Chris Jansing Biography

Updated On Feb 22, 2019 Published On Nov 28, 2015
Facts of Chris Jansing
Date of Birth: 1957 , January-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Chris Jansing
Birth Name Christine Ann Kapostasy-Jansing
Nick Name "Chris"
Father Joseph Kapostasy
Mother Tilly Kapostasy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fairport Harbor, Ohio
Ethnicity White
Profession Correspondent
Working For MSNBC, NBC
Net Worth N/A
Hair Color Brown Dark
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Robert Jansing
Education Otterbein University
Awards Emmy Award
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American television journalist and news correspondent, Chris Jansing is famous for being the NBC News's Senior White House Correspondent. She is also known for being the host of the show, Jansing and Company.

Chris Jansing's Early Life

Chris Jansing was born Christine Ann Kapostasy on January 30, 1957, and is 62 years old as of early 2019. She was born in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, the United States of America to mother Tilly Kapostasy and father Joseph Kapostasy.

Chris is the 12th children of her parents. She is an American and is of Hungarian and Slovak descent. She completed her graduation from Otterbein College in 1978.

Chris Jansing's Career

Upon high school graduation, Chris began studying political science, but later she changed her major to broadcast journalism. During her graduation days, she used to work in the college radio station.

Soon after her graduation, she began working for a cable station in Columbus and then finally got her permanent job at WNYT. She was also seen in NBC Nightly News.

Chris is currently busy as a senior national correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC.

Chris Jansing's Net Worth and Earnings

As of early 2019, Chris Jansing's net worth is reported to be around $8 million that she has collected from his journalism career. She is estimated to be earning an annual salary of $300 thousand. Her colleague, Brian Williams' net worth is around $40 million

Chris Jansing's Personal Life: Married Robert Jansing

While talking about Chris Jansing's current relationship status, she was once a married woman. In 1982, Chris Jansing married husband Robert Jansing. Her ex-husband Robert Jansing is a chemist and is the owner of an analytical chemistry laboratory.

The pair was reported to be enjoying a blissful married life but things did not go as planned. Just after being married for around half a decade, the couple got divorced. Some gossip mongers claim that they got divorced in 1998.

Even after separation, she began using his last name. As per reports, she is now a single and divorcee. She is not involved in any kind of relationships.

Chris Jansing's Body Measurements

Height:  5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)

Weight: 60 kg

Figure: 36-28-38 inches

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Brown

Chris Jansing facts on timeline

Born in Fairport Harbor, Ohio

January 30 , 1957

 Born as Christine Ann Kapostasy in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States of America to Tilly Kapostasy and Joseph Kapostasy, Chris is the 12th children of her parents. She is an American and is of Hungarian and Slovak descent.

Graduated from Otterbein College

1978

Upon her high school graduation, she began studying political science but later she changed her major to broadcast journalism. That time she used to work in the college radio station. She completed her graduation from Otterbein College in 1978.

Joined WNYT television

1980

Soon after her graduation, she began working for cable station in Columbus as an intern and then some months later she got a job at radio station WIPS for short periods of time. Finally from 1980, she got her permanent job at WNYT. 

Won New York Emmy Award

1997

Being the television journalist and news correspondent, she was once honored with the New York Emmy Award. She won this award for her contribution on the coverage of the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta.

Joined NBC News

1998

After working in the WNYT for about two decades, she decided to join NBC News and then she joined them in June 1998. She then began anchoring and reporting the show, MSNBC. She was also seen in NBC Nightly News. 

Married to Robert Jansing

1982

In 1982, Chris Jansing got married to Robert Jansing. Robert Jansing is a chemist and he is the owner of an analytical chemistry laboratory. They got married after being in love for short period of time. 

Formally changed her last name to Jansing

1998

She was born as Christine Ann Kapostasy but after being married with Chris Jansing for more than one and half decade, she began using Jansing as his last name. However, she is now divorced with him but the actual date when they got divorced is unknown.

Net Worth

2019

As of early 2019, Chris Jansing's net worth is reported to be around $8 million and earns an annual salary of $300 thousand.