Kristi Capel is an American model, journalist, and radio personality who appears on Fox 8 News. She is best known for being the Miss Missouri USA in 2005.
Early life and Education
She was born on July 7, 1983, as Kristi Marie Capel in Florence, Kentucky, USA. Her nationality is American and she belongs to white ethnicity.
Kristi graduated in 2001 from Heritage Academy situated in Kentucky.
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After that, she won a volleyball scholarship whereby she got enrolled at the Evangel University from where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Broadcasting.
Married life and controversy
Kristi is a married woman, and she has married a long time ago. Her husband's name is Hul and they have a sweet daughter named Kyndal. She has never known about dating anyone, besides her husband.
She is 5 feet 10 inches tall in height which perfectly suits her.
She has not been linked in many controversies. But in Academy Awards, she used the racial slur “jigaboo” for describing Lady Gaga’s Sound of Music tribute.
After her statement, she was dragged into the controversy.
But after that, she apologized to Lady Gaga saying,
I apologize if I offended you, I had no idea it was a word or what it meant. Thank you for watching.
Career and Net worth
At the age of 33, she has won the millions of hearts of her viewers. Later she moved to Missouri and competed in Miss Missouri USA and won.
Kristi served as a television reporter, weekend weather reporter and co-anchor on KSPR Springfield 33 News.
She also served as a radio jockey for 99 Hit FM and for 1340 AM KADI during 2006.
Capel then worked as a weather forecaster for WBRE-TV in 2008 and later moved to WJW(TV).
Her professional life is a success and she seems to have a good net worth. As per some sources, Kristi's net worth is expected to be in the millions.
According to Glassdoor, the annual salary of a TV reporter is $24,500-$72,000.