Ellison Barber Biography
Ellison Barber is an American journalist and correspondent currently working for NBC News based in New York. She contributes to NBC News, MSNBC, and NBC News Now. In April 2017, she began working with Fox, before Ellison worked as the main assignment reporter. She is also a Prince George’s County Bureau affiliate.
Ellison Barber Fox News
Ellison worked as a FOX News Channel (FNC) general assignment reporter and joined the network in 2017 and is based in D.C. She has covered the top news headlines of the day in both daytime and primetime programming while at FNC. Barber recently commented on the May Day demonstrations against the immigration-centered executive orders of President Trump.
She previously worked as a general assignment reporter and for Washington’s CBS affiliate, WUSA, the Prince George’s County Deputy Bureau Chief. She has covered a wide variety of stories during her career, including the 2015 DC mansion murders of the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, the March 2016 U.S. Lockdown at the Capitol, and extreme local weather conditions.
Barber also contributed her investigative work to a five-part series on missing savings bonds, taking her through three states and finally returning the savings bonds to the rightful owner.
As she was reporting on the 2016 blizzard that hit the East Coast and bumped into none other than Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin, Ellison became the subject of a viral video while working for WUSA.
In 2019, Ellison was caught in a shootout In Colombia. In 2019, she traveled to Venezuela to cover its humanitarian crisis as hundreds were fleeing for Colombia.
When Barber posted a video of the shootout to Instagram, she wrote, “A gang-like militia fires hundreds of shots in an area filled with Venezuelan migrants.”
Ellison Barber Age
How old is Ellison Barber? Ellison is 32 years as of 2021. She was born on October 20, 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States Of America. She celebrates her birthday on October 20th every year and her zodiac sign is Libra
Ellison Barber Height
Barber stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. She has dark brown hair color and her eye color is brown. There is no information about body weight, shoe size, or dress size.
Ellison Barber Education
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, she graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wofford College.
Ellison Barber Family | Parents | Siblings
She is Reverend Don’s and Cheryl Barber’s daughter. Barber is the middle of three daughters and her older sister is Stewart Barber Young and her younger sister is Lindel Barber Waclawski. From a very young age, she played Baseball and also played Hockey at the age of 10.
Ellison Barber Husband
Barber is dating musician Andy Tongren at the moment and he is the lead singer and guitar player for the Young Growing Sons indie/alt-rock band.
In October 2016, Tongren first appeared on Barber’s Instagram, so the pair have been together for at least 3 and a half years. “She posted a photo in October 2018 and captioned, “It doesn’t even matter if you’re so pleased that all the photos came out blurry and bad. I’m in love with you @andytongren.
“She posted the image of them dressed up as the main characters from the 1990 musical comedy Cry-Baby by John Waters on November 1, 2019, and captioned “electricity killed his parents.
Ellison Barber Cancer | Surgery
Ellison admitted that before she got a call from her doctor with the bad news that she had a cancerous spot on her back, she never knew how necessary it was to protect her skin. Though her doctor had removed it in case the cells had already dispersed, she was advised to go through another operation to get more skin removed. She admits that while skin cancer is treatable, the news made her worry.
She imagined what would have happened if she had overlooked it or if it hadn’t been caught by her doctor in time. The next day, Ellison went to the doctor and had more skin removed, needing 50 stitches. When her doctor told her that the contaminated cells had not spread, she later got a clean bill of health. The big scar that has been left behind still reminds her to take care of and protect her skin. A photo was tweeted by Ellison claiming that only 1 percent of skin cancer is due to melanoma. The tweet was followed by a message to her fans to always use sunscreen, stop tanning beds, and go for daily skin tests.
Ellison Barber Net Worth
Barber has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a broadcast journalist.