Facts of Elisabeth Hasselbeck Biography
|Ethnicity||Mixed, Polish, Italian|
|Place of birth||United States|
Elisabeth Hasselbeck is an American television personality and television presenter. She was also a judge of Miss Teen USA once.
Early Life and Education
Elisabeth Hasselbeck was born on May 28 1977 and spent her childhood in Cranston, Rhode Island. She is a famous American talk show host and also well-known television personality. Her birth name is Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck. She is the daughter of Elizabeth DelPadre and Kenneth Filarski. Her mother teaches at Catholic-school and also layer while her father is an architect. Her brother name is Kenneth Jr. who works as a musician and as a profession is a lawyer. She belongs to mixed ethnic background as her father is of Polish descent and her mother is of Italian ancestry.
Elisabeth studied at St. Mary Academy- Bay View during her teenage days. In 1999 she attended Boston College and was graduated from there. While studying at Boston she was the captain of women’s softball team winning Big East championship. She came to highlight as a contestant of Survivor second season. She in the American version program came fourth place. In 199 she with BFA.
In 1998 she started working for Puma while she was still studying at Boston College. Later after her graduation she as a member of its design team worked for Puma. She started her television career as a cast member of Survivor: The Australian Outback in 2001. She originally was the member of Kucha tribe. She was successful crossing the first Tribal Council where she attended her tribe. She kept on going till the fifth episode but lost as Kimmi was voted out. She was also called to take part at Survivor: All Stars but she rejected the proposal. At Miss Teen USA pageant she came as a judge. She also hosted The look for Less from 2002 to 2003 helping to find stylish clothes for bargain prices. In 2003 she auditioned for The View. Among numbers of women she was also guest-hosted replacing co-host of The View Lisa Ling.
“I was in junior high. He’d go out every day, in the morning or as soon as he got us home from school. When I was old enough to keep up, I joined him out there. I try to focus on running toward a goal or toward something, be it school pick-up time or a race, and that helps me have a more positive workout.”
Getting Established in Television
Lisa left the show in 2002. Since November 24 2003 she became the permanent co-host. She was involved in a heated debate where she opposed the Food and Drug Administration’s on August 2 2006 plan for selling morning after pills as an over-the-counter drug. According to her the pill should be banned even in the cases like rape and incest. She discussed over the case to ban it. With co-host Rosie O’Donnell she was involved on-air argument on May 23 2007. The argument concerned about the war in Iraq in which she was in support while O’Donnell opposed. The co-host of The View Whoopi Goldberg and Hasselbeck on October 3 2007 discussed on the proposal of Senator Hillary Clinton’s about the U.S. government providing $5000 savings bond for each child at birth.
She also won 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Award along with Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters and Sherri Shepherd for their Outstanding Talk Show Host. There was once a rumor on March 8 2013 that she was to be fired from the show at the end of the season but the rumors were totally fake. On March 11 2013 Walters confirmed the rumors to be completely false as she have no any plans of leaving the show. She later was confirmed of leaving the show to join Fox & Friends on July 9 2013. She co-hosted Fox & Friends on September 16 2013 replacing Gretchen Carlson.
Personal Life and Facts
Elisabeth met her future husband during her college days. Tim Hasselbeck was professional football quarterback player. They got married on July 6 2002. The couple is blessed with daughter named Grace Elisabeth and two sons named Taylor Thomas and Isaiah TimothyShe is 5 feet and 4 inch tall weighing normal weight of 50 kg. Her hair is colored in blonde and has light brown eye color. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her net worth is estimated to be $12 million.