Chris Jansing

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 30, 1957
Nationality American
Profession Television Personality
Working for NBC News and hosts an MSNBC
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Robert Jansing (husband)
Married on 1982
Children(s) N/A
Qualification Graduation
Education at Otterbein College
Net Worth(s) N/A
Name on Birth Christine 'Chris' Jansing (Real Name)
Divorce Yes
Height 1.68 m
Weight N/A
Religion Roman Catholic
Eye Color Brown, Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Twitter @JansingCo
Body Measurements 36-28-38 inches
Age 64 Years

Chris Jansing is an msnbc anchor and host of “Jansing and Co.” It airs weekdays on msnbc. She is also an NBC news correspondent and anchor.


Chris Jansing was born on January 30, 1957 in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, USA as Christine Kapostasy.


She was born to a Roman Catholic family. She is the youngest child among her 12 siblings. She certainly had a crowded home.

School College

Jansing graduated with honors from Otterbein College and holds two honorary doctorates. She was originally a political science major. Jansing switched majors to broadcast journalism after working for the college radio station.

Father, Mother, brother and sister

The names of her parents are Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy. She was the youngest among the 12 children of her parents.

Career and struggle

Jansing joined NBC News in June 1998. She anchored msnbc’s coverage of the terrorist attacks on September 11 as the events unfolded. She has extensively covered several presidential campaigns and hosted a series of prime time reports called “Battleground America”. She has anchored major breaking stories including Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the shooting tragedies in Tucson and Aurora, Colorado, the nuclear crisis in Japan, and the Olympic Games in Torino, Vancouver and London. Jansing was also in London for the Royal Wedding and Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II.

She was with Pope John Paul II during his historic visit to Israel, and anchored msnbc’s coverage from Rome for his funeral as well as the election of Pope Benedict.

Her reporting for Nightly News with Brian Williams and the TODAY Show has included the 2008 Presidential campaign, the volcano eruption in Iceland, and the death of Michael Jackson. She has filed reports from Bolivia to Vietnam to Afghanistan, and across the U-S. Jansing’s duties also include work as a correspondent for “Dateline NBC”, “Rock Center”  and as a substitute anchor for “Weekend Today” and the weekend edition of “NBC Nightly News.”

Before joining the NBC News team, Jansing co-anchored the nightly news for WNYT-TV Albany. She was honored with numerous awards for excellence in journalism while working there, including two Emmys. She also received many community service awards for her commitment to children.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

In 1982, she married Robert Jansing. He is a chemist, who ran an analytical chemistry laboratory. In 1998, she moved to NBC and began using her married name. She explained it was easier for viewers to pronounce. She and her husband divorced subsequently, but she has continued to use the name "Chris Jansing" for her profession.

Hot, legs, feet and pictures

She looks nice even after completing a half century of her life. She has beautiful feet and legs. Her pictures can be found in various sites all over the internet.

Height, weight and age

She has a nice, significant height of five feet and six inches. She also has maintained her height-weight balance nicely.

Body Measurements

Her body shape is nice and her body figure measures 36-28-38 inches. She has not let her body shape to deteriorate till now and has maintained it well.

Nationality, Ethnicity

She is an American citizen and she is from white ethnicity.

Award and Achievement

She won an Emmy Award for her coverage of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing at the Olympic Games in Atlanta. She also received "Best Person" award from the New York State Broadcasters Association for her report on hunger in New York State.

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