correspondent for MSNBC. Previously she hosted network’s weekday news show Jansing and Company alongside Richard Lui.
Chris primarily started her career as an intern in Ohio based cable station and afterward, she got hired for a Ticonderoga centered radio station WIPS where she briefly worked.
- 1997: Won Emmy Award while working at WNYT
- 1998: Joined NBC News as a correspondent
With enough work experience, she then joined WNYT-TV, Albany as a general assignment reporter, and soon got promoted to become network’s nightly news co-anchor and weekend anchor. While reporting for the network’s exclusive coverage of Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, she won New York Emmy Award.
Currently, she served MSNBC as a senior national correspondent. During her tenure in the network, Chris has covered a number of hot and breaking stories ranging wide from Presidential campaign to 9/11 terrorist attack. Apart from that, she has reported on Hurricane Katrina, shooting misfortunes in Aurora and Tucson Japan’s natural crisis and Olympic Games held in Torino.
She showed her dedication towards her work when flew London to cover Royal Wedding. In addition, she joined Pope John Paul II during his momentous visit to Israel. Formerly, she was also the on-studio correspondent for MSNBC weekday morning news show Jansing and Company.
The show was terminated in June 2014 after she was signed as an NBC’s senior white house correspondent. In this position, she will break top stories for the network alongside Brian Williams as well as deliver coverage from White House and Capitol Hill.
Prior to joining the network, she had joined the team of NBC Nightly News as well as Today reporting several stories like 2008 Presidential campaign, the unfortunate death of Michael Jackson and devastating volcano eruption that hit Iceland territory. While in the network she traveled across the globe including Bolivia, Vietnam, and Afghanistan reporting on-field news and stories.
She further served the network as a correspondent for Rock Center, Dateline NBC while occasionally filled in for Weekend Today and weekend edition of NBC Nightly News in the absence of a regular host.
4. Salary and Net Worth 2018
Chris Jansing has collected massive fortunes as a news correspondent for MSNBC. With her millions dollar net worth, she has been relishing a lavish life.
Chris estimated net worth counts $8 million, earned through navigating a career as a journalist. She has been working in the television industry for more than three decades so no doubt she would be receiving a huge salary from MSNBC.
- Net Worth: $8 million
- Salary: N/A