Biography Profile / Wiki Information
Kelsey Kernstine is an American reporter and news anchor. She is also a former actress!
Personal Life : Family & Education
- Kelsey was born in the Midwest to parents Cassandra Ortenblad Kernstine, a nurse, and Kemp Kernstine Sr., a doctor.
- Kelsey has 4 siblings – Two sisters, Megan and Kendal, and two brothers, Kemp Jr. and Keene.
- As a child, she was passionate about performing, dancing, acting, and sports. She was a competitive figure skater and was part of the Junior Olympics.
- Towards her last years in high school, Kelsey moved with her family to Los Angeles, California.
- She then attended the University of California in Los Angeles, where she graduated from with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media Studies. She was also part of honors programme, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Alpha Phi Sorority. Her minor focused on Film, Television, and Theatre.
- On March 3, 2019, Kelsey’s mother Cassandra Ortenblad Kernstine, lost the fight against leukaemia. Kelsey has been very involved in raising awareness and fundraising for leukaemia research since her mother received her diagnosis.
- After living all across the United States, Kernstine currently resides in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Career, Income, Salary & Net Worth :
- Kelsey was an on-campus reporter for the college network palestra.net during her time at the University of California in Los Angeles. In this role, she also produced, filmed, and edited some of her own segments.
- While living in California, Kelsey focused mostly on her acting career. She trained intensively with professional courses and education and appeared in various theatre plays and small independent movies.
- In January 2018, Kelsey decided to prioritize her career in broadcasting and relocated to Columbia, Missouri, where she became a multimedia journalist for KMIZ-TV. While there, she was an afternoon anchor and a live reporter. She also broke news stories and covered everything from the weather news to crime ones. She also continued to do writing, editing, and film work.
- In November 2019, she moved to her current residence of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She joined the ranks of Griffin Communications primarily as a traffic anchor and reporter.
Trivia & Interesting Facts :
- Kelsey covered the Jefferson City tornado damage in May 2019 on location, which took a big emotional toll. She also covered the flooding in several areas of Oklahoma in the same month.
- Kelsey is very close to her family, especially in the wake of her mother’s death.
- She loves travelling and has recently visited London, England. She also spent some time in Italy, particularly on the shores of Lake Como and in Milan, as well as in Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco.
- Her father Kemp Kernstine Sr., is a huge fan of the works of Ernest Hemingway and continues to recommend daily readings of the author to his daughter.
- When she was 15 and figure skating competitively, Kelsey moved away from home to train 60 hours a week and participate in the Junior Olympics. She competed in the pairs event.
Body Info / Physical Features
Kelsey Kernstine Measurements :
- Eye Color : Green
- Haircut / Hair Color : Brown with blonde streaks
- How tall is Kelsey Kernstine Height : 5′ 6″
- Kelsey Kernstine Feet / Legs / Shoe Size : 7.5.
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Weight Loss : A few Google queries regarding this, but we couldn’t find anything conclusive on any of her social media.
Personal / Home Details
- Married ? : No
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American