Elise Jordan is not just an admirable journalist, a top-notch commentator, and a first-rate speechwriter, but also a major inspiration to many young women struggling to stay strong and brave.
Despite facing difficulties in marriage, this beautiful soul has continued to push forward with courage, dignity, and determination, occupying an adorable position in the hearts of many American women.
Most people only see Jordan on the television. Others simply know her as an inspiring woman with big dreams and a very promising future ahead of her. In this article, we’ll take a look at everything about her, including her age, MSNBC career, body measurement, when and how she lost her husband, how she has been faring as a widow and other interesting facts.
Elise Jordans’ Bio, Age
American columnist and journalist Elise Jordan was born on June 22, 1990, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in the United States. Born as Catherine Elise Jordan, her parents are Kelly Jordan and Susan Boone Jordan while her brother’s name is Russell Jordan.
She attended the Yale University, graduating in 2004. According to multiple sources, her father, Kelly, died in August 2016, at Memphis, Tennessee, due to heart failure. His brother is said to be a father of two lovely children (Ann and Thomas), whom he had with a woman simply identified as Hillary.
Other details about the veteran columnist and journalist are not available currently.
Everything was moving smoothly and rosy in Jordan’s family until on June 18, 2013, when Elise’s charming husband Michael Hastings died in a single-vehicle automobile crash in the Hancock Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles.
Until the time of his painful death in his Mercedes C250 Coupé, Michael, born January 28, 1980, in Malone, New York, was a journalist, BuzzFeed reporter, author, and contributing editor to Rolling Stone.
Born as Michael Mahon Hastings, Elise’s husband was born to Dr Molly and Dr Brent Hastings. He had two brothers known as Jon Jordan and Jeff Jordan.
He attended Lower Canada College (a private preparatory high school in Montreal) Rice Memorial High School (a Roman Catholic secondary school in South Burlington, Vermont), graduating in 1998.
He later enrolled at the New York University, where he majored in Journalism. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in the aforementioned course in 2002 but not without making a name for himself as a proficient journalist.
In addition to writing, Hasting was also good in lacrosse and soccer. Although he wrote so many books and novels (including The Last Magazine, which was published a year after his death), the only work that shot him to prominence is The Runaway General, which tells the story of General Stanley McChrystal, the commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in the Afghanistan war. The article, published by Rolling Stone in 2010, earned him the prestigious George Polk Award.
Michael Hasting and Elise Jordan got married in May 2011 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. The couple had no children during the two years they lived as husband and wife.
To the admiration of many people, Elise has continued to push her life and career forward with so much courage and high level of self-esteem despite the difficulties she had faced in life.
Jordan currently works as a contributor for iconic news magazine – Time Magazine and a political analyst for MSNBC, an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
As an MSNBC staff, the renowned journalist has carved a name for herself as one of America’s finest reporters and analysts. Having been in this field for many years, she has contributed a lot to the society and has also enjoyed a flourishing career experience.
As mentioned earlier, Elise has many years of experience in journalism under her belt. She has severed in several prestigious capacities in America. From 2008 to 2009, she worked as the director for communications in the National Security Council. She also did a stint in the White House Office as a Presidential Speechwriter.
Her career experiences include her work for the Commanding General’s Strategic Advisory Group at the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, at the United States Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq, and as a speechwriter for NSC and a columnist for the National Review.
Height and Body Measurements
Beautiful Elise is blessed with a very attractive body shape. She has a fair skin, light blue eyes, and blonde hair. Her height is pegged at 6 feet 1 inches while her weight is 75 kilograms.
Interesting Facts about Elise Jordan
- Jordan is still mourning her deceased husband who passed away almost four years ago. To date, she still floods her Instagram account with Michael Hasting’s pictures.
- She is not in any known relationship. All that matters to her since she lost her doting husband is her job.
- Elise’s net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million. Although she earns a handsome amount of money from her career, it’s believed that the figure might increase rapidly in the near future considering her height in the society.
- The respected columnist is very active on social media. She has more than 1K and 22K followers on her Instagram and Twitter page respectively.