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Chris Jansing Biography

Updated On 21 Nov, 2017 Published On 28 Jul, 2015
Chris Jansing

Facts of Chris Jansing

Date of Birth :
Age : 67 years old
Family Name : Jansing
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Chris Jansing
Birth Name Christine Ann Kapostasy-Jansing
Nick Name "Chris"
Mother Tilly Kapostasy
Father Joseph Kapostasy
Birth Place/City Fairport Harbor, Ohio
Profession Correspondent
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
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

Relationship short Statistics of Chris Jansing

What is Chris Jansing marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Chris Jansing have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Chris Jansing having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Chris Jansing Lesbian ? No

An American television news correspondent who is better known as the host of MSNBC news program Jansing and Company. She started her professional career at the radio station, WIPS and is a former general assignment reporter for WNYT television in Albany.

Early Life and Education

Jansing was born on January 30, 1957, in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, U.S. She is the youngest of twelve daughters of Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy. She is an American and is of Hungarian and Slovak descent.

Jansing graduated with a bachelor degree in broadcast journalism from the Otterbein College in 1978.


Jansing started her professional career from radio station WIPS in Ticonderoga, NY. She is also former general assignment reporter for WNYT television in Albany. She worked for WNYT television for more than one and half decade.

After that, she left the channel and anchored and reported for MSNBC, where she hosted The Today Show. She is currently working as NBC's Senior White House Correspondent.

Personal Life

Talking about her marital status she was married to her boyfriend, Robert Jansing in 1982, a chemist. In the starting of their relationship they were both happy with each other but after few years of their marriage, they did not continue their relationship. They went to the procedure of divorce.

After her divorce, there has been no report of her dating anyone. She has not been a biological mother yet. She continued her surname, Jansing after the divorce.

Net Worth, Achievements, and Salary

Jansing has made a good amount of money from her work. She has been honored with an Emmy Award for her coverage of the 1996 Olympic Park Bombing. She won the Best Person Award and was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in June 2016.

As per some online source, Jansing earns an annual income of $1 million and has the net worth of $9 million.

Chris Jansing Married

First Marriage with Robert Jansing

He is chemist and he runs an analytical chemistry laboratory. Couple still hasn't disclosed any reason behind their divorce.

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