Elise Jordan is a gorgeous American journalist as well as a political commentator associated with MSNBC and Time Magazine. Also, Jordan is famous for being the wife of the late Award-winning journalist named Michael Hastings. Her husband was well-known for his top-notch journalism skills as a war-zone correspondent. He brought live coverage of the Iraqi war for Newsweek during the early 2000s. Learn more about the amazing journalist Elise Jordan below.
Who is Elise Jordan and How Old is She?
The female journalist was born as Catherine Elise Jordan on 22nd June 1990. She was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in the United States of America. She was born to American parents Kelly Jordan and his wife Susan Boone Jordan. Elise holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is white. Jordan is not the only child of her parents; she grew up along with her brother named Russell Jordan. Their father passed on in 2016 after suffering from a heart attack.
Developing a keen interest in becoming a journalist right from a very tender age; Elise got her inspiration from her uncle who is also a journalist. Jordan completed her basic education at Little Angels high school, New York after which she enrolled at Yale University where she obtained her journalism degree in 2004.
Soon after her graduation, Elise began her journalism career, first, she worked as a writer for Condoleezza Rice, who was the 66th US Secretary of State. Later on, she became a contributor to notable political magazines such as The Daily Beast as well as the Time Magazine. In 2008, Elise served in the United States National Security Council; there she worked as one of the directors of communication as well as a presidential speechwriter until 2009.
Details of Her MSNBC Career
In search of a more challenging environment, Elise Jordan joined the MSNBC network where she started working as a political analyst and commentator. Having been active in the profession for over a decade now; Elise has garnered much experience which keeps her at the top of her journalism career. While on MSNBC network, Elise became famous through her fearless and subtle political analysis and comments.
The amazing journalist has also been mixed up in lots of different controversial situations following her harsh comments on the POTUS Donald Trump. She has received lots of criticisms from several Trump supporters and other politicians as well as accolades for her top-notch performance by her numerous fans around the world.
Meet Elise Jordan’s Husband
Like we stated earlier, Jordan was married to a fellow journalist and award-winning war correspondent Michael Hastings. Hastings was born and raised in Malone, New York in the United States. He was one of the three sons born to Dr. Brent Hastings and his wife Dr. Molly Hastings. He has two brothers named Jeff and Jon Hastings. Graduating from New York University, Michael acquired his bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2002. He worked extensively in the field of journalism covering top news events including the Iraqi crisis as well as other political stories.
Just like Jordan, Hastings also worked as a contributor for top magazines including Newsweek, Gentlemen Quarterly, and Rolling Stone Magazines. He equally carried out interviews with high-profile political figures in the United States such as the then-US Army General Stanley McChrystal, among others. Meanwhile, he was a strong critic of Obama‘s administration.
The amazing couple met each other in 2007 when the duo appeared in a television show. Afterwards, they began their relationship. By May 2011, they walked down the aisle in Holly Springs, Mississippi and their wedding was honoured by their close friends and family members.
Two years after their marriage, her husband Hastings died in a single-car crash which took place in the Hancock Park in the neighbourhood of Los Angeles. His car burst into flames and Hastings body was burnt beyond recognition. While investigations showed a possible foul play on Hastings car; there was no evidence to back up the claims.
Jordan was shattered and heartbroken following the sudden demise of her husband. Since his death, she has committed herself to be the best she can be while upholding her husband’s legacy. They didn’t have any kids from their marriage.
Her Body Measurements
Elise Jordan is a very smart journalist; she has won the hearts of her many fans with her excellent journalism skills and unparallel work ethics. Jordan also has a gorgeous and attractive personality. She is very tall, standing at a height of 6 feet 1 inch which is higher than the average height for American women (5 feet 5 inches). In addition, she weighs 75 kg and has sporty body measurements (breast-waist-hips) of about 32-28-32 inches. Her hair is blonde while her eyes are blue in colour.